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A few hard rock and metal offerings at Stubb’s highlight this week’s ticket sales. South African band Seether will stop by the outdoor amphitheater on Oct. 16. The Brits of the Cult will take the same stage a few days later, on Oct. 28, followed by Rise Against on Nov. 17. Tickets for each of the shows go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.

Other ticket sales beginning this week:

• Prayers at Red 7 (Sept. 2)

• Avan Lava at Stubb’s (Sept. 22)

• Mike Krol at Mohawk (Sept. 22)

• Langhorne Slim and the Law at Scoot Inn (Sept. 23)

• Small Black at Red 7 (Oct. 16)

• Youth Lagoon at Mohawk (Nov. 11)

• STS9 at Austin Music Hall (Nov. 20)

• Collective Soul at Emo’s (Nov. 20)

• Mayday Parade at Emo’s (Nov. 21)

— Rachel Corbelli

Poetry fest

Award-winning Parsi poet Keki Daruwalla of New Delhi will be the guest of honor at Matwaala, a South Asian Diaspora Poets Festival. Co-hosted by the Poetry Caravan, Austin Community College and Austin Poets International, the festival will be from 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m Sunday at Casa De Luz, 1701 Toomey Road.

The festival will feature poetry readings, panels and papers, and the day ends with a reception and music and dance performances.

Online

Feeling blue? A blue moon is set to appear in the skies over Central Texas tonight. Because blue moons have distinct connotations in pop culture, Austin360.com staff member Hannah Thornby has five ways you can celebrate this astronomical event, including a “Blue Moon Tunes” playlist for your listening pleasure. Check it out at austin.blog.statesman.com.

Coming next week in Austin360: Austrian chef brings flavors of Europe to downtown Austin — read Matthew Odam’s review of Prelog’s.

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