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December 2017

AFS: Wings Of Desire, Linklater hosts Wim Wenders arthouse film

December 13 @ 7:30 pm - December 19 @ 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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The Dec. 13 screening will feature a live introduction from AFS Founder Richard Linklater and a post-screening discussion on stage. An underground classic and one of Wim Wenders’ most beautiful creations. Bruno Ganz stars as a guardian angel who falls in love with his charge, an ethereally beautiful trapeze artist, and decides to renounce his immortality. Peter Falk, as himself, helps to guide him. ------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Wim Wenders West Germany, 1988, 2h 8min, DCP ------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/wings-of-desire/ Series Info:…

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Grassy Thursday

December 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - January 4, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
St Elmo Brewing Company, 440 E Saint Elmo Rd
Austin, TX 78745 United States
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Backyard + Bluegrass + Beer Come on out for one of the best free shows in Austin. Some of the top pickers around come play a THREE HOUR set at St Elmo every Thursday. Couple that with good beer and hot food, and we have a recipe for a great night. *Pet friendly outside **No ferrets tho ***Please no outside food + drink**

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AFS: Machines, visually stunning doc on Indian textile workers

December 16 @ 4:00 pm - December 20 @ 9:30 pm
AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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One of the most visually stunning films of the year is this documentary about Indian textile sweatshops. As the machinery turns out acres of vibrant cloth, we meet the people (many of them children) who toil in the factories for long hours and little money. ---------------------------------------------------------- Directed by Rahul Jain India, 2017, 1h 11min, DCP, In Hindi with English Subtitles ---------------------------------------------------------- Tickets: https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/machines/

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In Brunch We Trust: The Holiday

December 17 @ 12:45 pm - December 24 @ 2:16 pm
Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, 320 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Brunch isn't just a meal, it's a lifestyle. If done right, it can be a downright religious experience. Come worship with us once a month at the altars of film and food as we watch movies that deserve a big screen revisit mixed with our exclusive In Brunch We Trust Mimosa Menu! After years of fan requests, we finally came to our senses and will be screening THE HOLIDAY this December! Two women (Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet) troubled with…

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Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming

December 18
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Until March 2018
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
$9 - $13

The immersive and interactive exhibit Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming explores the past and future of electronic gaming through the player's experience.

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Join the Flower Child Family!

December 18
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Until Jan. 1
Flower Child, 500 W 2nd St.
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

Calling all Austin Flower Children! Our happy, healthy, fast casual restaurant is hiring at BOTH locations: Domain NORTHSIDE & 500 West 2nd Street – Are you someone who enjoys starting the day with yoga, sippin’ on kombucha and most likely rides their bike to the farmer’s market on the weekend? You’re Flower Child material! At Flower Child, we surround ourselves with like-minded people who don’t see Flower Child as just a job, but a start to a happy career! A…

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American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

December 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until Jan. 7
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
$9 - $13

American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition is the first comprehensive exhibition about the temperance movement and the unprecedented repeal of a constitutional amendment.

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SIN: Service Industry Night with J Schro

December 18 @ 9:00 am - December 19 @ 2:00 am
Stay Gold, 1910 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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It's your turn to be served! Every Monday is Service Industry Night, offering $4 drink specials and J Schro (this guys knows his music) spinning Latin, Funk, and Soul.

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Blue Genie Art Bazaar

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Until Christmas
6100 Airport Boulevard, 6100 Airport Boulevard
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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The Blue Genie Art Bazaar (BGAB) is an annual four-week holiday shopping event featuring handmade artwork, jewelry and gifts from approximately 200 regional and local Austin artists.

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The “Even the Grinch Has a Dog” Adoption Event!

December 18 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until December 31, 2017

Austin Pets Alive!, 1156 W Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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We are waiving adoption fees for all available dogs at our Town Lake and Tarrytown locations from now until the first of the year! Now is the time to grow your heart three sizes this holiday season. Grow your heart, and home, bring home a new furry friend before 2017 is over! *Excludes puppies under 6 months of age, post parvo dogs, and dogs who are heartworm positive. See all our available dogs at https://www.austinpetsalive.org/adopt/dogs/ or head on over to…

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Build-A-Bike Holiday Lunches!

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - December 23 @ 12:01 pm
The ABGB, 1305 Oltorf St W
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Beer + Pizza + Party = Bikes for Kids Looking for a great holiday lunch idea for your co-workers or a group of your super cool friends? THE HELL YES PROJECT BUILD-A-BIKE HOLIDAY LUNCHES 11/28-12/23 We’re hosting Build-a-Bike Holiday Lunches the first three weeks of December! Your group purchases one (or two, or 10!) bikes for donation and along with bike mechanics from Ghisallo, build them (with pizza, beer, and awesome food). Ghisallo Cycling Initiative is a 501c3 nonprofit providing…

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How Congress Stole Christmas: Santa Resists

December 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Senator Ted Cruz, 300 E 8th St Ste 961
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Does this holiday season leave you feeling like it's a wonderful life... if you're in the 1%? It's never too late to tell our elected officials how we feel, and probably more important now than it's been all year, with competing heinous versions of tax bills dancing like rotten sugarplums through our nightmares. So join Santa Claus in a visit to Senators Cruz and Cornyn, to let them know why they are getting stockings full of coal for Christmas 2017.…

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How Congress Stole Christmas: Santa Resists

December 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Senator Ted Cruz, 300 E 8th St Ste 961
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Does this holiday season leave you feeling like it's a wonderful life... if you're in the 1%? It's never too late to tell our elected officials how we feel, and probably more important now than it's been all year, with competing heinous versions of tax bills dancing like rotten sugarplums through our nightmares. So join Santa Claus in a visit to Senators Cruz and Cornyn, to let them know why they are getting stockings full of coal for Christmas 2017.…

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Free Play on All Old-School Arcade Games Every Monday @ Kung Fu Saloon

December 18 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Kung Fu Saloon Austin, 510 Rio Grande
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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FREE

Kung Fu Saloon has a variety of vintage arcade games and table games you can play while enjoying fantastic happy hour prices sun-wed from 4-9 p.m.

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Bastrop River of Lights

December 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Until Dec. 31
Fisherman’s Park, 1200 Willow St./400 Farm St.
Bastrop, 78602
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Behold the Bastrop River of Lights, with over 100 festive, seasonal displays. Stroll along the Lower Colorado River and enjoy the cheerful variety of lights in seasonal themes that have been illuminating the river’s edge since 2002. The walking trail stretches from Fisherman’s Park to Ferry Park and runs nightly from 6–9 p.m. from Black Friday through New Year’s Eve.

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