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    2020 Uncaged New Year's Bash

    New Year’s Eve at the HighBall has evolved for the times. The Alamo virtual team has re-created the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, the Highball, karaoke rooms, and theatres into a virtual 8-bit experience. On NYE, you'll be transformed into an 8-bit avatar, enter the virtual party space, and explore rooms full of entertainment and surprises. The party is also a tribute to all-time fave cinematic hero Nicolas Cage and includes a screening of Mandy, and the interactive quest, photo booths, and video installations will all pay tribute to the king. There's so much more in store: magicians, game rooms, tarot, even personalized poems from Typewriter Rodeo.
    Thu., Dec. 31, 8pm. $25 and up.  
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    Austin's New Year

    The city of Austin’s official New Year’s Eve celebration will be virtual in 2020. Presented by the Austin Convention Center, the special will feature prerecorded performances from eight local bands recorded at iconic local venues across the city including Saxon Pub, the Continental Club, Cheer Up Charlies, Antone's, and Mohawk.
    Thu., Dec. 31  
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    Fat Bottom Cabaret: Brown South

    Kick off the new year with this thoroughly queer and “curvrageous” evening celebrating BIPOC drag and burlesque performers, hosted by Nikki DaVaughn. Performances by Lady Lola LeStrange and Chola Magnolia, plus special guests Tulla Moore, Jeez Loueez, and more.
    Thu., Dec. 31, 7-8:30pm. $5-20.  
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    NYE Fireworks at Doc's

    One of the best socially distanced options to ring in 2021 is a drive-in movie, and Doc's is offering a fireworks show after every screening. Choose from Sing, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Goonies, or The Great Gatsby. They've also got $2 Champagne plus brisket chili, Frito pie, burgers, vegan wings, and more.
    Thu., Dec. 31, 6pm, 9:20pm, 9:30pm  
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