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September 2019

WAR REMAINS: DAN CARLIN PRESENTS AN IMMERSIVE MEMORY

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - October 20 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 19, 2019

War Remains, 500 East 5th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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“War Remains” is a category-defining experience from MWM Immersive that uses virtual reality to give audiences a taste of one of the most extreme battlefields in history – The Western Front of the First World War. As educational as it is exhilarating, the experience blends Dan Carlin’s classic narrative style with moments of unfettered combat to bring viewers closer to history than ever before. Physical and virtual elements combine to create a visceral, realistic simulation far more immersive than a…

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Stories to Tell

September 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - February 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 2, 2020

Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe Streets
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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Free

The Harry Ransom Center houses some of the world's most significant collections relating to literature, art, photography, film, and the performing arts. More than 42 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs, 1 million rare books, and 100,000 artworks document our cultural history and the creative process. Many stories can be told through the Center's collections. “Stories to Tell” is a rotating exhibition conveying stories of inspiration, innovation, collaboration, and frustration often associated with the creative work of leading writers and artists.…

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October 2019

Landmarks Video: October 2019

October 17 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

ART building, 2301 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, 78712
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Landmarks Video presents Ja’Tovia Gary's An Ecstatic Experience, 2015. The work will be on public view daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the ART building atrium, located on the corner of East 23rd Street and San Jacinto Boulevard. Videos are accessible to all and free to view. For more information: https://landmarks.utexas.edu/landmarks-video

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Sarofim Fine Arts Gallery Exhibition “Tom Morin: 25”

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until November 12, 2019

Southwestern University Sarofim Art Gallery, E. Rutersville Rd.
Georgetown, 78626
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The Sarofim School of Fine Arts presents an exhibition of photographs by alumnus Tom Morin ’94 in the Sarofim Fine Arts Gallery on the Southwestern University campus.   Tom Morin: 25 is a chronological review of the artist’s work from a mid-career perspective, focusing on three of his photographic series created in the twenty-five years between 1992 and 2017: Metaphor, Remnants, and Service.  In the exhibition catalog, Dr. Therese Mulligan describes the Metaphor series as “the importance…of pictorial representation in which the thing seen is symbolic or…

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Music at the Blanton: Ephraim Owens

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Join us for a special performance by renowned Austin-based musician and composer Ephraim Owens! Trumpeter Ephraim Owens is no Austin-native, but the Music Capital has continued to lay claim to the Dallas-born Blues, Gospel, and Jazz (his favorite) musician. While growing up in the Big D, Owens talents were backed by a mother who sung and a father with an ear for the blues. In elementary school, he joined the school band after being pushed by friends. Soon after, church members at his family’s…

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Happiness is a Journey

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Big Medium, 916 Springdale Road, Building 2, Suite 101
Austin, 78702
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Happiness is a Journey chronicles the daily life and art of Bear Lopez, an East Austin resident of 60 years. Artists Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan met Bear at the Austin American Statesman’s printing warehouse where Lopez has been working for over 20 years without a single day off, delivering papers. Throughout his life Bear has been collecting items he comes across—creating shrines at his E 2nd St. residence, in his vehicles, and his work station at the Statesman. Bear’s…

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Lena Sotskova Opening Reception

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ao5 Gallery, 3005 South Lamar Blvd, Suite C110-B
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Opening Reception with the Artist Saturday, October 19th | 7-9pm About this Event Lena Sotskova was born in Moscow in 1963. She was immersed in art and culture from a very young age, studying and traveling extensively from Florence, Paris, London, various Asian capitals, and many regions of her native Russia. Her exposure to the diverse, rich, and vast cultures of centuries of global art and music continued to mold her inherent artistic qualities. After her many years of formal…

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Art on the Porch: Community Engagement Day at the DAC

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Enjoy free music and food, try art activities, join in on fun and games, and tell us what you think about the arts in Austin on the porch of the Dougherty Arts Center. The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. For assistance please contact (512) 974-3914 or Relay Texas 7-1-1.

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THE CATHEDRAL LAUNCH PARTY WITH ATXGALS

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cathedral, 2403 E. 16th St.
Austin, 78702
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$45

Come celebrate the opening of The Cathedral, a gorgeous East Austin 1930's refurbished church that is now home to atxGALS, other local artists, creatives and entrepreneurs. The event will kick off at 6pm and will feature art from over 10 atxGALS artists, live DJ and music performances, open bar with specialty cocktails and local beer. Dress to impress! Dia de los Muertos attire encouraged. Bar sponsored by Tito's, Dulce Vida Tequila, and Austin Eastciders. Ages 21+.

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Cult of Oddities

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Nepantla USA, 1209i E Cesar Chavez
Austin, 78702
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You're invited to attend the Cult of Oddities - a bewitching exhibit featuring strange, mysterious & whimsical artworks of various mediums. Featuring the works of - John Singletary, GIIIVENS, Juanita Gamboa, J C Amorrortu, Caragh Givens, Alla Klussman, and Amy Scofield Sponsored by - Montucky Cold Snacks ... and TONS of amazing vendors! FREE WITH RSVP! (Parking behind PRINTpress Austin. 1209 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702)

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5th Annual UMLAUF Straw Fest

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E Lee Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Straw Fest is a free fall festival hosted by the UMLAUF every year on the final Sunday in October. Stop by to enjoy pumpkin carving, a petting zoo, a fall fashion show, and plenty of other fall activities for the whole family. ​ ​ EVENT SCHEDULE ​ Lineup: (Timing and Schedule subject to change) 12pm River City Pops 1pm DANZA, Center for the Arts 2pm Family and Pet Fashion Show 3pm Joe McDermott Activity Vendors: Fannie’s Farm Friends Austin Balloon Designs Facepainting by…

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