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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
  • 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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    Visual Arts

    TV Head's Art Under $100 Show

    Austin's cultural powerhouse known to mortals as Almost Real Things teams up again with graphic provocateur TVHeadATX to offer a night of stunning art that (omg) you can actually afford. And it features more than 50 of Austin's fiercest artists, like ANGRY CLOUD, Asia Renée, Beautifully Chaotic Art, CRAYONXBLOOD, Shannon Purcell, SMACK, Snuk One, and many, many more.
    Sat., Feb. 25, 6-10pm. $10.  
    820 Shelby #103
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    Books

    A Reading to Celebrate the Long Devotion: Poets Writing Motherhood

    Here's a reading that features contributors to the anthology The Long Devotion: Poets Writing Motherhood, with 2019 Texas poet laureate Carrie Fountain, 2020 Texas poet laureate Emmy Pérez, Sasha West, Jasminne Mendez, and Faylita Hicks.
    Sat., Feb. 25, 6pm. Free.  
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    Theatre

    An Evening with Jaston Williams

    Jaston Williams is the author and co-actor of the two-person Greater Tuna plays: Greater Tuna; A Tuna Christmas; Red, White, and Tuna; and Tuna Does Vegas.
    Feb. 25-26. Sat., 2 & 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $37.  
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    Classical Music

    ASO: The Music of John Williams

    Best known for his film scores and ceremonial music, John Williams is also a noted composer of concert works and a renowned conductor. Come hear your favorite Williams film scores – The Patriot, The Witches of Eastwick, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more – performed by the Austin Symphony.
    Sat., Feb. 25, 8pm. $19 and up.
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    Godspell

    You know this beloved musical by Stephen Schwartz, of course, and here's an intimate production directed by Anna Skidis Vargas (with musical direction by Susan Finnigan), featuring an ensemble of St. Ed’s students and Actors’ Equity guest artists Mattie Buzonas and Grammy Award-winner Patrick Hartigan.
    Through Feb. 26. Thu.-Sat., 7:30-9pm; Sun., 2pm. $15-30.  
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    Visual Arts

    ICOSA: Forever Soup (Perpetual Stew)

    This is an exhibition in which UT showcases the work of Advanced Printmaking students – and hosts an (optional) food drive: Bring some canned goods, if you would, for delivery to the Central Texas Food Bank. (They'll feed you, too, during this show.)
    Sat., Feb. 25, 4-8pm
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    Theatre

    Masquerade of Night: The Red Death

    In which the Tiger Den is transformed into a chapel of earthly delights of both divine and infernal proportions in the company of the shadow's most voluptuous, seductive, and dangerous creature: The vampire. Yes, helpless bloodthrall, you, too, are invited to attend this darkling burlesque "in your visions of traditional Venetian masquerade costumes or as creatures of the heavens and nether realms."
    Sat., Feb. 25, 6pm; 7:45pm; 9:30pm. $50.  
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    Classical Music

    Mentor Adventure

    This concert from the Austin Chamber Music Center features violinist Ruxandra Marquardt, cellist Joel Becktell, and pianist Michelle Schumann performing compositions by Beethoven, Copland, Golijov, and Piazzolla.
    Sat., Feb. 25, 7:30pm. $12-45.  
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    Visual Arts

    Prizer Arts & Letters: Take Me Home Tonight

    Hallelujah, it's Prizer's annual fundraising sale and party, featuring free food and drink, chances to spin the wheel to win prizes, a portrait booth led by Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon, on-site screen printing, and much fun and camaraderie among a fantastic selection of art for sale.
    Sat., Feb. 25, 5-9pm
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    Classical Music

    Serenata Gala: Springtime In Paris

    Join Austin Opera’s annual fundraiser to celebrate longtime supporter Polly Barbaro with a four-course dinner by the Four Seasons' executive chef Elmar Prambs, French wines, live and silent auctions, and a performance by mezzo-soprano Claudia Chapa and classical guitarist Arnold Yzaguirre. Bonus: The evening ends with a dance party supercharged by Austin’s Copa Kings.
    Sat., Feb. 25, 5pm. $250-350.  
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    Visual Arts

    Window Dressing XXV: Corolla Celica 2023

    Corolla is a Latin word meaning “small crown,” while Celica is derived from the word coelica, also Latin, meaning “heavenly” or “celestial.” The Corolla and the Celica are two of the most popular cars ever manufactured by the Japanese automaker Toyota, although exporting of the Celica ceased in July 2005. This "Corolla Celica 2023" window dressing, a series of works by Goodluckhavefun's Timothy McCool, comprises wooden shapes collaged together to evoke suburban and exurban landscapes.
    Artist Reception: Friday, Feb. 24, 7-9pm
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