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for Sat., Sept. 18
  • A Very Merry Christmas

    Join Wonders in the Dark for a very special celebration of the Holiday season, with music performances from Tu, Luke Bellet, and others. Bring your friends and enjoy music, drinks, hot chocolate from Creature Coffee, and a night of Christmas joy.
    Sat. Dec. 11, 7pm-11pm  
    Peached Social House
  • Music

    Molly Burch, Christelle Bofale [outside]

    Nearly two months after the release of her third album, Romantic Images, Molly Burch is hitting the road, but not before a hometown send-off that breaks her out of small rooms at the start of her career and places her on Mohawk’s main stage. The singer-songwriter, whose punched-up Patsy Cline vocals have entranced since her 2017 debut, leans further into dream-pop that the quieter reflections displayed on previous work – likely thanks to husband-wife producer duo Alaina Moore and Pat Riley of the band Tennis. Joining Burch is fellow Austin-based singer-songwriter Christelle Bofale.
    Sat., Sept. 18, 9pm
    • Arts

      Classical Music

      ASO: !Espíritu Latino!

      Live performances return, courtesy of the Austin Symphony Orchestra, as a new series of classical music and enduring style commences right here in the River City. This weekend, celebrate the "Latin spirit" with guest artist, violinist Francisco Fullanna, who performs Édouard Lalo's Symphonie espagnole. Ravel’s famous Boléro, originally composed as a ballet commissioned by Russian ballerina Ida Rubinstein, closes out this glorious season opener.
      Fri.-Sat., Sept. 17-18, 8pm. $19 and up.  
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      Austin FC

      Vs. San Jose.
      Sat., Sept. 18, 7pm  
    • Food

      Food Events

      Black Food Week

      The Austin Justice Coalition continues the celebration of Austin's new and long-standing Black-owned restaurants, this week featuring a plethora of goodness from: Mr. Catfish on Mon., Sept. 13; both Gossip Shack locations on Tue., Sept. 14; Country Boyz Fixins on Wed., Sept. 15; Banana Island on Thu., Sept. 16; Y'alls and 11 Degree Daiquiris on Fri., Sept. 17; Kasian Boil on Sat., Sept. 18; and finishing gloriously with Hoover's Cooking and Down South Cajun Eats on Sun., Sept. 19.
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      This musical comedy about the most dangerous town in Texas follows the true story of promoter Ace Borger’s “overnight city” in the Texas Panhandle. It's a show with a live band, featuring Heath Allyn, Dan Dalbout, Kelsey Kimble, Josh Meindertsma, Megan Moore Ortiz, Wil Pintauro-Taberes, Phil Rodriguez, and Mia Washington.
      Through Sept. 25. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $12-27.  
    • Community


      Brush Lettering Workshop

      Want to learn how to create gorgeous hand-lettered cards, gifts, and more? Get an intro lesson with professional calligrapher Amanda Reid, plus small bites and bevs. Supplies included.
      Sat., Sept. 18, 11am-1pm. $85.  
    • Music

      Chris Conde (album release), Third Root

      In April, San Antonio-raised, ATX-based queer rapper Chris Conde released Engulfed in the Marvelous Decay, an album that retained the aggression of their previous work while exploring more melodic and ethereal spaces.: “This record is about continuing to thrive, despite all of the negativity that surrounds us,” says Conde. “It’s about acknowledging our humanity then learning how to heal and grow as a community.”: At long last, Saturday brings a release show. The party features performances from Texas hip-hop knowledge bearers Third Root and a DJ set from Isis Payne. Entry’s free, but a donation to the SIMS Foundation snags you a raffle ticket to win CBD treats from LGBTQ-, BIPOC-, and women-owned brand Maryjae. The SIMS Foundation provides mental health and substance abuse support to musicians and music industry workers in Austin.: The event follows last week’s release of Conde’s “Summertime Heat” music video. Over a cumbia cut produced by El Dusty, the fun-filled video is a festive celebration of LGBTQIA and Mexican American culture. The feel-good clip’s packed with cameos from local favorites like Caleb De Casper, Jeff Smith of Hickoids, Thomas Valles and Audrey Campbell of Pleasure Venom, and Chronicle Music Editor Kevin Curtin, portraying a cranky Westlake pool owner in a rainbow Speedo.
      Sat., Sept. 18, 7pm
    • Community


      Clear the Shelters

      Now's a great time to add to your fur family! Local shelters are waiving adoption fees for a limited time as part of the "Clear the Shelters" initiative, and have several upcoming adoption events. Check out pet profiles and find your next buddy at austinpetsalive.org or austintexas.gov/department/adopt-pet.
      Through Sept. 19
      Austin Animal Center, 7201 Levander Loop; Austin Pets Alive!, 1156 W. Cesar Chavez
    • Arts

      Visual Arts

      Co-Lab Projects: 9/11 Memorial

      Austin artist Claude van Lingen’s new installation at Co-Lab honors those who died on September 11, 2001, in the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Pennsylvania tragedies and pays homage to those who died in the ensuing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. This exhibition centers around two large drawings in which the names of the 2,753 victims of the World Trade Center were written one over the other, in Van Lingen’s signature style, causing the paper to shred and tear. Visitors will be asked to collaboratively create an artwork by writing the names of the victims killed in the 9/11 attacks on a large piece of paper, then sign and date their action on another; those signatures will be attached to the back of the artwork and framed.
      Closing reception: Sat., Sept. 18, noon-6pm
      5419 Glissman
    • Arts


      Corps Multiple: Seule(s) en Scène

      Three women, but not together. Three women in isolation, witnessed by you, here, as they perform live. This is the new production of multidisciplinary company Corps Multiple, directed by Austin-based French choreographer Sandie Donzica. This original work explores the theme of isolation of the body – the female body – and how isolation is perceived and how it differs from body to body, country to country, culture to culture.
      Sept. 16-19. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 6pm. $20.  
    • Community


      Negroni Week

      Enjoy a classic cocktail for a cause during this week, when bartenders all over town whip up negronis and proceeds go to a variety of charity partners. Just to name a few participating venues: Irene's and Central Standard collect for the Restaurant Workers' Community Foundation, Little Nicky's and Il Brutto raise funds for the Southern Smoke Foundation ... there are too many to list! Get details on participating venues and charity partners online.
      Through Sept. 19  
      Various locations
    • Arts

      Visual Arts

      Neill-Cochran House: Annie Lyle Harmon Reception

      This spotlight exhibition brings together 17 paintings from one Austin collection and places Harmon within the rapidly changing social, cultural, and environmental context of California in the post-Gold Rush era. "Come toast the opening of the exhibition with a delicious cocktail by Still Austin."
      Sat., Sept. 18, 4-6pm. Free.  
    • Community

      Out of Town

      Port A Music Fest

      The sound of music greets visitors as they make their way around the island on the Taco and Margarita Trail.
      Fri.-Sun., Sept. 17-19  
      Port Aransas
    • Music

      Pulkingham Layne (album release)

      David Pulkingham and Darin Layne have slung strings for Alejandro Escovedo, Patty Griffin, Left of Sunday Afternoon, Chrysta Bell, and more, but their guitar duo is special. An outgrowth of the band Crying Monkeys, Pulkingham Layne performs classics and originals in the Brazilian style choro, a sophisticated blend of flamenco, samba, and classical music, as delivered on their third LP, D Shack. The technique on display makes this vinyl release showcase crack for guitar nerds, but the beauty of the melodies should please those not hip to sixteenth-eighth-sixteenth rhythms.
      Sat., Sept. 18, 6pm
    • Arts


      Rojo Perez

      Originally from Puerto Rico, Rojo Perez is a New York-based comedian who has been, among other things, a part of the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, SXSW, New York Comedy Festival, LA Riot Comedy Festival, and Mexico's Akumal Comedy Festival.
      Sept. 18-19. Sat., 7 & 9pm; Sun., 8 & 10pm. $20.  
    • Qmmunity

      Arts & Culture

      Sky Candy Presents: Choose (Y)Our Own Adventure

      Join Sky Candy for a blended online/in-person extravaganza featuring two video aerial showcases from students and staff; plus, queer pop princess p1nkstar wows in between with a live performance in person. In-person attendees must show proof of vaccination, and masks are required. See Facebook for how to watch the event online.
      Sat., Sept. 18, 8-10pm. $10-60.  
      In person: Sky Candy, 1023 Springdale Ste. 8-A; or online via Vimeo on Demand
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    • Community


      Yard Bar Dunk Smash Birthday Bash

      Fruit Smash Hard Seltzer sponsors this shindig to celebrate puppy paradise Yard Bar, where humans can partake in a multitude of activities including a dunk tank, face painting, and carnival games, and best friends can romp in the dog park. Plus, Austin Humane Society will be on hand with adoptable doggos!
      Sat., Sept. 18, noon-4pm. $20-30.  
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