Theater & dance
Annie Leibovitz. At this Austin show, part of a five-city tour, the renowned portrait photographer will talk about and display a selection of defining works from her newly published "Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016." Over the years, she has photographed in her distinctive style a wide range of artists, writers, actors, politicians and other notable figures, including Venus and Serena Williams, Caitlyn Jenner, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Barack Obama. BookPeople will be selling copies of the book. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13. $39-$69. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. 512-474-5664, thelongcenter.org.
Ransom Center’s"Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce and Cultural Exchange, 1920-1945." The Ransom Center’s newest exhibition "explores two decades of dynamic cultural exchange between Mexico and the United States." The year 1920 marked the end of a long and bitter revolution in Mexico, which allowed new cultural ideals to flourish afterward. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday (Thursday until 7 p.m.), noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Jan. 1. Free. 300 W. 21st St. 512-471-8944, hrc.utexas.edu.
Holiday Show Preview Party. Want a loved one to get a one-of-a-kind gift for the holidays? VSA Texas is inviting Austinites to a sneak preview of its annual Holiday Art and Gift Show, which features art and creative gifts handmade by Texas artists with disabilities. The sneak preview will offer a chance to shop before the show opens for six weeks starting on Nov. 14. 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 13; show open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday through Dec. 23. Free. 3710 Cedar St. #7. facebook.com/events/126250398063476.
Marissa Meyer at BookPeople. The young adult fantasy novelist is coming to the Austin bookstore to talk about and sign her latest book, "Renegades." In the spirit of the book — about a group of prodigies, or humans with extraordinary abilities, who have prospered out of the ruins of a crumbled society — attendees of the book signing are encouraged to dress as a hero or a villain. Each one who does will be rewarded for their cosplay mastery. Tickets are required to join the signing line. 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Free. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com.
"Planes, Trains & Automobiles Beer Dinner." You’d think there would be more great Thanksgiving-centric classics out there, but this film with John Candy and Steve Martin is about it. The flat-out funny holiday epic is just about all we need, though. In honor of the film and the biggest feast of the year, the Alamo Drafthouse has put together a themed three-course beer dinner featuring brews from Austin Beerworks and dishes like the No Hair Brownies. 7 p.m. Nov. 13. $55. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. drafthouse.com.
Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie at Bass Concert Hall. Earlier this year, Austin got visits from both Fleetwood Mac namesake Mick Fleetwood, doing a featured interview at South By Southwest, and singer Stevie Nicks, who played the Erwin Center. Now two more Mac veterans arrive in tandem, supporting the intriguing "Buckingham McVie" duo album they released in June. $49.75-$105.75. 8 p.m. Nov. 15. 2350 Robert Dedman Drive. texasperformingarts.org. — Peter Blackstock