Here we are in the brand spankin’ new year 2011 and you’re sitting at your computer, and I’m here to get you away from it. Here’s some of the exciting new things going on in town this month!
Ayn Rand’s Anthem
Austin Shakespeare presents the classic Ayn Rand story of a dark future, one hero re-ignites the world with one word.
The Austin Film Society is thrilled to kick off our new monthly series Best of the Fests with Lena Dunham’s break-out feature “Tiny Furniture,” back in the town where it first broke out. Aura, a 22-year-old college graduate, lands back home in her artist mother’s loft with the following: a useless film theory degree, 357 hits on her YouTube page, and no shoulders to cry on.
Austin’s favorite sci-fi radio thriller comes to life in an entirely new form! Three actors once again portray a variety of characters as sludge-monsters from the Planet Zygon invade the earth. Only this time, their adventures are accompanied by more 1200 drawings by graphic wizard Tim Doyle, projected on the Long Center’s huge screen and accompanied by Graham Reynolds’ original score.
Part of the Brownbag Lunchtime Series at Arthouse. Attendees are invited to bring their lunch into the exhibition where speakers will engaged audiences with a short presentation followed by an open conversation.
d berman gallery has been celebrating our 10th anniversary this year! To cap the year, we’re having a giant 10th anniversary group show…. with a little bit of everything fabulous.
You’ll be seduced by “The Fire and Passion of Tango” when this company of extraordinary Argentinians scorch the stage with the sexiest of ballroom dances. Here’s the real deal. See it. Hear it. Feel the heat!
CSO’s Beyond the Score
Designed for both classical music aficionados and newcomers to look deeper into the world of classical music, the first half offers a multimedia examination of the “New World”—its context in history, how it fits into the composer’s output of works, the details of Dvoák’s life that influenced its creation—sharing the illuminating stories found “inside” the music.