You know that the Syndicate holds one of the longest running and best-attended weekly swing dances in the country, right? Make note! There's an absolute beginner lesson which starts at 8pm, then social dancing to live music or DJs from 9pm until midnight. All ages are welcome.
Controversy & Conversation: A Difficult Dialogues Program: Doc starring Leonardo DiCaprio about the effects of climate change on endangered species, ecosystems, and native communities. Post-screening moderated discussion.
There's Sugar Water Purple on Wednesday nights – look, we reviewed their show right here. And this Thursday features improv supergroup Friends for Now and the Pendulum Presents sketch show, with Friday bringing you those Prima Doñas, right before the laser-sharp ladies of Loverboy, the Live at ColdTowne stand-up showcase, and Improvised Reality. Saturday is, like, resplendent with Stephanie Thoreson's character-driven solo show Fishbowl, followed by The Rose: Trouble in Paradise, then another comedy upheaval of Riot Society, and – oh, see website for more!
Thursdays, 7pm, Fri., April 12, 8pm, Sat., April 20, 8pm, Fri., April 26, 8pm, Sat., May 4, 8pm, Fri., May 10, 8pm, Fri., May 24, 8pm, Fri., June 7, 8pm, Fri., June 21, 8pm, Fri., July 5, 8pm and Fri., July 19, 8pm
BSOM University offers a six-course roster of classes centered around cultural contributions of minority groups in America and around the world, from poetry in the Middle East to counterculture America and the Vietnam War. The instructors include local artists, business owners, cultural archivists, and one UT staff affiliate.
June 5-Aug. 8. Mon.-Thu., 6:30 & 8pm. Free, but donations welcome.
Founding members of the Austin-based Black Mountain Project – Adrian Aguilera, Betelhem Makonnen, and Tammie Rubin – debut a new body of work in sculpture, photography, text, and video. Also on display at the Carver: "Re-Membering Is the Responsibility of the Living," an installation by Taja Lindley.
This new show features works by Annie Darling and David Elliott, the paintings and sculpture on display here offering each artist's own vision – always colorful, sometimes dazzling – of our quickly expanding and changing city.