The Weekly Line-up: 6.10.2018

Margaux Crump, "Mount" (detail), 2017. Antlers, sex-safe silicone, makeup pigments.

“Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach”
It’s been called “the strangest and most uncompromising of all musician biopics,” Jean-Marie Straub and Dannièle Huillet’s 1968 “Chronicle Of Anna Magdalena Bach” is nevertheless a classic of European art cinema admired as much for its period-accurate Baroque performances as its ascetic filmmaking.
Sightlines is sponsoring the 7 p.m. June 10 screening at Austin Film Society. Meet us in the lobby at 6 p.m. for drinks.
7 p.m. June 10, Austin Film Society, austinfilm.org/screening/chronicle-of-anna-magdalena-bach/

Read: An Uncompromising Classic Restored: ‘Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach’

New Music Mixer: Nathan Felix
For this month’s New Music Mixer — co-sponsored by Sightlines and KMFA, 89.5 — composer Nathan Felix whose practice spans punk, leading a street choir and writing symphonies.
5 to 7 p.m. June 12, Friends & Allies Brewing, 979 Springdale Road. Free.

Rodney McMillian in Conversation
The inaugural winner of the Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize, Rodney McMillian discuss his trenchant solo exhibition “Against a Civic Death” with curator Heather Pesanti.
6:00 p.m. June 13, Contemporary Austin-Jones Center, 700 Congress Ave. Free, RSVP required. thecontemporaryaustin.org/event/rodney-mcmillian-in-conversation/

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Read: History as artistic medium: Rodney McMillian’s “Against a Civic Death” at The Contemporary Austin

“The Legend of Big Bend” Workshop
Composer Justin Sherburn is this close to finishing his major opus, a sweeping piece for chamber orchestra — pedal steel guitar, string trio, horns, and a rhythm section — accompanied by stunning footage of Big Bend by filmmaker David Barrow. Sherburn and Barrow wrap up the last bit of work with a live audience.
8 p.m. June 13, Spiderhouse Ballroom, 2906 Fruth St. $10 montopolismusic.com

“For A Limited Time”
Heloise Gold and Natalie George collaborate again in dance concert about finding freedom in limitation through dance, music, and film.
8 p.m. June 14-17, 3 p.m. June 17, Ground Floor Theatre, 979 Springdale Road. nataliegeorgeproductions.com/tickets

Read: Dance Fever? June has a Plentitude of Dance Concerts

“11:11:2018: Drive-In”
Micro-cinema and modern dance merge choreographer Jennifer Sherburn takes up car movies and their cultural underpinnings “Drive-In” in an exploration of grit, film noir, and immersive momentum. An outcome of Sherburn’s year-long “11:11” program of site-specific dance, “Drive-In’ features 10 dancers — and their vehicles — on an expanse of open land. Original score by William West.
7:30 p.m. June 13-16, 3506 Rogge Lane, 1111austin.com

“YLA 23: Beyond Walls, Between Gates, Under Bridges”
Mexic-Arte’s annual showcase of emerging Latinx artists is this curated by Rocha Rochelli, and brings together the works of 11 talents who explore the complexities of the U.S./Mexico border region.
Opening 6 to 9 p.m. June 15. Exhibit continues through Aug. 26. Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Ave. mexic-artemuseum.org/exhibitions

“Margaux Crump: The Lure”
Sparkling salt licks, golden fishhooks, sex-safe silicone and fluorescent minerals are just some of the materials Margaux Crump uses in a body of new art work that explores gender and the natural world.
Opening: 7 to 9 p.m. June 16. Exhibit continues through July 26. Women & Their Work, 1710 Lavaca St. womenandtheirwork.org

“Juneteenth Chronicles”
Spectrum Theatre Company presents a staged reading of Juneteenth Chronicles by Abena Edwards who based her new play on written passages from over 250 interviews with former slaves who survived to recount heir stories for the 1937 Federal Works Projects Administration Program.
7:30 p.m. June 16, 3 p.m. 17, AISD Performing Arts Center, 1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd. $10 donation suggested. nowplayingaustin.com/event/juneteenth-chronicles/

 

 

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