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 Immeasurable Space and Infinite Worlds: Three Monumental Works for Percussion and Electronics.

Austin Museum of Digital Art
Saturday, September 5 2009, 8pm - 10pm
Admission: $12-$15

Amoda and the Mexican American Cultural Center presents three groundbreaking works by two of the most significant composers of the 20th century. Performed by six of Austin's most accomplished percussionists, armed with a truckload of percussion instruments, these stunning works will surround concertgoers with sounds they have never heard before.


Imperative : Heather Tolleson

Co-Lab
Saturday, September 5 2009, 7-11 PM

Heather Tolleson is a painter, sculptor, and mixed-media installation artist. She continues to focus on pure formalism while utilizing materials classic to artists for centuries, reused and reinvented for the modern world. This installation seeks to find harmony in dissonant materials, usage, misusage, and the interplay of context in an experimental lexicon.

I've Never Been so Happy

Rude Mechanicals
September 10 - 20, 2009, Thurs - Sun at 8pm
Admission: $12-21

Rude Mechs is proud to present this work-in-progress presentation of their new western operetta performance experiment. The performance fluctuates freely between high art and Hee-Haw, treating both with respect.

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Fake Fun in the Real World : Duncan Malashock

Co-Lab
Saturday, September 12 2009, 7-11 PM

Duncan Malashock presents new works consisting of animated websites as interactive portraits. Themes include artificiality, motion, and the combination of fluorescence and abstraction with subtlety and personality.

Houston Events

Learn About Free Schools

The Skydive
September 5, 2009, 2-3:30pm
Admission: free

Continuing their series of events for Saturday Free School for the Arts, Skydive presents a history of free schools. 


Bill's Junk grand re-opening and Optical Project ping-pong tourney

Optical Project
Friday, October 16, 2009 4-8:30 pm

The Heights' iconic emporium of the dishevelled re-opens in its original location at 1125 E 11th St. after an exhausting, but air-conditioned summer at the Comtemporary Arts Museum Houston. Optical Project is using a survey of large-scale thrift store modernism as a backdrop for it's first end of summer, straight elimination, winner take all ping-pong tournament

A Miscellany of Objects: Lisa Orr

Optical Project
Friday, November 20, 2009, 6-8:30 pm

Nationally known Austin ceramist Lisa Orr fills Optical Project with her exuberent, baroque pots, and other interesting items.

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