I've Never Been So Happy at the Off Center
December 11, 12, and 13, 2008, 8pm
Rude Mechanicals presents I've Never Been So Happy, a transmedia performance party featuring music and lyrics by Peter Stopschinski and book and lyrics by Kirk Lynn in an exploration of the wild frontier of parenthood. This event (may) also include a short documentary film, the Rude Mech's "Ask the West" booth, an art-making installation, as well as video puppetry, and many other spectacles for your delight.
Salvage Vanguard Presents: Still Fountains
December 14, 2009, 2-4pm
Salvage Vanguard Presents Still Fountains, two short plays about family, friends, love, homophobia, racism and politics, written by Michael Mitchell and directed by Katie Pearl.
Visit http://www.frontgatetickets.com or call 888.512.SHOW for tickets.
The Harry Ransom Center Archives Film Series Presents: The Name of the Rose
December 15, 2008, 7pm
Admission: Free, but seating is limited.
Adapted from Umberto Eco's novel, The Name of the Rose is a mystery film staring Sean Connery as a Franciscan friar and Christian Slater as his apprentice who attempt to solve a death in a medieval abbey.
The Mexican American Cultural Center Presents: Dia de la Virgen
December 12, 2008, 6-10pm
The Mexican American Cultural Center celebrates with the public its first Dia de la Virgen, a celebration of the Virgen de Guadalupe. This free outdoor event will feature music by El Tule, Ballet Folklorico de Roy Lozano, mariachi music, a performance by Los Viejitos, and Christmas Posada.
Artist Lecture by Nina Katchadourian at the Glassell School of Art
December 12, 2008, 5:30pm
Featured in teh Glassell School of Art exhibition, Equivalence: Acts of Translation in Contemporary Art, Nina Katchadourian will speak to the public on the exhibit and her artwork.