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Co-Lab
April 29, 7-10pm and April 30, 2-5pm

Now entering its third year, Low Lives is an international exhibition of live performance-based works transmitted via the internet and projected in real time at multiple venues throughout the U.S. and around the world. Low Lives examines works that critically investigate, challenge, and extend the potential of performance practice presented live through online broadcasting networks. This year Low Lives promises to be the farthest reaching to date with 22 presenting partners in the United States, Mexico, Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, Germany, India, Tanzania, and Japan.

Hybrid Arts Summit 2011

Art Alliance Austin
April 30, 9:30am-5pm

Hybrid Arts Summit 2011 is the culmination of a month-long series of happenings and the convergence of AMOA's New Art in Austin: 15 to Watch, Art Week Austin, the Fusebox Festival and the Texas Biennial. Featuring a dynamic mix of keynote speakers and in-depth panels, the symposium offers a compelling platform of ideas and vigorous discussion around cross-disciplinary creative practice, specifically as it relates to community building through collaboration, art criticism, and technology in practice.

Five x Seven Art SPLURGE

Arthouse
May 12, 7:30-10:00pm
Admission: $150

Five x Seven is an annual art sale and exhibition benefiting Arthouse exhibitions and educational programs. Hundreds of emerging and recognized contemporary artists with strong ties to Arthouse or Texas create unique works of art on identical 5 x 7-inch boards. Five x Seven artwork may be purchased for $150 each(or $100 for Arthouse Members. With over 1,000 works to choose from, this is a fantastic way to build or add to your art collection. All pieces are displayed anonymously - only when you purchase a work of art will you discover who created it.

Five x Seven: ART SOCIAL

Arthouse
May 13, 8-11pm
Admission: $30 for general admission, $125 for 5-pack of individual tickets

Night two of the annual Five x Seven exhibition will continue the sale of original works with an Art SOCIAL. Music by The Black and White Years, food by Frank and Pie Fixes Everything, and drinks by Trumer Pils will be on hand. Admission is free to all participating artists.

Houston Events

Low Lives 3

Diverseworks
April 29, 7-10pm and April 30, 2-5pm

Now entering its third year, Low Lives is an international exhibition of live performance-based works transmitted via the internet and projected in real time at multiple venues throughout the U.S. and around the world. Low Lives examines works that critically investigate, challenge, and extend the potential of performance practice presented live through online broadcasting networks. These networks provide a new alternative and efficient medium for presenting, viewing, and archiving performances. Low Lives is not simply about the presentation of performative gestures at a particular place and time but also about the transmission of these moments and what gets lost, conveyed, blurred, and reconfigured when utilizing this medium. Low Lives embraces works with a lo-fi aesthetic such as low pixel image and sound quality, contributing to a raw, DIY and sometimes voyeuristic quality in the transmission and reception of the work

The Future is Now: A Skydive Fundraiser

Skydive
May 7, 6-9pm
Admission: #20

Bringing 20 performance artists together in one space celebrating many versions of the future; this will be a night to remember at the home of Skydive. Projected on the front of the house will be a newly edited version of the original 1920's film Metropolis. As you stroll throughout the house, robots will serve you drinks and hor d'oeuvres, and join us in the "common room" for an amazing silent auction featuring work by emerging and established local and non-local artists.
 Your participation will directly support artists visiting and making shows in Houston!

Dallas Events

Wish! Art Auction

Dallas Contemporary
May 12, 7-10pm and May 14, 7-11pm

Tickets are running out for Wish!, Dallas Contemporary's annual art action and premier venue for discovering new artists. Get tickets while they're available.

Shoot Your Mouth Off Panel

University of Texas at Dallas
May 21, 4-6

Margaret Meehan, Noah Simblist, and Julie Webb among others will speak on this panel in honor of CentralTrak's current Gun and Knife exhibit.

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