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Theater

'101 Dalmatians.' The musical adaptation of the classic tale, featuring real puppies. 2 and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday. $27 to $31. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. www.thelongcenter.org.

'Annie.' The musical features songs 'Tomorrow' and 'It's the Hard-Knock Life.' 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 30. For special weekday shows, check Web site. $8 to $22. Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469, www.thegeorgetownpalace.org.

'Bohemian Cowboy.' A son's tribute to his father's legacy after he disappeared in a Nevada desert. 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays through Dec. 20. $16 to $18. Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd St. 479-7529, www.hydeparktheatre.org.

'Esther's Follies: Thanksgiving Cornucopia of Comedy.' A show with magic, musical comedy and names in the news. 8 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 525 E. Sixth St. $20 general admission. 320-0553, www.esthersfollies.com.

'Laughter on the 23rd Floor.' Neil Simon's play is a behind-the-scenes look at 1950s neurotic TV. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 20. $12 to $25. The City Theatre, 3823 Airport Blvd. Suite D. 524-2870, www.citytheatreaustin.org.

'The Skin of Our Teeth.' Chronicles a family that has lived through several wars and depressions. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 5. $15 to $30. The Vortex, 2307 Manor Road. 478-5282, www.vortexrep.org.

Music

Chamber Soloists of Austin. The first concert of the 23rd season. 8 p.m. Saturday. $12.50 to $25. First Presbyterian Church, 8001 Mesa Drive. 380-0065, www.chambersoloists.com.

University Jazz Band. Featuring compositions by Miles Davis, Charles Mingus and more. 7 p.m. Tuesday. Free. Alma Thomas Theater, Fine Arts Center, Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-1379.

Poetry

'Poetry on the Plaza.' Featuring singers and songwriters. Noon Wednesday. Free. Ransom Center, 300 W. 21st St. www.hrc.utexas.edu/events.

Comedy

Cap City Comedy Club. 'The Chinaman,' Mark Britten: 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 8 p.m. Tuesday: Matt Bearden with Shannon Pauld. 8120 Research Blvd. $5.50-$49.95. 467-2333, www.capcitycomedy.com.

ColdTowne Theater. 'Eye for an iPhone' 8 p.m. Friday, 'Boy Toy' 7 p.m. Saturday, 'Stool Pigeon' 8 p.m. Saturday, 'Cagematch' 9 p.m. Saturday, 'Midnight Society' 11 p.m. Saturday, 'Improv City' 8 p.m. Sunday, 'Monday Night Mash' 8:30 p.m. Monday. 4803-B Airport Blvd. $5-$10. www.coldtownetheater.com.

Gnap Theater Projects. 'Crack' 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 'Saturday Night Special' 10 p.m. Saturdays. $5 to $10. Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Road. wwwgnaptheater.org.

Hideout Theatre. 'This Week Tonight' 8 p.m. Friday, 'Charles Dickens Unleashed' 8 p.m. Saturday, 'Flying Theater Machine' 2 p.m. Sundays, 'Tuesday Jam,' 7 p.m. Tuesdays. 617 Congress Ave. $10. 443-3688, www.hideouttheatre.com.

Velveeta Room. Comedy with Paul Oddo, Dan Kilpatrick and Chris Cubas: 9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 521 E. Sixth St. $5. 469-9116, www.thevelveetaroom.com.

Art galleries

Art on 5th. 'Small Works.' 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays through Jan. 2, closed today. 1501 W. Fifth St. 481-1111, www.arton5th.com.

Art Palace. 'One on One on One' and 'Project Room: Greatest Hits Remastered.' 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment through Dec. 5. 2109 E. Cesar Chavez St. 496-0687, www.artpalacegallery.com.

Austin Art Space Gallery. Opening Tuesday: '12 Buy 12.' 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays or by appointment through Dec. 21. 7739 Northcross Drive, Suite Q. 771-2868, www.austinartspace.com.

Authenticity Gallery. 'Mosaica.' 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays, noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 3. 910 Congress Ave., No. 100. 914-7434.

Austin Galleries. 'All Creatures Great and Small.' 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays or by appointment through Dec. 23. 1219 W. Sixth St. www.austingalleries.com.

Austin Museum of Art. 'David Bates' and 'New Works: Jade Walker.' 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, through Jan. 31. 823 Congress Ave. Adults $5, seniors, students or military $4, 12 and younger free. 495-9224, www.amoa.org.

Blanton Museum of Art. 'Workspace: Pablo Vargas Lugo, Eclipses for Austin' through Feb. 21, 'Paolo Veronese: The Petrobelli Altarpiece' through Feb. 7, 'Teresita Fernández: Blind Landscape & Drawn Toward Light' through Jan. 3. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Congress Ave. $3-$7, free Thursdays. 471-7324, www.blantonmuseum.org.

Creative Research Laboratory. 'No Lone Zone.' Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Dec. 19. 2832 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 322-2099, http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~crlab.

D. Berman Gallery. 'Katie Maratta and Owen McAuley.' 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays or by appointment through Dec. 12. 1701 Guadalupe St. 477-8877, www.dbermangallery.com.

Dougherty Arts Center. 'Narratives.' 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 28. 1110 Barton Springs Road. 974-4025, www.ci.austin.tx.us/dougherty/gallery.htm.

Flatbed Press Gallery. 'New Works by Dennis Fagan.' 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and by appointment through Dec. 12. 2832 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 477-9328, www.flatbedpress.com.

Fredricksburg Art Gallery. 'Contemporary Masters Invitational.' 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays through Dec. 5. 314 E. Main St. 830-990-2707, www.fbgartgallery.com.

Gay Fay Kelly Art. 'Teeny, Tiny Art Show.' By appointment Mondays-Fridays through Dec. 18. 1811 W. Eighth St. 478-7676, www.gayfaykellyart.com.

Haven Gallery. 'John Petrey: The Dress Series.' 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 3. 1122 W. Sixth St. 477-2700, www.havengalleryaustin.com.

Kirchman Galleries. 'Danville Chadbourne – Recent Works.' 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays and Mondays through Jan. 4. 213 N. Nugent Ave., Johnson City. 830-868-9290, www.kirchmangallery.com.

L. Nowlin Gallery. 'The Small Corners of Existence: Robert Schults Photography.' 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Jan. 2. 1201 W. Sixth St. 626-9301, www.lnowlingallery.com.

La Peña. 'El Destino se Escribe en la Tierra, or Destiny is Written on the Earth.' 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, closed Sunday and Monday through Nov. 30. 227 Congress Ave. 477-6007, www.lapena-austin.org.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. 'My Back Yard: Life in Central Austin.' 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 6. 4801 La Crosse Ave. www.wildflower.org.

Lora Reynolds Gallery. 'Noriko Ambe.' 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Dec. 31. 360 Nueces St., Suite 50. 215-4965, www.lorareynolds.com.

MASS Gallery. 'Color Spaces.' 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 12. 916 Springdale Road. www.massgallery.org.

Mexican American Cultural Center. 'Flutter.' New work by Connie Arismendi. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, closed Sundays and Mondays through Nov. 28. 600 River St. 478-6222, www.ci.austin.tx.us/macc.

North Hills Gallery. 'Creations In Collage.' 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 29. 7050 Village Center Drive. 345-1743.

Okay Mountain. 'Booksmart.' 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 12. 1312 E. Cesar Chavez St., Suite B. www.okaymountain.com.

Slugfest Gallery. 'Tony Fitzpatrick: NO. 9, an Artist's Journal.' 1:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays-Saturdays or by appointment through Dec. 14. 1906 Miriam Ave. 477-7204, www.slugfestprints.com.

St. Edward's University Fine Arts Gallery. 'Two Crackers and Some Cheese.' 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 3. Arts Building, St. Edward's University, 3001 S. Congress Ave. www.stedwards.edu/hum/art/student/index.html.

Stephen L. Clark Gallery. 'Mexico: Pueblo y Jardin.' 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and by appointment through Dec. 19. 1101 W. Sixth St. 477-0828.

Studio2Gallery. 'From Pain to Grace.' Noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 28. 1700 S. Lamar Blvd., Suite 318. 326-9102, www.studio2gallery.com.

Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum. 'WaterSparks: A Damian Priour Retrospective.' 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Jan. 3. 605 Robert E. Lee Road. 445-5582, www.umlaufsculpture.org.

Wally Workman Gallery. 'Group Show: Anne Ashley & Nate Ronniger.' 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays or by appointment through Nov. 28. 1202 W. Sixth St. 472-7428, www.wallyworkmangallery.com.

Wimberley Valley Art League Gallery. Exhibition juried by Walle Conoly of St. Edward's University. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 5 p.m. weekends through Dec. 7. Wimberley Community Center, 14070 RM 12. www.visitwimberley.com/artleague.

Women and Their Work. 'My Wicked Twisted Sense of Love.' 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays through Jan. 7. 1710 Lavaca St. 477-1064, www.womenandtheirwork.org.

Yard Dog. 'Over & Under.' 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 6. 1510 S. Congress Ave. 912-1613, www.yarddog.com.