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  • People of Color Comedy Festival

    Hosted by Vanessa Gonzalez, the People of Color Comedy Festival invites you to come celebrate diversity and comedy May 24th and 25th at the AISD Performing Arts Center! Featuring two unique nights of improv, sketch, and more with acts including Adrian Villegas, Hot Pot Comedy, and Escándalo! Workshops by Nelson Velazquez, Second City Chicago faculty.
    May 24-25  
    AISD Performing Arts Center
  • Fridays Late Till 8 at the Blanton Museum of Art

    The Blanton announces Fridays Late Till 8 starting this summer! The art museum (including Ellsworth Kelly's "Austin") will be staying open every Friday until 8pm, May through July. In addition to visiting the temporary exhibitions and permanent collection, guests can enjoy special performances, Blanton Café specials and other offerings.
    Every Friday, May-June 2019  
    The Blanton Museum of Art
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  • Arts

    Dance

    Asteroid B-612

    ProyectoTeatro and Chamacos Dance Company present an evening of contemporary dance based on Saint-Exupery's Little Prince, featuring works by local and international choreographers.
    May 31-June 2. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 4pm. $10-20.  
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    Visual Arts

    Elisabet Ney Museum: A Permanent Record

    Heidi Pitre's ink drawings on vintage library cards merge art and literature, nostalgia and history, and recycling and reusing.
    Reception: Sat., May 18, 4-6pm
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    Dance

    EVERYTHING! EVERYTHING! EVERYTHING!

    To close this 19th year of making dances for her company, Kathy Dunn Hamrick has revisited pivotal moments from previous works, placed them within new contexts, given them new meaning, and created a whimsical hour-long show that stands alone as an entirely new dance. So now here comes everything KDHDC, in a stunning reinvention of original music scores, graphic art, video, and costumes.
    May 30-June 2. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 4pm. $19-21.  
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    Classical Music

    Fream Ad Wall

    The percussive powerhouse of line upon line presents an evening in which artificial intelligence, synthetic voices, video projection, and bespoke electronic kits imbue two major works by the Costa Rica-born, Vancouver-based composer Mauricio Pauly.
    Fri.-Sun., May 31-June 2, 8pm. $10-18.  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    Hamilton

    This, in case you somehow didn't know (and please accept our sincere congratulations on finally waking up from that years-long coma, yo, it's good to have you back), is Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop musical about America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Brought to town by the good people of Broadway in Austin, it's a phenomenon that's worthy of its endless hype, and they say tickets are possibly still available if you were born on a full moon, the wind is coming in from the northeast, and the Westlake sibyl dances a clockwise tarantella during consultation. Or, better: See the website right here for the show's two-days-before ticket lottery.
    May 28-June 16. Tue.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 1 & 7pm. $79-539.  
  • Arts

    Dance

    Studio Series Show

    This is is an evening of critique-in-process dance performances by four independent Austin-based choreographers: Alexa Capareda, Emily Rushing, Lauren Tietz, and Rae Fredericks. Curated and conceived by Kirstan Clifford; curated and moderated by Michaeli Brunk. Note: RSVP via email and they'll tell you where it's at.
    May 30-June 2. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 5pm. $10.  
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