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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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    Classical Music

    Cécile McLorin Salvant

    Cécile McLorin Salvant is a composer, singer, and visual artist who has developed a passion for storytelling and finding the connections between vaudeville, blues, folk traditions from around the world, theater, jazz, and baroque music. Here she's joined by Sullivan Fortner (piano), Marvin Sewell (guitar), Alexa Tarantino (flute), Yasushi Nakamura (bass), and Keita Ogawa (percussion).
    Sat., Feb. 11, 7:30pm. $25.  
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    Visual Arts

    PrintAustin: PrintExpo

    This is the weekend of PrintAustin’s annual print fair, featuring 68 diverse booths of artists, galleries, editioning shops, and universities. Purchase original artwork from regional, national, and international talent to add to your art collection. (Pro tip: Experience live steamroller printing on Saturday, organized in partnership with Texas A&M University-Kingsville.) Basically, have yourself one hell of a fine, paper-powerful, ink-scented and eye-pleasing time.
    Feb. 11-12. Sat., noon-6pm; Sun., noon-5pm
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    Dance

    Ballet Austin: Sarah's Songs

    This collection of three dance works honors longtime Austin philanthropist, Sarah Butler and Dr. Ernest Butler, presenting ​​the beauty of George Balanchine’s iconic neoclassical Serenade, the dynamic energy and vivid colors of Jessica Lang’s contemporary Garden Blue, and a world premiere of I Am the Monument by Stephen Mills.
    Feb. 10-12. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $15-99.  
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    Theatre

    Boner Bizarre: Boner Walk With Me

    This here's an erotic variety show featuring filthy performance art, pole dancing, neo-burlesque, aerials, contortion, sideshow, fire breathing, rope bondage, fetish play, comedy, drama, and "all things perverse, grotesque, and socially unacceptable." And this particular incarnation is a Valentine's Day tribute to the cinematic genius of David Lynch. Yes: Now it's dark.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 9pm-12mid. $20.  
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    Theatre

    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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    Visual Arts

    Feats of Clay: Sweetheart Market

    Browse among a plethora of local vendors, DIY message heart ornaments, and a certified florist making custom bouquets. Bonus: Romantic adult beverages provided by the good folks at Still Austin.
    Sat., Feb. 11, noon-5pm
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    Theatre

    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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    Theatre

    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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    Books

    Stephen Graham Jones: Don't Fear the reaper

    BookPeople welcomes Stephen Graham Jones to Alamo's Highball lounge for a conversation with Kingcast hosts Eric Vespe and Scott Wampler to celebrate the release of Don't Fear the Reaper. The event will include a live podcast recording and a signing line.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 8pm  
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