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Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by Nora Ankrum

It’s event season here at the Austin Monitor, where we are hosting four upcoming occasions we hope you will find worthy of your calendar. First up is our Open Mic Debate for District 2 City Council candidates, which we are co-hosting with KUT and Glasshouse Policy as part of a series of in-district debates ahead of November’s Council election. It takes place on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 7 to 9 p.m., at the Dove Springs Recreation Center, 5801 Ainez Drive. Register to attend here. Next up is “Boys Club? Sexual Harassment, Retaliation & Working for the City of Austin,” a panel discussion with Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, Austin American-Statesman reporter Lilly Rockwell, Austin Chronicle reporter Mary Tuma, the AFSCME’s Carol Guthrie and the city of Austin’s Joya Hayes. The event will be co-hosted by Glasshouse Policy and moderated by KUT/Austin Monitor City Hall reporter Audrey McGlinchy. It takes place Tuesday, Sept. 13, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the North Door, 501 Brushy St. Register here. After that, the Open Mic Debate series will continue with the District 6 debate on Tuesday, Sept. 20, and the District 7 debate on Thursday, Oct. 27. Other debates are in the works, so stay tuned.

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