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  • Wastin' Away National Margarita Day Celebration

    High 5 and The Austin Chronicle are hosting a party on National Margarita Day at High 5's Anderson Lane location, featuring the Texas Tide Jimmy Buffett tribute band, a shrimp boil, give aways, and of course delicious MARGARITAS!
    Sat. Feb 22, 2pm-7pm  
    High 5
  • Carnaval Brasileiro 2020

    Carnaval is Austin's Brazilian-style Mardi Gras...since 1978. Five hours of non-stop live Carnaval music compels revelers to stay on the dance floor all night! Outrageous costumes provide an outlet for Austin's creative juices to flow...not to mention abundant eye candy! It has been described as a rave...with live music. Maybe!
    Sat. Feb. 22, 9pm-2am  
    Emo's
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    Tacocat

    This Seattle quartet’s break-out sophomore album, NVM (2014), offered a glittery explosion of twee and surf punk taking on the more palatable woes of life. On the new This Place Is a Mess, the manic pop energy mellows out, wading through the crushing ennui of our news cycle with the same sharp-tongued humor.
    Wed., June 19, 9pm
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      Arts & Culture

      All Shades Considered: Panel Discussion

      Feed your brain at this convo featuring "All Shades Considered" artists Anthony Flores, House of Kenzo, Michael Anthony Garcia, p1nkstar, and curator Ben Aqua. The topic: "It's Cooler in the Shade."
      Wed., June 19, 7pm  
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      Before Stonewall (1984)

      aGLIFF Presents: Newly restored to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, Before Stonewall charts LGBTQ Americans' experiences prior to the landmark 1969 uprising, featuring interviews with Audre Lorde, Allen Ginsberg, and many more queer icons.
      Wed., June 19, 7:30pm. $12.  
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      Comedy

      Best Comedy on Airport

      There's Sugar Water Purple on Wednesday nights – look, we reviewed their show right here. And this Thursday features improv supergroup Friends for Now showcasing their character-based brilliances. Friday presents, and not by Occident, Y'all We Asian, followed by the laser-sharp ladies of Loverboy and the Live at ColdTowne stand-up showcase. Saturday night's one of a kind with Anomaly and that sexed-up Weiners and Boobs, after which Midnight Society's indomitable Cult Comedy takes the stage and – oh, see website for more!
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      Black Girl Love

      This is a stage adaptation of Anondra “Kat” Williams' short stories about black girls in love. Featuring Faith Anderson, g’beda, Allegra Jade Fox, and Oktavea L. Williams, directed by kt shorb and Simone Raquel Alexander for GenEnCo. Join them for opening weekend as part of your Austin Black Pride celebrations!
      Through June 22. Wed.-Sat, 8pm. $15-35.  
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      BuzzKill at the Buzz Mill

      Looking for a regular Wednesday night stand-up showcase? Carlton Wilcoxson and Angelina Martin are the hosts of Buzzkill at the Buzz Mill, and they're fixing to show you a laughing good time.
      Wednesdays, 9pm. Free.
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      NPR Tiny Desk Contest on the Road w/ Quinn Christopherson, Como Las Movies, Christian Sparks & the Beatnik Bandits, JC Juice

      Alaskan songwriter Quinn Christopherson’s poignant and deceptively simple “Erase Me” won NPR’s fifth annual Tiny Desk Contest in a powerfully raw encapsulation of life as a transgender, Athabaskan, and Inupiaq artist. A four-city celebratory tour invites Texan contest participants: local synth-cumbia expressionists Como Las Movies, San Marcos folk-rockers Christian Sparks & the Beatnik Bandits, and mellow College Station rapper JC Juice.
      Wed., June 19, 7pm
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      Son Volt

      “No turning back the clock/ There must be hope in this hell/ We fiddle while Rome burns,” howls Jay Farrar in opening Son Volt’s ninth album, Union. Like much of the LP, the song offers a complicated indictment of our times, teetering between outrage, sadness, and hope. It’s Farrar’s most political commentary since 2005’s Okemah and the Melody of Riot.: “I see Okemah and Union as companion pieces in a way,” he attests. “There are times when you feel more like writing about what is going on around you, and this is one of those times. I don’t have all the answers, I just feel like asking some questions and adding to the discussion.”: For inspiration, Farrar and his band, which includes local bassist Andrew Duplantis, set up at both the Woody Guthrie Center in Oklahoma and Mother Jones Museum in Illinois, lending what the songwriter describes as an almost field recording feel to the album.: “Some of the more politically oriented songs, I wanted to make a point to bring those away from the regular recording studio situation, and I feel like those songs benefit from being recorded in the more challenging environment,” offers Farrar. “The idea was to highlight the contributions of those folks and hopefully be inspired along the way, and I think that did happen.: “In times of turmoil, artists need to step up and do their part, and I see it as the tradition of the bard to sing about what’s going on around you,” he concludes. “We have been through worse times, certainly, and we’re dealing with some of the same situations now. But I’m hopeful, and concerned.”
      Wed., June 19, 7pm
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      Community

      Transgender Feminisms Reading Group

      Join the group for a June discussion on "Binary vs. Non-Binary: The Worst WWE Smackdown Idea Ever," a conversation between Grace Lavery and Daniel Mallory Ortberg. There will be snacks!
      Wed., June 19, 6:30pm  
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