A very selected list of what’s good and what’s new in Austin the week of Sept. 22, 2019.
“Boys in Trouble,” Sean Dorsey Dance
Trailblazing transgender modern dance choreographer Sean Dorsey brings an evening of dances that unpack masculinity with unflinching honesty — from unapologetically trans and queer perspectives.
8 p.m. Sept. 27. McCullough Theatre, Texas Performing Arts, UT. texasperformingarts.org
The two-person creative team of CCYD Studio (Carlos Carrillo and Yevgenia Davidoff) along with multidisciplinary artist Rachelle Diaz present an homage to infrastructure that exposes the vulnerability of built and natural environments.
Opening 7-10 p.m. Sept. 27. Exhibit continues through Oct. 26. ICOSA, Canopy, 916 Springdale Road, icosacollective.com
Sketchings: Alicia Philley/Emily Hoyt-Weber
Alicia Philley and Emily Hoyt-Weber present their new body of paintings and sculpture–created around conversations about color, light and shadow
Opening 6-8 p.m. Sept. 28. Exhibit continues through Oct. 13, Link & Pin Gallery, 2235 E Sixth St. linkpinart.com
“Traveling While Black: Historical and Contemporary Problems, Possibilities and Solutions”
Huston-Tillotson history professor Theodore Frances, Ph.D., offers a presentation and dialogue as part of the Carver Museum’s Cultural Lounge.
6:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St. Free. Event info
“Black Bodies, Black Art”
A performance showcase by black artists to release as well as to control the narrative of what it means to produce ‘Black Art.’ Hosted by Shannon Stott, the evening featuresdance by Ashé Arts and Ballet Afrique, music by Honey Son + Olivia, drag performances by Sha’nyia Ellis Narcisse, and improv by Twins.
7 p.m. Sept. 26, Women & Their Work, 1710 Lavaca, womenandtheirwork.org
Line Upon Line Percussion: Cage, Reich, Xenakis
To kick-off its 10th season, the celebrated new music percussion ensemble plays a program of music of 20th-century musical giants, and arguably the most important Western composers for percussion.
Sept. 27-29, Crash Box, 5305 Bolm Road, https://www.lineuponlinepercussion.org/
International Translation Day Celebration
Jennifer Rose Davis discusses her new translation of Edmond Rostand’s “Cyrano De Bergerac” which is in a current production by The Archive Theater and The Austin Scottish Rite Theater.
4 p.m. Sept. 29, Malvern Books, 613 W. 29th St. malvernbooks.com