A select list of what’s good and what’s new in Austin.
It’s the PrintAustin fest big blow-out event! Purchase original prints from more than 30 artists and experience steamroller printing. Free and family-friendly.
Noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 10, Museum of Human Achievement (Canopy), 916 Springdale Road. printexpo-steamroller-event
Black History Month Concert
Always sharply curated, this annual free concert by Austin Chamber Music this year celebrates African American women composers.
6 p.m. Feb. 10, St. Andrew’s Upper School Chapel; 4 p.m. Feb. 11, Carver Museum & Cultural Center 15th-annual-black-composers-concert
Malcolm Bucknall: Solo Show
Bucknall’s eery and irreverent human-animal mash-ups never fail to be eery and irreverent.
Through March 3, Wally Workman Gallery
Artist Talk: Vincent Valdez
Rodney McMillian is not giving a public talk in conjunction with his current, major exhibit at the Contemporary Austin. So Texas painter and draftsman Vincent Valdez — who monumental paintings share a similar concern with sociopolitical totems of modern American life — will consider his art and his shared interests in American race relations, in the context of McMillian exhibit, the inaugural Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize shows.
2 p.m. Feb. 10 Contemporary Austin — Jones Center.
“La Pointe Courte”
Agnes Varda’s debut film from 1955 not only grew directly out of her work as a still photographer, but is also considered a forerunner of the French New Wave. Varda’s graceful, penetrating study of a marriage on the rocks is set against the backdrop of a small Mediterranean fishing village.
Feb. 8 & 13, Austin Film Society
String Quartet Smackdown
As of publication time, there was ONE ticket left to Golden Hornet Project’s bracketed, NCAA tournament style competition for new music compositions.
7 p.m. Feb. 10, Alamo Drafthouse goldenhornet.org
Austin Shakespeare delivers its own new adaptation of Chekhov’s comedy, featuring Matthew Radford Davies, Helen Marino, Ev Lunning.
Feb. 7-25, Rollins Studio Theatre, Long Center thelongcenter.org/event/the-seagull