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    Utopian Shift: Pringles & Wine Tasting Weekend

    No, citizen, it’s for real: The proprietors of this good-but-not-budget-racking wineshop are pairing 10 different flavors of those popular, ah, potato-inflected snacks with wine. So, try before you buy; buy a bottle or two, if you wish; but these tastings are free all weekend long.
    Aug. 9-11. Fri., 4-7pm; Sat.-Sun., 1-5pm  
    Utopian Shift, 2521 Rutland #600
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      A Big Batch of Breakfast

      In case you haven't heard, our friends at Batch Craft Beer + Kolaches are now bringing their breakfast bonanza even earlier and better, with weekdays opening at 7am and weekends at 9am, and all of it resplendent with morning-time favorites like ham, egg, and cheese kolaches; bacon, egg, and cheese kolaches; maple-infused-dough kolaches with egg and sausage; and more. How often can we say "kolache," you wonder? Dunno, citizen – how many can you eat?
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      Arlo Grey: Helping Hands

      This 10-day event celebrates new culinary offerings from the acclaimed Downtown restaurant and benefits Austin’s farming community, with a portion of the proceeds going to Urban Roots. This dinnertime debuts stuffed, herb-coated chicken; fried steam buns with avocado, “everything spice,” and seaweed; grilled cauliflower; and more. Enjoy a three-course meal (choice of two savory dishes and a tasting of three sweet bites) accompanied by a glass of wine – and know that you’ll be doing good while eating very well indeed.
      Through Aug. 18. Daily, 5-10pm.. $35.  
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      Leslie Strawberry Hefe Beer Release

      Rumor has it St. Elmo Brewing is joining the beer-for-queers club with “Leslie,” a new strawberry hefeweizen dropping Fri., Aug. 9, and 10% of the day’s proceeds (not just beer sales) will be donated to Out Youth to celebrate Austin Pride!
      Fri., Aug. 9, 6-11:45pm  
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      Pitchfork Pretty: Rum for Your Life

      It’s not always about the goddamn tiki, is it? No! Chef Max Snyder’s excellent Eastside eatery is celebrating National Rum Month with a new program that features more than 40 rums from 20-plus countries. With rotating cocktails, flights, and rare finds sure to delight even the most jaded palate, this August at Pitchfork Pretty is shaping up as the most spirited month of tippling in town. (Our reco: Try the “Misfit Rum Flight” for one of those – whattayacallit? – next-level experiences.)
      Through Aug. 31  
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      Nightlife & Parties

      Pride Bingo!

      Sour beers and bingo for Pride Weekend. Buy a raffle ticket, cuz the proceeds go to Equality Texas.
      Fri., Aug. 9, 7-9pm. Free.  

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