Local Events: week of January 15

Tuesday, Jan. 15.

10 a.m. Exhibit: Aphrodite and the
Gods of Love

The San Antonio Museum of Art (200
W. Jones St.) presents “Aphrodite and the Gods of Love,” an exhibit featuring
125 statues, vases, jewelry and other valuables from the Museum of Fine Arts in
Boston. Admission is free on Tuesdays.

2 p.m.- 6 p.m. Exhibit: Dirty Dozen

Blue Star Contemporary Art Center
(116 Blue Star) presents “Dirty Dozen,” an exhibit featuring work from San
Antonio and Houston artists. Admission is $3-$5.

Wednesday, Jan. 16.

9 a.m. Exhibit: Arte Chihuahua

Arte Chihuahua looks at the work of
artists who are currently living in Ciudad Juarez, a well-known city that’s
rebuilding itself in the midst of the ongoing drug cartel. The exhibit is a
collaboration between UTSA President Ricardo Romo and Mexican Consul Enrique
Cortazar and can be viewed at the Institute of Texan Cultures (801 E. Cesar

12 p.m. Exhibit: Transitios

Artpace (445 N. Main Ave.) presents
Transitios, a group show that highlights on the themes of culture, economy and
miscommunication. Artists for the exhibit include Ricardo Cuevas, Miguel
Monroy, Jose Antonio and members of the Changarrito Project.

Thursday, Jan. 17.

7 p.m. An Evening with Vincent
Valdez & the AMtones

The McNay Art Museum (6000 N. New
Braunfels Ave.) presents an intimate evening with artist Vincent Valdez &
the AMtones. The event will include food and cocktails along with a look at
Valdez’s exhibit, “America’s Finest.” Tickets are $25-$45. For more
information, visit <mcnayart.org>.

7 p.m. Free Screening: “Bullitt”

The Santikos Bijou (4522
Fredericksburg Rd) presents “Bullitt,” a 1986 drama about Frank Bullitt (Steve
McQueen) and his mission to protect Johnny Ross (Pat Renella) after he robs the
Chicago mob. When things take a wild turn, its up to Bullitt to restore
justice. Admission is free.

Friday, Jan. 18.

6 p.m. Dreamweek Arts Mixer

Come celebrate the active art
community in San Antonio at the Dreamweek Arts Mixer presented by Blue Star
Contemporary Art Center (116 Blue Star). Appetizers and drinks will be served
while guests can view the latest work from the Justin Randolph Thompson
exhibit. For more information, visit <bluestarart.org>.

Saturday, Jan. 19.

2 p.m. Theater: “The Cat in the Hat
& Other Tales”

This rendition of the beloved Dr.
Seuss classic is playing exclusively at the Magik Theatre (420 S. Alamo).
Director, Katie Mitchell brings the tale onto the stage in the form of a
one-act play. Tickets are $9-$10.

8 p.m. Theater: “Cats

The Cameo Theatre (1123 E.
Commerce) presents “Cats,” the beloved Andrew Lloyd Webber classic that follows
a tribe of cats and their decision to choose a cat to be reborn in the
Heaviside Layer. Tickets are $15-$33. For more information, visit

Sunday, Jan. 20.

12 p.m. Exhibit: Mummies of the

The Witte Museum (3801 Broadway)
presents “Mummies of the World,” a showcase of mummies from 21 different museum
collections that span seven countries. The exhibit features real human and
animal mummies along with other preservations. Tickets are $18-$22. For more
information, visit <wittemuseum.org>.