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    Arts & Culture

    Pose Watch Party & Mini Ball

    Austin Black Pride, in collaboration with Rain on 4th and Capitol City Ball, hosts this free screening of the premiere of Pose's final season. Stick around for an open-to-all mini ball and drag show hosted by House of Lepore mother Ms. Girl6 with a $200 grand prize.
    Sun., May 2, 8pm. Free.  
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    Visual Arts

    Art in ATX: An Outdoor Market

    Here's a two-day outdoor market from The Gallery ATX, featuring more than 20 artists and vendors, with sets by DJ Tsunani (8-9pm). And, if you get a little thirsty, citizen? Well. This event's hosted by a cider company, n'est-ce pas?
    Sat.-Sun., May 1-2, 4-9pm
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Blue Genie Art Bazaar: New May Market

    The creators of the Blue Genie Art Bazaar present a new spring arts event called May Market, a free, family-friendly experience showcasing the work of regional artisans and craftspeople under one roof with centralized checkout. "This is the ideal place to shop for locally made, one-of-a-kind gifts for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduations, anniversaries, weddings, and more." That's what the press release says, anyway, trying to entice us in; thing is, that's even a bit too humble: We know what sort of market the Blue Genie gathers, and it's sure to be a lively splendorama of well-made goods coveted by anyone with a taste for the original, off-beat, and brilliantly homegrown.
    Through May 30. Fri.-Sun., 10am-8pm
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    Events

    Cinco de Mayo Family Day

    A field of bounce houses, face-painting, bubble wands, Frios gourmet pops, and lots more for kiddos, and libations for the adults in the family.
    Sun., May 2, noon-4pm. $5.  
    Frontyard Brewing, 4514 Bob Wire Rd., Spicewood
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    Dance

    Dear V

    BLiPSWiTCH welcomes you to the Curtain Theatre to experience Dear V, where contemporary dance will take center stage for the first time in the history of this outdoor Shakespearean theater on Lake Austin. Drawing on historical and literary themes, five female dancers "embrace the obscurity and contradictions of the human experience, illuminating the prismatic complexity, valor and rawness of the feminine sublime." Featuring Henna Chou and Drew Silverman performing a live original score, with Claire Brunelli, Celeste Camfield, Taryn Lavery, Alex Miller, and Amy Myers embodying the movements.
    Through May 4. Sun., 5pm; Mon.-Tue., 6:30pm. $25.  
  • Qmmunity

    Arts & Culture

    Drawing a Blank Brunch

    Prove your artistic skills (or lack thereof) as Chique and Louisianna challenge teams to draw what they're calling "interesting" things for points and prizes. Plus, drag performances sprinkled throughout!
    Sundays, 1:30-3:30pm. No cover.  
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    Community

    Embrace Austin Member Meet-Up

    Austin’s intersectional LGBTQIA coalition talks about disabilities and accessibility in Austin's queer community. Interested in learning more about Embrace Austin’s membership? Check out the org’s website here.
    Sun., May 2, 6:30-8pm. Open to Embrace Austin members.  
    Online
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    Out of Town

    Howdy-Roo Regional CASI Chili Championship

    The chili cooks will be vying for two coveted spots to go to the Terlingua Chili Cook-off while other cooks will be offering samples of their barbecue and beans.
    Sat.-Sun., May 1-2  
    Marble Falls
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    Out of Town

    Lights Out for Wildlife

    Several major migratory flyways pass through Texas. Every spring and fall, millions of birds pass through the state. Many birds fly at night, but can become disoriented by bright lights. Texans can help solve this problem by turning off non-essential lights late at night during the peak of migratory season.
    Through May 7, 11pm-6am  
    Statewide
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    Events

    Mother's Day Market at Hotel Ella

    Presented by Local Community Collective, this market offers 10+ local vendors on the beautiful lawn of Hotel Ella. Shop for your mom, yourself, and your babies from locally curated, modern brands as you sip $5 bevvies. The first 50 guests gain entry to a curated raffle prize, and featured brands include House of Medicinals, Austin Baby Collection, Alexa James Baby, The Onikas, Weather and Story, Slantt Studio, Awkward Austin, Frankie Jean, Mary Claret, Zoë Comings, Honest Cotton, and more.
    Sun., May 2, 11am-3pm  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    Street Corner Arts: The Spin

    The Street Corner production of Spenser Davis' new modern drama, performed live for several shows night after night, is now available in recorded form online.
    Through May 15. $3.  
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