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for Sat., Sept. 12
  • "The Tin Woman" Presented by The Wimberley Players

    Instead of relishing life after her heart transplant, Joy enters a downward spiral, unsure whether she truly deserves a second chance. Meanwhile, Alice and Hank mourn the loss of their son, Jack, whose heart was used to save Joy. At a friend's urging, Joy tracks down Jack's family to find closure. But are Alice, Hank, and their daughter Sammy ready to accept Jack's death?
    Feb. 14-Mar. 8  
    Wimberley Playhouse
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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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    Christian-Green Gallery: In Their Own Form

    Curator Sheridan Tucker Anderson leads a tour of the gallery before the opening of a new exhibition that features Blackness as distinct from the oppression, racism, and stereotypes in Western cultures. Including work by Alun Be, Kudzanai Chiurai, Jim Chuchu, Teju Cole, Ayana V. Jackson, Mohau Modisakeng, Fabrice Monteiro, Zanele Muholi, Aida Muluneh, Paulo Nazareth, Zohra Opoku, Alexis Peskine, and Mary Sibande.
    UT's Jester Center Ste. A232A, 201 W. 21st
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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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    Northern-Southern: House Plants

    Brad Tucker, for the first solo show in his hometown of Austin in more than a decade, presents a suite of shaped canvas that lives on the walls like sentient plants, less tamed than coaxed. These paintings are domestic-sized, expanding the spaces around them, nourishing the air of the room, bringing a colorful minimalism to this intimate gallery. "Modernist but winking, folky yet sophisticated, kind, exact, unique, and warm."
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    Comedy

    Pop Culture & Political Pandemonium

    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! Esther’s Follies has been entertaining sold-out audiences with its unique blend of entertainment for more than 40 years, using the absurd in politics and pop culture as a foundation for outrageous sketches. Bonus: That sexy magician Ray Anderson is going to wow you with illusions your mind won't believe your eyes have seen!
    Thu., 8pm; Fri.-Sat., 8 & 10pm. $25 and up.  
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    Yard Dog: Mike Egan

    The arts community's favorite Dog, having ditched Congress Avenue with the rest of last decade's memories, re-opens in Canopy (right behind Bale Creek Allen Gallery), inaugurating its fresh digs with a knock-out show of new skull and skeleton paintings by former funeral director Mike Egan.
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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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