The Weekly Line-up: 1.27.19

Genevieve Gaignard "Hidden Fences," 2017. chromogenic print, Edition 1 of 3 + 2 AP. 30 x 45 inches. @Genevieve Gaignard

A short selected list of what’s good and what’s new the week of Jan. 27, 2019.

FronteraFest: Long Fringe
On this year’s Long Fringe line-up of new theater works are plays about dogs, a female robot, extra-terrerstials and a wild new staging of a radio play Speed Levitch.
Through Feb. 2, Ground Floor Theatre, 979 Springdale Road. hpt.buyplaytix.com/p/long_fringe_2019.html

Read: From Speed Levitch, A Quirky Radio Play About the Founder of Israel

Hedwige Jacobs: If I could, I would cover everything with my drawings”
In a solo exhibition, the Houston artist stages installations of ordinary household situations with every object overlaid with her black-and-white drawings.
Through Feb. 28, Women & Their Work, 1710 Lavaca St. womenandtheirwork.org

Dorrance Dance, “ETM: Double Down”
MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant-winning choreographer Michelle Dorrance re-imagines the tap-dance idiom by using the extreme mobility of the percussive body and combining it with the rhythm of interactive electronic music technology in a perfect fusion of movement and sound.
8 p.m. Jan. 30, Bass Concert Hall, UT campus, texasperformingarts.org

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“In Passing: Works by Genevieve Gaignard”
Influenced by pop and drag culture, the Los Angeles-based artist uses her own mixed-race identity and photographs herself as various characters in stunningly arranged scenes in order to question stereotypes of identity.
Opening and artist’s talk: 5:30 p.m. Jan. 31. Exhibit continues through May 4. Christian-Green Gallery, Art Galleries at Black Studies, UT campus, galleriesatut.org

“A Point On A Slow Curve”
A musical homage to Jay DeFeo’s monumental painting, “The Rose,” by New York-based composer and violinist Dana Lyn. Features Lyn’s band Mother Octopus as well as Austin-based singers Leah Hollingshead, Keely Rhodes, Adrienne Pedrotti, and Page Stephens.
Jan. 31-Feb. 2, Museum of Human Achievement, 916 Springdale Road fastforwardaustin.com

Read: An Homage in Music to Jay DeFeo’s “The Rose”

F-Plus
New music concert series Tetractys presents Chicago- and New York-based F-Plus, a violin, percussion, clarinet trio. The program includes works by living composers written specifically for the F-Plus.
8 p.m. Feb. 2 Imagine Art, 2830 Real St. tetractysnewmusic.com

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