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    Visual Arts

    Big Medium: Happiness Is a Journey

    This exhibition chronicles the daily life and art of Bear Lopez, East Austin resident of 60 years, a steadfast witness to the transformation and gentrification of our city's sunrise side. Artists Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan met Bear at the Austin American-Statesman’s printing warehouse where Lopez has been working for more than 20 years without a single day off, delivering papers.
    Reception: Fri., Oct. 18, 7-10pm
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Cut Up!

    “Hatched from unhinged minds,” here comes a weekly party with an extra queer, extra QPOC twist. So channel that inner club kid and getcher freak on. 18 and up to play.
    Tuesdays, 10pm-2:30am. Free until 10 pm, $5 after.  
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    Arts & Culture

    Dragula Season 3 Viewing Party

    Are ya ready for this? The Children of the Corn – er the Haus of Purchase are hosting weekly watch parties in honor of our horror goddess Louisianna Purchase. Better be there cuz rumor has it Miss LP will pop in some weeks to spill a lil tea behind the scenes. 18 and up to watch party.
    Tuesdays thru Nov. 5, 8pm. $5.  
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    Civic Events

    Early Voting

    Cast your vote for Propositions A and B, two city-based citizen initiatives placed on the ballot by local petition drives; one Travis County prop regarding the Hotel Occupancy Tax; and 10 state constitutional amendments. For more info and our endorsements, visit austinchronicle.com/elections.
    Oct. 21-Nov. 1. Mon.-Sat., 7am-7pm; Sun., noon-6pm  
    Wherever you see a “Vote Here/Aquí” sign
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    Events

    House of Torment

    Step into your worst nightmare at this fright farm in North Austin. Known for its high production values and immersive scare tactics, this is one up from watching horror movies all month. New this year are outdoor horror screenings for those who enjoy their spine tingling in fear.
    Oct. 3-6, 9-31; Nov. 1-2. $20+.  
  • Arts

    Comedy

    Punch Comedy

    That's right, Matt Bearden's legendary Tuesday night comedy showcase returns for another year of highlighting the best talent in town. Not sure who's on the lineup – it changes from week to week, of course, and is sharply curated – but there's always Bearden, of course, and a bunch of people who can make you laugh yourself to shambles. Word to the wise: This gig sells out like whoa, so reserve tickets early.
    Tue., Oct. 15, 8pm. $7-11.  
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    Arts & Culture

    Sasha Velour's Smoke & Mirrors

    This one-queen show is “part bootleg magic show, part sexy self-help seminar, and part melodramatic performance art, but all smoke and mirrors," featuring a 13-song setlist honoring some of music's most powerful ladies. Learn more about Sasha and the show in our Oct. 11 interview with the season nine Drag Race winner
    Tue., Oct. 22, 7pm. $20-153.  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Trainwreck!: a T4T Dance Party

    Cut Up is taking a break to team up with ATX Trans Pride and p1nkstar (who's part of Cut Up) to bring you a trans4trans dance party. DJ sets by GirlFriend (the mastermind of Trans Pride) and Erika Voight with a midnight variety show featuring Kelly Kline, Alexander The Great, Vestite, and Dust Bunny. 18 and up; make sure yer lewk is flawless.
    Tue., Oct. 22, 10pm. $5 after 11pm.  
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