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Austin360 art event picks, Feb. 14-20

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin
“Dead Man’s Cell Phone” is on stage at the Brockett Theatre at the University of Texas campus.


“Tartuffe.” St. Edward’s University theater program stages a contemporary adaptation of Molière’s hilarious and sacrilegious satire. Stars Liz Beckham, Barbara Chisholm, Jamie Goodwin and David Stahl. 7:3o p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 23. Mary Moody Northen Theatre, St. Edward’s University, 3001 S. Congress Ave. $17-$22. 512-448-8484.

“Dead Man’s Cell Phone.” Sarah Ruhl’s darkly humorous contemporary take on our technology-0bsessed world gets a new production from the University of Texas’ theater department. When a young woman answers the cell phone of a recently deceased café patron, she holds on to the device to keep the man alive in a strange yet significant way. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Feb.19-22, 2 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 23. Brockett Theatre, Winship Building, 200 E. 23rd St. $15-$25. 512-477-6060,


Flatbed Contemporary Print Fair. Print Austin 2014 wraps up with a fair-style show and sale featuring Texas printmakers and publishers of fine art prints at Austin’s own Flatbed Press. And throughout the day, Flatbed’s master printers will be demonstrating printmaking techniques to the public. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Free. Flatbed Press, 2832 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Saturday and Sunday

“Cupid’s Bow.” Chorus Austin teams up with La Follia Austin Baroque to present John Blow’s delightful baroque opera “Venus and Adonis,” the earliest surviving English-language opera. Also on the program is Eric Whitacre’s “Five Hebrew Love Songs.” 8 p.m. Saturday at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3003 Northland Drive. 5 p.m. Feb. 16 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 8034 Mesa Drive. $15-$20. 512-719-3300.