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  • 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
  • Body Collective Holiday Pop-Up Market & Block Party

    Shop local this holiday season & support small businesses and local artists at Body Collective's Holiday block party. Browse their Pop-Up Market, shop 10% off Body Collective gift cards and other great holiday gift deals, and enjoy live music & complimentary holiday treats. They'll also be offering two free classes - 90’s Music Video Fit at 10:30 & Energizing Vinyasa flow at 2:30.
    Sat. Dec. 4, 12pm-4pm  
    Body Collective
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    Sports

    Austin FC

    Vs. Salt Lake.
    Sat., Oct. 2, 2:30pm  
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    Classical Music

    Beerthoven: The Invokation of Oktoberfest

    This season-starting concert features original works by the string quartet invoke and Oktoberfest-themed selections that are sure to pair well with a pint or two. A pint or two, yes, because your Beerthoven pallies will be serving up warm pastries from Easy Tiger and cold beer from Lazarus Brewing – at no additional cost!
    Fri.-Sat., Oct. 1-2, 7pm. $10-25.  
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    Austin City Limits Music Festival

    Three days of live music on several stages, all of Austin's fave foods, and lots of fun activities around the park make for an exhausting but exhilarating and unforgettable experience. Read all about it at austinchronicle.com/music. Tickets are still available!
    Fri.-Sun., Oct. 1-3 & 8-10  
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    Austin Corn Lovers Fiesta w/ the Beaumonts, the Krayolas, Garrett T. Capps & NASA Country, Hamell on Trial, Chris Conde, Hickoids & Frontier Dan, Jefferson Trout, Harvey McLaughlin, Witchcryer, Mean Motor Scooter, Kathy McCarty, Pocket Fishrmen, & more

    It’s that time of year. People the world over descend upon Austin, celebrating music and fellowship, gathering in one spot to hear some of the finest rock & roll bands in the land and have a good time. Indeed, it’s time once again for ACL … Austin Corn Lovers Fiesta.: Begun 12 years ago by Hickoids/Saustex Media main man Jeff Smith to obviously cock a snoot at a certain other mammoth event bearing the same initials, this’ll be the first in-the-flesh manifestation of the Fiesta since we all entered COVID World (Smitty bravely organized a two-day streaming version for 2020). This year, the Corn Lovers Fiesta descends upon South Austin showgrounds Sagebrush for a one day blowout, timed to not interfere with the March for Women’s Reproductive Rights at the State Capitol, protesting Texas’ new abortion laws that openly flip a middle-finger to Roe v. Wade. Alternating across the Sagebrush’s dual outdoor stages, though performances may move inside in case of thunderstorms, will be many of the usual suspects, plus some new faces: hilarious political punk/hard rockers Pocket FishRmen, viciously satirical outlaw country outfit the Beaumonts, Glass Eye heroine Kathy McCarty, San Antonio power-pop vets the Krayolas, acoustic thrash folk poet Hamell On Trial, and the almighty Hickoids themselves, teaming with Arkansan singer Frontier Dan. This is the way to begin autumn.
    Sat., Oct. 2, 2pm
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    ¡Se Ha Dicho! Opening Reception

    ¡Se Ha Dicho! is an exhibit exploring the power of words in art and the everyday lives of Hispanic and Latinx communities, whether emulating the rallying speech of a community organizer, the soothing rhythm of a lullaby shared from mother to daughter, or an astute connection scribbled in the margins of a book.
    Sat., Oct. 2, 2-4pm  
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    Chalk Walk Arts Festival

    The street-level art will be surrounded by vendors selling art, crafts, and food, as well as music at the Dell Diamond parking lot.
    Fri.-Sat., Oct. 1-2  
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    Civic Events

    Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission Public Forum

    Following the ICRC's adoption of the preliminary map of Austin's new Council districts, the public is invited to view the map and provide feedback.
    Sat., Oct. 2, 11am  
    Travis County Community Center at Oak Hill, 8656 Hwy. 71 W. Ste. A-100
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    Theatre

    Lady MacBeth & Her Pal, Megan

    Comedian Megan Gogerty, in the midst of a midlife crisis, exhausted by the sometimes brutal world of standup comedy and feeling the sting of her 40th birthday, attempts to convince the world that she could play Lady Macbeth, Shakespeare’s iconic villain. Silly, theatrical, and complex, this one-woman show from Shrewd Productions attempts to answer the question, "What’s it like to be a stand-up comedian?" Spoiler: it’s murder. Bonus: Starring Eva McQuade, who recently put such body and sole into her role as the Vortex's own Tia Chancla.
    Through Oct. 2. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $15 and up.  
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    Sports

    MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas

    The fastest show on two wheels revs up Austin for three days of bar-banging action with the greatest riders in the world at the only North American stop of the premier motorcycle racing series.
    Fri.-Sun., Oct. 1-3  
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    Classical Music

    Opera for Earth: Macbeth in Concert

    Celebrate the spookiest month with a semi-staged and condensed version of Verdi’s Macbeth, from your friends at Opera for Earth. The show's got drama from beginning to end and the story is narrated in English so all can easily understand, but – do you dare to enter the cunning and suspenseful world of these ill-fated Scots and descend, with the whole bloodstained family, into madness? Bonus: Soothe your nerves with a cocktail from Still Austin Whiskey.
    Sat., Oct. 2, 6pm. $10-35.  
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    Out of Town

    POPPtober Festival

    Downtown G-town rocks with a mini music festival featuring big sounds on three stages plus craft vendors and a food court.
    Fri.-Sun., Oct. 1-3. Free.  
    Georgetown
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    Classical Music

    TEMP: Mirie It Is!

    For their first in-person concert since February, 2020, that Daniel Johnson and his Texas Early Music Project are presenting music from really olde England – from, that is, the 12th century up to the end of the early Renaissance (around 1450).There are only a few Middle English songs from before 1350 that have remained intact until now, and TEMP is performing eight of them. Guests Christopher LeCluyse (tenor), Ryland Angel (tenor and countertenor), and Mary Springfels (vielle and citole) are accompanied by ten singers and four instrumentalists.This welcome-back concert has the single lines of Medieval repertoire, the rich harmonies of the contenance angloise, and a couple of delightful Medieval English dances as well.Also: Period instruments, timeless voices, and our highest recommendation.
    Oct. 2-3. Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm. $25-30 ($5, students at-the-door).  
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    Comedy

    The Final Girl

    The Final Girl is an improvised horror film, performed live, designed to frighten and panic, cause dread and alarm, to invoke your worst fears and your biggest laughs, with a talented cast of improvisers using classic horror tropes to bring you chills, thrills, and lots of camp.
    Through Oct. 30. Saturdays, 7pm. $15-20.  
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    Theatre

    The Girlie Revue: DOMINATRIX

    Here's "a visual journey of revelation, storytelling, and power in high style," held within the Tiger Den, a "secret and intimate chamber transporting you into a world of sensory opulence." Here are six exhibitions exploring the various aspects and elements of She Who Must Be Obeyed — from compassion and cruelty to seduction and phantasmagoria – with portraits of power and prowess, calculation and imagination. Note: You're invited (if not commanded) to attend this darkling provocation in fetish or bondage gear. At the very least, pretty one, do put on some shiny, shiny, shiny boots of leather.
    Sat., Oct. 2, 6pm, 7:45pm, and 9:30pm. $45 and up.  
    1303 E. Fourth
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    Venardos Circus

    This Broadway-style, animal-free spectacle of performance – "part traditional circus, part classic vaudeville, and part Cirque du Soleil" – returns to the ATX for 16 shows over two weeks in one red-and-white striped tent, 16 shows of mindboggling acrobatics and family-friendly shenanigans of all sorts.
    Through Oct. 3. Wed.-Fri., 7pm; Sat., 1, 4, & 7pm; Sun., 1 & 4pm. $16.50 and up.  
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