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for Sat., Nov. 18
  • Gary James McQueen: Art | Technology | Fashion

    You are invited to join West Chelsea Contemporary for Gary James Mcqueen. McQueen — found at the intersection of fine art, innovative technology, and high fashion — constructs the unexpected, weaving gilded worlds of dark, fantastical beauty.
    Mar. 2-24  
    West Chelsea Contemporary
  • 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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    Visual Arts

    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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    A Christmas Carol

    Zach Theatre’s adaptation of the Dickens classic is a musical sleigh ride through rhythm and time, infusing the traditional Victorian story with a score that spans all genres and eras. "Celebrate the season with the loving Cratchit family and three soulful ghosts as they take Ebenezer Scrooge on a joyride to rediscover his heart and love for human kindness."
    Through Dec. 31. $25 and up.  
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    Classical Music

    ASO: Beethoven y Amigos

    The Austin Symphony Orchestra, Peter Bay conducting, presents a Beethoven-forward evening, yes, but also features virtuosa trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden, as she breathes life into Clarice Assad's "Bohemian Queen."
    Sat., Nov. 18, 8pm. $29 and up.  
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    Barrio Daze

    The Latino Comedy Project's jefe grande, Adrian Villegas, brings back his dynamite one-man show – a note-perfect performance set against the spectacle of a tumultuous national election, a sprawling and irreverent tour through a single day in the barrio.
    Through Nov. 18. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $23.  
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    Classical Music

    Beerthoven: Carna-Fall

    Take a musical trip down to Brazil and Argentina for this concert celebrating tango and the spirit of passion, heartbreak, and nostalgia that's infused into its insatiable rhythm, including tango classics such as El Choclo by Ángel Villoldo, Odeon by Ernesto Nazareth, selections by Astor Piazzolla, and more – featuring the violin and cello pairing of Duo-B: Hirono and Philip Borter. Bonus: Snacks and drinks by Easy Tiger and Lazarus Brewing.
    Nov. 17-19. Fri.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm. $10-30.  
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    Visual Arts

    Creek Show

    Since 2014, Waterloo Greenway has commissioned site-specific work by Austin-based artists, architects, designers, and landscapers to (literally) illuminate the night and explore different themes related to Waller Creek. Creek Show 2023 will feature free activities each evening, including live music, food and beverages, and family-friendly fun among the six new light-based, eye-dazzling installations.
    Nov. 11-18. Nightly, 6-10pm. Free.
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    From Inferno to Americana

    This is an evening of dance premiering two new choreographic works by Ty Graynor, Inferno and Americana at one of Austin's finest homes of creative kinesis, First Street Studio Theatre.
    Fri.-Sun., Nov. 17-19, 8pm. $35.  
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    Visual Arts

    Greenhouse: Listen, Repeat

    Here's the opening exhibition for a new alternative art space that emphasizes "visual art, fashion, community, and collaboration."
    Sat., Nov. 18, 6pm
    Greenhouse, 906 Koerner
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    Moments: Songs of Giving Thanks

    City Theatre Austin presents a one-weekend musical performance that gives thanks to the legendary composers, singers, and artists that have touched our lives, featuring the unforgettable songs of Jerry Herman, Burt Bacharach, Kander and Ebb, Stephen Schwartz, Christine McVie, Marvin Hamlisch, Olivia Newton-John, and Jason Robert Brown, with musical direction by Jeffrey Jones-Ragona.
    Nov. 16-19. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $15-18.  
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    Join the ardent arborealists of TreeGarden for their Austin Studio Tour spectacular, featuring art and live demos by 42 local makers, the Pollinator Creation Station, a Save Our Species ArtVenture trail, a community rhythm circle, live music, food, drinks, and more.
    Sat-Sun., Nov. 18-19, noon-6pm. Free.  
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    The Book of Mormon

    This outrageous musical comedy by South Park's Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone follows the adventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. But you knew that already, right, brothers and sisters? Getcher tickets while you can!
    Nov. 14-19. Tue.-Thu., 7:30pm; Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 1 & 6:30pm. $40 and up.  
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