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  • PBR Team Series - Austin Gambler Days

    The Professional Bull Riders are bringing the new PBR Team Series to Austin, Texas! The Austin Gamblers will host Gambler Days powered by Dell Technologies. This action-packed team bull riding competition features the most exciting 8-seconds in sports along with great food, music, and non-stop entertainment. Come see the world’s best bull riders!
    Aug 26-28  
    Moody Center
  • aGLIFF's PRISM 35 LGBTQ+ Film Festival

    aGLIFF's PRISM 35 LGBTQ+ Film Festival offers over 85 films, live filmmaker discussions, parties and more Aug 24-28 at the Galaxy Theatres. Details, badges and ticket info is available online.
    In Person Aug. 24-28 / Virtual Aug 29- Sept. 5  
    Virtual/In-Person Hybrid Event
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  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    ICOSA: Terra Firmament, Part 2

    Even in Hollywood, sometimes sequels are better than the originals. Here's an example of that truth right here in the ATX, with the continuation of Matt Rebholz and Jana Swec's exhibition from September 2021, the artists vividly manifesting their personal histories into emotionally charged landscapes steeped in narrative and individual mythology.
    Opening reception: Fri., Aug. 19, 7-10pm
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    Dance

    Ballet Austin: Taming of the Shrew

    Shakespeare’s comedic tale of marital mismatch is given new life and modern energy in Ballet Austin’s lighthearted recreation, Stephen Mills' dynamic choreography offering a masterful embodiment of the Bard's tale of the trials of courtship, marriage, and common courtesy – reminding us that true love is seldom achieved at first sight.
    Sept. 16-18. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $28-99.  
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    Dance

    Blue Lapis Light: Belonging

    Ah, here's a kinetic spectacle that you'll never forget. This is Blue Lapis Light's site-specific dance that features aerialists dancing on the parking garage windows above True Food Kitchen and on the Seaholm Power Plant stacks, along with ground-based dancers performing on the Plaza. Digital media accompanies the performance, evoking the beauty of our planet and how our actions affect the environment.
    Sept. 14-24. Wed.-Sun., 8:15pm. $25-60.  
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    Visual Arts

    Camiba Gallery: Entangled

    Collected and respected for her experimental approach to painting, Charlotte Smith is well established as royalty in Texas contemporary abstract art; this is an exhibition of her most recent paintings.
    Opening reception: Thu., Aug. 25, 6-8:30pm
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    Visual Arts

    Canvas: Glitch

    Sandra Boskamp's contemporary figurative paintings combine representational forms with surrealistic elements, calling out the masking of individuality behind modern filters.
    Opening reception: Sat., Aug. 27, 6-9pm
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    Comedy

    East Austin Comedy Club

    Founded by comedians Raza Jafri and Andre Ricks, this club operates out of Tiger Den on the Eastside is the city's only BIPOC-owned comedy venue.
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    Theatre

    Edit Annie

    The Vortex Repertory Company launches their 35th season with this world premiere by Mary Glen Fredrick, a "dark, comedic, psychological, queer, rom-com, social media thriller" that explores what it means to be authentic when everything we do is edited for public consumption. Directed by Will Detlefsen.
    Sept. 9-24. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 6pm. $15-37.  
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    Visual Arts

    Modern Rocks Gallery: Fifty Years in Exile

    This new exhibition reveals a collection of rare, previously unseen, and vintage photographs from The Rolling Stones’ 1972 session with legendary photographer Norman Seeff. Photos from the late-night shoot were ultimately used to produce the set of postcards included with the original pressing of the band’s masterpiece, Exile on Main St.
    Opening reception: Fri., Aug. 19, 7-10pm. Free.
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    Visual Arts

    Sage Studio: Body Work

    Here's an exploration of all things anatomical and automotive, with two-dimensional art reflecting on human bodies and three-dimensional sculptures created around the theme of auto bodies. The show features pieces from 12 artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities – artists from Austin, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, and California.
    Through Sept. 17
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