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for Mon., April 23
  • NextTribe Out Loud Live Performance

    Sarah Bird, Marion Winik, Denise Prince, and other talented women celebrate the power and creativity of women over 45. Enjoy brunch, two drinks, and a fun spring afternoon on a Hill Country property out toward Dripping Springs. Sponsored by NextTribe.com.
    Sun. April 29, noon-5pm.  
    KR Studio
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    Visual Arts

    Comanche Motion: The Art of Eric Tippeconnic

    This new exhibition at the State History Museum is juxtaposed with Comanche artifacts to provide historical context and underscore Tippeconnic's inspiration for the paintings, rich with history and the unbroken connection the Comanche people have with their roots.
    Through Jan. 2. $9-13.
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    Comedy

    Funniest Person In Austin

    Here it is again, the annual citywide competition (the 33rd year, this time) that brings so many ATX stand-ups to one stage, at least sequentially, in order to determine who's gonna wear that legendary cape and crown – and to make audiences laugh their aspidistras a new root system. Who's gonna be the winnah? Who's gonna be the champeen? Who's gonna snag that three-grand prize? Maybe catch you a few of these wild-card prelim trials, bubba, and make your reservations for the finals while you still can.
    Through May 1. Sun.-Tue., 8pm  
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    Visual Arts

    Harry Ransom Center: Vaudeville!

    This exhibition reveals the story of where American entertainment all began, featuring photographs, manuscripts, and other documents and artifacts related to Harry Houdini, Mae West, W.C. Fields, Bert Williams, George M. Cohan, Burns & Allen, Tony Pastor, the Nicholas Brothers, Barbette, and others.
    Through July 15. Free.
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    Visual Arts

    Old Bakery Gallery: Self-Exploration

    Artwork by Donna Starnes, Beverly Deutsch, and Kathi Herrin.
    Through May 2
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    Books

    ScribdChat: Peter Thiel Vs. Gawker

    In which Ryan Holiday hosts a ScribdChat discussing his new book, Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue.
    Mon., April 23, 6pm. Free.
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    Visual Arts

    Twyla Contemporary Art

    “It changes the room and really makes the house.” The new in-house gallery of these fine-art promoters boasts a diverse roster of artists and includes work by Austin-based Terra Goolsby and Rebecca Rothfus Harrell. See website for stylish details.
    209 W. Ninth
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    Visual Arts

    Wander

    Austin's innovative Art In Public Places project has conjured up an excellent choose-your-own-adventure sort of experience that incorporates actual sculpture on display around our urban hub. Roam the streets, roam the art, deep in the heart of Texas.
    All the time, any time
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    Visual Arts

    Yard Dog: Off the Record

    St. Louis artist Kerry Smith's new series features his gouache and oilstick paintings of iconic record-album art.
    Reception: Fri., April 20, 7-9pm
Ongoing
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    Offscreen

    Austin Public

    Committed to freedom of speech and expression, Austin Public is a nonexclusive and content-neutral media studio that offers low- and no-cost training, equipment, facilities, and cablecasting services to all Austinites. It is managed by the Austin Film Society under contract from the city of Austin, and operates cable channels 10, 11, and 16, and live streams. New training classes are ongoing; see website for calendar.

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