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for Sun., Dec. 18
  • 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
  • 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
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    Classical Music

    Beerthoven: Hoppy Holidays

    Beerthoven's annual holiday tradition returns, featuring the Tinsel Singers on the front lawn of the Neill Cochran House Museum for a concert of carols, cocoa, and cold ones. [Note: By "cold ones," they mean beer from Lazarus Brewing.]
    Fri., Dec. 23, 7pm. $25-30 ($10, students).  
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    The Precious Present: The Jazz Element

    This new show from Tapestry celebrates Austin dance, vocal, and music artists – including Anuradha Naimpally, China Smith, Kelly Bach, Sharon Marroquin, Nagavalli, Olivia Chacon, Jun “Sunny” Shen, Jesse Berry, Denisha Nicholas, and Tapestry Dance director Acia Gray. Bonus: Live jazz from Austin Kimble (piano), Dylan Jones (bass), and Masumi Jones (drums).
    Dec. 17-18. Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $35.  
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    All Is Calm

    This musical drama, scripted by Peter Rothstein, relives a poignant moment in history when Allied and German forces laid down their arms to celebrate the Christmas holiday together during the first World War in 1914. Directed by Dave Anderson for Trinity Street Players.
    Dec. 14-18. Wed.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat.-Sun., 2 & 7:30pm
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    La Pastorela

    This year’s interactive production of La Pastorela – in which audiences will have a chance to participate in a dance, song, spoken word performance, or to create a work of visual art – will be unlike any you've seen before.
    Through Dec. 18. Thu.-Fri., 7pm; Sat., 2 & 7pm; Sun., 2pm. $20.  
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