Austin Events

Adelina Anthony: Mastering Sex and Tortillas

Southwestern University
October 25, 7 pm

Want to know why tortilleria is the Spanish slang for lesbian? Look no further, Adelina Anthony’s solo show Mastering Sex and Tortillas is for you. Seriously, though, Anthony is an acclaimed performance artist and the 45 minute drive out to Georgetown will be well worth it.

Karin Higa

Blanton Museum, Smith Building
October 27, 5 - 6 pm

Word on the street is curator Karin Higa may be joined by artist Wangechi Mutu, who is in town for a lecture the following day. The event description says Higa will speak on "Modernism at the Margins."

Wangechi Mutu

UT Austin, Art 1.102
October 28, 5 - 7 pm

Wangechi Mutu, a Kenyan-born artist based in New York, needs little introduction. This artist talk is not to be missed.

Groundbreaking Ceremony

October 28, 2:30 pm

Arthouse is officially closed for renovations until Fall 2010. This coming Wednesday, take a late lunch break to attend their groundbreaking ceremony inaugurating the construction that will add three galleries, two studios, a screening room, and a rooftop space. This is a really big deal and it's exciting, so come out and represent.

Architecture and Desire

Women & Their Work
November 5, 7 pm

Artist Erin Curtis speaks with Austin-based architects and designers about the ways that architecture reflects how we want to live in the world.

San Antonio Events

Screening: Chomskian Abstract 2008

Sala Diaz
October 28, 8:30pm

Artist Cornelia Parker had read Noam Chomsky on the apocalypse, so she cold called him and requested an interview with him regarding "the unfolding environmental disaster threatening our world...this other, slower, but equally devastating apocalypse." He agreed, Sala Diaz will screen the resulting video on Wednesday October 28 at 8:30pm. Parker wrote a piece on the project for the Guardian here.

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