A selected short list of what’s new and what’s good the week of Jan. 13, 2019.
PrintAustin: Fidencio Duran, Prints And Drawings
Esteemed muralist Fidencio Duran has also devoted much time to printmaking during his career. An intimate exhibit features Duran’s prints made Coronado Studios as part the Serie Print Project and at Flatbed Press. Duran’s exhibit is part of PrintAustin.
Opening: 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 15. Exhibit continues through Feb. 28, Ruiz Public Library, 1600 Grove Blvd. printaustin.org
New Music Mixer: Graham Reynolds
Fresh from the premiere of his latest album, “The Sound of Science,” a captivating compilation of new work by international composers, the busy Austin composer takes a break to join the New Music Mixer for a casual talk about everything he’s up to.
5 to 7 p.m.; program starts at 6 p.m. Jan. 15. Friends & Allies Brewing, 979 Springdale Road.
The latest from Gabriel Jason Dean who impressed with his award-winning “Terminus” and “Qualities of Starlight). A retired midwestern university professor is left reeling after his adopted daughter is killed by the Taliban while teaching children outside of Kabul. Features Lowell Bartholomee Kareem Badr and Kacey Samiee.
Jan. 17-Feb. 9, Vortex Theater, vortexrep.org
Placemaking & Displacement: Public Dialogue at the Intersection of Art, Community, & Gentrification
Artists, community historians, & activists will explore how an arts community can work positively & proactively in a city where profound economic and cultural displacement has and is occurring. Panelists are visual artist John Yancey and Xochi Solis, theater artist Florinda Bryant, community archivist Alan Garcia, and allgo director Patricia Hale.
7 p.m. Jan. 17, Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St. Event info
“Jade Walker: Little Soldier”
The first of a two-part exhibition two-part exhibition investigating the human body in collision with disease. In her vividly colored stitched soft sculpture, Walker explores concepts of healing and care-taking runs deep through the exhibition.
Through Feb. 9. Dimension Gallery, 979 Springdale Road, dimensiongallery.org
Keep Composers Weird
The premiere of new music by emerging composers written during their one-week residency in Austin.
1:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Blanton Museum of Art atrium. Free. Event info