In this Israeli film, a young boy dreams of playing basketball but his family is preoccupied with issues unrelated to his loneliness. Actor Alon Pdut will be in attendance for a Q&A.
7PM, Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson
This spring showcase features gallery artists working in painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media collage, and prints – and these artists are, as ever, nonpareil. Sam Yeates, Randall Reid, Christopher St. Leger, Lisa Beaman, Faustinus Deraet, Chun Hui Pak, and more. This diverse array of work is highly recommended. Through May 25.
Davis Gallery, 837 W. 12th, 512/477-4929
Tracey Harris uses thin layers of oil paint to create luminous hyper-real images, her creations juxtaposing common objects against classically rendered nudes and uncommon phrases on seemingly academic book spines. We're a bit enamored of this whole thing, and recommend it highly. Through March 30.
Wally Workman Gallery, 1202 W. Sixth, 512/472-7428
It's outlasted South by Southwest, but this is the last weekend. More cattle-roping and bull-riding, livestock contests, carnival fun, and kid-friendly events. Oh yeah, Kyle Park and Gary Allan take the stage this weekend. Go online for a complete list of events or to buy tickets and just follow the big, gleaming belt buckles. March 8-23. Fairgrounds admission: $8 ($5, children); carnival: $38 (includes fairground admission); rodeo and concert: $37-175 (includes fairground admission).
Travis County Expo Center, 7311 Decker, 512/854-4900
As of press time the Stars retain a comfortable six-point lead over Grand Rapids for the top spot in the AHL's Western Conference. Vs. Rochester: Fri., March 22, 7:30pm. Vs. Charlotte: Sat., March 23, 7pm. $11-64 plus fees.
Cedar Park Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, 512/600-5000
Bike with the butchie babes and betties every Tuesday. Contact for route info. Tuesdays, 7pm. Free.
Q Austin, 3408 West Ave., 845/642-7069