Save Our Springs Alliance is pleased to announce a unique fundraiser on July 16, 2023 curated by internationally acclaimed artist and musician, Ben Livingston. Parthenia’s Majesty: A Cinematic Voyage is an immersive, audiovisual experience at the newly established Rosette Theatre at the Baker Center in Hyde Park. The 90 minute event (one at 2PM and one at 7PM) combines nostalgic short films celebrating the unrivaled beauty and rich history of Barton Springs with music, art, and refreshments.
The screenings will include Brian Leonard's mesmerizing cosmic underwater light dances and four short movies from Karen Kocher’s “Living Springs'' series. The highlight of the event will be the breathtaking underwater feature, 'A:X (The Tonkawa Word for Water)' created by renowned neon artist and springs advocate, Ben Livingston, with a captivating live score performed by composer and pedal steel virtuoso Bob Hoffnar. Livingston’s ephemeral footage, combined with Hoffnar’s ethereal soundscape, will take attendees on an introspective journey, inspiring conservation and advocacy for generations to come. Guests will also have the opportunity to view a collection of water-inspired artworks by sculptor and New Yorker cartoonist Julia “Jul” Suits.
Sponsors include Gruene Hall, Jim Brand, MD, Magnolia Cafe, Mary Jane Nalley, Robin Rather, and Family, & Austin Classical Guitar. read more about this event here and click button below to purchase your tickets.
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