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    Austin Museum Day

    Enjoy free admission to dozens of Austin area museums during this celebration of art, culture, history, music, nature, science, and play. The annual community event includes special programs and activities at museums and cultural institutions throughout the city.
    Sun., Sept. 18  
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    Dance

    Ballet Austin: Taming of the Shrew

    Shakespeare’s comedic tale of marital mismatch is given new life and modern energy in Ballet Austin’s lighthearted recreation, Stephen Mills' dynamic choreography offering a masterful embodiment of the Bard's tale of the trials of courtship, marriage, and common courtesy – reminding us that true love is seldom achieved at first sight.
    Sept. 16-18. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $28-99.  
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    Dance

    Blue Lapis Light: Belonging

    Ah, here's a kinetic spectacle that you'll never forget. This is Blue Lapis Light's site-specific dance that features aerialists dancing on the parking garage windows above True Food Kitchen and on the Seaholm Power Plant stacks, along with ground-based dancers performing on the Plaza. Digital media accompanies the performance, evoking the beauty of our planet and how our actions affect the environment.
    Sept. 14-24. Wed.-Sun., 8:15pm. $25-60.  
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    Theatre

    Edit Annie

    The Vortex Repertory Company launches their 35th season with this world premiere by Mary Glen Fredrick, a "dark, comedic, psychological, queer, rom-com, social media thriller" that explores what it means to be authentic when everything we do is edited for public consumption. Directed by Will Detlefsen.
    Sept. 9-24. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 6pm. $15-37.  
  • Community

    Events

    Pecan Street Festival

    The long-running arts & crafts and music festival hosts hundreds of local artisans and vendors and multiple stages hosting dozens of local musicians. Forty food vendors offer everything from smoothies to funnel cake, and kids will enjoy rides, a petting zoo, face-painting, and more.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 17-18  
    Sixth Street between Brazos & I-35
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