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  • Horror For The Holidays

    The 9th Annual Horror For The Holidays brings horror celebrities and more to this year's dark holiday market. Actors from The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and Candyman join over 90 dark vendors, as well as an Evil Santa and a killer Krampus Parade, for a weekend of holiday fear. The event is for all ages, with children 12 & under earning free admission. Get more info and buy tickets now using the link below. Your shopping will be legendary!
    Dec. 2-3  
    Palmer Events Center
  • The Smartest Girl in the World

    They’ve got a plan. Leo and Lizzy Martinez want to be the smartest kids in the world! The children of hardworking immigrants, big brother Leo has convinced his little sis that being smart is the key to helping their family escape a tough, uncertain reality. The Smartest Girl in the World takes a look at the bonds of family and the key to facing life’s challenges together.
    Nov. 30 - Dec. 3  
    UT Theatre and Dance
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    Austin Studio Tour

    Yes, the annual event returns in full force from our friends at Big Medium! The Austin Studio Tour is a free, self-guided celebration of visual art, offering deep looks inside the working areas and showrooms of Austin-based artists and creative collaboratives, three weekends of special exhibitions and installations and craft demonstrations and, well, you know there's likely to be all manner of afterparties rocking the town north, south, east, and west, besides.: Painting. Sculpture. Woodworking. Murals. Glasswork. Metalcraft. Collage. New-media manifestations in all manner of innovative flex. So much art in so many forms, brought into being by a diversity of creative, mark-making, culture-sparking humans. Here, in your city, just waiting to fill your senses with wonder.
    Through Nov. 19. Sat.-Sun., noon-6pm. Free.  
    All over the city
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      Altercation Comedy Festival

      It's the eighth annual explosion of raucous, righteous, underground comedy in myriad forms – stand-up, sketch, podcasts, sheer madness – from JT Habersaat and dozens upon dozens of headliners and features from all over this ridiculous country. Eddie Pepitone! Modern Drunkards! Kristin Lytie! The McCuewans! Mo Alexander! Brandie Posey! And on and on into the laugh-wracked night – for four solid nights in the caffeinated digs of Kick Butt Coffee! Getcher tickets while you can.
      Wed.-Sat., Nov. 1-4. $120.  
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      Classical Music

      Austin Baroque Orchestra: Serenissima

      This night's an extravaganza of music from and inspired by 17th-century Venice, with the orchestra presenting a selection of chamber, sacred, and operatic music from that fabled city. Music by Monteverdi, Cavalli, Biber, and more, performed by five vocal soloists accompanied by an intimate instrumental ensemble.
      Sat., Nov. 4, 7:30pm. $5-30.  
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      Eternal Bonds 1

      Here's the debut performance of Valleto Dance, featuring an abstract dance and theatrical narrative that delves into the illusion of time, the power of memories, and the complex emotions of grief – via seven dancers embodying fragments of a greater consciousness.
      Sat., Nov. 4, 7:30pm. $20 and up.  
      2500 S. Hwy 183 #650
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      Objet: Story of Fetish

      Le Peepshow presents an evening of art and cabaret, featuring exhibitions, confessions, and depictions of intrigue, enthusiasm, and obsession that yield pure and private enjoyment for things, acts, and parts that instigate desire. "The agents of the Girlie Revue don’t just come to you as performers, but as fetishists themselves."
      Sat., Nov. 4, 6, 7:45, 9:30pm. $50 and up.  
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      Old Bakery Gallery: Celebrating Women Veterans

      This exhibition celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Women's Armed Forces Integration Act, which allowed women to become permanent, regular members of the U.S. armed forces in 1948.
      Opening reception: Sat., Nov. 4, 1-4pm  
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      Travis Heights Art Trail

      This 21st annual event is a two-day interactive art stroll, a walkable tour through the beautiful and historic Travis Heights neighborhood, featuring an array of arts and crafts from more than 35 Austin artists.
      Sat.-Sun., Nov. 4-5, 11am-5pm. Free.
      Travis Heights Neighborhood
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      Window Dressing XXX: To Suggest a Delay

      Ariel Wood makes objects and structures that evoke plumbing and drainage, here (in the shopfront window of ICOSA, viewable 24/7) exploring the stormwater infrastructure systems known as detention basins.
      Through Nov. 6. Artist reception: Fri., Nov. 3, 7-9pm
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