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Film

Austin Film Festival: Audience Award Series: Beside Still Waters

A young man struggles for closure after the death of his parents. Co-writer/director Chris Lowell and co-writer Mohit Narang will be in attendance.

7PM, Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson

Arts

Glo-Wave: Public Art Installation

This new sculptural project from Melissa Borrell, commissioned by the city's Art in Public Places, adds a structure of "playfully fluid forms of translucent industrial materials" to the landscape of Little Stacy Park in South Austin. Wed., Feb. 26 - Mon., June 9, (2014)

Little Stacy Pool & Park, 1400 Alameda, 512/974-6700

www.melissaborrell.com, ashley@melissaborrell.com

Community

  • Bikin' Betties Social Ride

    Social Cycling Austin presents Bikin' Betties, a weekly, beginner-friendly, all-ladies bike ride that ends with drink specials and fun activities (karaoke, mini-golf, outdoor movies, etc.) Along the way, bond with other two-wheelin' ladies. Join the Facebook group for ride details. Mondays, 8pm.

    www.facebook.com/groups/bikinbetties

  • Rodeo Austin

    Cattle-roping and bull-riding, livestock contests, carnival fun, and kid-friendly events are just a few of the things putting you in a countrified mood. Loretta Lynn, Dwight Yoakam, the Temptations, and Willie Nelson are some of the many headliners. Go online for a complete list of events or to buy tickets and just follow the big, gleaming belt buckles. March 1-16. Fairgrounds. $8 ($5, kids); carnival, $38 (includes fairground); rodeo & concert: $37-175 (includes fairground).

    Travis County Expo Center, 7311 Decker, 512/854-4900

    www.rodeoaustin.com