Weekend events continue with opening of Ransom Center art exhibit


Art

“Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance.” This Ransom Center exhibit looks at the American artist’s process of book design and production via photographs, drawings and prints alongside archival production materials, preliminary sketches and notebooks. Ruscha’s work explores themes such as the manufactured romance of Hollywood. Opens Saturday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday (open until 7 p.m. on Thursdays), noon to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday through Jan. 6. Free. 300 W. 21st St. 512-471-8944, hrc.utexas.edu.

Comedy

“Hellhole” at ColdTowne Theater. “Hellhole: Improvised Supernatural Teen Comedy” is a love letter to pop culture touchstones such as “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and the workplace sitcoms of late 1990s. This show is the first ever ColdTowne mainstage show to feature a mixed-age cast featuring teenage improvisers alongside Austin’s best comedic performers. The show is part of the overall Excused Absence Comedy Festival happening at ColdTowne in August. 7 p.m. Saturday. $8. 4803 Airport Blvd. coldtownetheater.com. — Brently Heilbron

Film

Summer Family Film Series: “Toy Story.” The Bullock Museum’s three-part film series concludes with “Toy Story,” about the toys that come to life when people aren’t around. It was Disney’s first-ever computer-animated movie. Though “Toy Story” starts at 2 p.m., families can come early to explore museum exhibits and engage in activities such as a “Toy Story”-themed photo booth, with props available. All seats to the show are available on a first come, first served basis. 1:30 p.m. doors Saturday. $3-$5. 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com.



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