If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in Austin this weekend, from a celebration of animation to a puppet show.
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'Toon In ATX - 1st Anniversary Celebration!
Come down to Ao5 Gallery on Friday night to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Stay 'Tooned. The talk show focuses on a celebration of animation, and local animator Joe Rothenburg will be on hand selling his original art prints. Attendees can also take advantage of raffles and deals from local vendors.
When: Friday, April 19, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Ao5 Gallery, 3005 S. Lamar Blvd., Suite C-110B
Family Puppet Show and Workshop
Stop by the Asian American Resource Center on Saturday morning and join LIterature Live for a puppet show based on the Chinese tale Tiger Woman. A finger puppet making workshop will follow.
When: Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.-noon
Where: Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Road
This event tells the tale of the caterpillar's metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly and compares it to your life. The caterpillar stage is just the beginning of a beautiful life ahead. Arts and wellness workshops will be on-site. Practice self-worth and self-healing at this event.
When: Saturday, April 20, 8-10 p.m.
Where: AISD Performing Arts Center, 1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd.