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for Thu., April 6
  • BRAVE Fest

    The fun, family-friendly BRAVE Fest at Antone's Nightclub is free with RSVP or $5 at-door. Come enjoy 2 floors celebrating local talent: The Peterson Brothers, SaulPaul, The Foxtones, Mariachi, & Bollywood Dance and children's storytime, arts, crafts, games, and local popup vendors. Event details, lineup, & volunteer info found online.
    Sun. Jul. 28, 2pm-6pm  
    Antone's Nightclub
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  • Music

    CANCELED: Steve Hackman's Brahms x Radiohead

    It’s difficult to imagine the commonalities between the 19th-century work of Johannes Brahms’ First Symphony and Radiohead’s 1997 OK Computer. Yet conductor Steve Hackman will be leading the Austin Symphony Orchestra and three vocalists in performing an exploratory rendition of both works, as an orchestral and chamber music palette guides moody interpretations of hits like “Karma Police,” and “Paranoid Android.” A fusion of both artists, the Grammy-awarded band’s lyrics will at times embellish Brahms’ original pieces, while the classical composer’s Romantic motifs will alternately weave through Radiohead’s melodies.
    Thu., April 6, 7:30pm  
  • Community

    Sports

    San Antonio Spurs I-35 Series

    The Spurs engage their following beyond San Antonio on this special tour, facing the Portland Trail Blazers April 6 and the Minnesota Timberwolves April 8. You can even follow them up to Dallas for a Texas NBA showdown with the Mavericks April 9.
    Thu., April 6, 7pm; Sat., April 8, 3pm  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    "3 Hours to Love" (2013)

    Doc Nights: This doc follows four storylines behind the bars of the Women’s Special Prison Facility of Santa Cruz do Bispo, Portugal. Nogueira joins in person for a post-film Q&A.
    Thu., April 6, 7:45pm  
  • Arts

    Classical Music

    Austin Unconducted's Season Finale: Javier Jara

    Here's a unique collaboration between Austin's own conductorless string ensemble and guitarist and singer Javier Jara, who joins Austin Unconducted for an evening of guitar, song, and string orchestra.
    Thu., April 6, 6pm. $10-75.  
  • Community

    Events

    Casa de Spurs at Native Hostel

    As part of the San Antonio Spurs' visit to Austin for the I-35 Series, join other fans at Native for photo ops, games, watch parties, and exclusive giveaways. Early birds can get a free drink at 8am and 4pm daily. Additionally, there's a Sunday Funday Pub Crawl along West Sixth starting at 1pm, with free pedicab rides to Native for a 5pm watch party. Text SPURSWEEK to 210/444-5050 to get the full daily rundown with additional activity announcements throughout Spurs Week.
    April 2-6. Sunday, 3:30pm-11pm; Mon.-Thu., 8am-11pm. Free.  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    Cohen New Works Festival

    The Cohen New Works Festival is a biennial, weeklong showcase of new work created by UT students and staged in various locations around campus, presenting not only plays, but all mediums of student-generated work. "It's not just an event, but a celebration of a continuously ongoing process." See website for details.
    Through April 7, times and locations vary  
  • Food

    Food Events

    Stephen F's Bar: The Austin, 1920s

    Every Thursday for the month of April, Stephen F's Bar & Terrace will bring history to life at their vintage pop-up, The Austin, featuring dishes and cocktails inspired by the hotel's original menu (est. 1924). How about some panko-fried asparagus, Gulf blue crab salad, or porcini ravioli, and more – with, say, a Bee's Knees or Corpse Reviver No. 2 to wash 'em down with? You can even indulge, if you wish, in authentic Dominican cigars from Bolivar Cigar Shop – while you drink and dine and take in unparalleled views of Downtown Austin as live music fills the air: Just the thing, we reckon, to make this month's Thursdays roar with delight.
    Through April 27. Thursdays, 4-7pm
  • Arts

    Books

    Ty Hunter: Makeover from Within

    Ty Hunter, celebrity stylist and native Austinite, reads from and discusses his recent memoir with Matt Swinney, director of Austin Fashion Week.
    Thu., April 6, 7pm. Free.
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    UT School of Information: Algorithmic Assemblages: Do Machines Dream of Art?

    This exhibition by Sylvia Morales and Holland Hopson features an algorithm-generated stream of artistic combinations based on randomized descriptions from the United States Library of Congress Subjects Index.
    Closing reception: Thu., April 13, 12:30-1:30pm
    1616 Guadalupe
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