What’s good and what’s new for the week of Oct. 28, 2018.
“Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable”
Between 1973 and 1978, Garry Winogrand taught photojournalism at UT, taking the position previously held by another photography great, Russell Lee. Once derided by the critics, Winogrand’s “snapshot aesthetic” is now the universal language of contemporary image making. Sasha Waters Freyer new documentary is the first cinematic treatment of Winogrand’s work, including selections from the thousands of rolls of film still undeveloped upon his unexpected death in 1984.
Oct. 28-Nov. 1, AFS Cinema, 6406 N I-35, https://www.austinfilm.org/screening/garry-winogrand-all-things-are-photographable/
Beerthoven’s “Friends In Low Places” with Thalea String Quartet
Read: “Beerthoven and Thalea String Quartet Raise a Toast to Musical Friendships”
7:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Neill-Cochran House Museum; 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Saengerrunde Hall. beerthoven.com
“Immigrants: The Musical!”
America is a nation built by immigrants and their experiences of bravery, resilience, and strength are stories often untold. Now, from the improv specialists at the Institution Theater, “Immigrants: The Musical!” is a chance for these invaluable stories to be told through an improvised hip-hop musical inspired “Hamilton.” Each week, a new monologist will narrate their immigrant experience, each from a different background: Mexico, Russia, Vietnam, El Salvador, and more.
8 p.m. Fridays through Dec. 21. Institution Theater, 3708 Woodbury Dr.
A film by Austin multimedia journalist Charlotte Moore, “Black Bodies” features 16 Black individuals of different ages, backgrounds, religions, nationalities and skin tones. Austin District 1 Council Member Ora Houston is among those featured.
6:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St. https://www.facebook.com/events/2372172606445084/
“Rick Said So”
The always compelling Frank Wo/men Collective premieres its latest piece of physical theatre, an eerie absurdist 75 minutes of dexterous movement, surreal images, candidly intimate monologues. and original live music. “Rick Said So” evokes themes of what compels us as humans and the absurdity of our existence.
8 p.m. Nov. 2-4, Austin School of Film Motion Media Arts Cetner, 2200 Tillery St. frankwomencollective.com
Open Canopy: Open Studios
Can’t wait for the East Austin Studio Tour? More than a dozen artists in the Canopy complex are opening their studios in this month’s Open Canopy event, among them Elizabeth Chiles, Cathy Savage, Caitlin McCollom and Rachel Wolfson Smith.
3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 3. Canopy, 916 Springdale Road.
Landmarks Public Art Tour
Start a walking tour of works in UT’s public art collection by meeting your docent at Nancy Rubins’ Monochrome for Austin at the corner of 24th and Speedway. The hour-long tour is free and held rain or shine, so dress accordingly!
11 a.m. Nov. 4. Tour info at landmarks.utexas.edu
Honky Tonk Cabaret
The latest in a most charming series of cabaret shows produced the always creative Natalie George. MC Michelle Keffer leads a line- up including performers
The Goree Girls, Hope Irish and Micah Motenko and the Honky Tonk house band. Expect cocktails, picnics, and square dancing too!
8 p.m. Sertodo Copper, 3615 Oak Springs Dr. Tickets: nataliegeorgeproductions.com