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    Dance

    Mirando Hacia Arriba [Looking Up]

    This new collaboration between Aurelio Planes, Chamacos Dance Company, and ProyectoTeatro uses Cuban contemporary dance to explore a new vision of the human experience, inspired by the apocalypse. Ah, that ol' apocalypse!
    April 20-22. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 4pm. $10-20.  
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    Comedy

    Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest

    Oh, this? Yeah, it's, tbh, it's kind of a big deal. Because there's a panoply of nationally renowned comedians swarming over Downtown this weekend, taking stages and slaying audiences in those diverse styles that have so endeared them to stand-up aficionados everywhere. The Paramount on Congress is the epicenter for this multipartite takeover – see right here for our continuing coverage.
    April 18-21  
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    Visual Arts

    Sixth Street Gallery: Soul of America

    "Some say the America of today is unexpected, surprising, and unforeseen; while others say they saw it coming long ago." In an effort to facilitate conversation on where America is today and where we're headed, Sixth Street Gallery has partnered with Artists 916 to present a show featuring art in a diverse range of styles and mediums, all exploring the theme.
    Through May 20
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    Classical Music

    TEMP: Complaints Through the Ages

    The Texas Early Music Project's musical exploration of complaining brings an eclectic array of from Medieval times through the Baroque: Scottish ballads, French chansons, Dowland madrigals, selections from passionate Italians (Monteverdi, Carissimi, and Sances) and more, with lots of beauty, some sadness, and a few laughs. Bonus: Ryland Angel, countertenor.
    April 21-22. Sat., 7pm. Sun., 3pm. $5-30.  
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    Theatre

    The Book of Mormon

    This nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Note: Contains explicit language. Explicit … ? Oh, right, the whole hilarious thing was dreamed up by South Park's Matt Stone and Trey Parker with Robert Lopez.
    April 17-22. Tue.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 1 & 7pm. $30 and up.  
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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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