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    Leapin' lizards! Could it be true that the Chronicle's own Robert Faires plays the part of Daddy Warbucks in this ridiculously popular musical classic based on Harold Gray's old-school comic strip about a plucky young orphan in the Depression Era? Yes, he does – among an exuberant cast of TexARTS professionals directed by Joey Banks.
    Through Aug. 4. Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $43-53.  
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    Ballet Austin: Rhythm on Stage

    Ballet Austin partners with the Long Center each summer for this public series. Experience what it’s like to take center stage in this all-ages event featuring dance styles from around the world. Beginners, experts, and all levels between are invited to sign up today. Videodance: Beyonce's "Love on Top."
    Thu., Aug. 1, 7:30pm. Free, but you've gotta RSVP.  
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    Hidden Room Salon Series

    That Beth Burns-helmed theatrical powerhouse known as Hidden Room Theatre presents three summer evenings of discussion, entertainment, and themed refreshments inside the exquisite Neill-Cochran House, with each event led by a scholar/expert in the topic and enhanced by live performance. Recommended! Behind the Veil: Spiritualism in the 19th Century; Thu., Aug. 1, 6-8pm. Bardolatry on the Boards: Shakespeare in America; Thu., Aug. 8, 6-8pm. Parlour Games: How to Behave and How to Amuse; Thu., Aug. 15, 6-8pm.
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    Sam Bett: Yukio Mishima's Star

    In which the proficient Bett reads from his new book, a translation of Mishima's classic novel, followed by Bradley King and other poets with works that address the novel’s themes of celebrity and more.
    Thu., Aug. 1, 7pm
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