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  • UTNT (UT New Theatre) Festival

    UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents newly developed works from playwrights of Texas Theatre and Dance and Michener Center for Writers. Now celebrating its 17th season, this showcase exists as an incubator for new work, with many plays continuing on to be professionally produced across the country.
    Feb. 29-Mar. 3  
    UT Theatre and Dance
  • West Chelsea Contemporary: Iconic Exhibition & First Saturday Art Walk

    iconic. unveils the disruptors of 20th and 21st-century art, showcasing brand-name artists who’ve subverted the international art world. Celebrate innovators who’ve left an indelible mark on contemporary art through groundbreaking movements, and are widely known for their distinctive excellence.
    Feb. 3-25  
    West Chelsea Contemporary
  • Community


    Creek Show

    Immerse yourself in Waterloo Greenway’s annual display of illuminated art created by teams of visionary local artists, landscape architects, and designers, plus free entertainment and family-friendly programming.
    Through Nov. 20  
  • Qmmunity

    Arts & Culture

    GOD*: made in the image of...

    Austin's own allgo celebrates 37 years with an art exhibition and talk that allows "the artist and audience to envision trans bodies created in the image of god encouraging a more inclusive world." Bonus: Cupcakes from Sprinkles and tunes from DJ Que Fanci.
    Sat., Nov. 12, 6-8pm  
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    Classical Music

    ACMC: The New World

    The Austin Chamber Music Center takes a deep dive into the convergence of genius and inspiration, as clarinetist James Shields, violinist David Felberg, and pianist Michelle Schumann perform works by Dvorak, Bartok, and Stravinsky.
    Sat., Nov. 12, 7:30pm. $30-45 (students discounts available).  
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    Visual Arts

    Almost Real Things: Vendor Market & Tour

    Featuring the work of more than 25 local artists and craftspeople. Tour the A.R.T. headquarters and meet the locals who create there. Enjoy quick-draw portraits by Gonzo Viz, artist demonstrations, and complimentary beverages. Bonus: Get on board the (literal) ART Bus to tour other cool stops with Almost Real Things as your guide.
    Sat.-Sun., Nov. 12-13, noon-6pm  
    820 Shelby #103
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    Visual Arts

    Austin Studio Tour

    The Austin Studio Tour, produced by Big Medium, is a free, self-guided art event that combines the West Austin Studio Tour and East Austin Studio Tour to provide opportunities for artists all over Austin to connect with each other and showcase current work – and for the public to experience the cultural vibrancy of our city from, you might say, the inside out. This year's Tour happens over three weekends and will be divided into two regions, west of IH-35 and east of IH-35, allowing citizens to choose weekends and regions and plan accordingly. We've got a fine mess o' recommendations coming up for you next issue, but right now check out the excellent website these wizards have conjured for your delight and convenience.
    Sat.-Sun., Nov. 19-20, noon-6pm. Free.  
    Hundreds – hundreds! – of locations
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    Concordia University: American Son

    This powerful Christopher Demos-Brown drama is about an estranged bi-racial couple who must confront their feelings about race, gender, and bias after their son is detained by the police following a traffic stop incident. Directed by Dr. Kelly Carolyn Gordon.
    Nov. 10-13. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $10.  
    11400 Concordia University Dr
  • Arts


    Jen Fulwiler

    Jen Fulwiler is an Austin-based standup comic, bestselling author, and mom of six.
    Sat., Nov. 12, 7 & 9:30pm
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    Classical Music

    One Ounce Opera: Songs My Mother Taught Me

    On this glorious night you'll be treated to four Austin women – Bethany Naef Ammon, June Julian, Icy Monroe, and Maureen Broy Papovich – sharing big, luscious arias with Jeanne Dayton Sasaki at the piano.
    Sat., Nov. 12, 3:30pm. $20.  
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    Visual Arts

    TreeGarden: Life of H2O

    Part of this year's Austin Studio Tour, Life of H2O is a creative collaboration celebrating the life-giving gifts of water, with each artist having created a unique water vessel containing a living plant that will continue to grow. Bonus: live music with Jaime Ospina and Sydney Wright, a community rhythm circle with Soulshine Rhythm Experience, food, drinks, and more.
    Sat., Nov. 12, 3-9pm. Free with RSVP.  
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