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Austin Saturday, September 23 Events

Chanel Makeover at the Nordstrom Barton Creek, Chanel is bringing in 3 or 4 of their special makeup artists to do complimentary makeovers and skin care consultations.  It's a Saturday and appointments are available from 11a to 6p -- come get your makeup done and then go out on the town!  There will also be a special skincare offer with purchase. Call 512.691.3500 and ask for the Chanel counter. Say Nedra told you to call for an appointment for the 23rd.

Ballet Austin Season Premiere: Not Afraid of the Dark
Ballet Austin returns opens its 50th anniversary seasons with artistic director Stephen Mills’ Not Afraid of the Dark, “the show that glows.” Dancers interact with glowing lights as they depict a child’s evening and journey through her dreams. Location: Paramount Theatre. Call 512-476-9151 for more info. Event ID:9/24.

Luca Cambiaso
Luca Cambiaso is known as the first great "modern" artist in Genoa. His works inspired innovation and influence throughout Italy in the early 18th century. This is the first exhibition of Cambiaso's work in 50 years and the first presentation ever outside of Italy’s coastal Liguria area. Location: Blanton Museum of Art. Call 512-471-7324 for more details. Event ID: 1/14/07

Black and White and Read All Over: Austin Chronicle Photographers Celebrate 25 Years
Join The Austin Chronicle as they celebrate 25 years. In celebration of their anniversary and in salute to Austin, the Chronicle will host a photography exhibit BLACK AND WHITE AND READ ALL OVER: Austin Chronicle Photographers Celebrate 25 Years spotlighting photographs that have run in the weekly over the past 2 1/2 decades. Location: Austin Museum of Art: Downtown. Call 512-495-9224 for more info. Event ID: 9/24

Power to the People: The Electrification of Rural Texas
Walk into a world before television, computers, the i-pod, even refrigerators and running water. The exhibit, Power to the People: The Electrification of Rural Texas, is a unique story of one of the most dramatic events in Texas history. Rural Texas in the 1930s was still in the dark as electric lines hadn’t penetrated the beautiful, but rugged Texas Hill Country. Location: LBJ Library and Museum. Open Daily 9-5 (except Christmas) Free Admission. id:5.2.07

Big Bugs
David Rogers’ Big Bugs exhibit includes eight enormous sculptures of insects—a 1,200-pound praying mantis, a 7-foot assassin bug and the biggest spider you will ever see. Location: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Call 512-292-4200 for more info.

Bat Watching
The 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats that live beneath the Congress Avenue Bridge take flight in a mass exodus each night at dusk. Located at Congress Ave. & Cesar Chavez St. Austin, TX 78704.

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