Summer Fun 2014





Cinema 41: Summer Wars

Summer Wars is a lovely, subtle, and award-winning Japanese anime film about families, social media, and summer love. Read a full review of Summer Wars.

8PM, Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd.

Blue Starlite Drive-In: Apocalypse Double Feature: Mad Max and Dead End Drive-in

End-of-the-world Eighties night.

9PM, Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st


  • Sky Candy: COSMICOMICS

    The aerialist dancers of Sky Candy perform their original high-flying take on the classic Italo Calvino short stories. Weird fantasy up in the air, where gravity is a verb and the answer to all of human existence might just be "pasta." Directed by Rudy Ramirez, with Andy Agne, Donnesh Amrollah, Julie Cullen, Winnie Hsia, Chelsea Laumen, Poet Powell, Irene Tapia, Joanna Wright, and guest performers dazzling your eyes. June 21-23: Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2 & 8pm; Mon., 8pm. June 26-29: Thu.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $22 ($17, students, seniors; $12, ages 9 and younger)

    Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside, 512/800-4998,

  • 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,

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