This week in Arts & Humanities …
Jan 26th to Feb 26th — MONTAGE: Jimmy Jalapeeno, Work Spanning 50 Years
Location: Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery
Time: Reception on Thursday, Jan. 29, 6-8 p.m.
The Austin Community College Art Gallery presents a posthumous exhibition by Jimmy Jalapeeno, also known as A. James (Jim) Bonar.
Jalapeeno was a former ACC Professor of Art, a longtime resident and a local icon in the Austin arts community. His work has been collected by numerous private collectors and public institutions, including the Austin/Bergstrom International Airport, where six of his dramatic paintings of local natural areas are on permanent display. Those paintings, which seem to emanate their own light, capture the soul and beauty of Austin for millions of travelers from all over the world. Gallery Hours: Mon - Thurs 9 am - 8 pm; Friday 10 am - 3 pm; Saturdays 10 am -3 pm. Free Parking available in ACC parking garage on 12th St. For more info contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan 28th to Jan 29th — Lyman Grant (And So Much More)
Location: Rio Grande Campus Gallery Theater
A man, a family, a 34-foot RV, and 48 states. The Dean of Arts and Humanities presents a multimedia, theatrical review of his year on sabbatical. $8, all proceeds benefit the Creative Writing and Drama Scholarship Funds. More info: 512-223-3226
… & Events In the Next Two Weeks
Feb 2nd — Literary Coffeehouse
Location: Austin Java, 1206 Parkway
The ACC Creative Writing Department sponsors monthly readings open to all students and the public. Free. More info: 512-223-3384
Feb 10th — Mysticism & Sexuality
Location: Eastview Campus Room 8500
Grant Potts, Ph. D., Department Chair of Philosophy, Religion and Humanities at ACC, will discuss sexual symbolism and sexuality as an aspect of mystical traditions across both Western and Eastern religious traditions. Free. More info: 512-223-3352