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for Sat., Jan. 18
  • Jarrott Productions Presents Admissions by Joshua Harmon

    This "ripped from the headlines" play makes its Southwest Regional Premiere and takes a satirical look at the things some people will do to get their child into "the right" university. In it, playwright Joshua Harmon holds up a mirror to white liberalism. Winner-2018 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play, and the 2018 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play.
    Sept 19-Oct. 6  
    Trinity Street Theatre
  • Horror Queers Podcast Live Recording: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 with Mark Patton!

    Bloody Disgusting's Horror Queers Podcast, which looks at horror films through a queer lens, will be having its first live recording as part of Fantastic Fest's LGBTQ+ sidebar! Hosts Trace Thurman and Joe Lipsett will be discussing the controversial 1985 sequel A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge with the film's star Mark Patton. Listen to them discuss the making of the film and how it has gone from the red-headed stepchild of the Nightmare franchise to wearing the "gayest horror film ever made" moniker as a badge of honor. The event is free and open to the public, so you don't need a Fantastic Fest badge to be able to attend!
    Sun. Sept. 22, 2:30pm  
    The HighBall
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    AARC: Inter/sected and A River Across the East and West

    Photographers get the spotlight at this exhibit in the Asian American Resource Center, featuring Austin's Ben Aqua and the San Francisco artistic duo Messrs. Su.
    Free.
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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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    Bale Creek Allen: Works from the Nineties

    The man behind the gallery puts himself inside the gallery, in its front rooms this time, with a collection of his compelling creations from the 1990s. Is this a good idea? Tell you what: Since only the best of any other artists he might show can match Allen's skill, ingenuity, and stunning sense of the-ordinary-turned-unique, this exhibition is a great idea.
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    Comedy

    Best Comedy on Airport

    There's Sugar Water Purple on Wednesday nights – look, we reviewed their show right here. And this Thursday features improv supergroup Friends for Now Nobody Likes Me, then Friday brings the one-two of Kenny/Rogers and Butterfly Defect, right before the laser-sharp ladies of Loverboy, the Live at ColdTowne stand-up showcase, and Improvised Reality. Saturday features Liz Behan's One Woman At Dusk, followed by Way Down In the Hole and the complications that arise when there's a mysterious death on the dance floor of a gay bar, and – oh, see website for more!
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    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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    Helios Fused Glass Studio

    Learn while they burn at this professional studio – a nationally recognized teaching facility and retailer of fusible glass and supplies.
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    Lora Reynolds Gallery: Federal Triangle

    Here's a new series of images shot in and around Washington, D.C., with which photographer Mike Osborne might provoke a slightly paranoid twitch in your potentially surveilled soul. Bonus: Leon Polk Smith in the Project Room annex.
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    Summer Splash

    Ah, the fun seldom pauses, with musical comedy skits, magic, and a political satirical revue where the bustling backdrop of Sixth Street is on view through the stagefront window! Discover the "cool" new looks for climate control in the Green New Deal Fashion Show. Meanwhile, your favorite: Democratic presidential candidates dive into the fray with: Bernie torching up a torrid love song, Elizabeth Warren and Nancy Pelosi squaring off against the patriarchy, and Joe Biden getting handsy. Oh, and more. Bonus: That sexy magician Ray Anderson is going to wow you with illusions your mind won't believe your eyes have seen!
    Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $25-35.  
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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 enticements of Fame & Fortune this Thursday. Then, on Friday, don't miss the inarguable power of Sure Thing hosted by Duncan Carson and Brendan K. O’Grady. Saturday's got the POC-showcasing of Been Living Color, followed by some story-centered Sweet Lightning, and – see website for more.
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    Visual Arts Center: Fall 2018

    View the new exhibitions brightening this premier UT-based visual arts space here in the fall of 2018: "Lan Tuazon: In the Land of Real Shadows," "Exploring the Arctic Ocean," "Like the Lonely Traveler: Video Works by María Magdalena Campos-Pons," "Another Green World," and "Sit: Designs by Charles and Ray Eames."
    Free.  
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    Yard Dog: The Ballad of Western Expressionism

    The renowned musician and painter Tom Russell's work reflects his life as a world traveler and the years spent immersing himself in the culture of the American Southwest. Now the man's newly transplanted to Austin and here's a show of his vibrant works.

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