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April 2019

The Propeller Group: The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music

April 23
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Until May 26
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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This film by The Propeller Group, an artist collective based in Vietnam and California, combines actual footage and staged portrayals of Vietnamese funeral rituals that shift dramatically from documentary to poetic. Music plays a significant role in the narrative trajectory, beginning with Vietnamese instrumentation and concluding with a New Orleans-style brass band, establishing unexpected continuities between South Vietnam and Louisiana Gulf Coast traditions. Despite the somber context, the film captivates with the inclusion of mysterious symbols and performers, including an…

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The Wright Gallery Presents “She Matters” Exhibit

April 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until April 26
Wright Gallery, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University, 3137 TAMU, Langford Architecture Building A
College Station, 77843
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Free

The Wright Gallery in the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University announces its second show of 2019, “She Matters,” a multidisciplinary exhibition that depicts the perspectives from women of color. The exhibition opens on March 6 through April 26, 2019.   Curated by Assistant Professor of Practice at Prairie View A&M University, Ann Johnson, the exhibition chronicles eight female artists as they creatively respond to the violence, discrimination, prejudice and misrepresentation often seen in the news and experienced on…

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The Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until July 14
Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe Streets
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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Free

  Extraordinary drawings, sketches, photographs, art objects, and handcrafted furniture offer a new and detailed look at the history of the Arts and Crafts movement in Britain and America. Discover how this innovative design movement transformed the homes and lives of ordinary people and how it continues to influence modern design. Open daily with tours every day at noon. Free admission. Dates: February 9 through July 14, 2019 Time: Gallery hours: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10 a.m.–7 p.m.…

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Meet the Artists at Joy

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Joy at Castle Hill, 1112 North Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Free

Join us in the shop for a lovely evening with some of our local artists! If you've ever wanted to meet some our talented artists, now's your chance! We are pleased to feature some of our local artists in the shop -- stop by to meet them, mingle, and do some shopping! Complementary wine and cheese will be served. Keep in touch: instagram.com/joyatcastlehill joyatcastlehill.com

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Gorintō: A New Music Sensory Experience

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - April 27 @ 10:00 pm
Ground Floor Theatre, 979 Springdale Rd Suite 122
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$20

COTFG and Drew Silverman present: GORINTŌ (五輪塔) Gorintō is an intimate evening-length multi-sensory piece for 5 sound artists, exploring universality and set in the inverted round. The audience will gather in a circle centered in the space and are encouraged to lie down on a collection of pillows and rugs (as well as bring their own favorite comfort items) to experience a series of projections on a surface hung from the ceiling. The musicians will be positioned surrounding the audience, as will…

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Lunchtime Lecture: Copying as Research

April 26 @ 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 this special public program in conjunction with our exhibition Copies, Fakes, and Reproductions: Printmaking in the Renaissance. We are thrilled to welcome Professor Andrew Raftery from RISD Printmaking. This event will take place in our Capitol Room, located in the Smith Building across the plaza from the main museum entrance. Included with museum admission.  The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos…

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Gabriela Villarreal – Opening Reception

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Free

Gabriela Villarreal Opening Reception with the Artist Saturday, April 27th, 7-9pm Mexican painter Gabriela Villarreal is one of our most popular abstract artists. She has been painting and exhibiting her work around the world for over 24 years. Her earthy color palette is accented by touches of metallic gold leafing. These dynamic paintings are inspired by the vitality and color of the environment of the home where she grew up in Monterrey. RSVP NOW › ao5villarreal.eventbrite.com

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Arts Forward

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3409 E. 5th Street, 3409 E. 5th Street
Austin, 78702
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$18 – $25

#ArtsForward is Youth Rise Texas’ annual showcase of the creative and cultural productions of our youth movement-makers.  This year’s event will feature the works of our Digital Stories podcasting project, and Tunnel Vision, the final work our Theater Arts Project which will premier during Fusebox Festival on April 20th. #ArtsForward is made possible with generous support from the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division.

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Midday Music: Jazz Studies Performance

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Join us for this final Midday Music concert before the series takes a break for summer! Student performers from the Butler School of Music’s Jazz Studies program will perform improvised compositions –in small combinations of two or three people at a time–accompanied by readings related to text from our exhibition “Words/Matter: Latin American Art and Language at the Blanton,” utilizing both the original Spanish or Portuguese as well as English translation. This event is included in the price of admission and will take place in…

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May 2019

Waller Creek Conservancy Hosts Artists Talks and Panels for New Monuments for New Cities

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 2, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Symphony Square, 1111 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701
Austin, Texas, 78701
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Free

Waller Creek Conservancy invites the public to hear participating artists and local Austin community leaders and historians discuss the issues raised by the High Line Network Joint Art Initiative exhibition, New Monuments for New Cities. The three-month public art exhibition on Red River Street and 12th Street raises a number of questions about who and what has been memorialized in the past and how applying new lenses could shift the paradigm in the future.   Two talks will feature the…

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Arts For Rural Texas ArtWalk & Round Top Arts Festival

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 5, 2019

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until May 5, 2019

Arts For Rural Texas, 114 N. Live Oak
Fayetteville, 78940
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$10 – $35.00

For the first time, two Fayette County organizations have joined forces to create one art filled weekend. ARTWALK, a project of Arts for Rural Texas, is located on the historical town square in Fayetteville, and the Round Top Arts Festival is held inside the event barns at The Compound located at 2550 S. State Highway 237 in Round Top. These two juried shows are just a few miles apart and feature 100+ artists, overall.

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Fridays Late Till 8

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until July 19, 2019

Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Enjoy Fridays Late Till 8 at the Blanton this summer! We’ll be staying open every Friday until 8pm culminating with our B scene: A Love Supreme on Friday, July 26 from 6-10pm. See our website for all dates and performance listings.

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Sonic & Choreographic Lab

May 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 20, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on May 4, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on May 11, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on May 18, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 1, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on June 8, 2019 at 1:30 pm

First Street Dance Studio, 2400 E. Cesar Chavez St., Suite #202
Austin, 78702
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$10

Professional Development (Total of a 7 week program) LEVEL: Intermediate/Advanced Saturdays 1:30-3:30pm @ First Street Studio $10, Cash or Paypal Drop-in available! Designed for: => MUSICIANS who wish to work alongside dancers and incorporate choreography as a compositional device to create a symbiotic process with the dancers that is based on their movement. => Professional DANCERS who want to work in depth on choreographic material that will be created hand-in-hand with the choreographer, the musicians and the dancers. For dancers…

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Happiest Ever After Party

May 4 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
ZACH Topfer Theatre, 202 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$100

Gather your friends and party where you’ve never partied before—on stage in ZACH’s magnificent Topfer Theatre! Enjoy the best of Austin nightlife including a notoriously fun dance party, themed photo booth, signature ZACH entertainers and drag artists, and an open bar all night long. Open Bar | Bites | DJ | Dancing

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ART OF THE POT I CERAMIC STUDIO TOUR

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Once a year
Austin, TX United States + Google Map
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Art of the Pot is a collective of Austin based potters committed to expanding the reach and understanding of contemporary studio pottery through studio tours, demonstrations, public lectures and gallery and museum exhibitions. This year's host are Melissa Mencini, Ryan McKerley and Lisa Orr. Guest artist include Mark Arnold, Shanna Fliegel, Andrea Gill, Kyle Johns, Michael Kline, Grace Sheese, Mike Stumbras, Adam Whatley and Bill Wilkey. With funding from the City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Grant our programming has expanded to include public lectures and educational…

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A Tribute to Aida Barrera and Carrascolendas

May 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

Join us to celebrate filmmaker Aida Barrera's many contributions to bilingual education and cultural heritage, such as the first national bilingual TV program for children "Carrascolendas." RSVP: bit.ly/AidaTribute #Carrascolendas Please RSVP to attend; this event is FREE. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. People who RSVP will have priority seating; others will be admitted at 4:55 p.m. The auditorium has a capacity of 175 people. RSVP does not guarantee admittance; please arrive early. For more information, write an email to [email protected] or call us…

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June 2019

Confession: a fetish & fashion event

June 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
ironwood hall, 505 E 7th ST
austin, 78701
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$25 – $50

La Santa Luna presents Confession: a fetish & fashion event. This collective is giving you a night of pleasure and excitement! Bringing an erotic/religious themed show for one night only. Adult novelty vendors will be onsite with handmade leather floggers, impact tools, erotic art & more. Fetish, burlesque, drag and musical performances throughout the night by LSL Entertainment. Special guest performances by Caleb De Casper, Ruby Knight, Lita Deadly to name a few. Visit the intimate "Red Room" equipped with…

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July 2019

Brick Fiesta – A Celebration of LEGOⓇ in Texas

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 7, 2019

Renaissance Austin Hotel, 9721 Arboretum Boulevard
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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$1 – $35

The Brick Fiesta Public Exhibition is a massive display of custom LEGOⓇ creations by LEGO Enthusiasts, along with LEGO related activities and vendors. Exhibition is 10:00am - 4:00pm on each day, July 6th and July 7th. At the Public Exhibition you can: View the hundreds of unique LEGO Creations on display. Bring your camera, photography is encouraged! Attend LEGO themed sessions and events Learn building tips and tricks Shop vendors with current, past and custom LEGO sets, parts, and minifigs…

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