Step into a world of timeless mystique as Ensemble ATX invites you to an evening of “Musical Mixology.” Experience the alluring ambiance reminiscent of the secret gatherings of the Lost Generation, transporting you back to the speakeasies where romance and decadence collided. Don’t miss the chance to sip and revel in the fusion of mixology and extraordinary music!
Current and former Esther’s Follies cast members, along with other Austin entertainers, transform into your favorite mystery-solving gang to solve The Haunting of the Tavern, with a different ending each night. Featuring a script by the Follies' Shaun Brannigan and original music by Doug Ewart, this darkling comedy brings a modern touch of nostalgia – and includes a three-course meal by the Tavern's chef Johnny Romo. We daresay: Jinkies!
This exhibit showcases materials from the State Archives documenting the official work and daily business of the state’s chief executive spanning 100 years. Can't visit in person? It's available to explore online.
Art Explorers meets once a week to discover new mediums, techniques and cultures. Projects will include hand-building with clay, mosaics, drawing, painting, tie-dye, and more. This class is great for young artists who love to try everything.
Blue Starlite's Downtown drive-in location was recently robbed, and the bandits made off with 80% of the theatre's equipment. Due to generous donations and help from the community, programming should be somewhat back to normal this week, but donations are still welcome to help the theatre recover.
Be dazzled by recent work from artists Daniel Rodríguez Collazo and Edgardo Kerlegand in this exhibition that showcases both artists’ forms of expression as they relate to the human existence — one on the internal and physical forms of the human figure, the other on the forms that humans create and exist in. Bonus: The opening reception features videos of the artists discussing their practice and process.
New work by B. Shawn Cox is always a delight for the eyes (and a few other senses), and here the masterful painter and arch wit brings a bounty of pop philosophy with a tinge of irony (and much big hair) – inspired by lore, social identity narratives, and childhood memories of his West Texas roots. This show includes the artist's most recent explorations, including oil on fabric, paper cuts, folded paper, and digitally created lenticular collages.
Calling all mini Monets! Registration is now open for afterschool and weekend art classes with professional artist and educator Amanda Jones, teaching students ages 8-18. Professional illustrator Carly Dennis also offers a special weekly class for younger artists.
Rainforest Partnership has announced it is accepting submissions for its annual juried film competition, Films for the Forest, intended to "share the voices and stories of forests worldwide, highlighting their rich biodiversity and local communities, their immense beauty and importance to the entire planet, the threats they face, and the opportunities for renewal." Winners will be announced on Earth Day (April 22, 2023).
Regular deadline: Feb. 1; extended deadline: March 31