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March 2019

The Propeller Group: The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music

March 21
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Until May 26
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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This film by The Propeller Group, an artist collective based in Vietnam and California, combines actual footage and staged portrayals of Vietnamese funeral rituals that shift dramatically from documentary to poetic. Music plays a significant role in the narrative trajectory, beginning with Vietnamese instrumentation and concluding with a New Orleans-style brass band, establishing unexpected continuities between South Vietnam and Louisiana Gulf Coast traditions. Despite the somber context, the film captivates with the inclusion of mysterious symbols and performers, including an…

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Don’t Mess with Texas K-12 Art Contest

March 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until April 22
Keep Texas Beautiful, 8850 Business Park Drive, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Free

The 2019 Don’t mess with Texas® K-12 Art Contest is open and will close on April 22, 2019. Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation invite Texas students in kindergarten through twelfth grade to submit their best litter prevention-inspired artwork to be considered for the Don’t mess with Texas Calendar. Students with the top 13 designs will have their work featured in the calendar. One winner will be selected from each grade. Click here for more information.

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The Wright Gallery Presents “She Matters” Exhibit

March 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until April 26
Wright Gallery, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University, 3137 TAMU, Langford Architecture Building A
College Station, 77843
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Free

The Wright Gallery in the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University announces its second show of 2019, “She Matters,” a multidisciplinary exhibition that depicts the perspectives from women of color. The exhibition opens on March 6 through April 26, 2019.   Curated by Assistant Professor of Practice at Prairie View A&M University, Ann Johnson, the exhibition chronicles eight female artists as they creatively respond to the violence, discrimination, prejudice and misrepresentation often seen in the news and experienced on…

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WWI America: Stories of a Turbulent Nation

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 11, 2019

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$9 – $13

WWI America presents the stories of a divisive and transformational America told through original artifacts, images, voices, music, hands-on exploration, and multimedia presentations. Before the War Americans watched warily as Europe’s armies went to war in the summer of 1914. Although more than two years would pass before the country engaged militarily, the United States began providing support for war-torn Europe almost immediately. Advocates for “preparedness” clashed with newly formed groups seeking peace. America At War, 1917–1918 Within a compressed 19-month…

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Austin Trail Rides at White Fences Equestrian Center

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until March 31
White Fences Equestrian Center, 10908 Jones Rd
Manor, 78653 United States
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$85

Imagine horseback riding through migrating monarch butterflies and bluebonnets. Stopping to watch red-tailed hawks flying above you as you rest under oak trees. With miles of trails through rolling hills and forest trails, you can experience the beauty of rural Texas. You’ll have the joy of connecting with nature from aboard a gentle and experienced horse. Guided group trail rides are available at our Manor location, just 15 minutes from downtown Austin. Rides are generally held to a walking or…

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The Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until July 14
Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe Streets
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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Free

  Extraordinary drawings, sketches, photographs, art objects, and handcrafted furniture offer a new and detailed look at the history of the Arts and Crafts movement in Britain and America. Discover how this innovative design movement transformed the homes and lives of ordinary people and how it continues to influence modern design. Open daily with tours every day at noon. Free admission. Dates: February 9 through July 14, 2019 Time: Gallery hours: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10 a.m.–7 p.m.…

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Free Admission: Third Thursday

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fuel your imagination with a free day out filled with special programs and a live performance by Graham Reynolds Music of music featured in Ballet Austin's "Grimm Tales"! 5:30pm ~ LIVE MUSIC: Graham Reynolds Learn more about the process of creating the music for Ballet Austin’s "Grimm Tales." 6:30pm ~ ARTIST CONVERSATION Ballet Austin will discuss their collaboration with artist Natalie Frank. "Grimm Tales" was inspired by our 2015 exhibition by artist Natalie Frank. RSVP required, more info → https://bit.ly/2ECKvcU

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YAS Spring Break Activities

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until March 22, 2019

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Free

Join Us March 18-22, 2019, at the Carver Museum for Spring Break Activities! We are celebrating Women's History Month with science, art, crafts and fun! Ages 7-12, are welcomed with adult supervision. Inspired by Vashti Harrison's Little Dreamers and Little Leaders book series, youth will learn about visionary women and develop leadership skills. Please RSVP @(512)974-4926. Little Leaders Spring Break Activities March 18, 2019 10:00 a.m.- Tiny Art Gallery: Creating Mini Art on Canvas 10:30 a.m.- Storytime: Esther Afua Ocloo…

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Pluckers Wings Bar Presents: March Badness Competition

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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One event on March 22, 2019 at 11:00am

All Pluckers Wing Bar Locations, 2222 Rio Grande St
Austin, 78705 United States
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Pluckers Wing Bar is excited to celebrate March Madness with a twist again this year with their "March Badness" competition. The contest will only run online for the second round of the tournament, Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22, and participants will be asked to choose the losers of the games rather than the winners. One winner who correctly chooses each of the losers will win a $1,000 Pluckers Gift Card!   In addition, once the Sweet 16 has…

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Wake Up, Brother Bear!

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Until April 21
ZACH North, 12129 N Ranch Rd 620 North, Suite 10
Austin, TX 78750 United States
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$12

Wake Up, Brother Bear! moves ZACH’s Moody Foundation Theatre for Families series off the main campus, to ZACH North, under the direction of Carolyn Dellinger from the Magik Theatre in San Antonio. Theatre for the very young uses music, art and hands-on sensory experiences to connect children to literature. Wake Up, Brother Bear! is a unique, intimate production geared toward children ages 6 and under. Watch Brother Bear and Sister Bear experience a full year of glorious seasons: together we see a waterfall…

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We Are Blood Hosts Two-Day Blood Drive at Barton Creek Mall

March 21 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barton Creek Mall, 2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, 78746
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We Are Blood, the blood bank serving 10 counties in Central Texas, will host a blood drive at Barton Creek Mall March 19 and March 21 and everyone who donates, or attempts to donate, will receive a $5 gift card to Torchy’s Tacos. We Are Blood often experiences a dangerous dip in blood supply during the Spring Break time frame so a simple donation while shopping can make a major impact. WrB’s mobile blood bus will be stationed in the…

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Kids Eat Free On Thursdays at Be More Pacific

March 21 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every Thursday
Be More Pacific, 7858 Shoal Creek
Austin, TX 78757 United States
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Free

Bring the whole family, and stop by Be More Pacific Thursday Kids Night! Every Thursday, get a free kids meal for ages 12 and under with the purchase of a dinner entree and a drink. *Offer for dine-in only, during dinner hours only*

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Free Wine Tasting Thursdays!

March 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

It’s Italian Cucina, 1500 S. Lamar Blvd. Ste 110
Austin, 78704
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Free

It's Italian Cucina presents FREE WINE tastings every Thursday from 5-7pm. Meet the experts behind the bottles to find your new favorite Italian wine. You can also enjoy a happy hour menu with half-priced appetizers, pasta, and pizza!

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The Carillon’s Three-Courses for $35 special

March 21 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Until June 1
The Carillon, 1900 University Ave
Austin, 78705
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$35

Every day, the innovative and comfortably elegant restaurant, The Carillon offers a three-course meal where guests can choose their favorite starter, main entrée, and dessert from the dinner menu for only $35.

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La Volpe Happy Hour

March 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Until Oct. 19
La Volpe, 201 Brazos St Bldg B
Austin, 78701
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Free

At this chic downtown space La Volpe’s executive chef Will Eason blends traditional Italian with ultra-fresh ingredients and Southern flavors! Visit La Volpe for Happy Hour Tuesday through Friday, 5pm-630pm. Enjoy select cocktails and wine for $7 a glass and draft beers for $5; enjoy a scrumptious selection of happy hour priced appetizers $8-$12.  Located at 201 Brazos St, Austin, TX., book a table for dinner at https://www.lavolpeaustin.com/

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Chef Amir Hajimaleki celebrates Nowruz with Roya pop-up dinner at Eden East Farm

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eden East Farm, 755 Springdale Road
Austin, TX, TX 78702 United States
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$100

Chef Amir Hajimaleki will host a rescheduled pop-up three-course dinner on March 21 at Eden East Farm from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., honoring Nowruz, otherwise known as the Persian New Year. The ticketed dinner will include wines from Darioush and benefit Austin Food & Wine Alliance's Culinary Grant Program. The three-course dinner will center around haft-seen arrangements, accompanied with live music by local band Antares. Reflecting Hajimaleki's forthcoming concept, Roya, the menu will incorporate traditional Persian dishes served in…

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Zumba at Metz Recreation Center

March 21 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
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Until May 30
Metz Recreation Center, 2407 Canterbury Street
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$2.50

Zumba fitness classes at Metz Recreation Center. Follow along with dance instructor Joe Rivera in this upbeat dance class! Zumba is a fun full body workout. This is a great beginners class, so register today and bring a friend. Tuesday & Thursdays beginning Feb. 5th. Metz Recreation Center, 2407 Canterbury St. 78702 6:15-7:15pm. $10/month For more information, call 512-978-2399.

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Robi Polgar Live Music

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Weekly
The Butterfly Bar Austin, 2307 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722 United States
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Free

You can find Robi strumming and singing his Brit-pop hits every Friday for your happy hour listening pleasure! Start the weekend off right with a cold cocktail and an order of you favorite tune on Robi's song menu. 

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Poetry and War: A Reading and Conversation

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe Streets
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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Free

Commemorate World Poetry Day with a reading and conversation between two award-winning poets whose lives and writings have been impacted by war. Dunya Mikhail was forced to flee Iraq in the wake of the first Gulf War. She is the author of "The Iraqi Nights" (2014), "The War Works Hard" (2005), and "The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq" (2018), which was longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award for Literature in Translation. Brian Turner served in the US Army…

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Notes From The Field

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Until March 31
ZACH Theatre, 1510 Toomey Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$25 – $78

One of the most acclaimed and provocative theatre artists of our time, Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Anna Deavere Smith (Let Me Down Easy; “Nurse Jackie”), shares her “most ambitious and powerful work to date” (Variety). Incredibly timely and moving, Notes From the Field depicts the personal accounts of individuals caught in America’s school-to-prison pipeline as they navigate inequities in their communities. Drawn from interviews with more than 200 people living and working within a challenged system, Notes shines a light on a lost…

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Asian Eats Night Market

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - March 23 @ 10:00 pm
Free

Inspired by evening street markets common in east and Southeast Asia, GAACC looks to introduce the variety of Asian cuisine while inspiring entrepreneurs to bring lesser known Asian dishes to the market.This event will be a compelling educational experience of the diversity of Asia for Central Texans of all ages while bringing the Asian community together. The night market will be organized as a walk through Asia, starting with the Middle East, through South Asia and Southeast Asia and ending…

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Art of H2O, a World Water Day Art Event

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
J-Squared Studios, 1023 Springdale Road
Austin, TX 78721 United States
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Free

Well Aware is excited to partner with the Artist Couple for a unique World Water Day celebration!   This one-of-a-kind Village event will showcase a variety of works by Austin-area artists, each donating a percentage of proceeds to our clean water projects. You'll get to see the unveiling of a brand new Well Aware impact story campaign, connect with our loyal, incredible community, and meet new people who love impact + art! Clear your schedules on Friday, March 22nd and mark your…

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Reel Women in Film: Love & Basketball

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$5 – $8

Join the Bullock Museum for a screening and conversation about Gina Prince-Blythwood's acclaimed film Love & Basketball. Monica and Quincy love and play basketball together through many life challenges from childhood to adulthood. Event Details Love & Basketball was Gina Prince-Blythewood's directorial debut and was produced by Spike Lee's 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks. Love & Basketball is an insightful look at women's sports, sexual equality, and the often overlooked struggles that women still undergo in athletics. This screening is part of Reel…

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Bennie Wheels & “WALKIN’ THE LINE”

March 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bastrop Opera House, 711 Spring Street
Bastrop, 78602-0691
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$20

Bennie Wheels and "WALKIN' THE LINE" is the Ultimate Tribute to Johnny Cash, June Carter and The Tennessee Three, is the Nation's #1 and most authentic representation of The Man In Black in his "Folsom Prison" era prime!  Seeing is believing, and when you go"Walkin' The Line" with Bennie Wheels, there's no doubt that Johnny Cash's spirit lives on! Tickets sold out fast last season, so get yours soon!

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Noche de Salsa with Austin Latin All Stars + Class

March 22 @ 9:00 pm - March 23 @ 2:00 am
Esquina Tango, 209 Pedernales St
Austin, 78702
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$10

Let's dance to fantastic music by "Austin Salsa All Stars"!!!! 9pm Doors 9:15pm Salsa class 10pmish Live Music Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Reggaeton and more during the break! $15 Class & Live Music /$10 Live Music Only BYOB About Austin Latin All Stars: Austin Latin All Stars, consist of Austin’s premier group of musicians from all over the Latin diaspora with a special connection with classical Cuban music, who’s special talents and musical abilities come together to produce sound that would…

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