- Arianna Auber American-Statesman Staff
“In Depth” at Davis Gallery. The gallery’s annual winter group show aims to study the fifth element of art — space. In “In Depth,” artists will demonstrate how positive and negative space interacts and how specific techniques can produce the illusion of depth. Each artist, in a group that includes Laurel Daniel, Denise M. Fulton and Matthew Fuller, has either created new work for this show or chosen work from the past. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday through Feb. 24. 837 W. Twelfth St. 512-477-4929, davisgalleryaustin.com.
Austin’s First Ever Pad Thai Palooza. One of Thai cuisine’s most popular dishes is getting the spotlight at this pad Thai cook-off, the first quarterly event of Austin’s largest membership-based dinner club, Taster’s Table Club. Five local chefs — including Chef Eric Silverstein of the Peached Tortilla, Chef Casey Wilcox of Central Standard and Chef Robert Strong of Pretty Thai — will compete to see who makes the best pad Thai. The ticket includes passed appetizers, pad Thai samples from all five competitors and open bar access. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 5. $38-$60. Peached Social House, 6500 N. Lamar Blvd. tasterstableclub.com/events/.
The Dig Pub’s 6th Annual Imperial Stout Week. Lovers of dark beer, take note: Cedar Park’s the Dig Pub has brought back its yearly five-day celebration of all the roasted, malty, inky goodness these beers have to offer. Each day, the bar will tap a notable vintage selection from the cellar. Monday’s tapping is Tupps Full Grown Man Imperial Stout, a hit during last year’s Texas Craft Brewers Festival. Future beers include (512) Cascabel Cream Stout and Deschutes Black Butte. 5 p.m. Feb. 5. Free. 401 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar Park. facebook.com/events/1417622381700291/.
“The Music Lovers” at the Alamo Ritz. The Alamo Drafthouse is co-presenting this Ken Russell-directed biopic with KMFA 89.5, Austin’s classical music station. “The Music Lovers” examines the life of Peter Tchaikovsky through a sometimes surreal lens of straightforward narrative and gonzo visual speculation, following the composer from his struggles as a closeted young man to his post-mortem recognition as a figurehead of Russian classical music. 7 p.m. Feb. 5. $10. 320 E. Sixth St. drafthouse.com.
Pints & Poses. A good life’s all about balance, right? Find it with this serene evening of yoga and a beer. The monthly vinyasa flow yoga class returns with live meditative music from local yoga DJ Trey Tarwater and instruction by Ferny Barcelo and Zuzu Perkal. (Bring your own mat.) Following the class, participants will receive a coupon for a complimentary draft beer at Hyatt Regency Austin’s Marker 10 Bar. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5. Free. 208 Barton Springs Road. 512-477-1234, austin.hyatt.com
Hot Pot Comedy Presents: “This Asian-American Life” at ColdTowne Theater. Austin’s only all-Asian-American sketch comedy troupe debuts its first sketch show, “This Asian-American Life.” The troupe explores themes of racism and sociopolitical invisibility and gives a snapshot into the day-to-day living of “life as an Asian in modern times.” 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 6. $5. 4803 Airport Blvd. coldtownetheater.com.