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Waco Theater Kicks Off 2023 with a Bang

This February brings new productions by many of Waco’s theater groups. And for fans of musicals, in one month you can see Patience, an opera…

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Event Series Thirsty Thursday

Thirsty Thursday

Pivovar 320 S 8th St, Waco, TX

Thirsty Thursday just got even better with Pivovar's all-day happy hour. Enjoy your favorite beers for $5.99, refreshing wells for $3, and 50% off wine from 11 am to 9 pm.

Maker Bot Battle Summer Camp

MAKER's EDGE Creation Studio 1211 Webster Ave, Waco

This four-day battle bot–themed camp will focus on building and customizing a radio-controlled combat robot that campers get to take home. Campers will learn about electronics, radio systems, and mechanisms. These maker-focused robot kits allow beginners to reliably have a functional robot with modular, customized weapons. Then? It's robot fightin' time! $199. Register online.

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December Brings Holiday Shows to Waco

It’s that time of the year once again: December officially marks the beginning of the Christmas season. Though the decorations seemingly pop up earlier (and…

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Last Chance for Perspectivism

When artist Jack Bowers visited the Aspen Art Museum in 1980, he migrated up to the second floor in search of a Duane Hansen sculpture…

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Día de los Muertos Parade & Festival 2022

Running alongside the Brazos River and displaying vibrant traditions and celebrations of life is the 2022 Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Parade…

Upcoming Arts Events

waco-theater-feb-2023

Waco Theater Kicks Off 2023 with a Bang

This February brings new productions by many of Waco’s theater groups. And for fans of musicals, in one month you…

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December Brings Holiday Shows to Waco

It’s that time of the year once again: December officially marks the beginning of the Christmas season. Though the decorations…

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Silent House Takes on Hedda Gabler

Silent House Theatre is back with another thought-provoking addition to its rapidly expanding catalog of successful productions. This time, audiences…

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2022 Epiphanies New Works Festival 

Wild Imaginings’ 2022 Epiphanies New Works Festival is back for the third consecutive year with even more talent, variety, and…

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Waco Live Music: Essential Sounds (5/5–5/9/2023)

La Fiera de Ojinaga with Los Texmaniacs | Indian Spring Park | 7 pm, Friday, May 5 The Brazos Nights…

Waco Live Music: Essential Sounds (4/29–5/3/23)

Jordan Tyler Haynes with Clint Bracher | Texas Music Cafe | 8 pm, Saturday, April 29 Jordan Tyler Haynes brings…

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Brazos Nights: A Riverside Musical Hullabaloo

Brazos Nights isn’t your average concert series — it’s a full-blown, no-holds-barred, all-out musical extravaganza with riverside revelry, eclectic tunes, and a…

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Essential Sounds: Waco Live Music (4/20–4/26/23)

Ryan The Son | Freight Bar | 8 pm, Thursday, April 20 Ryan The Son (aka Ryan Thomas) has seemingly…

The Promise by Damon Galgut

The Promise details the lives of the Afrikaner Swart family and their farm, located outside Pretoria, South Africa. The family consists of Manie, his wife Rachel, and their children Anton, Astrid, and Amor. The storyline stretches across forty years, with each decade featuring a death in the family.

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Matrix by Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff is an American writer, who has published two short-story collections and four novels, including Fates and Furies (2015),…

Between the Bindings: Marguerite Duras’s The Lover

by Jim McKeown Maguerite Duras’s best-selling, highly fictionalized, autobiographical novel L’Amant (1984), translated into English as The Lover, describes her youthful affair with…

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Between the Bindings: Francine Prose’s The Glorious Ones

by Jim McKeown Francine Prose has written scads of interesting, sometimes bawdy, and frequently funny pieces of literature. In addition to…

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