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Cason Duke (center) plays the trombone as he marches down 10th Street during the Atlanta Pride Parade.   JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL

Photos: The Atlanta Pride Parade

Crowds cheer the Atlanta Pride Parade on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.

Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails will be back in Austin for a show with Soundgarden on Aug. 14 at the Austin360 Amphitheater.

10 things to do in August

August in the state of Texas usually means lots of heat and time spent in the house to avoid the balmy temperatures. But you’re in Austin, where there’s always something worth leaving the house to do. Here are 10 entertainment recommendations as we roll through August. More of the month’s ...

Comedian Joe Rogan performs at Cap City Comedy Club this month.

Out of Bounds Festival is summer’s first big comedy event

I guess most of the big touring acts are on summer vacation; that’s OK. Check out these select heavy hitters and look at the relative dearth of other notable comic names in August as a palate-cleanser leading up to the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival. That event brings national and ...

“A Delicate Balance,” City Theatre’s latest production, centers on a suburbanite couple whose lives are turned upside down by the arrival of unexpected visitors.

The Planner: 7 Days, 7 Things, May 11-17

1. The City Theatre’s “A Delicate Balance”8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. Sundays through May 25. $10-$25. 3825 Airport Blvd. Ste. D. 512-524-2870, www.citytheatreaustin.org.The City Theatre is bringing to life a production that generated a storm of opinion when it first premiered in 1966, all thanks to the playwright who wrote ...

More things to do Sunday, April 13

MusicPocket FishRMen Fish Fry at Scoot Inn. Among the old guard of Austin garage punk bands, the Pocket FishRmen have been playing gigs since the 1980s, though this is just the sixth year for their annual Fish Fry affair. Joining them for eight hours of rock mayhem are the Beaumonts, ...

Austin band Ume releases new record “Monuments” on Tuesday.

The Planner, March 3: 20 things Joe Gross is looking forward to in March

1. Drive-By Truckers, “English Oceans” (ATO). Twelfth album from these country-rock lifers and the first one with a pretty well even split between songwriters Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley. (Tuesday) 2. Rick Ross, “Mastermind” (Maybach Music Group/Def Jam). Producers include J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, D. Rich, K.E. on the Track and Scott ...

“Between Mountains and Sea: Arts of the Ancient Andes” exhibit features 80 extraordinary works from the University of Texas’ collections.

The Planner: 7 Days, 7 Things, Feb. 2-8

1. Ron White at Bass Concert Hall7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday. $49.75-$59.75. Robert Dedman Drive. 512-477-6060, www.texasperformingarts.org.I’m not sure why they call him “Tater Salad.” Does he frequent picnics? Clog arteries? When he travels to Europe, do they call him “German Tater Salad”? Who cares. With a cigar in one ...

Professional and amateur cooks will compete at the annual Jo’s Chili Cook-off, which raises money for the Sustainable Food Center.

Austin360 recreation calendar, Jan. 24-30: Le Garage Sale, running gorillas and more

Markets & bazaars Barton Creek Farmers Markets. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Parking lot of Barton Creek Square Mall, intersection of South Loop 1 and South Capital of Texas Highway. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays at 2323 S. Lamar Blvd. 512-443-0143, www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org. Bastrop 1832 Farmers Market. 2 p.m. ...

Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, who together are Americana duo Shovels & Rope, are one of the headliners at this year’s Old Settler’s Music Festival in April.

No excuse not to have fun: Your guide to Austin festivals and other big events for 2014

Festivals, festivals, festivals everywhere and hardly a weekend to spare. We love to have a good time in Austin, and all the organized frivolity, both low- and high-brow, can make free weekends — when it’s not 100 degrees — scarce; some big-profile events even share the same dates. Here, we’ve ...

Alcohol-free, family-friendly celebration with art, films and live music. Fireworks at 10 p.m. Free. 5 to 10:30 p.m. Auditorium Shores, South First Street and Riverside Drive. 512-974-7700, www.austintexas.gov.

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