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for Tue., July 30
  • People of Color Comedy Festival

    Hosted by Vanessa Gonzalez, the People of Color Comedy Festival invites you to come celebrate diversity and comedy May 24th and 25th at the AISD Performing Arts Center! Featuring two unique nights of improv, sketch, and more with acts including Adrian Villegas, Hot Pot Comedy, and Escándalo! Workshops by Nelson Velazquez, Second City Chicago faculty.
    May 24-25  
    AISD Performing Arts Center
  • Fridays Late Till 8 at the Blanton Museum of Art

    The Blanton announces Fridays Late Till 8 starting this summer! The art museum (including Ellsworth Kelly's "Austin") will be staying open every Friday until 8pm, May through July. In addition to visiting the temporary exhibitions and permanent collection, guests can enjoy special performances, Blanton Café specials and other offerings.
    Every Friday, May-June 2019  
    The Blanton Museum of Art
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    Dance

    ACC Dance Classes

    The Dance Department of Austin Community College offers classes in modern, jazz, ballet, and improvisation techniques, with student work produced twice a year in the Choreographers' Showcase. Teachers include Ellen Bartel, Jessica Cox, Kathy Dunn Hamrick, Roxanne Gage, Darla Johnson, Sunny Shen, Catherine Solaas and Melissa Watt. Note: Classes can be taken for credit and applied toward your degree.
    Prices vary, scholarships available.  
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    Visual Arts

    The People's Gallery: Exhibition 2019

    Here's the 15th annual exhibition at Austin City Hall, presenting a wide array of painting, sculpture, drawing, and other media by 113 local artists. This year, the exhibition includes a special selection of photographs: The Bold Beauty Project of Texas, featuring images of Texas women with disabilities, taken by photographers from across the state.
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    Visual Arts

    Twyla Contemporary Art

    “It changes the room and really makes the house.” The new in-house gallery of these fine-art promoters boasts a diverse roster of artists and includes work by Austin-based Terra Goolsby and Rebecca Rothfus Harrell. See website for stylish details.
    209 W. Ninth
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    Visual Arts

    Umlauf Sculpture Garden: With Out, With In

    If you're standing at the crossroads of wood and sculpture, one of the talented giants you'll see landmarking that intersection will be James Surls. If you're at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum for this new show, you'll be amazed by more than 30 of that maestro's works – many of his iconic, surrealistic wooden creations as well as a few of his giant steel and bronze structures. Note: This is, surprisingly, Surls' first solo exhibition of sculptures in Austin.
    Through Aug. 18
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    Comedy

    Underground Comedy

    This newly revitalized basement venue is dedicated to "bringing the best in alternative comedy with shows seven nights a week." For instance: Monday starts things off with that sprightly revue of optimism called Fuck This Week, there's Rob Gagnon's unpredictable Sandbox on Tuesdays, the all-female comedy showcase called Garage on Wednesdays, check out Lyrite's Your Darkest Secret (or maybe the Carly Rae Jepsen tribute show is more your style?) this Thursday, and don't miss the inarguable power of Sure Thing hosted by Duncan Carson and Brendan K. O’Grady that happens every Friday night. Also, Saturday unleashes everyone's inner Ah-nuld with the all-singing, all-dancing Terminator: The Musical! and then everything goes Off Script with Arielle Isaac Norman and friends, and – see website for more.
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    Yard Dog: The Ballad of Western Expressionism

    The renowned musician and painter Tom Russell's work reflects his life as a world traveler and the years spent immersing himself in the culture of the American Southwest. Now the man's newly transplanted to Austin and here's a show of his vibrant works.

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