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Theater and dance

The Dance Project: Connection. Features performances by Reverence Dance Project, Third Coast Contemporary, TruDance Project, the Lost Boys and Austin Metamorphosis. 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday. $15-$40. AustinVentures StudioTheater, 501 W. Third St. 476-2163, www.balletaustin.org.

“Earth.” Vortex Repertory Company presents a multi-disciplinary show performed in a mountain of dirt. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. $10-$30; 2-for-1 admission Thursday with a donation of two canned goods to SafePlace. The Vortex, 2307 Manor Road. 478-5282, www.vortexrep.org.

Esther’s Follies. Musical comedy, magic and political satirical revue on Sixth Street. 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. $22-$29. Esther’s Pool. 525 E. Sixth St. 320-0553, www.esthersfollies.com.

“The Importance of Being Earnest.” St. Edward’s theater department presents Oscar Wilde’s play. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Mary Moody Northen Theatre at St. Edward’s University, 3001 S. Congress Ave. 448-8484, www.stedwards.edu.

“Mad Beat Hip & Gone.” The world premiere for Steven Dietz’s ode to the beat era. 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday, 8 p.m. Wednesday; plus additional dates through April 28. $25-$55. Zach’s Topfer Theatre, 202 S. Lamar Blvd. 476-0541, www.zachtheatre.org.

“The Merchant of Venice.” The Baron’s Men present Shakespeare’s play. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, through April 27. $10-$15. Richard Garriott’s Curtain Theatre, 7400 Coldwater Canyon Drive. 474-8497, www.thebaronsmen.org.

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” A play by Dale Wasserman, adapted from Ken Kesey’s novel. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, plus additional dates through April 27. $10. Playhouse Smithville, 110 Main St., Smithville. 360-7397, www.playhousesmithville.com.

“Same Time Next Year.” A production of Bernard Slade’s hit play. 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 28. $10-$24. The Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 869-7469, www.georgetownpalace.com.

“Slowgirl.” Ken Webster directs the play about a chatty teenage girl visiting her soft-spoken uncle in Costa Rica. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, through April 27. $22; Thursdays are pay-what-you-can. Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd St. 479-7529, www.hydeparktheatre.org.

“Stop Hitting Yourself.” Rude Mechs presents a play that’s part Pygmalion, part Busby Berkley and part self-help lexicon. 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. $5-$25. The Off Center, 2211 Hidalgo St. 476-7833, www.rudemechs.com.

“Urinetown.” Presented by Texas State University San Marcos’ theater department. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $7-$12. Texas State University San Marcos’ University Mainstage Theatre, 430 Moon St., San Marcos. 245-2147, www.theatreanddance.txstate.edu.

Comedy

Big Daddy’s Burgers. “Last Chance Comedy,” a comedy showcase. 10 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 9070 Research Blvd. 614-0252, www.bigdaddysaustin.com.

Cap City Comedy Club. J.R. Brow from “Live at Gotham” and “The Late Late Show” performs. 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $9-$19. Moontower Comedy presents Greg Fitzsimmons, 8 p.m. Wednesday. $18-$22. Plus more shows throughout the week. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 467-2333, www.capcitycomedy.com.

ColdTowne Theater. “The Great Show on Earth,” 8:30 p.m. Thursdays. $5. “The Mission,” 10 p.m. Thursday. $5. “Bad Boys,” 8:30 p.m. Fridays. $5. “Live at ColdTowne,” 10 p.m. Fridays. $5. “TGIS: Thank God It’s Saturday!,” 8:30 p.m. Saturdays. $7. “The Frank Mills & Midnight Society,” 10 p.m. Saturdays. $7. “TCP Speakeasy Rap Show,” 11 p.m. Saturday. Free. Plus more shows throughout the week. 4803 Airport Blvd. 814-8696, www.coldtownetheater.com.

The Hideout Theatre. “The Threefer,” 8 p.m. Thursdays. $6. “The Free Fringe,” 10 p.m. Thursdays. Free. “Pick Your Own Path,” 8 p.m. Friday. $6. “The Spectacle,” 10 p.m. Friday. $11. “Strange Worlds,” 8 p.m. Saturdays. $13. “Maestro,” 10 p.m. Saturdays. $13. Plus more shows throughout the week. 617 N. Congress Ave. 482-9131, www.hideouttheatre.com.

The Institution Theater. “Stage Door!” improvised musicals by Girls Girls Girls. 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, through April 27. $12. “The Crapshoot,” freestyle standup comedy. 10 p.m. Friday. $5. “The Triple Scoop,” comedy troupe night. 10 p.m. Saturdays, through April 27. $5. Plus more shows throughout the week. 3708 Woodbury Drive. www.theinstitutiontheater.com.

The New Movement. “Block Party,” 9:30 p.m. Thursdays. $5. “Lights Up!” 8 p.m. Fridays. $5. “The Franchise,” 9 p.m. Fridays. $5. “Part 2,” 10:30 p.m. Friday. $5. “The Court of the People with Judge Gsu Paek,” 9 p.m. Saturday. $5. Plus more shows throughout the week. 616 Lavaca St. 806-340-3718, www.newmovementtheater.com.

The Velveeta Room. “Chillin’ with Kat Ramzinski,” 9:30 p.m. Fridays. $5. “The Late Slot,” 11:30 p.m. Fridays. $5. Plus more shows throughout the week. 521 E. Sixth St. 469-9116, www.thevelveetaroom.com.

Literary events

Author appearance. Bestselling YA author Sarah Dessen speaks and signs “What Happened to Goodbye.” 7 p.m. Tuesday. Free. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 472-5050, www.bookpeople.com.

BedPost Confessions. Readings and performances on sex and sexuality. 8 p.m. Thursday. $10. The North Door, 501 N. Interstate Highway 35. 485-3001, www.ndvenue.com.

Barstool Poetry Book Party #5. A reading series. 9 p.m. Saturday. Free. Gourmand’s, 2316 Webberville Road. www.barstoolpoetry.com.

An Evening of Jewrotica. Readings and anonymous audience confessions. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Free. Spiderhouse Cafe, 2908 Fruth St. www.spiderhousecafe.com.

Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee. The Literary Coalition of Central Texas’ contest celebrates its 10th anniversary. 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. $75. ZACH’s Topfer Theatre, 202 S. Lamar Blvd. 735-2533, www.10thanniversarybee.eventbrite.com.

Texas Spring Book Festival. Panels, readings and more, hosted by the Texas Association of Authors. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. Free. Hickory Street, 800 Congress Ave. 554-9560, www.txauthors.com.

Theology on Tap. A conversation between Beka Falk-Jones and Greg Garrett; refreshments provided by Saint Arnold Brewing Company. 7 p.m. Thursday. Free. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 472-5050, www.bookpeople.com.

Events and programs

Art After Six. A talk by artist Vito Acconci. 6 p.m. Friday. Free. Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second St. 974-7700, www.austintexas.gov/event/art-after-six-vito-acconci.

David Sedaris. The best-selling author and NPR icon gives a live performance. 8 p.m. Wednesday. $25-$55. Michael & Susan Dell Hall at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. 474-5664, www.thelongcenter.org.

Fusebox Festival. A festival celebrating adventurous works of art across a variety of mediums. Various events Thursday through April 28; visit the event’s website for a complete schedule, list of venues and individual ticket prices. Festival passes $175-$500. www.fuseboxfestival.com.

National Geographic Live! Photographer Joel Sartore speaks about his work traveling the globe to produce stories for the magazine. 8 p.m. Monday. $19-$44. Michael & Susan Dell Hall at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. 474-5664, www.thelongcenter.org.

A Prairie Home Companion. A live broadcast of Garrison Keillor’s popular NPR program. 4:45 p.m. Saturday. $54.50-$79.50. Bass Concert Hall, 2350 E. Campus Drive. 477-6060, www.texasperformingarts.org.

Silent Disco. Wireless headsets allow you to dance outside beneath the stars. 8 p.m. to midnight Thursday. $5-$10. AMOA-Arthouse Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St. 458-8191, www.amoa-arthouse.org.

Tony Kushner. The award-winning playwright and screenwriter speaks. 8 p.m. Monday. $10-$42. Bass Concert Hall, 2350 E. Campus Drive. 477-6060, www.texasperformingarts.org.

Family

Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros. A bilingual celebration with storytime, music and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Free. Austin Public Library Southeast Branch, 5803 Nuckolls Crossing Road. 974-8840, www.austintexas.gov/library.

Flying Theater Machine. Interactive improv for kids; this current show is “Pirate Adventures!” 2 p.m. Sundays. $8. The Hideout Theatre, 617 N. Congress Ave. 476-0473, www.hideouttheatre.com.

“The Little Mermaid.” An original retelling of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays, through May 11. $16-$18. ZACH Theatre’s Whisenhunt Stage, 1510 Toomey Road. 476-0541, www.zachtheatre.org.

“Pippi Longstocking.” Susan Gayle Todd directs an original adaptation of the children’s story, with music by Emily Marks. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays; 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Sundays; through April 28. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. 472-5436, www.scottishritetheater.org.

“What’s the Story, Steve?” Improvised, interactive theater for kids featuring Steve the poodle. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Pay what you wish. ColdTowne Theater, 4803 Airport Blvd. Suite D. 814-8696, www.coldtownetheater.com.

Film

AFS Essential Cinema. A screening of “Zazie Dans le Metro.” 7 p.m. Tuesday. $5-$8. The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. 322-0145, www.austinfilm.org.

America’s Music Film Series. A six-week film and discussion series led by Caroline O’Meara. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through April 30. Free. Austin Public Library Terrazas Branch, 1105 E. Cesar Chavez St. 974-3625, www.austintexas.gov/library.

The Attic Film Festival. An independent Christian film festival. Various events Friday-Saturday; visit the fest’s website for a complete schedule of screenings and other programs. $5-$40. For the City Center, 500 E. St. Johns Ave. 458-6872, www.atticfilmfest.org.

Austin Fly Fishing Film Tour. The traveling showcase highlights efforts of independent outdoor filmmakers. 7 p.m. Thursday. $20. The Paramount Theatre, 713 N. Congress Ave. 474-1221, www.austintheatre.org.

Austin Jewish Film Festival. The 11th-annual festival draws to a close with features and shorts. Various events Thursday-Friday. Badges $60-$150; individual tickets $6-$8. Regal Arbor Cinema 8, 9828 Great Hills Trail. City Lights Theatres, 420 Wolf Ranch Parkway, Georgetown. www.austinjff.org.

Austin Upon Avon. A screening of Baz Luhrmann’s “Romeo + Juliet.” 6 p.m. Thursday. Free. Austin Public Library Yarborough Branch, 2200 Hancock Drive. 974-8820, www.austintexas.gov/library.

Blue Starlite Urban Mini Drive-In. Double-feature: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Monty Python & the Holy Grail,” 8:30 p.m. Friday. “Reefer Madness,” 11:45 p.m. Friday. Drive-in slots start at $25; walk-in slots $5. Blue Starlite III at Old Airport, 1901 E. 51st St. www.bluestarlitedrivein.com.

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival. The annual festival celebrates Latin and indigenous film and video. Various events Thursday through April 28. $80 for a festival pass. Visit the festival’s website for a schedule, list of venues and info on purchasing individual tickets. 535-0765, www.cinelasamericas.org.

Film screening. Catch the PBS documentary “Tales of Masked Men.” 7 p.m. Wednesday. $5; free for museum members. Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Ave. 480-9373, www.mexic-artemuseum.org.

“Heaven’s Rain” Film Screening. The film tells the true story of Brooks Douglass and his family in the wake of devastating events. 7 p.m. Monday. Free. Utopia Theatre, 1925 San Jacinto Blvd. www.eventbrite.com/event/5595476220.

History of TV. Bryan Connolly curates “Colgate Comedy Hour: Martin & Lewis.” 7:30 p.m. Monday. Free. AFS Screening Room, 1901 E. 51st St. 322-0145, www.austinfilm.org.

Jess Franco Memorial Screening. A screening of “Venus in Furs,” in honor of the late great filmmaker. 9 p.m. Friday. $5-$10. Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. www.austinfilm.org.

Off-Centered Film Festival. Craft beer, films and food. 6 p.m. Thursday, 7 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, 7 and 10:20 p.m. Saturday. Thursday: Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe St. Friday-Saturday: Alamo Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Lane. 476-1320, www.offcenteredfilmfest.com.

Q Hobbit Movie Night. Screenings of 1977’s animated “Hobbit” adaptation followed by “Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings.” 5 p.m. Thursday. Free. The Q, 3408 West Ave. 420-8557, www.qboyz.org.

Rooftop Architecture Film Series. A screening of “My Playground.” 8 p.m. Wednesday. $10; free for museum members. AMOA-Arthouse at the Jones Center, 700 Congress Ave. 453-5312, www.amoa-arthouse.org.

Snowfall Destroys Three Cars. A two-hour video experience curated by Zonodon Andersonoceros and Katie Rose Pipkin. 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Free. Wardenclyffe Gallery, 1101 Springdale Road. 971-1733, www.wardenclyffegallery.org.

Tarde de Documental. A screening of “La Dignidad de los Nadies.” 6 p.m. Sunday. Suggested $5 donation. Esquina Tango, 209 Pedernales St. 524-2772, www.esquinatangoaustin.com.

Art

AMOA-Arthouse. “How to / Internet,” a LIFT project by Jaakko Pallasvuo. Through May 19. “Storyteller,” a SCREEN project by Nicolas Provost. Through June 9. “Constructed Landscapes,” works by Seher Shah. Through June 30. “O Século,” a video project by Cinthia Marcelle and Tiago Mata Machado. Through June 30. 11 a.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $3-$5. AMOA-Arthouse at the Jones Center, 700 Congress Ave. 453-5312. “New Works,” pieces by Jessica Halonen. Through May 26. “Of a Technical Nature,” a group exhibition exploring the relationship between natural and technologic systems. Through Sept 1. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. $3-$5. AMOA-Arthouse Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St. 458-8191, www.amoa-arthouse.org.

Art on 5th. “Hats Off to Dr. Seuss,” a national touring exhibition. Through Saturday. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. 3005 S. Lamar Blvd. 481-1111, www.arton5th.com.

Austin Art Space Gallery. “AVAA Figurative Show,” a group exhibition. Through Saturday. 11 am. to 6 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, and by appointment. 7739 Northcross Drive, Suite Q. 771-2868, www.austinartspace.com.

Bay6 Gallery & Studios. “Austin Pets & Arts Alive!” An exhibition benefiting Austin Pets Alive! Through May 5. 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, or by appointment. Bay6 Gallery, 5305 Bolm Road, No. 6. 553-3849, www.bay6studios.com.

Blanton Museum of Art. “Restoration & Revelation: Conserving the Suida-Manning Collection,” an exhibit examining issues related to art preservation. Through May 5. “Through the Eyes of Texas: Masterworks from the Alumni Collection,” featuring around 200 pieces from the art collections of UT alumni. Through May 19. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. $5-$9; free entry on Thursdays. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and North Congress Avenue. 471-7324, www.blantonmuseum.org.

The Bunkhouse Gallery. 21st Annual Show & Sale, with wine, food and music. 11 to 6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, through April 28. Wenmohs Ranch, 703 Old Spicewood Road, Cypress Mill. 830-825-3465, www.deepintheheartart.com.

Dragonfly Gallery at Rosedale. “Journey in Abstract Expressionism,” oil paintings by Fredericksburg-based artist Suzanne Morhart. Through May 17. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. 4007 Marathon Blvd. 420-9000, www.dragonflygallerytx.com.

Flatbed Press. “Heartland,” works by James Surls. Through Friday. “Lightness of Being,” works by Joan Winter. Through May 3. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. 2830 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 477-9328, www.flatbedpress.com.

Gallery at the J. “Stories of Israel.” Through April 30. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays. 7300 Hart Lane. 735-8034, www.shalomaustin.org.

Grayduck Gallery. “Grayduck 5K,” a group exhibition featuring work by Kaci Beeler, Kristin Hogan, Katy Horan, Katy O’Conner and Katie Rose Pipkin. Through May 5. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 608 W. Monroe St., Suite C. 826-5334, www.grayduckgallery.com.

Hill Design + Gallery. “Assemblage,” featuring Joanne M. Ehly, Jene Laman, Jane Laman and John Sager. Through May 3. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays. 1623 Rivery Blvd., Georgetown. 212-4865, www.hilldesignstudio.com.

Lora Reynolds Gallery. Works by Richard Forster and Ewan Gibbs. Through May 11. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. 360 Nueces St., Suite 50. 215-4965, www.lorareynolds.com.

Pump Project. “Paint on Paper Paint on Paper Paint on Paper,” a group show curated by Lana Waldrep. Through Saturday. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, and by appointment. 702 Shady Lane. www.pumpproject.org.

Ransom Center. “Arnold Newman: Masterclass” explores the career of the photographer who created iconic portraits of some of the most influential innovators, celebrities, and cultural figures of the twentieth century. Through May 12. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays (Thursdays open to 7 p.m.), noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Free. 21st and Guadalupe streets on the UT campus. 417-8944. www.hrc.utexas.edu.

Russell Collection Fine Art Gallery. “Nexus,” works by Court Lurie. Through May 5. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, or by appointment. 1137 W. Sixth St. 478-4440, www.russell-collection.com.

Studio 10. Works by Augusto Brocca and Kathleen Wilson. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, or by appointment. 1011 W. Lynn St. 236-1333, www.studiotenarts.com.

Tiny Park Gallery. “Artifact,” works by Beili Liu, Scott Proctor and Jonathan Dankenbring. Through May 11. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, or by appointment. Tiny Park Gallery, 1101 Navasota St. www.tinyparkgallery.com.

Up Collective. “We Love You Danny,” a group exhibition of works inspired by actor Danny Trejo. On view by appointment through April 25. 2326 E. Cesar Chavez St. 981-7539, www.upcollective.org.

UT Visual Arts Center. “Structure & Sign,” the 2013 senior design exhibition. Through Friday. “2x2,” the 2013 MFA design exhibition. Through Friday. “Diffuse Reflection Lab,” works by Lead Pencil Studio’s Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo. Through May 11. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays; noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 2300 Trinity St. 471-1108, www.utvac.org.

Women & Their Work. “Last Resort,” landscape paintings by Kelly O’Connor. Through May 9. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 1710 Lavaca St. 477-1064, www.womenandtheirwork.org.

Yard Dog Art Gallery. “All-Stars, Heroes, Juicers, Old Yards,” new baseball paintings by Will Johnson. Through May 5. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 1510 S. Congress Ave. 912-1613, www.yarddog.com.

Music

Ben & I Play for Peace. A benefit for the Wounded Warriors Project. 7 p.m. Saturday. Free; donations accepted at the door. St. David’s Episcopal Church, 301 E. Eighth St. www.benandiplayforpeace.com.

Big Squeeze Accordion Contest Semi-Finals. Live music; artists include Susan Torres y Conjunto Clemencia, Peter Anzaldua and others. 2 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Free. Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. 441-9255, www.texasfolklife.org.

“Cougar Mama!” Polly Seale performs. 8:30 p.m. Thursday. $41. Shoal Crossing Events Center, 8611 N. Mopac Expressway. 289-2287, www.austincabaret.org.

Record Store Day. Autograph signings by Ian McLagan and Roky Erikson. 3 and 5 p.m. Saturday. Free. Waterloo Records, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 474-2500, www.waterloorecords.com.

“Secret No More: Renaissance & Baroque Music by Nuns, Courtesans & Queens.” A performance presented by the Texas Early Music Project. 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Saturday: St. Louis Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Road. Sunday: First Presbyterian Church of Austin, 8001 Mesa Drive. 377-6961, www.early-music.org.

Texas Community Music Festival. An outdoor festival spotlighting Texas musicians. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m to 8:45 p.m. Sunday, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; 6 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesday. Free. Saturday-Tuesday: Central Market North, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd. Wednesday: The Park at the Triangle, 4700 N. Lamar Blvd. www.tcmfestival.com.

TX State University San Marcos School of Music. Thursday: Somos Musicos! 7:30 p.m. Free. Music Building Recital Hall. Friday: TX State Strings Project Spring Concert, 2 p.m. Free. Evans Auditorium. Saturday: TX State University Singers, 7:30 p.m. $5-$10. Evans Auditorium. Sunday: TX State’s Men’s and Women’s Choirs, 3 p.m. $5-$10. Evans Auditorium. TX Mysterium for New Music Forum and Recital, 8 p.m. Free. Evans Auditorium. Monday: TX State Jazz Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. $5-$10. Evans Auditorium. Tuesday: String Orchestra, 6 p.m. Free. Music Building Recital Hall. TX Jazz Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. $5-$10. Evans Auditorium. Wednesday: Todd Oxford, 6 p.m. $5-$10. TX State Jazz Lab Band, 7:30 p.m. $5-$10. Evans Auditorium. Music Building Recital Hall. TX State University San Marcos, 601 University Drive, San Marcos. 245-3375, www.music.txstate.edu.

UT Butler School of Music. Thursday: String Chamber Music Concert, 6 p.m. Free. Jessen Auditorium. Phi Mu Alpha Spring Recital, 7:30 p.m. Free. Recital Studio. Friday: Conjunto Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Free. Recital Studio. Don Giovanni, 7:30 p.m. $10-$20. McCullough Theatre. Saturday: Middle Eastern Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Free. Bates Recital Hall. Sunday: Men’s and Women’s Chorus, 4 p.m. Free. Bates Recital Hall. Don Giovanni, 7:30 p.m. $10-$20. McCullough Theatre. Monday: Jazz Combos, 7:30 p.m. Free. Recital Studio. Longhorn Concert Bands, 7:30 p.m. Free. Bates Recital Hall. Wednesday: Chamber Winds, 7:30 p.m. Free. Bates Recital Hall. Trombone Studio Recital II, 7:30 p.m. Free. Recital Studio. University of Texas campus. 471-7764, www.music.utexas.edu.

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