Ransom Center debuts ‘Mexico Modern’ exhibit this week

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Ransom Center debuts ‘Mexico Modern’ exhibit this week

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“Basket Vendors,” a watercolor by Diego Rivera, is part of the “Mexico Modern” exhibit at the Ransom Center. Contributed by Harry Ransom Center, © 2017 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Theater & dance

“Always, Patsy Cline.” Actress Yesenia McNett has performed the role of legendary country singer Cline, who died in 1963 at at the age of 30 in a plane crash, multiple times in theaters and will return to the stage for this musical tribute featuring many of her greatest hits, including “Crazy” and “I Fall to Pieces.” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday through Sept. 17. $14-$30. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. georgetownpalace.com.

Art

Dougherty Arts Center. Discover the intricate textile and installation work of artist Gary Anderson with “Approaching Crossover.” He has chronicled the trail of visual, spiritual and artistic artifacts that life has left us — artifacts that, in some cases, have been left behind by family members and ancestors and others, more mystical in nature, that seem to have a mystical aura. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday through Sept. 16. 1110 Barton Springs Road. facebook.com/events/116965225613348

Icosa Collective. “Checked Out.” This two-person show with video, sculpture, photography, performance and installation from Bug Davidson and Amanda McInerney offers various attempts to break your sensory deprivation and cool you down with slip-away thoughts. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday or by appointment through Sept. 16. 702 Shady Lane, Suite 190. 512-920-2062, icosacollective.com.

New this week

“Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce and Cultural Exchange, 1920-1945.” The Ransom Center’s newest exhibition “explores two decades of dynamic cultural exchange between Mexico and the United States.” Opens Sept. 11. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday (Thursday until 7 p.m.), noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Jan. 1. Free. Ransom Center, 300 W. 21st St. 512-471-8944, hrc.utexas.edu.

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