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  • PBR Team Series - Austin Gambler Days

    The Professional Bull Riders are bringing the new PBR Team Series to Austin, Texas! The Austin Gamblers will host Gambler Days powered by Dell Technologies. This action-packed team bull riding competition features the most exciting 8-seconds in sports along with great food, music, and non-stop entertainment. Come see the world’s best bull riders!
    Aug 26-28  
    Moody Center
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    Civic Events

    Bans Off Our Bodies Rally

    Join Bans Off and Planned Parenthood Texas Votes to remind the Supreme Court that we will not stop fighting until we secure our constitutional right to abortion.
    Sat., May 14, 11am  
    • Arts

      Dance

      Systema, Axioma, Dilemma

      Diverse Space Dance Theatre presents their season finale of original dance and music, featuring choreography by Michael Jahoda (Amsterdam), Toni Bravo (Austin), and the DSDT cast. Original music by Victoria Schwarz and Stephen Trudell. Bonus: A short film by Elisabeth Healy and the artwork of Blackshear Fine Arts Academy.
      May 12-21. Thu.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 3pm; Sun., 6pm. $15-37.  
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      Theatre

      An Evening with Radiolab's Jad Abumrad

      In which the acclaimed creator and host of Radiolab performs a private Radiolab show live on the Long Center stage, followed by a Q&A.
      Sat., May 14, 7:30pm. $24 and up.  
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      Visual Arts

      Art04 Studio Tour

      Diverse artists and other creatives within the 78704 ZIP code are opening their studios for y'all to get a glimpse of how and what they do. See website for details.
      Sat.-Sun., May 14-15, 11am-5pm. Free.  
      2309 Thornton
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      Artists for the Betterment of Kids at the Border 2 w/ Being Dead, Urban Heat, White Dog, Croy & the Boys, Rotten Mangos, the Honey, Aux Cutter [outside]

      Multiple artists from various art forms combine their talents to benefit children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Musical acts include Urban Heat and Aux Cutter.
      Sat., May 14, 5pm  
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      Events

      Austin Humane Society Kitten Shower

      It's kitten season, y'all! Austin Humane Society is raising funds for the care of all the babies on the way with a paw-some community event, with a bake-off, stress-relieving kitten yoga (at 10 & 11am), activities for kids, a donation drive, and more. Very Important Purr-son tix include a bake-off tasting ticket, a special gift, and swag.
      Sat., May 14, 1-4pm. Free; $35, VIP.  
    • Food

      Food Events

      Black's Barbecue: Anniversary Block Party

      Yeah, usually we're helping local businesses celebrate their, what, their fifth anniversary? Maybe their tenth? Or maybe a place has even made it to 75 years or some similarly astonishing number? Well, the original Black's Barbecue out in Lockhart is celebrating their 90th year of operation – with a pop-up beer garden, Mill Scale Metal Works BBQ pit display, live 'cue demonstrations, and live music from Shinyribs and Tejano Weekend and friends.
      Sat., May 14, noon-8pm. Free.
      215 N. Main, Lockhart
    • Arts

      Comedy

      Blake Webber: Live In Austin

      Blake Webber, known for having the most disliked Buzzfeed video of all time, has turned his viral videos into a successful comedy act. How successful? Come and see for yourself.
      Fri.-Sat., May 13-14, 7 & 9:30pm. $20.  
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      Events

      CelebrASIA

      A family-friendly festival celebrating Asian Pacific American culture, with plenty of performance groups, musicians, food vendors, and hands-on activities by AARC and community organizations.
      Sat., May 14, 11am-3pm. Free.  
    • Arts

      Classical Music

      Convivencia: The Three Worlds of Renaissance Spain

      This new concert from the Texas Early Music Project explores the theme of “convivencia” — co-existence of the three great cultures of early Spain — through period-appropriate musical performances enhanced by a corresponding lecture from world-renowned musicologist, professor Edwin Seroussi.
      May 14-15. Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm. $5-30.  
    • Arts

      Visual Arts

      DORF: Volya

      This is a silent auction and cultural exhibition to support the people of Ukraine through a collaboration with an Austin-based Ukrainian coalition. The auction features more than 50 artists from Texas and beyond, alongside displays of traditional Ukrainian clothing, textiles, art, protest posters, and other cultural artifacts. Note: Proceeds from this event will benefit Voices of Children and Revived Soldiers Ukraine.
      Sat., May 14, 2-10pm. Free.  
    • Arts

      Theatre

      Dot

      Colman Domingo's twisted new comedy grapples unflinchingly with aging parents, midlife crises, and the heart of a West Philly neighborhood – brought to vibrant staged life in this new production from Ground Floor Theatre. Directed by Lisa B. Thompson, starring Melody Fullylove as Dotty, with Michelle Alexander, Patti Neff-Tiven, Jeremy Rashad Brown, Grayson Hunt, and Oktavea LaToi.
      Through May 28. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 5pm. $20.  
    • Music

      Girl Ultra, Jasper Bones

      Torch(song)bearer for Mexican R&B en Espanol, Girl Ultra said she leaned on divination pre-pandemic, to provide “a map of people before I meet them.” Today, 26-year-old Mariana de Miguel prefers to discover people on her own. Her music, ostensibly as rare as a snowball’s chance (see: dearth of Mexican R&B stars), has transformed similarly, perhaps also motivated by the urge to exist in “the depths of experimentation.” From a string of organic, sultry-smooth R&B comes Al Sur, an EP doused in house, UK garage, and indie rock.: “I have many reasons why I shifted Girl Ultra’s path,” says de Miguel. “It was fueled, of course, by all these club-era moments that I lived when I was younger.” Four new songs plumb her early-Aughts electronic habits, and three skew rock. Gently skittering UK garage song “Para q te acuerdes de mi,” is her favorite of the EP.: “All of these awakenings that happened to me in the south of Mexico City when I was a teenager – I was trying to replicate these new feelings about love, sex, music, about friendships,” she said. Raves and rock aside, de Miguel recently connected with Austin producer/luminary Adrian Quesada to feature on forthcoming LP, Boleros Psicodélicos, and is collaborating with Canadian funk duo Chromeo on an all Spanish language album. Typical Scorpio energy.
      Sat., May 14, 8pm  
    • Music

      H-Town Throwdown w/ Scarface, Z-Ro, Bun B, Slim Thug, Paul Wall, Lil' Flip, Mike Jones, Lil' Keke, DJ Michael "5000" Watts

      Round Rock’s latest laboratory for community noise complaints traverses down south for a night of reminiscence about slabs and shiny mouthpieces. H-Town heroes Scarface, Z-Ro, and Bun B highlight an all-star cast of trill Texas civilians.
      Sat., May 14, 6pm  
    • Community

      Events

      La Mujer: A Celebration of Womxn

      The 11th annual festival inspired by feminist Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz will highlight the accomplishments of inspiring mujeres, with a stellar lineup of musicians, poets, visual artists, and womxn business owners participating in community building, networking, education, and entertainment. Frida Friday ATX brings the mercado, and food trucks and parking are available on-site. Grab a shuttle from Sánchez Elementary (73 San Marcos St.) if you like.
      Sat., May 14, 1-7pm. Free; all ages welcome.  
    • Arts

      Theatre

      Mack & Mabel

      This re-imagined version of the musical Mack & Mabel exposes the destructive, co-dependent relationship between great Hollywood comic director Mack Sennett and the brilliant young star of his early "two-reelers," Mabel Normand. The show features Sebastian Vitale as Mack, Sarah-Marie Curry(!) as Mabel, Katya Welch as Lottie Ames, and Noah Steele as Frank Wyman. Directed by Michael Cooper for Alchemy Theatre.
      Through May 29. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $30-55.  
      130 Pedernales #318-B
    • Music

      Maxo Kream

      Houston street bard Maxo Kream brings his unique brand of contemplative storytelling to Emo’s this Saturday. The 32-year-old is in his prime right now, carving out his own lane as a veteran of both the rap and the dope game following critical major label successes Brandon Banks (2019) and Weight of the World (2021). Over stark beats, he delivers every detail of the hood life without any romance: witnessing his first shooting before he even lost his virginity and the baby daughter his dead brother is missing out on. Never any fluff, there’s no unnecessary preaching, because he’s a “Cripstian” first.
      Sat., May 14, 8pm  
    • Music

      Mudhoney, Meat Puppets

      As the Seattle grunge pioneers cruise toward their 35th anniversary, Mudhoney celebrates their hard-won longevity with last year’s reissue of 1991’s Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge with a rousing tour to prove they haven’t lost a step. Frontbard Mark Arm still yowls like Jason Beghe on the electric chair, and the band’s garage grunge (garunge? grarage?) still hits like a club made of ponderosa pine. Still led by the Kirkwood family (with brothers Curt and Cris now joined by Curt’s son Elmo), Arizona/Austin’s ever abiding Meat Puppets open with their patented acid-drenched and desert-fried cowpunk.
      Sat., May 14, 8pm  
    • Arts

      Theatre

      Mystery & Mayhem

      En Route Productions' Youth En Route troupe presents an original whodunnit for all ages at the lovely Rain Lily Farm. Note: Bring a blanket/chairs and picnic; they'll be serving drinks and treats at the donation bar.
      Through May 22. Sat., 7pm; Sun., 3pm. $10-20.  
    • Community

      Events

      Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights

      On May 2, a leaked draft memo from Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito indicated an intention to overturn Roe v. Wade. Join an emergency protest at the Capitol May 3 in response, and participate in the previously scheduled national week of action May 8-14 to stand up for abortion rights.
      Week of action: May 8-14; protest, May 14, 2pm, Buford Tower, 201 W. Cesar Chavez  
    • Community

      Sports

      Round Rock Express

      Vs. Oklahoma City. Bring canned goods Tuesday for the Strike Out Hunger food drive; bring furry friends for Pints & Pups Thursday; enjoy a fireworks show at Star Wars Day Friday; check out a postgame screening of the doc Facing Nolan Saturday; and Kids' Day Sunday features pregame activities and a postgame running of the bases.
      May 10-15. Tue.-Fri., 7:05pm; Sat., 6:05pm; Sun., 1:05pm  
    • Community

      Kids

      Second Saturdays Are for Families

      Spend an afternoon at the beautiful lakeside Laguna Gloria campus and be inspired by the many sculptures scattered throughout the grounds, this month focusing on Tom Friedman’s larger-than-life metal sculpture Looking Up, which was originally conceived using recycled aluminum tins. Find creative ways to use recycled materials to make your very own work of art just as Friedman did, and bring your artful robot to life.
      Sat., May 14, 11am-3pm  
    • Arts

      Theatre

      Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch

      And here Allen Robertson, Austin's own (Emmy Award-winning) creator of "The Biscuit Brothers," presents a new musical based on the beloved children’s book – a funny, heartwarming story that celebrates friendship, acceptance, and self-esteem, and is sure to delight all ages. Bonus: Nathan Jerkins, Paul Sanchez, and Amber Quick lead the lively cast.
      Through May 22. Sat-Sun., 2pm. $15-21.  
    • Community

      Events

      Stories From the Road Car Show & Benefit

      A classic car show with live music, a Kendra Scott pop-up, a kids' corner, vendors, a raffle, coffee, and food trucks. Proceeds benefit nonprofit Drive a Senior ATX, which enables older adults to live independently, avoid social isolation, and age in place by providing free, volunteer-based transportation and other support services.
      Sat., May 14, 10am-1pm. Free entry; $20 to register a car.  
      Redeemer Lutheran, 1500 W. Anderson
    • Food

      Food Events

      Texas Whiskey Festival

      Celebrate the incredible world of Texas whiskey when the best-of-the-best come together for one epic weekend, with more than 100 whiskeys from 36 distilleries, in a spirited night that's supercharged with sampling new whiskey, meeting friends, enjoying food, cigars, and music.
      Sat., May 14, 4:30-10pm. $89 and up.
    • Food

      Food Events

      Twist 'n Snap Crawfish Boil

      Here's a day full of unique flavors from all around Austin, with more than 10,000 pounds of crawfish and all the things that help, you know, Keep Austin Weird. For instance: Live music from Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, Zach Person, Calder Allen, the Watters, and Gumbo Ya Ya. This shindig's brought to you by the producers of the Austin Trail of Lights, so it probably won't be the disappointment of that earlier, unrelated mudbug event. In fact, no worries at all: The Twist 'n Snap organizers offer a crawfish guarantee: If you attend the event (ticket purchased in advance or day-of), and can’t get any crawfish, you get money back. Hell yes!
      Sat., May 14, noon-8pm. $14.99.  
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      38 Special

      Sat., May 14, 8pm  
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