“No Trace of Now Will Remain” at Women and Their Work. Inspired by two incongruous sources — the writings of Rimbaud and the look of Victorian mourning attire — Austin artist and fashion designer Gail Chovan gives exaggerated form to the long deceased by adorning apparitions in hyper-stylized garments and accessories from the past. In this Women and Their Work exhibit, she celebrates the remnants of things as potent vehicles for resuscitation. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday through March 1. 1710 Lavaca St. womenandtheirwork.org.
“Hi, How Are You?” Day at the Mohawk. Songwriter Daniel Johnston’s trademark catchphrase — the title of his best-known 1980s cassette release, celebrated with a mural near the University of Texas campus — provides the name for this evening “of music, art and mental wellness” presented in conjunction with the SIMS Foundation and the City of Austin’s Music & Entertainment Division. It’s partly a tribute to Johnston: Acts including Kathy McCarty, Moving Panoramas, Jane Ellen Bryant, Will Courtney, Cowboy Diplomacy and Leslie Sisson will play Johnston’s works as well as some of their own. 7 p.m. doors Jan. 22. $10-$15 ($50 VIP). 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com. — Peter Blackstock
Mega Mutt Monday. Banger’s monthly pet-friendly event returns with all-day happy hour, live music and swag from these dog-related vendors: Austin Pets Alive, Fabulous Paws, Phydeaux and Friends, Night in Light, Austin Guide Dogs for the Blind, Grocery Pup and Wondercide. Bring your pup so you can both enjoy treats, yours of the boozy variety. 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 22. Free. 79 Rainey St. facebook.com/events/160138581291792/.
Irene’s Benefit Happy Hour. The West Sixth Street bar is hosting a benefit for local nonprofit Shoal Creek Conservancy. A $10 donation to the conservancy gets you in the door, and Irene’s will be providing complimentary snacks. The happy hour is your chance to meet other outdoor enthusiasts and learn about Shoal Creek Conservancy’s plans to improve and expand the Shoal Creek Trail, which winds through downtown and elsewhere. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22. 506 West Ave. shoalcreekconservancy.org/events.
Parkside’s 10th Anniversary. Downtown Austin’s first gastropub is celebrating 10 years in business with 10 days of festivities. Parkside will have half-price oysters and bubbles, and guest shuckers from American Mussel Harvesters and Rappahannock Oyster Co. will be on hand as well. There will be assorted surprise offerings and throwback dishes and drinks, including the Blond Pâté, Doughnut Holes, and the Parkside 78 with Old Highborn gin, rosemary, rhubarb, citrus and bubbles. 5 p.m. Jan. 22-31. Free. 301 E. Sixth St. facebook.com/events/889724537868869/.
Astronomy on Tap. Rescheduled from last week’s ice storm, this month’s talks will focus on kilonovas, HETDEX and white dwarfs. You’ll hear all about the the seismic activity of white dwarfs, the kilonova that resulted from the collapse of two neutron stars, and the recent developments surrounding the HETDEX project at Texas’ McDonald Observatory that is studying dark matter and dark energy. There will also be trivia, Astronomy on Tap merchandise and telescopes to look for exciting objects in the night sky, weather permitting. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23. Free. 502 Brushy St. astronomyontap.org.