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  • 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
  • A Christmas Carol

    Austin’s hottest holiday tradition returns with new music and surprises to ring in the season. ZACH’s adaptation of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is a musical sleigh ride through rhythm and time, infusing the traditional Victorian story with a score that spans all genres.
    Nov. 17 - Dec. 31  
    ZACH Theatre
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    H.E. Edgmon: Godly Heathens

    H.E. Edgmon presents the first book in his Ouroboros series.
    Mon., Dec. 4, 7pm. Free.  
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      Butridge Gallery: Senderos del Desierto II

      Salvador Rodriguez paints the magnificence of the deserts of Texas and beyond, taking months and years of work – including detailed research of the ecosystems, history, and myths of each environment, to re-create their essence with stunning realism.
      Through Dec. 16  
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      Pepe Cornado: Traces

      Austin-based artist Pepe Coronado brings together two bodies of print, both of which explore the ever-evolving nature of journeys and exchanges. The “Apertura” series comprises large black-and-white monotypes that explore spaces both transitory and evolving; the "Mapping" series points to the history of relations between the United States and the Dominican Republic as long, complicated, and in constant flux.
      Through Jan. 28  
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      Time Bubbles: Crossing of Realities

      Here's a solo art exhibition by Fort Worth's Ivette Levy, showcasing mixed-media paintings that delve into her personal journey, merging past experiences with present realities.
      Through Jan. 14
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      West Chelsea Contemporary brings together collections from more than a dozen contemporary artists in this new exhibition, featuring works by Hunt Slonem, Ash Almonte, Bob Schneider, Cody Hooper, Tyler Guinn, Juan Mejía, and more.
      Opening reception: Sat., Dec. 2, 2-4pm
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      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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      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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      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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      SAGE Gallery: Go to Your Room

      Journey into a pipe-cleaner wonderland via Montrel Beverly's immersive teenage bedroom straight out of the early Nineties, chock-full of everything from Lunchables to Ninetendos to Air Pressure Jordans, all made out of pipe cleaners.
      Through Dec. 9
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      The Comedy Mothership

      Joe Rogan's new venue is open and packing in the comedy-craving crowds at what used to be the Alamo Ritz, bringing in some of the biggest names (Rogan himself among them) and rising stars in the business, all presented with the kind of provocative pizzazz that makes Dirty Sixth (and especially this Mothership) a destination seven days a week.

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