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for Fri., Dec. 30
  • 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
  • Past Deposits from a Future Yet to Come

    Past Deposits from a Future Yet to Come is a new video art installation by internationally recognized artists Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler. Opening night festivities include a viewing of the installation alongside a free live performance of the musical score composed by Alex Weston.
    Sat. Mar. 2, 7pm  
    Moody Amphitheater
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    The Mutt-Cracker (Sweet!)

    Circus Chickendog brings a talented crew of canines (Mouse, Moose, Coyote, Squirrel, and Skeeter) and circus artists to the Vortex for an incredible show, with rescue dogs doing their thing, Darren Peterson's masterful juggling and unicycling, acrobats Balyssa Ball and James Kent bending and flipping, and an original score that samples Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Suite. Directed by Melissa Vogt. Note: No shows on Dec. 24-26. See website for detailed schedule.
    Through Jan. 5. Sun., 4:30pm; Mon.-Wed., 4:30 & 6:30pm; Thu., 4:30pm. $15-37.  
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    Chistosos Comedy

    Big Laugh Comedy presents "some serious Latino fire," featuring "a lineup of killers who know how to roll their Rs and can dodge a sandal coming at them." That's, to name names, "Big" Al Gonzalez, Isreal Garcia, David Flores, Irma Ruiz, and Jason Rodriguez.
    Fri., Dec. 30, 10pm. $20.  
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    Classical Music

    La Follia: End the Year with Bach

    Put some Johann in your favorite Sebastian this weekend and you'll take the glorious memory of a little Bach to the future, as Eric Taeyang Mun performs the maestro's Cello Suite No. 1; James Andrewes and Keith Womer perform the Violin Sonata in C minor, and Joan Carlson sings in the secular cantata “Non sa che sia dolore”.
    Dec. 30-31. Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 3pm. $25-30.  
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    Visual Arts

    Tito’s Vodka for Dog People: Distillery Dogs

    This is a 25-piece art collection featuring vibrant artwork created by local and national artists – Judy Paul, John Walker, Joel Ganucheau, Jeff Skele, Hope Perkins, and more – inspired by the many distillery dogs rescued over the years, the paintings now on display at the Long Center.
    Through Dec. 30. Mon.-Fri., 10am-5pm
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