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for Fri., Feb. 24
  • Affordable Art Fair Austin

    Affordable Art Fair Austin will launch in May 2024, showcasing original contemporary artworks ranging between $100 to $10,000. Welcoming a whole host of local, national and international exhibitors, their spectacular first edition is set to be unmissable!
    May 16-19  
    Palmer Events Center
  • Beatles Full Moon Concert in the Dark

    On the April Full Moon, come set intentions and indulge in the mesmerizing allure of live acoustic music performed by world-class musicians, surrounded by the warm glow of candlelight. Its a different kind of concert, that begins and ends in darkness, with music and a poem or two surrounding and soothing you. Audience members will be given the choice of bringing their own yoga mats and/or pillows to gaze at the shadows on the ceiling. A circle of chairs will be provided.
    Tues. Apr. 23, 8pm-9pm  
    ATX Unplugged
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  • Music

    Jeff Mills

    A legend of Eighties Detroit, Jeff Mills became “The Wizard” with his exuberant, lighting-speed turntable technique. Eclectic, he mixed electro, industrial, hip-hop, house, and more, eventually needing three tables, not two, to be satisfied. In production, ideas of futurism and interplanetary exploration enthralled him. After forming the mysterious label group Underground Resistance alongside “Mad” Mike Banks, Mills’ solo production via Axis drove rhythmic techno and 909 mastery around the world. He’s since united to experiment with Afrobeat progenitors and symphonic masters alike. For his Austin debut, Mills plays a TR-909 drum machine and mixes on four CDJs.
    Fri., Feb. 24, 10pm  
  • Arts

    Comedy

    Mac Blake: Live Stand-Up Album Recording

    Mac Blake is a veteran of Master Pancake Theater, a winner of the Funniest Person in Austin contest, and a featured performer at more festivals than you can shake a wristband at. (He's also, according to Brenner, one of the funniest humans to ever breathe the air of Austin.) So, yeah, you probably want to be front and center when Sure Things Records grabs the audio radiance of tonight's show as it happens. Bonus: Gabe Davis opens.
    Fri., Feb. 24, 8pm. $15-20.
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    The Cathedral Open House: Hailey Gearo

    Gather with Austin's largest local women and nonbinary artist collective, atxGALS, to shop Hailey Gearo's newest collection of work, dance to live music by Shelbi Alexandria, enjoy free drinks, and support local business while benefitting Black Mamas.
    Fri., Feb. 24, 7-10pm. $15-25.
  • Community

    Civic Events

    5-4 Live in Austin

    The 5-4 podcast hits the Paramount stage for a discussion about "how much the Supreme Court sucks," taking an irreverent look at some of the Court's landmark cases.
    Fri., Feb. 24, 8pm  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    A Weekend With Dolly Hall

    AFS celebrates a true iconoclast of American independent cinema with three classics from the Nineties queer cinema boom, with producer Dolly Hall in attendance for intros and Q&As. All Over Me (1997, 90 min.), an underseen coming-of-age gem with a killer soundtrack, screens Friday. 54: Director's Cut (1998, 105 min.), which restores Ryan Phillippe's character's bisexual identity that was butchered from the original edit, screens Saturday, followed by a Q&A moderated by Queer Cinema: Lost & Found guest programmer, archivist, and filmmaker Elizabeth Purchell. High Art (1998, 101 min.), featuring an unrecognizable Ally Sheedy, screens Sunday.
    Fri., Feb. 24, 7pm  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    ArtUs Co: The Collective Show

    It's an evening of art and culture, with an opening reception introducing the artists and residents of Studios 141 at ArtUs Co. Featuring Eric Coleman, Laura Fox-Wallis, Rosemary Villegas, Juan Villegas, Erik Kuykendall , Dylan Quinn, Lindsay Metcalf, Bobbie Wilson, Cari Washburn, and June Third Films. Bonus: Live performance by Mind's Eye Muse.
    Fri., Feb. 24, 6-10pm
  • Music

    Banda MS

    The nearly 20-member Mexican banda enters year 20 with a trophy case containing several Billboard Latin Music Awards. The MS in the group’s name represents hometown Mazatlán, Sinaloa.
    Fri., Feb. 24, 8pm  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Big Medium @ LINE: Not as a likeness of anything on earth

    Inspired by Ad Reinhardt's "25 lines of Words on Art", Farangiz Yuspova's closing event ties to concepts she's explored during her residency at the LINE; e.g., a constructed fictional space that doesn't abide by the rules of physics.
    Fri., Feb. 24, 6:30-9pm. Free.  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Deep Red (1975)

    World Cinema Classics: Argento's giallo masterpiece delivers tightly wound suspense and inventive film violence, set to a dynamic score by Goblin.
    Fri., Feb. 24, 9:45pm  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    Godspell

    You know this beloved musical by Stephen Schwartz, of course, and here's an intimate production directed by Anna Skidis Vargas (with musical direction by Susan Finnigan), featuring an ensemble of St. Ed’s students and Actors’ Equity guest artists Mattie Buzonas and Grammy Award-winner Patrick Hartigan.
    Through Feb. 26. Thu.-Sat., 7:30-9pm; Sun., 2pm. $15-30.  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Ivester Contemporary: Entangled Portmanteau

    Interdisciplinary artist & independent curator Michael Anthony García, builds upon a practice of subconscious introspection of making artwork and the honesty that comes from self observation, coaxing a creative entanglement by testing the fringes of his culturally diploid world. Recommendation: See his performance in the Ivester Project Space tonight!
    Fri., Feb. 24, 7-9pm
  • Music

    Redbud, Sleep Well, About You, Font [inside]

    POV: You’ve instructed Supertramp to play the rock musical Hair from within a jar of molasses. Assuming the Seventies psych faves don’t suffocate first, the result might sound a bit like Redbud. Yes, “vibes” can be a musical dirty word, to say nothing of “nostalgic vibes.” Though this pandemic-born fourpiece (celebrating the release of debut EP Long Night) may cull their syrup-pop sound from the Bikini Bottom guitar stylings of Mac DeMarco and Unknown Mortal Orchestra, it’s with equal songwriting savvy. Secret weapon: Katie Claghorn, whose gently creepy, syllable-stretching vocals recall Cocteau Twins in their “is it English, or an ancient Druid spell?” quality.
    Fri., Feb. 24, 8pm  
  • Community

    Sports

    Texas Stars

    Vs. Bakersfield Condors.
    Fri.-Sat., Feb. 24-25, 7pm  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Window Dressing XXV: Corolla Celica 2023

    Corolla is a Latin word meaning “small crown,” while Celica is derived from the word coelica, also Latin, meaning “heavenly” or “celestial.” The Corolla and the Celica are two of the most popular cars ever manufactured by the Japanese automaker Toyota, although exporting of the Celica ceased in July 2005. This "Corolla Celica 2023" window dressing, a series of works by Goodluckhavefun's Timothy McCool, comprises wooden shapes collaged together to evoke suburban and exurban landscapes.
    Artist Reception: Friday, Feb. 24, 7-9pm
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