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  • 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
  • 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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    Cirque Du Soleil: Corteo

    Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo makes its first appearance here in the state capital, presenting five thrilling shows in which illusion teases reality.
    Feb. 2-5. Thu.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 3:30 & 7:30pm; Sun., 1pm. $49 and up.  
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    Estado Vegetal / Vegetative State

    Zilker Botanical Garden is excited to present this play by Manuela Infante, directed by Khristián Méndez Aguirre and performed in Spanish and English. Equal parts ode to plant beauty, meditation of grief, virtuosic performances, plant philosophy, and Austin-grown weirdness, Estado Vegetal/Vegetative State tells the story of a neighborhood rocked by a disaster.
    Through Feb. 18. Fri.-Sat., 7pm. Donations accepted.
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    Fire In Dreamland

    The Filigree Theatre presents Rinne Groff's new play that's set in Coney Island in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy and follows a young woman as she crosses paths with an illusive and charismatic Dutch filmmaker who's obsessed with telling the story of the 1911 fire that burned Coney Island’s "Dreamland" to the ground. With Kathleen Fletcher, Brough Hansen, and Allen Porterie, directed by Elizabeth V. Newman.
    Through Feb. 12. Thu.-Sun., 8pm. $25-40.  
    Factory on 5th, 3409 E. Fifth
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    In the Beginning

    This "wild woman dum dum show" by CB Goodman reimagines the Genesis story from a new perspective in order to free the beginning from shame, rejection, and labels. Inflatable friends. Ballet. Apocalyptic disco. In the Beginning uses comedy, satire, nontraditional storytelling , dance, puppets, and a pool party aesthetic to joyfully queer a repressive narrative.
    Through Feb. 11. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $15-100.  
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    La Follia: The Herd of Harpsichords

    La Follia director Keith Womer performs Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 (with Stephen Redfield, violin, and Marcus McGuff, flute), Haydn’s Concerto for Harpsichord and Violin (with Stephen Redfield), and Kreb's Concerto for Harpsichord and Oboe (with Sarah Davol). You want beautiful compositions? Here. You want excellent performers? Here. You want … this much harpsichord? Nowhere else but here.
    Feb. 3-4. Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 3pm. $25-30.  
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    Malum Malus Burlesque: Imbolc

    The wheel of the year inspires occult-based burlesque ensemble Malum Malus as they celebrate Imbolc. Witness a full-length show – curated by Balise Ricin and featuring performances by Ricin, Anastasia Arsenic, Fig, Sigh, Mandy, Shi Feticcio, and Sevyn – for three nights only.
    Thu.-Sat., Feb. 2-4, 8pm. $15-37.  
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