Opening this week

Art Exhibits

AUSTIN ART SPACE GALLERY

'Donna Crosby Solo Show.' Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays or by appointment through Mar. 13. 7739 Northcross Drive, Suite Q. 771-2868, www.austinartspace.com .

THE BLANTON

'Subject of Learning/Object of Study.' The latest addition to the WorkSpace series. Exhibit opens Friday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Congress Avenue. $5-$9, free Thursdays. 471-7324, www.blantonmuseum.org .

CO-LAB

'Impressive Four Arms.' Six artists demonstrate on four outdoor printing stations. 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday. $5 to $10 for poster, t-shirt or both. 613 Allen Street. 300-8217, www.colabspace.org .

GAY FAY KELLY

'Satch Grimley: Pop Resonance.' Opens Saturday. Mondays-Fridays by appointment through April 16. 1811 W. Eighth St. 478-7676, www.gayfaykellyart.com .

L. NOWLIN GALLERY

'David Johndrow: The Terrestrials.' Opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through April 10. 1201 W. Sixth St. 626-9301, www.lnowlingallery.com .

LA PENA

'Imageninas: Celebrating Women and their Art.' Opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through April 3. 227 Congress Ave. 477-6007, www.lapena-austin.org .

MASS GALLERY

'Over.' Opening reception 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday. 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays through March 27. 916 Springdale Rd. www.massgallery.org .

NORTH HILLS GALLERY

'Journey Of A Lifetime.' Opening reception 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays through March 28. 7050 Village Center Drive. 345-1743.

ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY FINE ARTS GALLERY

'Photocommunications Senior Exhibition.' Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through April 1. Arts Building, St. Edward's University, 3001 S. Congress Ave. www.stedwards.edu/hum/art/student/index.html .

WALLY WORKMAN GALLERY

'Jennifer Balkan: New Paintings.' Opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays or by appointment through March 27. 1202 W. Sixth St. 472-7428, www.wallyworkmangallery.com .

WOMEN AND THEIR WORK

'Kathryn Kelley.' Opening reception 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays through April 15. 1710 Lavaca St. 477-1064, www.womenandtheirwork.org .

Theater

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE LAKE CREEK

'Red Carpet Viewing Party.' Watch the Oscars with host Chris Trew. 6 p.m. Sunday. Free or purchase $5 voucher for a guaranteed seat. 13729 Research Blvd. 219-5408, www.drafthouse.com/lakecreek .

BOYD VANCE THEATER

'Parampara: Traditional Dance of India.' South Indian-style dance produced by Austin Dance India. 3 p.m. Sunday. $12 to $18. Carver Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St. 791-7258, www.sulekha.com .

THE LONG CENTER

'An Evening with Kevin Smith.' The director of 'Clerks' and 'Chasing Amy' (among others) in a no-holds-barred, live Q&A. $45-$65. 7:30 p.m. today . 701 W. Riverside Drive. www.thelongcenter.org

'Spirit of Uganda.' Cast of all African orphans bring to life the music of East Africa. 8 p.m. Friday. $11.50 to $24. 701 W. Riverside Drive. www.thelongcenter.org .

PARAMOUNT THEATRE

'Texas Songwriter's Hall of Fame Awards.' Honoring Clint Black, Mac Davis and Whitey Shafer. 6 p.m. Sunday. $30 to $74. 713 Congress Ave. 472-5470, www.austintheatre.org .

WAY OFF BROADWAY

'Leading Ladies.' Two men try to pass as a dying woman's nephews to gain her fortune. Opens 8 p.m. today. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through March 20, 3 p.m. Sunday March 14. 10960 East Crystal Falls Parkway, Leander. 512-259-5878, www.wobcp.org .

Theater

'A Little Night Music.' The tangled romantic lives of four couples. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through March 14. $8-$22. Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469, www.thegeorgetownpalace.org .

'A Raisin in the Sun.' The classic play by Lorraine Hansberry explores how a financial windfall affects an African-American family. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. Sundays through March 21. $10-$25. The City Theatre, 3823 Airport Blvd. 524-2870, www.citytheatreaustin.org .

'Alice in Wonderland.' Classic fantasy story for young audiences. 10 a.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through March 28 with various performances during the week. $4-$10. Scottish Rite Children's Theatre, 207 W. 18th St. 472-5436, www.srct.org .

'The Atheist.' Dark comedy about a young journalist who is high on ambition and low on morals. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays through March 13. $17-$19. Hyde Park Theatre, W. 43rd Street. 479-7530, www.hydeparktheatre.org .

'Clue: The Musical.' The classic board game comes to life. 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, 2:15 p.m. Sunday. $9-$20. Hill Country Community Theatre, 4003 W. FM 2147, Cottonwood Shores. 830-798-8944, www.hcct.org .

'Dance Your Art Out.' Annual show presented by Austin Dance Works. 7 p.m. Saturday. $10. Westlake High School Performing Arts Center, 4100 Westbank Drive. 349-7197.

'Esther's Follies' Keeping You in Stitches, Even Without a Public Option!' A Texas-sized dose of hilarious health care. 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. $20-$25. 525 E. Sixth St. 320-0553, www.esthersfollies.com .

'Fiddler on the Roof.' The classic touring musical. 8 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. $20. Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Drive. www.texasperformingarts.org .

The Flaming Idiots. Three-man show with juggling, knives, comedy and vaudevillian acts. 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays through March 28. $24-$52. Kleberg Stage, Zach Theatre, 1421 W. Riverside Drive. 476-0541, www.zachtheatre.org .

'The Glass Menagerie.' Written by Tennessee Williams and presented by TexARTS. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through March 14. Kam and James Morris Theater, 2300 Lohman's Spur Road. 512-852-9079.

'Quiet Imprint.' A new work by New York choreographer Thang Dao, presented by Ballet Austin. 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $15. AustinVentures Studio, 501 W. Third St. 476-2163, www.balletaustin.org .

'Smoking Lesson.' Three women explore the death of their friend by befriending the man responsible for it. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $5-$10. Gallery Theater, ACC Rio Grande Campus, 1212 Rio Grande St. 223-3245.

'Xephyra.' Non-traditional performance featuring world music and video images, by Chad Salvata and Jo Beth Henderson. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays through March 14. $10 to $30. The Vortex, 2307 Manor Road. 478-5282, www.vortexrep.org.

Lecture

'Architecture at the Umlauf.' Monthly lecture series featuring Robert Steinbomer. 'Front Porches to High Rises: Horned Lizards and Architecture.' 7 p.m. Thursday. $5. Umlauf Sculpture Garden, 605 Robert E. Lee Road. 992-3574.

'Voodoo and Haitian Contemporary Art Lecture.' Presented by art critic and curator Gerald Alexis. 4 p.m. Tuesday. Free. Art Building Room 1.120, University of Texas, San Jacinto Boulevard and Trinity Street. www.utexas.edu/finearts/events .

Music

Albert Herring Opera. Benjamin Britten's opera presented by the Butler Opera Center. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday. $10-$20. McCullough Theatre, 2500 Robert Dedman Drive. www.texasperformingarts.org .

Austin Youth Orchestra Spring Pops Concert. Free, with donations collected for Haiti earthquake relief efforts. 3 p.m. Sunday. Westlake Performing Arts Center, 4100 Westbank Drive. www.austinyouthorchestra.com .

Chamber Soloists of Austin. Concert features Bach, Mozart and Dvorak. 8 p.m. Saturday. $20. First Presbyterian Church, 8001 Mesa Drive. 380-0065, www.chambersoloists.com .

Complete Works for Violin and Piano by Johannes Brahms. Intimate concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, private home. $45. Synchronism 7:30 p.m. Saturday, First Unitarian Church, 4700 Grover Ave. $10 to $25. 454-0026, www.austinchambermusic.org .

Dreaming of a Song, the Music of Hoagy Carmichael. Presented by the Austin Caberet Theatre. 8:30 p.m. today and Friday. $37. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. 453-2287, www.austincabaret.org .

Open Ears Concert. Featuring Irish musician John Spillane. 1:30 p.m. Sunday. $10 suggested donation. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 14311 Wells Port Drive. 251-0698, www.staopen.com .

Lenten Sacred Concert Series 2010. 12:05 p.m. Thursdays through March 25. Today: The Anderson High School Chorale. Free. St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 8134 Mesa Drive. 345-8314, www.stmattsaustin.org .

Spring Musicale: The Yeomen of the Guard. Musical rarities presented by the Gilbert & Sullivan Society. 3 p.m. Sunday. Free. Genesis Presbyterian Church, 1507 Wilshire Blvd. 472-4772, www.gilbertsullivan.org .

St. Edward's Masterworks Presentation. Featuring Rutter's Requiem. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. $6 to $10. Mabee Ballroom, Ragsdale Center, St. Edward's University, 3001 S. Congress Ave. 428-1297.

Comedy

Cap City Comedy Club. Tommy Johnagin: 8 p.m. today, 8 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tuesday: Comedy Central's Doug Benson. 8120 Research Blvd. $5.50-$49.95. 467-2333, www.capcitycomedy.com .

ColdTowne Theater. 'Your Terrific Neighbors' 10 p.m. today, 'Eye for an iPhone' 8 p.m. Friday, 'Stool Pigeon' 8 p.m. Saturday, 'Midnight Society' 11 p.m. Saturday, 'ColdTowne All Stars' 7 p.m. Sunday, 'Monday Night Mash' 8:30 p.m. Monday, plus more performances. $5-$10. www.coldtownetheater.com .

Gnap Theater Projects. 'No Shame' 10 p.m. Friday. 'Saturday Night Special' 10 p.m. Saturday. Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Road. www.gnaptheater.org .

Hideout Theatre. 'The Threefer' 8 p.m. today, 'This Week Tonight' 8 p.m. Friday, 'The Double Barrel' 10 p.m. Friday, 'Hitchcocked' 8 p.m. Saturday, 'Maestro' 10 p.m. Saturday. $10. 617 Congress Ave. 443-3688, www.hideouttheatre.com .

Velveeta Room. Gusto Calhoun 9:30 p.m. today. Rob Mungle, Nick Alutto and Gusto Calhoun 9:30 and 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 469-9116, www.thevelveetaroom.com .

Art galleries

Art on 5th. 'The Art of Mackenzie Thorpe.' 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays through Mar. 7. 1501 W. Fifth St. 481-1111, www.arton5th.com .

Austin Galleries. 'Scenes from Europe: A Collection of Work by Europe's Finest Artists.' Opens Saturday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays or by appointment through Mar. 16. 'Consignment Day,' complimentary evaluation of your collection. Noon to 3 p.m. Tuesdays. 1219 W. Sixth St. www.austingalleries.com .

Austin Museum of Art. 'American Letterpress: The Art of the Hatch Show Print' and 'New Works: Luke Savisky.' 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, through May 9. 823 Congress Ave. Adults $5, seniors, students or military $4, 12 and younger free. 495-9224, www.amoa.org .

Blanton Museum of Art. 'Desire' through April 25, 'Goya's Prints: The Dawn of Modern Art' through March 7. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Congress Avenue. $5-$9, free Thursdays. 471-7324, www.blantonmuseum.org .

Creative Research Lab. '2010 Senior Art Exhibition.' Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through March 13. 2832 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 322-2099, http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~crlab .

D. Berman Gallery. 'Release.' 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays or by appointment through March 27. 1701 Guadalupe St. 477-8877, www.dbermangallery.com .

Domy Books. 'Halfway to Forever.' Noon to 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon to 7 p.m. Sundays through March 11. 913 E. Cesar Chavez St. www.domystore.com .

Dougherty Arts Center. 'Reclaimed Office.' Opens today. 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through March 28. 1110 Barton Springs Road. 974-4025, www.ci.austin.tx.us/dougherty/gallery.htm .

Gallery Shoal Creek. 'Milt Kobayashi.' 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays through March 6. 2905 San Gabriel, Suite 101. 454-6671, www.galleryshoalcreek.com .

Lora Reynolds Gallery. 'Jim Torok: Clowns and Portraits.' 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through March 13. 360 Nueces St., Suite 50. 215-4965, www.lorareynolds.com .

Mexic-Arte Museum. 'Imagining Mexico: Expressions in Popular Culture' and 'Photographs of the Revolution by Agustin Casasola' through April 18. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 419 Congress Ave. 480-9373, www.mexic-artemuseum.org .

Mexican American Cultural Center. 'Reflections: New Work by Sergio Rodriguez.' 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, closed Sundays and Mondays through March 27. 600 River St. 478-6222, www.ci.austin.tx.us/macc .

Okay Mountain. 'Installation 6: Video.' 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays through March 6. 1312 E. Cesar Chavez St., Suite B. www.okaymountain.com .

Pump Project Art Complex. 'fifth-business.' Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through March 13. 702 Shady Lane. www.pumpproject.org .

studio2gallery. 'The View From Here.' Noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays through March 27. 1700 S. Lamar Blvd., Suite 318. 326-9102, www.studio2gallery.com .

Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum. 'Austin High Photography.' 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 605 Robert E. Lee Road. 445-5582, www.umlaufsculpture.org .

Valley Art League Gallery. Exhibition juried by Robert Grothues of Art Incorporated Gallery of San Antonio. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 5 p.m. weekends through April 2. Wimberley Community Center, 14070 RM 12. 512-826-4286, www.visitwimberley.com/artleague .

Yard Dog. 'Lisa Brawn: Honey, Why Are You So Sweet?' 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 1510 S. Congress Ave. 912-1613, www.yarddog.com .