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    HavenCon 4: A Cosmic Journey

    Texas' first and only queer, geek, and gaymer convention returns for its final year, and they're going out with a bang! Four days (or one, if you choose) of epic nerdiness, cosplay, drag, and loads more. This year, celebrity guests include Tracee Cocco (Star Trek) and Daniel Newman (The Walking Dead). Fest organizers announced this will be the last year for HavenCon, so get out and get weird while you can!
    March 29-April 1. $15-200.
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    Sports

    Texas Relays

    There will be students from across the country running around in circles and jumping long and high and often. At night people come out in droves and fill up Sixth Street enough to make SXSW crowds look like a stroll in the woods. (Not really, but kinda.)
    Through March 31. $10-40.  
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    Events

    Fashion X Austin

    There's too much to see and do at the largest fashion event in Texas to list here. See website for schedule of events and parties.
    Various locations
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    Arts & Culture

    Second Annual Rebel Grrrl Burlesque

    It's back again – and trust me when I say this show is hot! Belladonna Darling curates and hosts a night of rebel grrrl inspired burlesque and drag with performances by Ruby Lamb, DFW's Justin Beaver and Lana Del Gay, Alice Cooter, Chicago's Vida Ambrose and so many more. Proceeds go to ending sexual and domestic violence (via SAFE), so just go.
    Fri., March 30, 8pm-1am. $15-20.  
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    Austin Black Pride

    Back for year three! ABP is an extended weekend created to celebrate the talents, culture, and interests of Austin's Black LGBTQ communities. From parties to art shows, brunch crawls and yoga, Austin Black Pride is not to be missed!
    Tue., June 5 Sun., June 10  
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    Call for Art for ArtErotica

    Art Erotica (happening Sat., May 12) is looking for artists interested in donating their work for a good cause (raising money to fight HIV/AIDS). Donations are met with free entry and good karma.
    March 26-April 1  
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    Events

    Downtown Ghost Tours

    offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life.
    Fri.-Sat., 8pm
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    Events

    Emancipet Free Days

    This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your neighborhood today. Check www.emancipet.org to find out.
    Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.
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    Civic Events

    Free Tax Prep for Low-Income Austin Families

    Foundation Communities offer tax prep and filing assistance for low- and moderate-income residents (households making up to $55,000). Available at six locations with varying day, evening, and weekend hours – see website for specifics.
    Jan. 22-April 17. Free.  
    www.foundcom.org/financial-stability/austin-tax-preparation
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    Yoga

    Full Moon Yoga

    Charles MacInerney teaches classes all over town but also offers private instruction and hosts retreats. Once a month for 18 years, he has also hosted Full Moon Yoga – a free outdoor yoga class. Go online for location and time details.

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