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KUTX Winter Jam, Astronomy on Tap and more free events, Jan. 15-21


Burger Brunch at El Sapo. The Tex-Mex burger joint will have drink specials on mimosas, Bloody Marys and O Gurl! margaritas. Plus, DJ Dick Wolf will provide the tunes. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. 1900 Manor Road.

KeyzStreet Sundays at Stay Gold. Local R&B and hip-hop label KeyzStreet brings the holiday weekend heat as their month-long Sunday night residency at the shabby chic Eastside lounge continues. The KeyzStreet band lays the smooth backing grooves as smoldering singer Alessia Lani performs and fellow bedroom crooner Jake Lloyd premieres his new single “Ms. Compton.” 10 p.m. Sunday. 1910 E. Cesar Chavez St. — Deborah Sengupta Stith


“Metallic and Rust.” At the Davis Gallery, Taylor Winn and Dony Wynn are showing their stunning abstract pieces — Winn’s flowing paintings, Wynn’s magnified tight-shot phorographs — that are both full of movement and color. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, through Feb. 18. 837 W. Twelfth St. 512-477-4929,


Hotel Ella Salon Series. Art and style have been important components of Hotel Ella since the Goodall Wooten House, now home to the hotel, was constructed at the turn of the 20th century. Today, a diverse collection of Texas Modernist works grace the hotel grounds. On Tuesday, Carl McQueary will continue his exploration of the movement with a discussion and display of pictures. 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. 1900 Rio Grande St.

Astronomy on Tap. The monthly talks about the cosmos this time focus on planets, life and the overlap of science and fiction. The North Door bar opens at 6 p.m.; the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. 502 Brushy St.


Chanelle Benz at BookPeople. This Houston author is presenting her her debut short story collection, “The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead,” about lives across history marked by violence and longing. 7 p.m. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050,


Vietti Winery Free Tasting and Pop-up Dinner at Italic. No reservations are required for this two-part event featuring winemaker Luca Currado pouring his wines from 4:30 to 6:30, followed by three special dishes paired with three of the wines from 5 to 10:30 p.m. 123 W. Sixth St.

Saturday, Jan. 21

KUTX Winter Jam. Limber up those beer drinking muscles and dust off your dancing shoes for an afternoon of live music at the ABGB, featuring James Hand, Tele Novella and Third Root. 2 p.m. 1305 W. Oltorf St. 512-298-2242,

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