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  • 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
  • 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
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  • Qmmunity

    Arts & Culture

    Black and Queer AF

    Aira Juliet hosts an all-Black, all-queer variety show with a vendor market of Black makers, created to "promote, amplify, and center the work of the amazingly talented Black and queer artists and creatives in Austin that define this city." Featuring performances by Jose Da'Hype, Xoy, KB Brookins, Loners Club, "The Prodigy Truth," She 23, Pilika, Fairth Janee, Pedro Dehli, Sinful Purchase, and Mark Anthony Jackson.
    Sun., Nov. 19, 5-10pm. Free but RSVP.  
    • Arts

      Visual Arts

      Austin Studio Tour

      Yes, the annual event returns in full force from our friends at Big Medium! The Austin Studio Tour is a free, self-guided celebration of visual art, offering deep looks inside the working areas and showrooms of Austin-based artists and creative collaboratives, three weekends of special exhibitions and installations and craft demonstrations and, well, you know there's likely to be all manner of afterparties rocking the town north, south, east, and west, besides.: Painting. Sculpture. Woodworking. Murals. Glasswork. Metalcraft. Collage. New-media manifestations in all manner of innovative flex. So much art in so many forms, brought into being by a diversity of creative, mark-making, culture-sparking humans. Here, in your city, just waiting to fill your senses with wonder.
      Through Nov. 19. Sat.-Sun., noon-6pm. Free.  
      All over the city
    • 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.  
    • Film

      Special Screenings

      A Town Called Victoria (2023)

      Indie Lens Pop-Up: Reel South and Independent Lens present a free community screening of a doc about the 2017 burning of a mosque in Victoria, Texas, followed by a panel discussion.
      Sun., Nov. 19, 1:45pm. Free.  
    • 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.  
    • Film

      Special Screenings

      City of the Living Dead (1980)

      Roxy Horror Picture Show: Roxy Midnite will vamp things up and introduce the shocker about a reporter and a psychic racing to close the portals of hell. Come at 6pm to swap Blu-Rays or DVDs with Roxy.
      Sun., Nov. 19, 7pm  
    • Arts

      Visual Arts

      Empty Bowl Project

      This annual fundraiser brings together the work of artisan potters of all levels – ceramic pots, to be filled with soup of choice and brought home at the end of the event. All proceeds go towards Kids Cafe, a program of the Central Texas Food Bank, and Meals for Kids, a program of Meals on Wheels Central Texas.
      Sun., Nov. 19, 11am  
    • 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.  
    • Music

      Mike Dimes, Dro Kenji

      Burgeoning San Antonio rap phenom Mike Dimes and South Carolina Internet Money signee Dro Kenji bring their much-anticipated joint tour to town. It’s been a monster year for the frequent collaborators – Dimes’ breath-of-fresh-air June LP, TEXAS BOY, leaned deep into his Southern roots, while Kenji’s recently released WISH YOU WERE HERE blends cool hip-hop and punk. With appearances from Atlanta’s Sid Shyne and Metro Marrs, Chicago-based Elz the DJ, and more, this show promises a high-octane exhibition for some of the next generation’s hottest talent.
      Sun., Nov. 19, 8pm  
    • 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.  
    • Arts

      Visual Arts

      PollinatorPalooza

      Join the ardent arborealists of TreeGarden for their Austin Studio Tour spectacular, featuring art and live demos by 42 local makers, the Pollinator Creation Station, a Save Our Species ArtVenture trail, a community rhythm circle, live music, food, drinks, and more.
      Sat-Sun., Nov. 18-19, noon-6pm. Free.  
    • 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.  
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