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  • The End of Good Fight

    Good Fight is a weekly comedy show that has been running since June 2014 that has continued through many hosts and comics over the years. Their final show on June 27th is also their 10 year anniversary. It's been an epic run spanning over 500 shows.
    Thurs. June 20 & 27, 9:30pm-10:30pm  
    Fallout Theater
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    Classical Music

    Inversion Coda: Tales of the Sea

    Inversion’s 50-and-better ensemble Coda presents a concert that reimagines sea shanties, navigates ocean ecology and conservation, and explores the wonders of the deep, featuring world premiere compositions by Carol Brown, Marjorie Halloran, Evan Blaché, Trevor Shaw, Suzette Emberton, James Tecuatl-Lee, and Adrienne Inglis.
    Tue., Aug. 8, 7:30pm. $10-25.
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      Books

      Ehigbor Okosun: Forged by Blood

      Ehigbor Okosun presents the first book in her action-packed duology inspired by Nigerian mythology.
      Tue., Aug. 8, 7pm. Free, but RSVP.  
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      Visual Arts

      Window Dressing XXIX: Fra[mes]

      This display in the front window of ICOSA, the latest in their longtime series, is viewable 24/7. And here Taylor Holland (a former Austin Chronicle art director, no less!) works the intricate craft of frame-making in the context of contemporary art, filling antique frames with their own content using custom molds built from digital processes.
      Aug. 7-14. Artist reception: Fri., Aug. 11, 8-10pm
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      Visual Arts

      Art & Parks Tour

      This sweet opportunity comes to us from the Downtown Austin Alliance, the Pease Park Conservancy, and Ride Bikes Austin – so we know it's a damned good thing indeed. Take the self-guided Art & Parks Tour to explore the best of what Downtown Austin art and parks have to offer through this selection of curated murals, artworks, and green spaces. You can sign up anytime, so click that URL and get ready to learn the most vibrantly visual parts of your city soon – live and in person.
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      Visual Arts

      Art for the People Gallery: Vibrance of Summer

      One of the definitions of “vibrance” is “the state of being full of energy and life," and this gallery is definitely ablaze with vivid energy! “Vibrance of Summer” provides your sensation-hungry eyes a dynamic array of works created by more than 35 Austin artists.
      Through Aug. 11  
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      Civic Events

      Artist Career Training Info Session

      Join the Economic Development Department for an informative and interactive office hour to learn about the city's Artist Career Training Program. Whether you’re a painter, sculptor, photographer, digital artist, musician, or involved in any other artistic medium, this event is tailor-made for you.
      Tue., Aug. 8, 11:30am-12:30pm. Free.  
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      Visual Arts

      Artworks Gallery: Arye Shapiro

      New figurative paintings by Arye Shapiro, based on live models and his experiments with poses, props and light.
      Through Aug. 12
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      Visual Arts

      Atelier Dojo: Remote Studios

      The local powerhouse of figurative painting, the art school that's the smart school for artists of all kinds, they've got a painting-along-at-home series going to help you keep your skills honed in these socially restrictive times, featuring live costumed models posing on camera and a thriving community of creatives rendering that lovely human biotecture from their separate studios. "Join us for a three-hour costumed-model drawing session. Use any supplies you wish, listen to music, share your work, chat with others. It’s a great way to stay connected with your art community!"
      Tuesdays, 1:30-4:30pm; Fridays, 6:30-9:30pm; Saturdays, 9:30-12:30pm. $5.  
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      Visual Arts

      Butridge Gallery: Abstract To Alien

      Here's a stunning array of images by Patrick O’Brien (AKA the 3-Eyed man), who captures stationary objects via a camera in motion, utilizing the lens as a brush and the subject as paint. Also on display: "Condo" by Ed Barr; "The Year of the Pandemic" by Mary Day Long.
      Through Sept. 23  
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      Arts & Culture

      I See You See Me

      A collaborative photography show curated by Bianca and Riel Sturchio of 18 artists from Austin and its surrounding area. Focused on LGBTQ, chronically ill, disabled, and neurodivergent identities, ISYSM "embraces alternative approaches to photography through modes of making that honor the grit, the grime, the queer, the accidental, the immediacy, the power, and the magical potentialities of analog photography."
      Through Aug. 12
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      Visual Arts

      Landmarks: Self-Guided Walking Tour

      Use your smartphone to access self-guided tours of the outdoor public art sited by UT's award-winning Landmarks program any time you feel like it. BONUS: There's also a free, docent-led tour starting at Marc Quinn's "Spiral of the Galaxy" (1501 Red River) on Sun., Jan. 8, 11am.
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      Visual Arts

      Museum of Illusions

      Enter the fascinating world of illusions in this new venue that boasts a stunning array of intriguing visual, sensory, and educational experiences among new, unexplored optical wonderments.
      11010 Domain #100
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      Visual Arts

      Wally Workman Gallery: Realism

      Oh, this is realism, all right. It's the type of precise realism that underpins the most fantastic, evocative imagery – portions of our world in all its shadow-riddled glory – and it's seen here in a display of stunning new oil paintings by Tracey Harris, James Andrew Smith, Sara Scribner, and Shane Scribner.
      Through Sept. 3

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