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April 2019

Wake Up, Brother Bear! (New Dates & Location)

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 21, 2019

One event on May 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm

ZACH Theatre, 1510 Toomey Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$12

By popular demand, ZACH’s Moody Foundation Theatre for Families production Wake Up, Brother Bear! extends its run and moves to ZACH’s main campus. Theatre for the very young uses music, art and hands-on sensory experiences to connect children and 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 melt, meet a butterfly, chase and…

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Matilda The Musical

April 21 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 11, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 12, 2019

ZACH Topfer Theatre, 202 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$25 – $165

Take a journey through the world of the Tony Award®-winning hit, Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical!  Matilda is an extraordinary little girl who dares to take a stand and change her destiny.  When she has finally had enough of her unscrupulous parents and tyrannical headmistress, she enlists the help of her friends—and favorite teacher Miss Honey—and bravely takes matters into her own hands to become the biggest little hero. Matilda is sure to delight and empower audiences of all generations. “Matilda is an explosion of…

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Bennie Wheels & “WALKIN’ THE LINE”

April 21 @ 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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“F#@K This Week!” – Free Comedy Mondays @ New Movement Theater

April 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

The New Movement Theater, 616 LAVACA
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Hey! Last week sucked and this week has potential to suck to right? So here’s the deal, let’s get ahead of the curve and say Fuck This Week. Every Monday at 8PM our crack team of comics will take your complaints, worries, and stresses and turn them into improvised gold on the TNM stage. You’re lucky we’re hear for you to vent to, otherwise you’d have to make light of your struggles yourself. But don’t worry, we love you and…

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Coldtowne Theater Presents ‘Schtick!’ – Comedy Open Mic For New Material $5

April 22 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

ColdTowne Theater, 4803 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751 United States
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FREE

It's good, it's bad, IT'S UGLY, but that's the unique charm of Coltowne Theater's comedy open mic every Monday night from 10 p.m.-midnight! Come check it out for yourself.

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Bluegrass Night – 8:30 pm Mondays @ Radio Coffee & Beer

April 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Radio Coffee & Beer, 4204 Manchaca Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Free

World class string players assembling in random rotation to play old bluegrass standards – none of those newfangled modern originals.

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The Michael Hale Trio w/Mac McIntosh @ The Continental Club Gallery

April 22 @ 10:30 pm - 1:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

The Continental Club Gallery, 1313 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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FREE

One of Austin's little dirty secrets is that Monday is as good a night to go out as any. We don't judge. If you're out and looking for a jazzy, mellow show with no cover, come check out Michael Hale on drums, Jimmy Blazer on upright bass, Ross Margitza on piano, and Mac McIntosh with incomparable vocals at the Continental Club Gallery upstairs on South Congress!

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atCentral: Tameca Jones Performs Live

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, 78701
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Free

Austin native and stunning soul singer Tameca Jones will perform her favorite songs in one of her favorite spots in the city—the Central Library. Jones will also talk about her songs, career, and creative process with music writer Deborah Sengupta Stith. This event is free & open to the public, but RSVP is encouraged. Cash bar available. 

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Loverboy Comedy Improv @ ColdTowne Theater Every Wednesday

April 24 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

ColdTowne Theater, 4803 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751 United States
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Loverboy uses real dating and relationship stories to inspire their fast-paced and exciting improv show. Each performance features a different guest storyteller that will delight the audience with their most shocking, cringe-worthy and downright hilarious tales of dating gone wrong (or right!)

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Buzzkill at the Buzzmill Every Wednesday at 9 pm – FREE!

April 24 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Buzzmill, 1505 Town Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78741 United States
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FREE

Every Wednesday, the Buzzmill coffee shop turns into a packed comedy venue for Buzzkill at the Buzzmill, hosted by the refreshingly blunt and awesome Katie Pengra.

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The Spazmatics at Krause’s Cafe

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Krause’s Cafe and Biergarten, 148 S Castell Ave
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$12

Head over to Krause’s Cafe and Biergarten for the ultimate 80’s New Wave show, bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s – the decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship – combined with creative flair and style – makes for a performance of pure energy and entertainment. Krause’s is excited to offer two special performances on…

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Robi Polgar Live Music

April 25 @ 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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Gorintō: A New Music Sensory Experience

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - April 27 @ 10:00 pm
Ground Floor Theatre, 979 Springdale Rd Suite 122
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$20

COTFG and Drew Silverman present: GORINTŌ (五輪塔) Gorintō is an intimate evening-length multi-sensory piece for 5 sound artists, exploring universality and set in the inverted round. The audience will gather in a circle centered in the space and are encouraged to lie down on a collection of pillows and rugs (as well as bring their own favorite comfort items) to experience a series of projections on a surface hung from the ceiling. The musicians will be positioned surrounding the audience, as will…

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Pluckers Wing Bar NFL Draft Party

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
All Pluckers Wing Bar Locations, 2222 Rio Grande St
Austin, 78705 United States
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Free

Pluckers Wing Bar will host an exciting NFL Draft Party on Thursday, April 25 at all Texas locations. Each Pluckers location will select specific guests to act as a “general manager” for an NFL team in the first round. The “general manager” will be asked to guess who his or her team will draft, and if the guess is correct, everyone at that Pluckers location will be eligible for an incredible food or drink special, available only until the next…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas – Bowl for Kids 2019

April 26 - April 27
Highland Lanes, 8909 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78757 United States
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Join us for a roaring good time April 26th & 27th at Highland Lanes! Whether you’re Triassic, Jurassic or Cretaceous, make tracks to Big Brothers Big Sisters’ 2019 Bowl for Kids bowl-a-thon – where Mentorsauruses rule the earth. Bowl for Kids 2019 is a two-day, dinosaur-themed bowling event that provides the funds needed to bring professionally-supported mentoring relationships to more children who need them. Over 1,000 individuals and companies come together to raise money for BBBS and then celebrate with a…

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ComedySportz – Improv for Everyone!

April 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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weekly
ZACH North, 12129 N Ranch Rd 620 North, Suite 10
Austin, TX 78750 United States
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$12

 Come out to ComedySportz, Austin's weekly live, competitive improv comedy show. It's 100% made up on the spot, 100% clean and family-friendly, and 100% hilarious! ComedySportz features two teams of players competing against each other in improvised games, songs, and scenes. There's a referee to keep order, and the audience decides who walks away with "the thrill of victory", and who gets crushed by the "agony of defeat".

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The Cover Letter, The Clouds are Ghosts, The Human Circuit, more

April 26 @ 9:00 pm - April 27 @ 2:00 am
Swan Dive, 615 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

Come out to Swan Dive and enjoy the beautiful spring weather and awesome tunes from Austin's local Acts such as....... 1-2 AM The Cover Letter 12-12:40 AM the clouds are ghosts 11-11:40 PM The Human Circuit 10-10:40 PM Built By Snow

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NWA Kickball Mid-Season Tournament

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Free

It’s time for the Annual Northwest Austin Mid-Season Tournament! This tournament features kickball leagues from Austin and beyond! Double elimination tournament, brackets posted soon. FREE TO THE PUBLIC! Food available onsite for purchase. www.nwakickball.com

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Bastrop’s 3rd Annual Table on Main

April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic Downdown Bastrop, 904 Main Street
Bastrop, 78602
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$100

The Third Annual Table on Main gathers dozens of Bastrop community members for local food and drinks at a nearly 140-foot-long table arrangement. The arrangement is made of approximately 20, seven-foot-long tables in the heart of historic downtown Bastrop. The outdoor dining experience features a cocktail hour followed by a farm-to-table dinner service. The tables are set on Main Street between Pine and Chestnut streets. Table on Main organizers anticipate a sold-out event with 150 attendees. Tickets are now on…

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La bohème

April 27 @ 7:30 pm
The Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside Drive
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$39

Austin Opera concludes its 2018–2019 season with one of the most enduring works in all of opera: Puccini’s La bohème, April 27–May 5, 2019, at the Long Center. Deep in the heart of Paris’s Latin Quarter—where music and dancing swirl nightly at the Café Momus— Mimì, a lovely seamstress of delicate health,
 meets handsome poet Rodolfo. Eccentric singer Musetta flirts and feuds with painter Marcello. And philosopher Colline and musician Schaunard do their best to distract the landlord from the rent.…

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Arts Forward

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3409 E. 5th Street, 3409 E. 5th Street
Austin, 78702
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$18 – $25

#ArtsForward is Youth Rise Texas’ annual showcase of the creative and cultural productions of our youth movement-makers.  This year’s event will feature the works of our Digital Stories podcasting project, and Tunnel Vision, the final work our Theater Arts Project which will premier during Fusebox Festival on April 20th. #ArtsForward is made possible with generous support from the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division.

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atCentral: Vivien Goldman & Revenge of the She-Punks

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, 78701
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Free

As an industry insider and pioneering post-punk musician, Vivien Goldman's perspective on music journalism is unusually well-rounded. In Revenge of the She-Punks, Goldman probes four themes—identity, money, love, and protest—to explore what makes punk such a liberating art form for women. Moderated by KUT's Rebecca McInroy, and presented in partnership with UT Press.

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Midday Music: Jazz Studies Performance

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Join us for this final Midday Music concert before the series takes a break for summer! Student performers from the Butler School of Music’s Jazz Studies program will perform improvised compositions –in small combinations of two or three people at a time–accompanied by readings related to text from our exhibition “Words/Matter: Latin American Art and Language at the Blanton,” utilizing both the original Spanish or Portuguese as well as English translation. This event is included in the price of admission and will take place in…

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May 2019

High Noon Talk: They Called Them Soldier Boys

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free with Museum Admission

Explore the contributions of Texans in the Great War. In conjunction with the centennial of the Great War and the exhibition World War I America, join us for a talk on the Texas National Guard's Seventh Texas Infantry Regiment. Historian and author Gregory Ball will share some of his in-depth study of the Texas Seventh from his book, They Called Them Soldier Boys. Hear about some of the contributions of this unit, including the efforts of its Choctaw code-talkers in WWI and…

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Onnit Presents – Design Your Life

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Paramount Theatre – Austin, TX, 713 Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas, 78701
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Join Onnit for an unforgettable multi-day experience at the Design Your Life event on May 2nd and 3rd in Austin, Texas. Discover your best self, learn new ways to achieve a healthier lifestyle and develop the latest tools to design your life around our most coveted and meaningful return on investment – happiness! Inspired by and featuring acclaimed influencers Gary Vaynerchuk (CEO of VaynerX) and Aubrey Marcus (Founder and CEO of Onnit), hear each of their extraordinary life stories and…

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