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Arianna Auber
Kids can play the drums and other instruments during the Austin Symphony Children's Day Art Park, which has a range of music-related activities. [Lynda M. Gonzalez / AMERICAN-STATESMAN]


"Spirited Away" Beer Dinner with Thirsty Planet Brewing. The animated Miyazaki film is lovely to watch on the big screen, but it's even better when the Alamo Drafthouse is pairing a screening with a multi-course beer dinner. In "Spirited Away," 10-year-old Chihiro and her parents get caught up in a strange magic that turns her parents into pigs and transports them to a peculiar new world. Watch as she navigates her odd surroundings while enjoying dishes like the sweet and sour pork meatballs. 7 p.m. June 5. Technically sold out. Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N. US Hwy. 183.


Children's Day Art Park with the Austin Symphony Orchestra. This annual summer event tailored to kids returns at its new location at the Austin Central Library. Weekly activities include a hands-on "instrument zoo," interactive stations, instrument-making, rotating arts and crafts, and story time with Bernadette Nason. Musical guests accompanied by various Austin Symphony players will also be featured. 10 a.m. doors Wednesday through July 24 (no show July 3). Free. 710 W. Cesar Chavez St.

Metalachi at Antone’s. Hey, you got metal in my mariachi! Never mind chocolate and peanut butter, here’s two great sounds that sound great together. Or, well, at the very least it’s an intriguing and entertaining concept. Austin has its own take on this, sort of, with Brown Sabbath, but Los Angeles band Metalachi takes the theatrical element of this mashup to another level. Tequila Rock Revolution opens. $18-$20. 9 p.m. June 5-6. 305 E. Fifth St. — Peter Blackstock


Juneteenth Jamboree: Art Salon & Talk. The Austin History Center presents an evening of cultural enlightenment, kicking off a pre-Juneteenth celebration. The art salon will feature works by three Austinites: Dawn Okoro, Liz Moskowitz and Dave McClinton. Their work will give insight into several subjects, including black identity. View each piece and meet with the artists, who will talk about what life is like as African American visual artists and answer questions. 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 5. Free. 810 Guadalupe St.

Coming up

“Oedipus The Tyrant.” In this modern retelling of the classic story, staged by the Fox Den Theatre Company, Thebes is a country in turmoil. With the new king having suddenly risen to power, the people of Thebes are increasingly discontent. Obsessed with discovering what is poisoning their subjects against them, Oedipus is willing to give up anything to recover the lost greatness of Thebes. Opens June 6. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays through June 15. $20. The Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd.