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1. Austin Restaurant Week continues April 17 through April 20 at dozens of the top eateries in Austin. Enjoy special fixed menu meals that introduce you to their incredible menus, at just $25-35 for dinner or $10-15 for lunch. Click here for details.
2. The Texas Young Composers Concert features 12 new orchestral works composed by Texas students age 18 and under and played by the Austin Symphony Orchestra. It is extremely rare for young composers to have their works played by a professional orchestra. For more information, click here.
3. The Ransom Center and the LBJ Library present a screening of “All the President’s Men” (1976), starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman. A display of Watergate papers will also be on display. Click here for more.
4. Austin lives up to its Live Music Capital of the World billing this week with Reggae Fest at Auditorium Shores and Old Settlers Fest at Saltlick Pavilion throughout the weekend. Also, check out Toadies at Antone’s on Sunday and Umphrey’s McGee at Stubb’s on Wednesday.