Local calendar of events for the week of 1-14-14

Tuesday, Jan. 14

6:30 p.m. Film: “Created Equal Film: The Loving Story”

The San Antonio Museum of Art (200 W. Jones Ave.) presents a screening of “Created Equal Film: The Loving Story,” a documentary by Nancy Buirski that chronicles the hardships of racial tension in the 1960s. The screening is part of a week-long event called Dreamweek, which aims to promote diversity and cultural acceptance. Admission is free. For more information, visit samuseum.org.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

10 a.m. Exhibit: “CSI: The Experience”

The Witte Museum (3801 Broadway St.) brings the study of forensic science to an interactive exhibit that invites guests to crack the case. Based on the hit CBS show “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” the exhibit challenges guests while teaching the process of forensic science investigations. Admission ranges from $13-$18. For more information, visit wittemuseum.org.

Thursday, Jan. 16

7:15 p.m. Film: “Sixteen Candles”

The Alamo Drafthouse at Westlakes (1255 SW Loop 410) presents a special screening of the John Hughes classic, “Sixteen Candles” as part of its monthly Girlie Night. The film, starring Molly Ringwald, tells the story of awkward teen Samantha and the day that everyone forgot her sixteenth birthday. Arrive early to receive a free pin based on the film; these free tokens commemorate the Alamo 100 of essential films chosen by the Alamo Drafthouse. For more information, visit alamodrafthouse.com.

Friday, Jan. 17

11 a.m. Event: “San Antonio Cocktail Conference”

The Sheraton Hotel (205 E. Houston St.) hosts the annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference, an event highlighting the newest concoctions on the market. Seminars on spirits and cocktails will begin early in the day and conclude with a concert from The Rick Cavender Band at the Pearl Stables. Admission ranges from free-$75. For more information, visit sanantoniococktailconference.com.

Saturday, Jan. 18

9 a.m. Exhibit: “Art in the Garden”

The San Antonio Botanical Gardens (555 Funston) presents a unique exhibit featuring artwork from the Chicago International, Mid-South Alliance and the Texas Sculpture Group. The installation combines outdoor sculptures with the scenery of the botanical gardens. Admission ranges from $7-$10. For more information, visit sabot.org.

Sunday, Jan. 19

7 p.m. Musical: “Elvis Lives”

The King of Rock is back in this musical showcasing the King’s most iconic performances. The Majestic Theatre (224 E. Houston St.) presents this one-night event. Admission ranges from $53.45-$85.45. For more information, visit majesticempire.com.