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for Thu., Feb. 9
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

    Texas Performing Arts presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on its 2024 National Tour. The legendary dance company returns to Austin after more than a decade for two special and unique performances including new works and Ailey’s iconic ballet Revelations.
    Mar. 2-3  
    Bass Concert Hall
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  • Food

    Food Events

    Antonelli's Free Cheese Week

    Antonelli’s Cheese Shop, locally owned and operated by John and Kendall Antonelli, is celebrating their 13th anniversary on February 11. To celebrate this cheese-y day, they've got an array of special tasting events and handing out free cheese to the first 50 people in the shop, while supplies last, throughout the week.
    Through Feb. 10. Mon-Fri., 11am-7pm
  • Arts

    Books

    BookWoman Poetry: Adrienne Christian

    BookWoman welcomes writer and fine art photographer Adrienne Christian, the first in-store feature for their Second Thursday series since March 2020. (This reading and open mic, hosted by Cindy Huyser, will also be available via Zoom.)
    Thu., Feb. 9, 7:15pm. Free.  
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    Theatre

    Fire In Dreamland

    The Filigree Theatre presents Rinne Groff's new play that's set in Coney Island in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy and follows a young woman as she crosses paths with an illusive and charismatic Dutch filmmaker who's obsessed with telling the story of the 1911 fire that burned Coney Island’s "Dreamland" to the ground. With Kathleen Fletcher, Brough Hansen, and Allen Porterie, directed by Elizabeth V. Newman.
    Through Feb. 12. Thu.-Sun., 8pm. $25-40.  
    Factory on 5th, 3409 E. Fifth
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    Theatre

    In the Beginning

    This "wild woman dum dum show" by CB Goodman reimagines the Genesis story from a new perspective in order to free the beginning from shame, rejection, and labels. Inflatable friends. Ballet. Apocalyptic disco. In the Beginning uses comedy, satire, nontraditional storytelling , dance, puppets, and a pool party aesthetic to joyfully queer a repressive narrative.
    Through Feb. 11. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $15-100.  
  • Food

    Food Events

    Love is Love Valentine's Day Brunch

    The Beckies will be performing to tunes that are mostly lean love and heartbreak ballads with a bit of pop mixed in, the regular drag brunch menu will be available, and a bevy of specially themed cocktails waits to liquidly delicify your wake-me-up nomtime.
    Sun., Feb. 12, 11am. $10 cover.  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Paris, Texas (1984)

    Newly Restored: A new 4K restoration of the powerful story of a man (Stanton) who returns to his family and tries to make amends after a four-year-long absence.
    Thu., Feb. 9, 8pm  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    Wendy and Michelle Ruin Valentine's Day

    Had a bad breakup? Spending Valentine’s alone? Rom-coms got you looking through rose-colored glasses only to be let down by real life? We got that, too. Come join Michelle Cheney and Wendy Zavaleta, accompanied by the incredible Tyler G. and the Swinging Johnsons, for a fun evening of cabaret, celebrating all things good and bad about this annual celebration of love.
    Feb. 9-12. Thu.-Fri., 8pm; Sun., 5:30pm. $30-90.  
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