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  • Art From the Streets' Annual Show & Sale

    Art from the Streets is celebrating their 29th Annual Show and Sale featuring original works of art created by Austin’s homeless community.
    Fri. Oct 29, 6pm-9pm & Sat Oct. 30, 10am-6pm  
    Blue Genie Art Bazaar
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  • Community

    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    Austin Chronicle Costume & Yard Art Contest

    Participants can enter their most creatively spooky getups or home displays by sending hi-res photos to halloween@austinchronicle.com. The grand prize is a pair of tickets to Austin FC's last home game on Nov. 3 and the winner will be featured in the Halloween issue of the Chronicle, on stands Oct. 29. Runners-up and honorable mentions will also be eligible for special prizes.
    Through Oct. 25  
  • Arts

    Dance

    Blue Lapis Light: Edge of Grace

    Every year, Blue Lapis Light produces at least one big performance that showcases aerial techniques informed by classical, interpretive, and modern dance. It's a show in which light and sound engineers manipulate the sensory environment to create an immersive experience spotlighting the kinetic wonders that weave embodied patterns above your head, interacting on a multilevel scaffolding structure. This year they're sharing this main event from their home base: The annual BLL dance production takes place outside, on the company's three-acre property in south Austin. Edge of Grace is about exploring spaces between edges, the amazing movements inspired by how grace manifests in human lives.
    Oct. 14-24. Thu.-Sun., 8pm. $25-50.  
    10331 Old Manchaca Rd
  • Food

    Food Events

    Desert Door Sotol: WILD Meal Series

    Desert Door Sotol presents its first Wild event series of three custom-curated meals and experiences in the wilderness at Spoke Hollow Ranch in Wimberley. Yes, that’s a three-course meal – either a brunch or dinner selection – prepared by three distinguished Austin chefs (Julien Hawkins of Hestia, Amanda Turner of The Fiery Talon, and Contigo’s Ty Burton), and the dishes will be paired with signature Desert Door cocktails, all in a breathtaking landscape under the big Texas sky. Oh, and there's even more to it! Suggestion: Check that website ASAP to see if tickets are still available.
    Fri.-Sat., Oct. 15-16. $135.  
    Spoke Hollow Ranch, Wimberley
  • Music

    Guthrie Girls & the Stage Door Johnnies

    DNA strands in grinning lineage of American folk, the Guthrie Girls have been enlivening hump-day nights at South Austin honky-dive Sam’s Town Point. Daughters of Arlo and granddaughters of Woody, Sarah Lee strums guitar and sings, while sister Kathy (of Folk Uke fame) supplements delightfully on the mic. Their sweet singing, evidenced by a cover of Gordon Lightfoot’s “Sundown,” is only upstaged by the smiling vibe they cultivate. Fronting a cowboy/hippie/bar-band, grandpa’s “I Ain’t Got No Home in This World Anymore” becomes two-step dance fodder, while “Hobo’s Lullaby” emits momentous compassion.
    Wed., Oct. 13, 9pm
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    SAGE Studio: Strange Journey

    This group show, exploring "the spooky and weird," features Austin-based artists Ethan Walton and Rick Fleming, Kevin Babine (Maine), Michael Pellew (New York), and Aaron Cummingham (Oregon).
    Through Nov. 5
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  • Arts

    Theatre

    Sonnets for an Old Century

    This anthology-style play by José Rivera explores the hopes, fears and epiphanies of a patchwork of souls from across the United States. Directed by Corey Allen for UT Theatre & Dance.
    Through Oct, 17. Thu.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $15-26.  
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