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  • Learning To Human

    Sims Holland fell apart before she came together in this hilarious, heart-felt rollercoaster solo show. Through the chaotic trials of life as an addict to the all thumbs attempt at building a sober life after, this raucous true story show is speckled with poetry, dotted with dance numbers and doused in honesty. Doors @ 7:30 18+
    May 16-25  
    Hyde Park Theatre
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    Dance

    Ballet Austin: Hamlet

    Stephen Mills’ new production is a contemporary and bold version of Shakespeare’s timeless tale of revenge, grief, and love. Set to the richly textured music of American composer Philip Glass, Hamlet features costumes inspired by designer Giorgio Armani, visually-arresting sets, and a gripping portrayal of one of the greatest tragedies of all time. See our feature here for more.
    Sept. 15-17. Fri.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm. $15-99.  
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    Green New Theatre Symposium

    The Green New Theatre Symposium centers environmental justice over four days of performances, panels, walks, and gardening, with artists, scholars, students, and activists joining to build networks of collaboration, exchange ideas, and work to align practices to face climate crisis in Central Texas.
    Thu.-Sun., Sept. 14-17. $25-150.  
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    Visual Arts

    Ivester Contemporary: Three Year Anniversary

    This excellent venue in Canopy is throwing a party, livening everyone up with musical acts and a silent auction. The auction will feature artwork and ephemera from Art From the Streets, SAGE Studio and Gallery, Gutterblood, All The Sudden, and Concept Animals. And, we daresay, a good time will be had by all.
    Sat., Sept. 16, 7-10pm
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    Classical Music

    La Follia: Herd of Harpsichords

    Anton Nel and Liz Cass join director Keith Womer in concertos and chamber works by Bela Bartok, Michael Tippett, Ilja Hurnik, Walter Leigh, Roberto di Moreno, and the Beatles (as arranged by Luciano Berio).
    Sept. 15-16. Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 3pm. $10-30.  
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    Pipeline

    The Alchemy Theatre presents Dominique Morisseau's urban drama about a teacher who finds herself caught between her devotion to her students and her desire to provide her only son with opportunities that seem out of reach. Directed by Simone Raquel Alexander.
    Through Sept. 30. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $35-45.  
    Alchemy Theatre, 130 N. Pedernales #318
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    The Laramie Project

    Deaf Austin Theatre premieres the first American Sign Language and spoken English production of Moisés Kaufman's The Laramie Project with a deaf and hearing cast. This thought-provoking documentary play exploring the aftermath of the tragic 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, a young gay college student in Laramie, Wyoming, is directed by Jules Dameron.
    Sept. 9-16. Wed.-Fri., 7pm; Sat., 2 & 7pm; Sun., 5pm. $25.  
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    Write About Now: Poetry Jam

    Featuring the 2023 Write About Now national championship slam team and an open Mic for poets, comedians, and more.
    Sat., Sept. 16, 7pm. $20-200.  
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