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  • aGLIFF's PRISM 35 LGBTQ+ Film Festival

    aGLIFF's PRISM 35 LGBTQ+ Film Festival offers over 85 films, live filmmaker discussions, parties and more Aug 24-28 at the Galaxy Theatres. Details, badges and ticket info is available online.
    In Person Aug. 24-28 / Virtual Aug 29- Sept. 5  
    Virtual/In-Person Hybrid Event
  • PBR Team Series - Austin Gambler Days

    The Professional Bull Riders are bringing the new PBR Team Series to Austin, Texas! The Austin Gamblers will host Gambler Days powered by Dell Technologies. This action-packed team bull riding competition features the most exciting 8-seconds in sports along with great food, music, and non-stop entertainment. Come see the world’s best bull riders!
    Aug 26-28  
    Moody Center
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    2022 Texas Tribune Festival

    A multiday celebration of big, bold ideas about politics, public policy, and news – all taking place just steps away from the Texas Capitol. Speakers and panelists include political candidates and officeholders, journalists, and nonprofit leaders, from local officials to nationally known names.
    Sept. 22-24. $269.  
    Downtown Austin
  • Arts

    Classical Music

    ASO Season Opener: Virtuosity

    The Austin Symphony Orchestra opens its newest season with this Masterworks series performance that features Benedetto Lupo (piano) dazzling in a program of Estacio's Wondrous Light, Ravel's Piano Concerto in G Major, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36. Conducted with style and verve, as ever, by Peter Bay.
    Fri.-Sat., Sept. 23-24, 8pm. $20-100.  
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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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    Visual Arts

    Camiba Gallery: Entangled

    Collected and respected for her experimental approach to painting, Charlotte Smith is well established as royalty in Texas contemporary abstract art; this is an exhibition of her most recent paintings.
    Opening reception: Thu., Aug. 25, 6-8:30pm
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    Visual Arts

    Canvas: Glitch

    Sandra Boskamp's contemporary figurative paintings combine representational forms with surrealistic elements, calling out the masking of individuality behind modern filters.
    Opening reception: Sat., Aug. 27, 6-9pm
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    Comedy

    East Austin Comedy Club

    Founded by comedians Raza Jafri and Andre Ricks, this club operates out of Tiger Den on the Eastside is the city's only BIPOC-owned comedy venue.
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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.  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Fantastic Fest

    Badges are now available for the ultimate genre film festival, with options for those who want to enjoy it from the couch all the way to "Cult Member," with eight days of film, parties, super-secret special events, and more. A few features from last year's fest were Lamb, The Black Phone, and V/H/S/94.
    Sept. 22-29  
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    Theatre

    Hadestown

    This darkling, Tony-winning spectacle by singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin intertwines tales of two mythic couples — Orpheus and Eurydice, King Hades and his wife Persephone — as it invites you on a hell-raising journey to the underworld and back.
    Sept. 20-25. Tue.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 1 & 7pm. $35-160.  
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    Visual Arts

    Modern Rocks Gallery: Fifty Years in Exile

    This new exhibition reveals a collection of rare, previously unseen, and vintage photographs from The Rolling Stones’ 1972 session with legendary photographer Norman Seeff. Photos from the late-night shoot were ultimately used to produce the set of postcards included with the original pressing of the band’s masterpiece, Exile on Main St.
    Opening reception: Fri., Aug. 19, 7-10pm. Free.
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