5 events worth checking out in Austin this week

From a concert on Lady Bird Lake to a live music event sponsored by Hennessy, there's plenty to enjoy in Austin this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Panache presents Bruise Cruise on Lady Bird Lake with Surfbort & Warm Drag

First, the bands Surfbort and Warm Drag are playing a Bruise Cruise on Lady Bird Lake on Wednesday aboard one of Capital Cruises' electric boats. Admission includes drinks by Eastciders, Michelob Ultra, Cointreau, Jose Cuervo Traditional and Waterloo Sparkling Water.

When: Wednesday, March 13, 1-3 p.m.
Where: Capital Cruises, 208 Barton Springs Road
Admission: $20

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Weedeater // ASG // TOKE // Beitthemeans

Also on Wednesday, The Lost Well is hosting metal bands Weedeater, ASG, Toke and Beitthemeans. 

When: Wednesday, March 13, 6 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: The Lost Well, 2421 Webberville Road
Admission: $18

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A Public Education Conversation with Rep. Dan Huberty

Next, Texas State Representative Dan Huberty will discuss public education with Texas Tribune co-founder and CEO Evan Smith on Thursday at Studio 919 at The Texas Tribune. Huberty, who has represented House District 127 for the last nine years, serves as chair of the House Public Education Committee and sits on the County Affairs Committee.

When: Thursday, March 14, 7:30-9 a.m.
Where: Studio 919 at The Texas Tribune, 919 Congress Ave., Floor 6
Admission: Free

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Founders Live Austin

Then, The Riveter Austin is hosting a night of food, drinks and discussion as part of Founders Live.

During the free event, five start-up companies will  have 99 seconds to make their pitch and compete to convince audience members that their business idea is the best. The winning startup will win an award and an opportunity to chat more about its products. The free event will include food, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. 

When: Thursday, March 14, 6-8 p.m.
Where: The Riveter Austin, 1145 W. Fifth St.
Admission: Free

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Hennything For The Culture Showcase

Lastly, listen to a dozen different bands and enjoy Hennessy cognac on Friday at the Hennything For The Culture Showcase at the Austin American Statesman. Expect food vendors, interactive games as well as other alcoholic drinks. 

When: Friday, March 15, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Austin American Statesman, 305 S. Congress Ave.
Admission: Free

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