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5 primo performing and visual arts events in Austin this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on October 17, 2019.

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up four artsy events around Austin this weekend that will scratch your cultural itch, from a pop-up art show to a hands-on mosaic workshop.

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Mosaic Arts Group presents 'You Are Not Alone: Theology for Artists'

From the event description:

Come hear from Executive Director, of Arts and Entertainment Ministries, Mr. Joel Pelsue as he shares what God says about artists. This is one conference you must make time for and invite your friends and fellow artists. 

When: Saturday, Oct. 19, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: Austin Oaks Church, 4220 Monterey Oaks Blvd.
Admission: $125
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Jackson Book and Podcast Launch

From the event description:

A book and podcast launch with a reading of "Choctaw Ridge" and a performance of "Ode to Billie Joe" by Chrissie Flatt.

When: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2-3 p.m.
Where: Spider House Cafe and Ballroom, 2908 Fruth St.
Admission: Free
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Pop-Up Art Show

From the event description:

Seven local artists are transforming Lather Salon Austin into a pop up art gallery for one night only. Artists include Catherine Allen, Blair Gallacher, Micayla Garza, Tyler Hobbs, Evan Runyon, Conner Strickland and Bobby Whitley.

When: Saturday, Oct. 19, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Lather Salon, 830 W. Third St., Suite 1136
Admission: Free
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Midnight Men: Dance Showcase + Talkback then Ecstatic Dance with DJ Ixi

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From the event description:

Come experience a special dance showcase of performances by David Lawler, Mattheus Lubin, and George Myatt that explore the triumphs and tribulations of the ever-evolving exploration of masculine and feminine energies in the world. The final result is a presentation of the dance story "Midnight Men:" one man struggles to handle the conflicting energies inside his identity: masculinity and femininity. 

When: Saturday, Oct. 19, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Indras Awarehouse, 7904 Farm to Market, 969
Admission: $12
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Art of Reuse: Post Apocalyptic Framed Mosaics

From the event description:

Using found items from ACR and photo frames during this class we are going to be making our own Apocalyptic infused art. We have a variery of items we will assemble into mosaics and then paint using aging techniques to truly distress and bring out the aesthetic.

When: Sunday, Oct. 20, 12-2:30 p.m.
Where: Austin Creative Reuse- Suite 1301, 6406 N. Interstate Highway 35
Admission: $20
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