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June 2019

Lady Macbeth and Her Pal Megan

June 22 @ 8:00 pm - July 7 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 6, 2019

One event on July 1, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Santa Cruz Studio Theater, 1805 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$20 – $25

When a comedian is informed that she can’t play Lady Macbeth, she sets out to prove everyone wrong, only to discover that not only must she reevaluate her preconceptions of Lady Macbeth, she must reconsider herself as both a woman and as a standup comedian. ​Starring Austin's own Eva McQuade as Megan, and directed by Shrewd Artistic Director Shannon Grounds, Lady Macbeth and Her Pal Megan explores the question:  “What’s it like to be a woman comedian?” Spoiler: it’s murder.

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Krause’s Cafe Presents Blue Water Highway

June 27 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Krause’s Cafe and Biergarten, 148 S Castell Ave
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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$18 – $20

Join Krause’s Cafe on June 27th for a performance by Blue Water Highway. Natives of San Marcos, Texas, this band’s sound has been described as refreshing and harmonic. Tickets are $18 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at www.krausescafe.com.

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Keep Austin Shimmying! Friday Night Gala Show at the Austin Belly Dance Convention

June 28 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Start your weekend with a bang by watching our amazing workshop teachers and guest performers do what they do best; entertain and inspire you! Special live performances from international star Michelle Sorensen and other talented dancers in Middle Eastern, cabaret, fusion, and folkloric belly dance. The Gala Show is opened to the public (with purchase of a ticket), where they will have accessed to our vendors and countless beautiful international products. Tickets at the door are $25. Discounted tickets can…

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The Austin Belly Dance Convention!

June 28 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Until June 30
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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The Austin Belly Dance Convention  is an annual 3-day event that has been bringing  the Middle Eastern dance and Belly Dance community together since its inception. Cabaret, folklore, and tribal dances are all represented by our collection of hand-picked performers and instructors from across the globe. We offer 50+ hours of dance workshops and instruction from globally recognized dance artists, two evening gala shows with professional dancers and afternoon shows open to any performer. Dozens of vendors are represented, selling handmade and…

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Silent Disco Party @The Belmont

June 28 @ 10:00 pm - June 29 @ 2:00 am
The Belmont, 305 W 6th St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$10 – $20

Use code SUMMER5OFF for a $5 discount. With swanky interiors, skyline views, an ivy covered courtyard and three full service bars, The Belmont, located in the heart of downtown Austin is the perfect spot for a Quiet Clubbing Silent Disco. Tune into three live DJs spinning 3 different genres of music on stage all night and never leave the dance floor. Your 3 Live DJs are spinning all night: DJ 1 (Green): Top 40 Dance Hits DJ 2 (Red): 80's,…

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Bastrop Patriotic Festival, Fun Run & 5K

June 29 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fisherman’s Park, 1200 Willow St./400 Farm St.
Bastrop, 78602
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$10

Bastrop Patriotic Festival is an all-day fun-filled event for the whole family to celebrate everything American. The Patriotic Festival includes events such as: Fun Run/ 5K (8 AM, 8:20, AM) Kiddie Train Ride (9 AM-8 PM) Water Wonderland (10 AM-8 PM) Sand Volleyball (10 AM - 4 PM) Games and Crafts Activity Tent (10 AM- 8 PM) Car Show (10 AM - 10 PM) Hot Pepper (1 PM), Pie (2 PM), Hot Dog (3 PM), and Ice Cream (4 PM)…

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Saturday Live Music Concert Series

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Until June 29
The Hive, 10415 Old Manchaca Road
Austin, 78748
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Free

Join us EVERY Saturday evening @ 6pm for live music starting at 6pm! Every weekend we'll feature new artists to add to our amazing line up of weekend events for families. Come enjoy delicious dinner and beer/wine in our huge fenced-in backyard. Children are of course always welcome!

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Austin Raqs! Saturday Night Gala Show at the Austin Belly Dance Convention

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$25

The Austin Belly Dance Convention is proud to present a variety of Middle Eastern dance styles. Performers include ABDC instructors and hand-picked guest dancers in this high caliber and dynamic show. Join us for live traditional music with Badrawn, internationally renowned headliners, and our convention teachers. The Gala Show is opened to the public (with purchase of a ticket), where they will have access to our vendors and countless beautiful international products. Tickets at the door are $25. Discounted tickets can…

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Sacred Earth Stories

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$15 – $20

Anuradha Naimpally is an experienced dance soloist, choreographer, collaborator, educator and social practitioner. She connects modern audiences of all ages to the ancient arts of India through her organization Austin Dance India (ADI). She and her students present moving performances in the classical Bharata Natyam style at concert halls and festivals across the state. Naimpally also organizes interactive educational programs for youth at schools and libraries. A recipient of numerous awards—including the Canada Council's Jacqueline LeMieux Prize—Naimpally has been named…

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July 2019

Krause’s Cafe Presents The Dirty River Dixie Band

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Krause’s Cafe and Biergarten, 148 S Castell Ave
New Braunfels, TX 78130 United States
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Free

Put your dancing shoes on and join Krause’s Cafe and Biergarten on July 2 for a performance by The Dirty River Dixie Band. Come check out New Braunfels’ favorite sons of swing and enjoy 70+ beers on tap from the biergarten.

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Colt McCoy Youth Football Procamp

July 8 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Westlake High School, 4100 Westabank Dr.
Austin, 78746
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Throughout the one-day camp, Colt McCoy and our coaches will offer tips and hands-on instruction, including lectures, fundamental football skills stations, contests, and non-contact games in a high-energy, fun, and positive environment. Campers will be placed in small groups by age to ensure that each child gets maximum instruction. The camp will be staffed by some of the area's top high school and college coaches. At ProCamps, we pride ourselves on ensuring that camp is not simply an “athlete appearance.”…

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Summer Art Party with TOMS X atxGALS

July 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TOMS, 1401 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, Texas Area, 78704
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RSVP required.

Both known for their philanthropy, TOMS and atxGALS partner to celebrate summer and community with a fun art pop-up in the heart of Austin’s vibrant South Congress Avenue. atxGALS broke into the pop-up art party scene with the main goal of bringing more exposure for women in art through unique, nontraditional exhibits, all while giving back to organizations that align with women’s issues. Today, they work with over 30 emerging artists from Austin and continue to expand on opportunities by…

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Artist Conversation with Jeffrey Gibson

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Included with admission

Join us for this special public program in conjunction with our exhibition Jeffrey Gibson: This Is The Day. The artist Jeffrey Gibson will be joined by Tracy L. Adler, Johnson-Pote Director of the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College, and Veronica Roberts, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of Art. TICKET POLICY: ✹Member presale tickets will be available online starting on June 12. ✹General Admission tickets will be available online June 19. Additional tickets will…

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Texas Chapter of the Recording Academy celebrates 25 years with a star-studded gala at ACL Live on July 18

July 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
ACL Live, 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$45 – $65

The Recording Academy™ Texas Chapter is incredibly proud to celebrate 25 years of representing the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals in Texas, as well as members residing in Oklahoma and Mexico. On Thursday, July 18, 2019 the Texas Chapter of the organization behind the annual GRAMMY Awards® will host an evening gala that brings together Recording Academy members and leaders, as well as music industry supporters, to recognize its years of service to the music…

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Deep Red Live Cinema Experience

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Distribution Hall, 1500 E 4th Street
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$14

The Lifted Traces team who brought you the AKIRA and FANTASTIC PLANET live scores, returns with an immersive film experience for the ultimate Italian thriller from Dario Argento: DEEP RED. One Night Only July 19, 2019 at Distribution Hall (1500 E 5th St) Showtimes: First Performance Performance 7 p.m. Doors 6 p.m. Second Performance Performance 10 p.m. Doors 9:30 P.M. Tickets at: https://liftedtraces.ticketspice.com/lifted-traces-deep-red //\//\//\//\//\//\//\//\//\//\//\//\ The Lifted Traces team will transform Distribution Hall into a pop-up Deep Red-themed movie theater just…

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Texas Book Festival and BookPeople present: Colson Whitehead

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Austin, 901 Trinity St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$28

Texas Book Festival and BookPeople, in partnership with Black Studies at UT, are proud to present Colson Whitehead as he speaks about his new book, The Nickel Boys, on Tuesday, July 23 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Austin.   In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller-- The Underground Railroad, Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish…

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BedPost Confessions : Second Skin

July 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until July 26, 2019

$20

Sex: (almost) everybody does it and (almost) nobody talks about it—except at Bedpost Confessions, a live storytelling show. Stories told at BedPost Confessions explore themes of sexuality, gender identity, dating, marriage, masturbation, break-ups, health, and more. Whether the performers are funny, informative, fictional, thoughtful, embarrassing, raunchy, heart-warming, political, or completely personal, the audience receives their stories with love and returns the favor by sharing their own. In fact, the anonymous confessions submitted by the audience and read aloud by the…

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B Scene: A Love Supreme

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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$15

We’re marking the opening of “Jeffrey Gibson: This is Is the Day” with a celebration of your individuality, creativity, and authenticity. Join our B scene: A Love Supreme dance party where everyone will be encouraged to be their most genuine selves. You do you, and we’ll set the scene with classic ’80s tracks, food, art-making activities, and more. (If you’re a Blanton Member, you’ll enjoy free admission and a private, members-only lounge.) Featuring music/performances by: Très Oui Masculine Pain Louisiana Purchase Workout! with Erica Nix DJ Mark Murray…

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Music Business, Performance + Technology Open House

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ACC Northridge, 11928 Stonehollow Dr.
Austin, 78758
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Free

The MBPT Open House is a great opportunity to discuss classes and careers with faculty and staff, plus check out the state of the art recording studios and labs. Meets in Building 4000 room 4149.

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Festival of Russian Music

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bates Recital Hall, 2406 Robert Dedman Dr TX 78712 United States + Google Map
$15 – $20

This unique concert brings together internationally-renowned folk musicians for a night of Russian, East European, and Gypsy music on traditional instruments including the balalaika, domra, bayan, and more! Don't miss this chance to see talented musicians from Russia, Ukraine, and the U.S. come together for a one-night show. The Balalaika and Domra Association of America presents their Russian Festival Concert at the Bates Recital Hall, Butler School of Music, University of Texas on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 7:30 pm.…

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Festival of Russian Music

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bates Recital Hall, 2406 Robert Dedman Dr TX 78712 United States + Google Map
$15 – $20

This unique concert brings together internationally-renowned folk musicians for a night of Russian, East European, and Gypsy music on traditional instruments including the balalaika, domra, bayan, and more! Don't miss this chance to see talented musicians from Russia, Ukraine, and the U.S. come together for a one-night show. The Balalaika and Domra Association of America presents their Russian Festival Concert at the Bates Recital Hall, Butler School of Music, University of Texas on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 7:30 pm.…

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Pitch Day

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
ColdTowne Theater, 4803 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751 United States
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$15 – $20

Join AFF for a day of pitching fun! Fine tune your pitch before you take on the big leagues at AFF 2019 with AFF’s Pitch day on Sunday, July 28. This workshop is great to practice an elevator-style pitch and can help writers to conquer their fears of public speaking and selling themselves. Start your day off with an intimate Pitch Workshop! Next, enjoy a generous break – plenty of time to practice your pitch with other workshop attendees and grab…

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Ann

July 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 7, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 8, 2019

ZACH Topfer Theatre, 202 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$25 – $85

Ann is an intimate, no-holds-barred portrait of Ann Richards, the legendary late Governor of Texas. This inspiring and hilarious play brings us face to face with a complex, colorful, and captivating character bigger than the state from which she hailed. Written and originally performed by Emmy Award-winner Holland Taylor, Ann takes a revealing look at the impassioned woman who enriched the lives of her followers, friends, and family. The vibrant Libby Villari will bring Ann Richards to life this summer…

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August 2019

Gina Chavez, Shy Beast, The Wind + The Wave

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Antone’s, 305 E. 5TH ST
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$20

Twelve-time Austin Music Award winner Gina Chavez welcomes indie-folk duo The Wind + The Wave to celebrate the 8th Annual Niñas Arriba Benefit Concert and silent auction at Antone’s on Saturday, August 3. Proceeds benefit Niñas Arriba, a college fund that Chavez and her wife co-founded for young Latinas in a gang-dominated suburb of El Salvador. Doors and VIP reception upstairs at 7:00 p.m. *VIP tickets include catering by Eldorado Cafe, cocktails, early access to the silent auction, a pre-show…

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Bryan Ferry

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Acl-Live At Moody Theater Austin, TX 78701 United States + Google Map
$15.00

British pop rock veteran Bryan Ferry is giving a concert in our city as a part of his World 2019 tour. His sixteenth studio album Bitter-Sweet was released last year. The new album has been inspired by Bryan’s work on the Sky Atlantic/Netflix television series ‘Babylon Berlin’ (a German period drama based on the books by Volker Kutscher set in the 1920s), and takes the musical stylings from that era to put a new twist on well loved Roxy Music…

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