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  • Open Enrollment for 2019 Marketplace Coverage

    Open Enrollment ends Dec. 15 - don't delay. There are new rates and plans, and financial assistance is available. This is the ONLY time of year most people can enroll or make changes to their health plan. Call 2-1-1 to find free, in-person enrollment assistance near you.
    Nov. 1-Dec. 15
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    Martini Ranch: Hidden Valley

    Abby Lincoln has moved into Martini Ranch to direct the latest LOL round of queer comedy with extra-gay musical direction by Brady Marchand. From tender to raunchy – expect a lot of PDA.
    Saturdays, Aug. 18-Sept. 29, 7-8pm  
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    Turn Out for Texas: Beto Rally With Willie Nelson

    Talk about a (political) party. Join Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke – he will there – along with music by Willie, Leon Bridges, Tameca Jones, Carrie Rodriguez, and way more to raise money and awareness to get O'Rourke in and Ted Cruz out.
    Sat., Sept. 29, 8-11pm  
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    Amurica TX Photo Booth Registers You to Vote

    Everyone's favorite quirky photo booth can now take your picture and get you registered. Visitors can check the status of their voter registration, update their address, or register – no photo purchase required.:

    Find them at Cheer Up Charlies, Thursday, Oct. 4; at Violet Crown Fridays (Sept. 28 and Oct. 5) before the Oct. 9 deadline; and Saturday, Sept. 29, as the official VIP photo booth for the Turn Out for Texas Rally at Auditorium Shores.


    Bonus: for every picture purchased featuring a "Beto" sign, Amurica will donate $1 to Beto O'Rourke's campaign against incumbent GOPer Ted Cruz.

    Sept., 27, 28, & 29; Oct. 4 & 5
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    City Council Candidates Forum

    Candidates running for district 1, 3, 9, and the mayor's seat will discuss their positions on housing affordability in Austin and how to address the needs of Austin residents. Hosted by Austin Housing Coalition, Austin Housing Repair Coalition, Austin Women in Housing, and HousingWorks Austin.
    Sat., Sept. 29, 1-4pm  
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    Gender Unbound Fest 2018

    The multidisciplinary arts festival, spotlighting works by trans and intersex creators, returns for year three, and this time it's double the fun, double the days! Featured poetry from Alok Vaid-Menon, Davy LeJones, Dee Dee Watters, and Siri Gurudev. For more on this year's fest, see our most recent coverage.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept., 29-30, noon-10am. $10-15.  
    Blue Genie’s Big Top Space, 6100 Airport
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    Texas Roller Derby

    It's the Calvello Cup!
    Sat., Sept. 29, 6pm. $20.  
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    Texas Tribune: Open Congress

    From free 7am yoga to book signings, meet-and-greets, and conversations on guns, diversity, and Texas, there's a ton of free events happening at TribFest – no badge required. Speakers include Julián Castro, Annise Parker, Bill Bradley, Cecile Richards, and more. See the schedule online and all our coverage at austinchronicle.com/texas-tribune-festival.
    Sat., Sept. 29, 7am-6pm  
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    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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    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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    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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    RuPaul's Drag Race Presents: Werq the World

    RuPaul's right hand Michelle Visage brings some of Drag Race's best queens to shantay all over Austin's main stage. Queens include season 10 faves Aquaria, Kameron Michael's, Eureka O'Hara, and Asia O'Hara along with all-time all stars bob the Drag Queen, Kim Chi, and Violet Chachki. Gentlequeers, start those engines.
    Thu., Oct. 11, 9pm. $39-150.  

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