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    Guzu Gallery: Binge

    That Vince Torres and his astonishing cohort of creatives have garnered more graphic goodness for those Guzu walls, with 26 artists paying tribute to shows from the small screen, with stylish renditions of characters and settings from television’s past and present. Featuring homages by Chet Phillips, Tessa Morrison, Killian Glenn, Half-Human, Nina Sanchez, and more. Where's your fandom at, baby? It's probably right here, right now.
    Through Jan. 7
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    Comedy

    Shit's Golden

    A whole 'nother year of that golden, golden shit from your hosts Chris Tellez and Pat Dean is on its way, comedy lover, with this first show of 2019 starting things off with the mighty likes of Danny Goodwin, Avery Moore, Mario Digorgio, Enzo Priesnitz, Rob Gagnon, Brett Vervoort, Jay Whitecotton, and Caleb Lush.
    Mon., Jan. 7, 9:30pm. $2-5.  
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    Dance

    ACC Dance Classes

    The Dance Department of Austin Community College offers classes in modern, jazz, ballet, and improvisation techniques, with student work produced twice a year in the Choreographers' Showcase. Teachers include Ellen Bartel, Jessica Cox, Kathy Dunn Hamrick, Roxanne Gage, Darla Johnson, Sunny Shen, Catherine Solaas and Melissa Watt. Note: Classes can be taken for credit and applied toward your degree.
    Prices vary, scholarships available.  
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    Atelier 1205: Post-Apocalyptic Harvest

    Three artists, three strong views of this complex life. And now our journo-about-town Brenner has reaped the visions that Erika Huddleston, Amy Scofield, and Tammy West have sown – and here's his report.
    Through Jan. 27. Artist talk with Tammy West: Sat., Jan. 26, 1pm
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    Atelier Dojo

    This school of representational art is led by four world-class locals, teaches drawing and painting (both fundamental and advanced programs), has open studios with live modeling, a schedule of workshops featuring visiting artists from around the world, and is located in the heart of Big Medium's Canopy complex. Oh look – we profiled and interviewed the faculty right here!
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    Classical Music

    Austin Symphony Orchestra: Annual 24-Hour Sale

    Behold! On Monday, Jan. 7, all remaining ticketed sections to concerts during the ASO’s 2018-2019 season will be sold for just $20 each! You read it here now, you can buy 'em there then! See website for details.
    Jan. 2-7
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    Visual Arts

    Butridge Gallery: 2020 Call For Artists

    The Julia C. Butridge Gallery is now accepting exhibit proposals for 2020. Located at the Dougherty Arts Center in the heart of the arts district, the JCB Gallery is known for its diverse exhibitions of artists and their work.
    Deadline: Sun., Feb 17, 2019  
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    Visual Arts

    Dougherty Arts Center

    The Dougherty Arts School's adult arts program is dedicated to enriching the Austin community with hands-on artistic opportunities, providing skilled artists to teach a variety of classes in ceramics, digital arts, drawing and painting, darkroom photography, and more.
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    Theatre

    Gretel!

    This is what our cover story's talking about this issue: The final play of Jason Tremblay, based on the tales of Vasilisa the Beautiful from Russia and the Grimm Brothers' Hansel and Gretel. Presented by Theatre Heroes, with projected scenic elements, three actors, and live music.
    Mon., Jan. 7, 7pm. $10-65.  
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    Comedy

    Middleditch & Schwartz: Late Show Tickets Available

    Thomas Middleditch (you know, from Silicon Valley) and Ben Schwartz (you know, from Parks and Recreation) are a comedy duo. They're an improv comedy duo, even – and they'll be purveying their longform shenanigans live, onstage, at that fancy theatre Downtown tonight. Grab those late-show tickets while you still can!
    Sun., Jan 13, 9:30pm. $29-49.  
    Paramount Theatre
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    Visual Arts

    OLA Gallery: There and Back

    This is a solo show by Leslie Wilkes, featuring psychedelic paintings that experiment with color and momentum.
    Through Jan. 31
    201 E. Fifth #104
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    Visual Arts

    Saddle Up: Texas Ranching Tradition

    This exhibition, produced by Joe Vitone and Lori Najvar, honors hardworking ranch families from Jeff Davis and Lavaca Counties, as they wrangle livestock, battle weather, and study markets to stay on the rugged landscape they love.
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    The Blanton Museum: Liliana Porter's Drum Solo

    Through straight-forward animation and accompanied by a Sylvia Meyer music score, vintage figurines perform in humorous, absurd, and moving vignettes in this Liliana Porter video. It'll be screening, accompanied by Porter's Labor forzada installation, through February.
    Through Feb. 2  
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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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    Comedy

    Underground Comedy

    This newly revitalized basement venue is dedicated to "bringing the best in alternative comedy with shows seven nights a week." For instance: Monday starts things off with that sprightly revue of optimism called Fuck This Week, Tuesday's got a Monoscene for you, there's the all-female comedy showcase called Garage on Wednesdays, and the improv pairs of Sloppy Seconds this Thursday. Then, on Friday, don't miss that Drunk Spelling Bee and the inarguable power of Sure Thing hosted by Duncan Carson and Brendan K. O’Grady. Saturday's got the return of Meghan Ross' That Time of the Month (it's a Teen Halloween Showcase this time, oh!), followed by some story-centered Sweet Lightning, and – see website for more!
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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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    Books

    Xavier Atkins: Grace Street Alley

    The New Orleans-based author presents his debut collection of 27 interlinked stories that "that follow a character named Levy Bahm as he navigates education, love, race, work, drink, and violence."
    Mon., Jan. 7, 7pm
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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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