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  • Austin Greek Festival

    Experience the spirit of Greece with delectable Greek food and drink, dancing, live entertainment from Greece, shopping, and more at this fun, family-friendly event. Opa!
    May 24-26  
    Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church
  • Texas Performing Arts All-New 2024/25 Season

    Texas Performing Arts presents its all-new 2024/25 Season showcasing pioneering performances across multiple genres. Highlights include new work by visionaries in their fields—Twyla Tharp, Branford Marsalis, Huang Yi, Andrew Schneider, Suzanne Bocanegra & Lili Taylor, and more. Save 20% when you buy three or more shows.
    2024/2025  
    Various Locations
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  • Community

    Events

    Blue Genie Art Bazaar

    Austin's fave shopping destination for the holidays is the place to find unique jewelry, art, home goods, and gifts with oodles of Austin flair.
    Nov. 17-Dec. 24. Free entry.  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    A Christmas Carol

    Zach Theatre’s adaptation of the Dickens classic is a musical sleigh ride through rhythm and time, infusing the traditional Victorian story with a score that spans all genres and eras. "Celebrate the season with the loving Cratchit family and three soulful ghosts as they take Ebenezer Scrooge on a joyride to rediscover his heart and love for human kindness."
    Through Dec. 31. $25 and up.  
  • Music

    Austin Women in Jazz Festival w/ Pamela Hart, Julie Slim, Glenda Davenport, Lissa Hattersley's Trip Trio (6:00)

    From “Autumn in New York” to Wayne Shorter’s (R.I.P.) “Fall,” the Women in Jazz Association’s cozy evening at the velvet-wrapped Cactus Cafe last weekend set the season. The concert kicked off a big November with the group’s first-ever Austin Women in Jazz Festival, continuing this Saturday at Millennium – including soul-and-R&B-infused Jazz in Pink, singer/saxophonist Grace Kelly, and nonprofit founder Pamela Hart. Tickets start at $40. An ensemble of women players among the org, which has been wrangling local lineups since 1994, precedes at the Elephant Room on Friday for $7 admission.
    Fri., Nov. 17
  • Arts

    Theatre

    Barrio Daze

    The Latino Comedy Project's jefe grande, Adrian Villegas, brings back his dynamite one-man show – a note-perfect performance set against the spectacle of a tumultuous national election, a sprawling and irreverent tour through a single day in the barrio.
    Through Nov. 18. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $23.  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Batman Returns (1992)

    Queer Film Theory 101: Celebrate Catwoman and the "deliciously queer" undertones of Burton's take on the superhero story.
    Fri., Nov. 17, 4:20pm  
  • Arts

    Classical Music

    Beerthoven: Carna-Fall

    Take a musical trip down to Brazil and Argentina for this concert celebrating tango and the spirit of passion, heartbreak, and nostalgia that's infused into its insatiable rhythm, including tango classics such as El Choclo by Ángel Villoldo, Odeon by Ernesto Nazareth, selections by Astor Piazzolla, and more – featuring the violin and cello pairing of Duo-B: Hirono and Philip Borter. Bonus: Snacks and drinks by Easy Tiger and Lazarus Brewing.
    Nov. 17-19. Fri.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm. $10-30.  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Creek Show

    Since 2014, Waterloo Greenway has commissioned site-specific work by Austin-based artists, architects, designers, and landscapers to (literally) illuminate the night and explore different themes related to Waller Creek. Creek Show 2023 will feature free activities each evening, including live music, food and beverages, and family-friendly fun among the six new light-based, eye-dazzling installations.
    Nov. 11-18. Nightly, 6-10pm. Free.
  • Music

    Creek Show w/ THEBROSFRESH, DJ Shani

    Rechristening Waller Creek anchored by a state-of-the-art, organically integrated concert venue constitutes a Top 10 in Austin music for 2023. From the inaugural Austin Blues Festival back in spring to Nickel Creek’s nü grass takedown last month, Creek shows proved enchanted. Closing out a string of eight FREE events, Waterloo Greenway Conservancy pulls a hat trick. Thursday, cumbia ravers Como Las Movies stage a rhythm shakedown with DJ Ella Ella. Ranking house godmother DJ Shani takes Friday prior to country-soul sibs THEBROSFRESH. Saturday, establishing ATX mixer DJ Rapid Ric and Classic Hip-Hop Live rep the genre’s 50th anniversary.
    Fri., Nov. 17, 7pm. Free & open to public.
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Drunken Master (1978)

    World Cinema Classics: An early collaboration between the director and star showcases Chan's incredible athletic and physical comedy skills.
    Fri., Nov. 17, 7pm  
  • Music

    Ellis Bullard, Lonesome Heroes (album release), Hayden Butler, Lasso (7:00)

    Rich Russell and his band of merry rockers load up LP six, Seasons Change, which cuts more subtly than their usual brand of jangled Americana. Apt to the title, the album turns through thoughts of getting older, life on the road, and wild flashes of revelation. Fifteen years in, Russell’s voice cuts dustier, his heart a little wearier, but his eyes still glow with wonder. Lasso opens with their supernatural psych-country jams, along with Hayden Butler’s cool croon and Ellis Bullard’s Piss-Hot Freightlining Country Music.
    Fri., Nov. 17
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Ethereal Horror Fest

    It's the fourth year for the horror film festival, which has plenty of excitement for genre fans: over 50 horror shorts and features, an interview lounge hosted by Aaron Sagers (Netflix's 28 Days Haunted) and sponsored by pop culture mag Den of Geek, a VIP industry mixer and panel hosted by Women in Film & Television Austin, a haunted show & tell, live seance, burlesque dancers, guests from Bat City Scaregrounds, and more.
    Nov. 17-18. Fri., 5pm-1am; Sat., 9am-1am. $25-165.  
  • Arts

    Dance

    Fall for Dance

    Dance Repertory Theatre offers a celebration of movement and innovative choreography, featuring works by UT faculty, guest artists, and undergraduate choreographers.
    Nov. 10-12. Fri.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. Wed., Nov. 15, 7:30pm; Fri., Nov. 17, 7:30pm. $15-26.  
  • Arts

    Dance

    From Inferno to Americana

    This is an evening of dance premiering two new choreographic works by Ty Graynor, Inferno and Americana at one of Austin's finest homes of creative kinesis, First Street Studio Theatre.
    Fri.-Sun., Nov. 17-19, 8pm. $35.  
  • Community

    Civic Events

    Funeral Services for Officer Jorge Pastore

    Austin Police Officer Jorge Pastore was killed in the line of duty last week, and the public is invited to offer condolences and honor him Friday by either attending the service at COTA, lining the procession route, or donating to his family. Get details from the city's announcement, which also includes a livestream link, and read more about Pastore here.
    Fri., Nov. 17, 11am  
  • Food

    Food Events

    It's a Loro Thanksgiving!

    Make your Turkeyday feasting easier than ever with Loro’s Thanksgiving package available for pre-orders through Fri., Nov. 17: Post oak-smoked turkey breast with smoked apricot chutney, turkey & sage gravy with miso, kale and apple salad, marble potatoes,: toasted brioche stuffing with Thai-style sausage, creamed spinach, and – yes! – yuzu and peach cobbler (with five-spiced mascarpone) for dessert.
  • Music

    Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Sir Woman, the Nth Power, JaRon Marshall [garage]

    Saxophonist who performs with the Rolling Stones’ touring band leads his own outfit in a rescheduled show from August. Powerful locals Sir Woman and JaRon Marshall support.
    Fri., Nov. 17, 7:30pm  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    Moments: Songs of Giving Thanks

    City Theatre Austin presents a one-weekend musical performance that gives thanks to the legendary composers, singers, and artists that have touched our lives, featuring the unforgettable songs of Jerry Herman, Burt Bacharach, Kander and Ebb, Stephen Schwartz, Christine McVie, Marvin Hamlisch, Olivia Newton-John, and Jason Robert Brown, with musical direction by Jeffrey Jones-Ragona.
    Nov. 16-19. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $15-18.  
  • Community

    Sports

    Texas Stars

    Vs. Grand Rapids Griffins.
    Fri.-Sat., Nov. 17-18, 7pm  
  • Food

    Food Events

    Thanksgiving at Nido

    Nido, the excellent rooftop restaurant in The Loren at Lady Bird Lake, offers a family-style Thanksgiving meal that includes chestnut soup, Brussels sprouts, roasted turkey, Parker House rolls, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, – and pumpkin panna cotta to finish.
    Thu., Nov. 23, noon-7pm. $89.  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    The Book of Mormon

    This outrageous musical comedy by South Park's Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone follows the adventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. But you knew that already, right, brothers and sisters? Getcher tickets while you can!
    Nov. 14-19. Tue.-Thu., 7:30pm; Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 1 & 6:30pm. $40 and up.  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Under Pressure: Live Painting by Adam Scott Rote

    Come and see, live, how Adam Scott Rote creates his beautiful artwork. Bonus: Cocktails to follow.
    Fri., Nov. 17, 6-8pm. Free.  
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