June 4, 7:30pm
Austin's own Silky Shoemaker has been traveling around the country on a schoolbus performing with Fingers, and now they're on their way to Austin. As they put it, "We bring you a night of performances in the struggle and the splendor of queertransfeminist bodies, a rainbow of hallucinated ahistorical reenactment. Our fingers act deftly, slight of hand and slight of weight, shadow games, palmistry and carpal feelings. We present a whole sordid smorgasbord of intuitive magical practice."
New Directions Film Series: Gretchen
June 18, 7-9pm
In conjunction with the Austin Film Festival, the Blanton will be presenting new work by independent film makers on Thursdays and Sundays through the end of July. (Here's the complete calendar.) The first in the series, Gretchen (2006) is a funky teen drama filmed in Austin, and here's a behind-the-scenes youtube video from the set.
Critique & Discussion
May 31, 6-9pm
Co-Lab's monthly open crit, led by Shea Little this month.
Gallery Talk with Frances Colpitt
May 30, 3pm
Author, critic, and Deedie Potter Rose Chair of Art History at Texas Christian University Frances Colpitt (and former testsite collaborator) discusses The Beat Goes On, currently on view at Barry Whistler Gallery.
Salon Series: Government Funding of the Visual Arts
June 1, 6:30pm
Panelists David A. Smith, Maria Munoz-Blanco and Charissa N. Terranova talk about government funding of the visual arts. Seating is limited; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and telephone number.
Max Juren DVD Release Event
Saturday, May 30, 7 PM
If you missed Juren's wild appearance at our very own Austin Domy, now's your chance to make up for your terrible, terrible mistake.