Tipsheet: Holding Handel
For some, the holidays aren't complete without hearing a performance of Handel's Messiah. The Austin Symphony Orchestra obliges to supply the seasonal favorite with a performance at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 405 Fourth St. NW, Austin. Tickets are $12 advance, $15 at the door, kids and students free. See www.austinsymphony.org .
— Jeff Pieters, Life editor