Four Things To Do In Austin This Week

This feature highlights four events or activities in Austin and the surrounding area every week. If you have suggestions for events to be mentioned, please email them to

1. Arthouse is featuring a new exhibit that recreates the Astoria Theater and showcases local musicians rehearsing in the space. The artist, Graham Hudson, has emphasized that the point of the exhibit is to show the creative process of writing music, rather than the completed product. Rehearsals can be seen now through April 10. Click here for more information.

2. Boxing fans have a rare chance to see some up and coming pugilists duke it out in the ring tonight at the Austin Music Hall. George Foreman’s son, who is also named George (along with all of his brothers!), is on the card. For all the details, please click here.

3. Author, humorist, and radio personality Garrison Keillor will be performing two shows at the Paramount, March 2 and 3. Best known for his book Lake Wobegon Days and his radio show A Prairie Home Companion, Keillor has been entertaining readers and listeners for over 40 years. Click here for show info.

4. Some outstanding music this weekend including local group Balmorhea at The Mohawk on Friday and Civil Twilight at Antone’s on Saturday. Also, the Austin Guitar Salon presents classical guitar concerts in historic homes around Austin. Saturday at The Old School on East 11th you can see Tony Morris (guitar) and Renata Green (flute).

Compiled by Michael Ikeya, Marketing Coordinator for Mission Mortgage, February 25, 2011

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