Weekend Recs: Wells Mason Gallery, South for the Summer, Keep Austin Weird, Skanky Summer


A new contemporary art gallery in East Austin, Wells Mason Gallery, will hold exhibits primarily of abstract expressionism and deconstructivist art.
WHAT: Wells Mason Gallery Opening & Reception
WHEN: Friday, June 24 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
WHERE: 727 Airport Boulevard

Take a quick day trip to Texas Music Theater in San Marcos on Saturday for the South for the Summer concert showcase, featuring local bands such as The Canvas Waiting, Suite 709 and Eyes Burn Electric.
WHAT: South for the Summer Showcase 2011
WHEN: Saturday, June 25 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
WHERE: Texas Music Theater, 120 E. San Marcos

Embracing the city’s quirks, Keep Austin Weird Festival & 5K celebrates local arts, music, food and philanthropy. Attendees are highly encouraged to come in their most creative costumes.
WHAT: Keep Austin Weird Festival & 5K
WHEN: Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m.
WHERE: The Long Center

Acclaimed local folk-pop indie band Little Lo is releasing its EP, “A Poison Tree” Sunday at the Parish.
WHAT: Skanky Summer: Little Lo EP Release with One Hundred Flowers, Sip Sip + More
WHEN: Sunday, June 26 from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Parish
ADMISSION: $7 at the door, free Little Lo EP with ticket