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1. Boxing returns to Austin with ESPN Friday Night Fights at the Erwin Center. Undefeated Fernando Guerrero takes on Grady Brewer in the main event. Full undercard of boxing includes a few Austin fighters. Click here for more info.
2. The Alamo Ritz will screen Robert De Niro’s breakout performance in Taxi Driver on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. For all the details, click here.
3. Cartoonist Ben Sargent’s collection of works are on display at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History from now through August 31. Click here to learn more.
4. Austin is the Live Music Capital of the World. Here’s how we prove it this week: Friday go see Explosions in the Sky at ACL-Live, General Smiley & McPullish at Ruta Maya on Saturday, Alpha Rev at Nutty Brown Cafe on Saturday, and Bright Light Social Hour performs at Blues on the Green in Zilker Park on Wednesday.