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  • KUT/KUTX & Downtown Austin Alliance Present the Sing-Along & Holiday Stroll

    Join KUT, KUTX & the Downtown Austin Alliance for their 29th Annual Tree Lighting, Sing-Along and Stroll. Let’s ring in the holidays together. This free family-friendly event is on Congress Avenue between 9th and 11th streets and features artisan vendors, food trucks, photos with Santa and more. The Holiday Stroll is the perfect way to kick of your holiday season!
    Sat. Dec. 2, 5pm-9pm  
    Downtown Austin
  • Graham Reynolds Ruins the Holidays

    Don't miss composer and bandleader Graham Reynolds as he burns down the house with his raucous, minor key versions of your holiday favorites along with several special guests! Tickets on sale now.
    Dec. 8-9  
    Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center
  • Music

    John Branch, Gypsy Mitchell

    During the fated second run of the Relatives, a double-Reverend-fronted psychedelic gospel act from Dallas that reemerged in the 2010s, music heads were introduced to Gypsy Mitchell – an unconventional guitarist with deafening flair who deserved his own spotlight. Now mounting a solo turn, Mitchell’s been lighting up the SoCo soul cave with his durag, copious gold chains, and ornament-adorned guitar, which he plays behind his head (and with his teeth). Backed by the elite groove engine of Zach Ernst, Matt Strmiska, and Scott Nelson, plus backup vocalists Goldie Pipes and Jenny Carson – all in velour tracksuits – Mitchell & Co. impressed with forthcoming studio material including standout “Movin’."
    Thu., Sept. 29, 10pm
  • Arts


    Austin Sketch Fest

    The Austin Sketch Fest showcases the best scripted comedy from Austin and the wily wilderness beyond. This three-day paroxysm of performative power is produced, booked, and organized by the wacky yet stalwart worthies of ColdTowne Theater. Previous festivals have featured Superego, Reductress Live, Paul F. Tompkins, Master Pancake Theater, Latino Comedy Project, Girls With Brown Hair, My Mans, Skinny Bitch Jesus Meeting, Vanessa Gonzalez, Tiny Muscles, Bellevue, Maggie Maye, Mary Jo Pehl, and many more groups from NYC, Chicago, L.A., Seattle, Portland, Dallas, and (of course) Austin. This year's iteration will be a doozie, for sure, making up for previously lost (read: pandemic) time with a slate of live shows to shatter your funny bone to smithereenies.
    Sept. 29-Oct 2. $69 all-fest pass.  
  • Arts


    Forklift Fantasia: The Shape of Water

    Spend an evening immersed in aquamarine along the banks of Waller Creek while celebrating boundless imagination, the art in everyday life, and the launch of Forklift's The Way of Water — a traveling multi-year project featuring local, national, and international stewards of this vital resource. This fundraising party features delicious noms, beverages, a short preview of The Way of Water: Waller Creek, and – of course! – a rockin' dance party under the stars.
    Thu., Sept. 29, 7-11pm. $125.  
  • Food

    Food Events

    Garrison Brothers Bourbon Dinner

    The mash-bill maestros of Garrison Brothers are presenting a special dinner at this gorgeous venue of North Italian vittles, with five mouthwatering courses – each paired with a different bourbon – and distillery head honcho Charlie Garrison as your host. Reckon they wouldn't choose a place less inspiring than their spirits, right? Better make your reservations while you can.
    Thu., Sept. 29, 6:30pm. $150.  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Pixote (1980)

    World Cinema Classics: A 10-year-old runaway and his friends commit crimes to survive on the streets of São Paulo in this gripping masterpiece of social realism.
    Thu., Sept. 29, 7pm  
  • Music

    Stomp Your Feet for SIMS Foundation (Gary Primich tribute) w/ Ted Roddy, Steve Doerr, Mike Buck, Willie Pipkin, Guy Forsyth, Dave Biller, Bubba McCoy, Walter Daniels, Andrew Nafziger, Various Artists

    An all-star lineup, tributing late blues harp player Gary Primich, features Ted Roddy, Willie Pipkin, and Randy Glines in support of the SIMS Foundation.
    Thu., Sept. 29, 7pm  
  • Arts


    The Miser

    Social commentary meets boisterous comic antics in this Wild West version of one of Molière’s most famous plays, here adapted and directed by Robert Tolaro.
    Through Oct. 2. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $25 ($10, students).  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    The Science of Sleep (2006)

    Gondry adeptly captures the weirdness of dreams in this surreal love story. Outdoor screening presented by Rocket Cinema Texas and the Alliance Française.
    Thu., Sept. 29, 7:45pm  
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