Looking for something cultural and sophisticated to do this weekend? Look no further. Here are our four picks for weekend fun that will appeal to your artistic side.


A Tuna Christmas

Thru December 31 ZACH Theatre, Kleberg Stage

A local Christmas-classic about Tuna, the third smallest town in Texas, this play will have you laughing and howling during the entire show. It happens in a place where the Lions Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. Purchase tickets here.


Murder on the Orient Express:

Various theaters and times

The Agatha Christie classic is back, this time with an all-star cast including Academy Award nominees Kenneth Branagh, Willem Dafoe Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer as well as Academy Award winners Penelope Cruz and Dame Judi Dench. The best part: this weekend it’s in no less than 15 Austin theaters including Alamo Draft House Mueller, Galaxy Highland 10, iPic and Regal Westgate 11










Austin Opera presents Carmen

November 19, 2:30PM The Long Center Dell Hall

This production by the Austin Opera, set in the gritty 1970’s is sensational. It has all the hallmarks of a great opera: love, betrayal and of course an untimely death. Purchase tickets here.




Gladys Knight

Nov. 19: 7:00PM Paramount Theatre

Cap off your weekend by seeing seven time Grammy winner and music legend Gladys Knight. Seriously, who hasn’t belted out Midnight Train to Georgia when it’s blared on the radio? Purchase tickets here.


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