More events for Wednesday, March 7, and beyond


Art

Lora Reynolds Gallery’s “Ellsworth Kelly: Prints.” Starting in the 1940s, Kelly made paintings, sculptures and prints of precise, simplified shapes in vibrant color. Shape and color are the main focus of his art, but his work stands apart from that of other early geometric abstractionists because it has always been derived from his visual experiences. His work is also on display currently at the Blanton, including a large permanent structure called “Austin.” 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday through March 31. 360 Nueces St., Suite. 50. lorareynolds.com.

Coming up

Dandy Rosé Release Garden Party. March doesn’t just mean patio weather is back — it’s also the start of rosé season. The newest vintage of one such wine made just for Austin, Dandy, is debuting at a garden party at the Umlauf. Dress your dandiest and enjoy the 2017 rosé made from 100 percent Texas-grown grapes. Garbo’s Lobster Truck will also be on-site with delicious seafood and vegetarian fare available for purchase. Get a complimentary sample at the party; then, buy a glass or bottle and take some to go. 4 to 8 p.m. March 8. Free. Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E. Lee Rd. facebook.com/events/1620676691345603/.

Movies in the Park. The Austin Parks Foundation’s free movie series returns for another year of family-friendly film shown outdoors at local parks, in partnership with the Alamo Drafthouse. Kicking off Movies in the Park is an animated favorite, “Moana,” about a headstrong teenager who sets sail on a daring mission with once-mighty demigod Maui to save her people. Blankets, lawn chairs, picnics and leashed dogs are welcome. Each screening will be accompanied by local food trucks. 7 p.m. March 8. Free. Ramsey Park, 4301 Rosedale Ave. austinparks.org/calendar/movies/.

“Wakey Wakey.” From the playwright of Hyde Park Theatre hit “Thom Pain” is this moving new production by Will Eno. Hyde Park Theatre’s artistic director, Ken Webster, along with actress Rebecca Robinson, star in the tragicomedy, during which the main character addresses the audience in a wheelchair and makes dying the subject of a stand-up routine. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday through March 31. $20-$24. 511 W. 43rd St. 512-479-7529, hydeparktheatre.org.

“Batman: The Animated Series.” Mondo Gallery is featuring the Caped Crusader with limited edition screen prints from Phantom City Creative’s Justin Erickson. The show will highlight “Batman: The Animated Series,” one of the most celebrated incarnations of Gotham’s Dark Knight. The opening reception is from 6 to 10 p.m. March 9, and the show will run for the remaining weekend: 12 to 6 p.m. March 10-12. A family day on March 10 will have painted faces and other kid-friendly activities. Free. 4115 Guadalupe St. mondotees.com.



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