Summer Fun 2014

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Film

El Topo

One of the first midnight cult movies, Jodorowsky's El Topo created a mystical allure that in turn inspired fervent admirers.

3:45PM, Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth

Criterion Presents: Paris, Texas

After an absence of several years, a man tries to recover his relationship with his absent wife and son. The roundabout screenplay by Sam Shepard and adapted by Kit Carson, the dreamy cinematography by Robby Müller, and the desiccated performances of the living dead all leave their memorable residue.

8:30PM, Violet Crown Cinema, 434 W. Second

Arts

  • Flatbed Press: Summer Selections

    This show boasts a wide array of prints from local and international artists who've worked at Flatbed during the past two-and-a-half decades: Lilianna Porter, Samson Mnisi, Randy Twaddle, Dan Rizzie, Liz Ward, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Billy Hassel, Lee Smith, Keith Carter, Dennis Fagan, Greg Murr, Frank X Tolbert 2, Mary McCleary, Luis Jimenez, Ken Hale, Sandria Hu, Jack Craft, Pete Duggins, Sterling Allen, Celia Muñoz, Joan Winter, Ann Conner, Robert Levers, James Surls, and others. Talk about your company of glory, right? Highly recommended. Through Sep. 13.

    Flatbed Press, 2830 E. MLK, 512/477-9328

    www.flatbedpress.com, info@flatbedpress.com

  • Community

    • Nerd Nite

      Another month, another nerd-out with some of Austin's geekiest. This month, the creative minds behind The Intergalactic Nemesis hold court and discuss bringing their popular show to life. 7pm. Free.

      The North Door, 502 Brushy, 512/485-3002

      www.austin.nerdnite.com