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  • From the Vault

    You are invited to join West Chelsea Contemporary for the new exhibit From The Vault. Running for only 23 days, From the Vault is an appointment-recommended exhibition by Collectors for Collectors. West Chelsea Contemporary offers an inside look into investment-worthy pieces from the private collections of Austin’s top collectors.
    June 1-23  
    West Chelsea Contemporary
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    Comedy

    Self-Help Singh

    Self-help Singh is the alter ego of international comedian Masood Boomgaard. You've seen his videos. You've taken his advice. Now experience Self-help Singh live, right here in Austin.
    Tue., July 11, 7:30pm. $25.  
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      A Night of Grief and Mystery

      An author and a songwriter craft a love letter to everything that won't last: Bestselling author and culture activist Stephen Jenkinson shares stories and observations drawn from his decades of work in hospice and palliative care, with original music by songwriter and recording artist Gregory Hoskins.
      Tue., July 11, 7:30pm. $30-45.
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      Visual Arts

      ACC Highland: Visceral and Vibrant

      Large-scale paintings, ceramics works, and mixed-media sculptures created by four Austin Community College studio art students: Deborah Gruber, Stacia Lake, Yen-Yu Lien, and Diana Sexton.
      Through July 28. Tue.-Thu., 11am-4pm
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      Art & Parks Tour

      This sweet opportunity comes to us from the Downtown Austin Alliance, the Pease Park Conservancy, and Ride Bikes Austin – so we know it's a damned good thing indeed. Take the self-guided Art & Parks Tour to explore the best of what Downtown Austin art and parks have to offer through this selection of curated murals, artworks, and green spaces. You can sign up anytime, so click that URL and get ready to learn the most vibrantly visual parts of your city soon – live and in person.
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      Visual Arts

      Art for the People Gallery: Vibrance of Summer

      One of the definitions of “vibrance” is “the state of being full of energy and life," and this gallery is definitely ablaze with vivid energy! “Vibrance of Summer” provides your sensation-hungry eyes a dynamic array of works created by more than 35 Austin artists.
      Through Aug. 11  
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      Visual Arts

      Artworks Gallery: Arye Shapiro

      New figurative paintings by Arye Shapiro, based on live models and his experiments with poses, props and light.
      Through Aug. 12
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      Visual Arts

      Atelier Dojo: Remote Studios

      The local powerhouse of figurative painting, the art school that's the smart school for artists of all kinds, they've got a painting-along-at-home series going to help you keep your skills honed in these socially restrictive times, featuring live costumed models posing on camera and a thriving community of creatives rendering that lovely human biotecture from their separate studios. "Join us for a three-hour costumed-model drawing session. Use any supplies you wish, listen to music, share your work, chat with others. It’s a great way to stay connected with your art community!"
      Tuesdays, 1:30-4:30pm; Fridays, 6:30-9:30pm; Saturdays, 9:30-12:30pm. $5.  
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      Visual Arts

      Cloud Tree: Summer Salon Series

      Cloud Tree is sharing their elegant Eastside space for this summer series, dividing the main exhibition gallery into 21 stations and offering them to the creative community, with limited curation and a focus on new and upcoming artists. Variety? Yes. Excellence? We're betting on it. Suggestion: Don't miss this one.
      Through July 31  
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      Visual Arts

      Davis Gallery: Introspection

      Charles Heppner’s work looks to the power of the contour, the universal interconnectedness of all things. His assemblage works marry hard angles, cloudlike fabrics, and the natural world, held frozen in a moment in time. His complex composite photographs Forest Hug and Arboreal Jewels express his spiritual connection to the beauty in nature.
      Through July 29
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      Theatre

      Ground Floor Theatre: Playwriting Intensive

      Ground Floor Theatre is accepting applications for their new writers group, GFT Writes. The group will meet biweekly over the course of 12 months, with each playwright developing one new play. Playwrights will receive an honorarium as well as a paid workshop and public reading of their play developed in the group. GFT Writes will start meeting in late August 2023, with workshops taking place the following August. Note: Playwrights must be based in the Austin area. See website for details.
      Applications accepted through July 22  
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      Arts & Culture

      I See You See Me

      A collaborative photography show curated by Bianca and Riel Sturchio of 18 artists from Austin and its surrounding area. Focused on LGBTQ, chronically ill, disabled, and neurodivergent identities, ISYSM "embraces alternative approaches to photography through modes of making that honor the grit, the grime, the queer, the accidental, the immediacy, the power, and the magical potentialities of analog photography."
      Through Aug. 12
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      Visual Arts

      Landmarks: Self-Guided Walking Tour

      Use your smartphone to access self-guided tours of the outdoor public art sited by UT's award-winning Landmarks program any time you feel like it. BONUS: There's also a free, docent-led tour starting at Marc Quinn's "Spiral of the Galaxy" (1501 Red River) on Sun., Jan. 8, 11am.
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      Visual Arts

      Museum of Illusions

      Enter the fascinating world of illusions in this new venue that boasts a stunning array of intriguing visual, sensory, and educational experiences among new, unexplored optical wonderments.
      11010 Domain #100
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      Events

      O. Henry Museum: Lone Star Limericks

      The O. Henry Museum presents an open call to writers to submit original limericks that pertain to Austin or Texas – your fave (or least favorite) person, city, animal, allergen, etc. – via the online form as a video, image, or text through July 22, to be judged by the public through July 31.
      Through July 22; winners notified Aug. 1. Free.  
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      Visual Arts

      The Blanton: Day Jobs

      This first major exhibition to examine the overlooked impact of day jobs on the visual arts is dedicated to demystifying artistic production and upending the stubborn myth of the artist sequestered in their studio, waiting for inspiration to strike.
      Through July 23
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      Visual Arts

      Townlake YMCA: Theresa Bond

      The artist Theresa Bond captures the essence of small moments in her acrylic paintings, intaglio, and collagraph prints.
      Through July 30

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