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for Sun., Jan. 8
  • Cassette Roulette starring John Cameron Mitchell

    Tony-winning star John Cameron Mitchell from Hedwig and the Angry Inch hits the Long Center stage with international cabaret sensation Amber Martin! In a raucous, loud, and unforgettable cabaret experience, see where Fate and the spinning wheel of 'cassette roulette' take this evening of songs, stories, and characters.
    Sat. Feb. 24, 8pm  
    Long Center for the Performing Arts
  • 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
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    North by Northwest (1959)

    The master's classic espionage caper laid the groundwork for the modern blockbuster.
    Sun., Jan. 8, 7pm  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Apocalypse Now: Final Cut (1979)

    Big Screen Classics: One of the greatest films about the madness of the Vietnam War.
    Sun., Jan. 8, 5pm  
  • Community


    Central Texas Food Bank Donation Drop-Off

    Before you stop in for a tasty brew or some free live music this week, check your pantry or swing by the grocery to collect a donation to add to Meanwhile's food drive. Peruse the list for acceptable donations.
    Through Jan. 8  
  • Community

    Civic Events

    Holiday Tree Recycling

    For city of Austin curbside customers, recycling a holiday tree is as easy as setting it at the curb by 5:30am on the regularly scheduled compost collection day. Trees that are 6 feet or taller must be cut in half. Everyone is welcome to drop off their trees at Zilker on one of three collection days: Sat., Dec. 31; Sat., Jan. 7; or Sun., Jan. 8, 10am-2pm. Volunteers are also needed for those days, if you're still in the giving spirit! Trees collected at Zilker will be turned into mulch and available for free on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Jan. 12, 9am. Get more deets online.
    Dec. 26-Jan. 8
    Curbside or at Zilker Park Polo Fields, 2225 Andrew Zilker Rd.
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    North by Northwest (1959)

    Big Screen Classics: The master's classic espionage caper laid the groundwork for the modern blockbuster.
    Sun., Jan. 8, 2pm  
  • Arts


    Shen Yun

    This is a spectacular and kinetic journey through China’s five millennia of culture, highlighting ancient legends of dynasties past and inspirational stories of the modern day, all performed by the world’s finest Chinese dancers against dazzling animated backdrops that converge for maximum visual effect – with full orchestral accompaniment.
    Jan. 6-8. Fri., 7:309pm; Sat., 2 & 7pm; Sun., 1pm. $80-180.  
  • Community


    Sunday Funday

    After elections are over, where do all those political signs go? They could become raw material to build things instead of heading to the landfill. Join this activity to "de-sign," explore, invent, and create with old signs made into a blank canvas.
    Sun., Jan. 8, 11am-2pm. Free with admission; kids under 12, free.  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    The Replacement (2021)

    Austin Jewish Film Festival presents a screening of a Spanish murder mystery that takes a detective to a group of Nazi elders, along with a prerecorded Q&A with the director. Can't make the screening? AJFF provides virtual access Jan. 9-16.
    Sun., Jan. 8, 4pm  
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