Join the annual Park(ing) Day celebration – where folks transform parkings space into temporary "parklets" to promotes public conversation on the need for public, open spaces in urban areas. Applications to make your own mini park are due Sept. 17. Email for additional information.
Boat dock owners are now required to properly address and register their dock with the city. Now through Sept. 30, owners can take advantage of the current grace period as there's no cost to register at this time.
Seventy years after the luxury liner sank in the Atlantic more than 150 items from the wreck were brought up from the ocean floor and brought together for this fascinating show. Timed tickets are required.
Salvage Vanguard Theatre presents this workshop production of the new Adrienne Dawes play inspired by a series of casta paintings depicting different racial mixtures and arranged according to a hierarchy defined by Spanish elites. Directed by Jenny Larson, starring KhattieQ, and featuring puppets by Julia Smith and music by Graham Reynolds.
Aug. 24-25. Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 4 & 7:30pm. $5-15.
Here's the inaugural show for this new gallery within the Flatbed complex, a group exhibition featuring original art from friends who met on social media or now mainly communicate through the digital world instead of IRL. Featured artists: Rohitash Rao, Elizabeth Decker, Anthony Hurd, Whitney Tureztzky, Martin Lewis, and Chad Rea.
This exhibition is enhanced with artifacts providing historical context for the paintings, rich with the unbroken connection the Comanche people have with their roots. Also, Rodeo: The Exhibition. Boy howdy, it's the history of the Texas rodeo – vibrant, interactive, and fully documented in this fine new show.
Rolling Roadshow: Party at the Moon Tower: Linklater's 1976-set movie is one of the smartest and funniest coming-of-age films ever. This special event, featuring the director as well as some cast members, benefits Austin Film Society and Austin Parks Foundation.
The city's Development Services Department wants your input on proposed changes to the demolition permit process. Want to add your thoughts, but can't attend? Submit them online from Aug. 18 to Sept. 2.
Sat., Aug. 18, 1-3pm; submit online feedback by Sept. 2