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  • HONK!TX 2019 Festival of Community Street Bands

    HONK!TX is a free three-day festival that features over 30 street and brass bands from around the country, performing in public spaces around Austin, Texas. This family-friendly event will take place in Mueller Lake Park, Friday evening March 29th; Adam Hemphill Park all day Saturday, March 30th; and will conclude with a concert in Pan Am Park Sunday afternoon March 31st.
    Mueller Lake Park
  • National Taco Championships: Austin

    Journey through a Taco-Tastic event of epic portions featuring 35+ Taco Makers battling it out for the $10,000 prize fund. Eat your way through $3 tacos around the festival, live music, Lucha Libre wrestling, Hot Chili Pepper Eating contest, Chihuahua Beauty Pageant, Day of the Dead Wedding, a boutique Tequila Expo with 100+ tequilas to sample, VIP experiences, and more!
    Sat. Mar. 30, 11am-6pm  
    Austin American-Statesman
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  • Music

    A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, Don Q, Trap Manny

    Bronx-born Artist Dubose, 23, likely shot out the womb crying infectious rhythm. As A Boogie wit da Hoodie, he combines the high-pitched melodic form of both Prince, who he’s named after, and the unmistakable charisma of gritty NYC R&B/rap hybrids. Boogie carries the high note of his Billboard 200-topping 2018 album Hoodie Szn as he kicks off the 2019 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour.
    Wed., Feb. 20, 8pm
  • All Events
    • Film

      Special Screenings

      Alita: Battle Angel: Passport to Iron City

      Explore the setting of Robert Rodriguez's new film, the post-apocalyptic, gritty, refuse-filled Iron City. You'll interact with city residents, earn credits for completing puzzles and challenges, experiment with the technology, and uncover hidden clues. The film opens Feb. 14.
      Jan. 29-March 31. Daily, 2-10pm. $25.
      1901 E. 51st
    • Film

      Special Screenings

      A Clockwork Orange and 2001: A Space Odyssey

      Stanley Kubrick Double Feature + Crossword Trivia: Play a fun game for a chance to win cash prizes while enjoying the comforts of homemade popcorn, ice cream, and bean bag chairs. Venue is BYOB.
      Wed., Feb. 20, 7:00  
    • Arts

      Visual Arts

      AARC: Let the Colors Speak

      Rashmi Thakur and Supriya Kharod, both born in India and both proud Austinites now, document their individual journeys through watercolor and acrylic paintings, depicting the colorful traditions, vibrant life, and diverse culture found in the two communities they love.
      Through March 30  
    • Arts

      Dance

      ACC Dance Classes

      The Dance Department of Austin Community College offers classes in modern, jazz, ballet, and improvisation techniques, with student work produced twice a year in the Choreographers' Showcase. Teachers include Ellen Bartel, Jessica Cox, Kathy Dunn Hamrick, Roxanne Gage, Darla Johnson, Sunny Shen, Catherine Solaas and Melissa Watt. Note: Classes can be taken for credit and applied toward your degree.
      Prices vary, scholarships available.  
    • Arts

      Books

      Adam Higginbotham: Midnight in Chernobyl

      The author presents his nonfiction thriller documenting the world's worst nuclear disaster. It's about what can happen when "a dishonest and careless state endangers its citizens and the entire world."
      Wed., Feb. 20, 7pm
    • Community

      Civic Events

      Alexander Ave., Clarkson Ave., & E. 34th St. Open House

      Austin Transportation Department invites residents to learn about and provide feedback on proposed changes to enhance safety and mobility for these streets, from E. 17th to Cherrywood Road.
      Wed., Feb. 20, 6-7pm. Free.  
    • Music

      Alien Knife Fight

      Wed., Feb. 20, 9pm
    • Film

      Special Screenings

      Amazon Adventure (2017)

      Laser IMAX 3D: Track the 11-year journey of 1850s explorer Henry Bates.
      Wed., Feb. 20, 10:00am, 12:00  
    • Arts

      Visual Arts

      Angela Shelf Medearis: Our People

      During 2018, Medearis – known to millions as The Kitchen Diva – donated several books, manuscripts, photographs, awards, and research papers to the Carver Museum. Now, they’ve been curated and presented as this new exhibition.
      Through June 23
    • Arts

      Visual Arts

      Atelier 1205: Paper Fields

      This show unites the work of Austin art educators Kiley Grantges and Jennifer Schroeder. Grantges elevates drinking straws and office copy paper into bas-relief arrays; Schroeder reconstitutes the exuberant mess resulting from her young students’ art explorations into paper mosaics.
      Artist Talk: Sun., March 31, 2pm
    • Arts

      Visual Arts

      Atelier Dojo

      This school of representational art is led by four world-class locals, teaches drawing and painting (both fundamental and advanced programs), has open studios with live modeling, a schedule of workshops featuring visiting artists from around the world, and is located in the heart of Big Medium's Canopy complex. Oh look – we profiled and interviewed the faculty right here!
    • Film

      Special Screenings

      Attack the Block (2011)

      February Movie: Set largely within a London housing project, the film turns on the idea that its young protagonists – a racially mixed group of teenage thugs – can also become the project’s protectors and heroes.
      Wed., Feb. 20, 6:30. Free.  
    • Arts

      Theatre

      Auditions for Iolanthe

      Gilbert and Sullivan Austin announces auditions for its summer production of W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's classic comedy, to be directed by Ralph MacPhail Jr., with Jeffrey Jones-Ragona as musical director.
      Deadline for appointments: Feb. 22. Auditions: Feb. 23-24. Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 1:30pm-6pm  
    • Community

      Sports

      Austin Beer Run Club – Weekly Beer Run

      Please arrive to Uncle Billy's by 6:30 as the run will begin precisely at 6:45. The fall/winter route is a 5k figure eight around the Long Center. An organizer will go over the route prior to the start, and route details can be found on the website. All speeds are welcome. Stick around for a post-run beer.: Free validated parking is available in the Uncle Billy's garage. Additional parking can be found on Kinney Avenue and near the Butler Shores softball fields on Toomey Road.: For ABRC events, all beer runners run at their own risk. Please use caution and exercise good judgment as ABRC is not responsible for injury or accidents.
      Wednesdays, 6:30pm. Free.

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