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for Sat., Aug. 19
  • TriviATX Pub Quiz with Danny Mac

    Austin's best homegrown trivia night at Austin's best brewery's taproom in Sunset Valley. Full bar, local tunes, great trivia. Free to play, prizes for the top 2 teams.
    Tuesdays @ 7pm  
    Nomadic Outpost
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    An Adolescent Girl (1979)

    Essential Cinema: Part of a series celebrating Moreau's work behind the camera, this French coming-of-age drama follows a 13-year-old girl in 1939 as she becomes taken with an adult doctor and war looms on the horizon.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 2:15pm  
  • Community


    Austin Empty Bowl Summer Concert

    The Austin Empty Bowl Project is an effort by Austin area potters to fight hunger, raising funds for Kids Cafe, a program of the Central Texas Food Bank, and Meals for Kids, a program of Meals on Wheels Central Texas. Suzanna Choffel, Hardened & Tempered, and Libby Koch will perform, and there'll be a silent auction and ceramic bowls available for purchase. Stay tuned for more details about the Thanksgiving-time Empty Bowl event.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 1:30-4pm
  • Arts


    Bharatanatyam Arangetram

    Tara Srinivasan, an Austin-born 14-year-old, is set to achieve a momentous milestone of completing her Bharatanatyam Arangetram, the result of almost 10 years of dedicated training. This performance consists of a 2.5-hour solo dance with a live orchestra, in India’s oldest classical dance form.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 4pm
  • Community


    Clear the Shelters!

    A staggering 602 cats and dogs are currently in foster homes through Austin Pets Alive! as they eagerly await the arrival of adoptive families. APA! has lowered adoption fees to $23 to make it easier to bring a new fur friend into your family, and they'll host a Clear the Shelters event Saturday with vendors on-site and a scavenger hunt for families (10am-2pm). Adoption fees will be waived during the event for all on-site animals; a $100 spay/neuter deposit still applies.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 10am-5pm
  • Community


    Global Climbing Day

    This special day is dedicated to uniting climbers around the world, so Austin Bouldering Project partners with the North Face to offer a day filled with pro athletes, local vendors, awesome giveaways, and fun activities for all ages.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 8am-10pm. Free until 5pm; $5 after 5pm.
  • Arts


    Invaders of the Heart: The Radiant Tarot

    The Radiant Tarot is a multimedia dance interpretation of the tarot deck The Radiant Tarot: Pathway to Creativity, the spectacular show directed and produced by dancer and choreographer Myra Krien, and featuring performances by the Mosaic Dance Company, the Starbelly Dancers, and Drake Von Trapp.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 7:30pm. $25-30.  
  • Arts


    Jenna and the Whale

    Written by Miami playwrights Vanessa Garcia and Jake Cline, Jenna and the Whale is about life, death, and who we are in a community as individuals. This world premiere presentation is directed by Lisa Scheps for Ground Floor Theatre in collaboration with Broadway United, and features performances by Kelsey Mazak, Matthew Vo, Keaton Patterson, Jennifer Jennings, Tonie Knight, and Brooke Ashley Eden. And, look: Here's Bob Abelman's review of the show.
    Through Aug. 26. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun, 5pm. $24-45.  
  • Music

    Keep Austin Country showcase w/ Rattlesnake Milk, Aaron McDonnell (EP release), Mayeux & Broussard, Ryan Quiet

    The Haute Spot pulls some of Austin’s honky-tonk rockers north for the release of Aaron McDonnell’s new EP on the heels of last year’s standout Too Many Days Like Saturday Night. The Oregon native continues to lace his country with a harder-kicking sound, while maintaining his smooth drawl and touches of Northwest influences. Rattlesnake Milk burns their slow Southwestern blues jams like a desert hallucination from last year’s Chicken Fried Snake, while ripping duo Mayeaux & Broussard unloads Gulf Coast southern boogies with cajun fervor. Ryan Quiet, who just opened his new Martindale musical hub Duett’s, slings first.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 6:45pm
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Oldboy (2003)

    Lates: A restored and remastered version of the stunning, bloody revenger from the director of Decision to Leave and The Handmaiden.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 9:15pm  
  • Arts


    Sunny Days

    The Vortex presents two nights of staged readings of Reina Hardy's dynamic play featuring people and puppets, set in the broken worlds of war-torn Kosovo, the Texas migration crisis, and the climate-ravaged future.: Directed by Rudy Ramirez, with puppet design by Glass Half Full's Caroline Reck.
    Fri.-Sat., Aug. 18-19, 8pm. Free.  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Tyrell Gallery: Not Long For This World

    Set in the near future, Dr. Josie Zayner's workshop of biomachines contains artifacts that integrate biological organs, animals, and organisms with technology. This show is a hands-on experience that will allow you confront mortality, biology, and what it means to be human.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 7pm. Free.  
    The Odin, 1905 Kramer Ste. B-850
  • Arts


    Ventanas: Circus Through the Window

    Cirque Vida invites you to glimpse into human lives through the dim light of a window. Using a combination of dynamic circus performance, dance, and acrobatics, the talented cast explores the complexities of close relationships and the familiarity of day-to-day routines.
    Aug. 16-20. See website for showtimes. $35 and up.  
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