Urban art invades the Alameda, 318 W. Houston, during the Houston Street Fair and Market, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, January 28. Local artists Victor Zarazua and Colleen Sorenson Frost will showcase their exhibit, Alternative Justice, and demonstrate alternative methods for creating murals using techniques similar to those used in creating graffiti wall art. The free event also includes face painting, interactive art projects, and handmade arts and crafts. For more information, call the Alameda at 299-4300.
|A detail from a tile design by Victor Zarazua and Colleen Sorenson Frost, who will be demonstrating mural techniques during the Houston Street Fair and Market, January 28.|
If short film is your preferred urban-art medium, catch the work of six winners and six runners-up at the 7th Annual New Vistas in Video Festival, 1-3 p.m., January 28, at Northwest Vista College, 3535 N. Ellison Dr. For more info, call 348-2011.
Blacklion, 2411 Broadway, stays true to the collaborative art theme by hosting Art Slam, an all-out art assault beginning at 9 p.m. January 28. Local artists Rob Perez, Kevin Franzen, Gil Rivera, Joe DelaCruz, and John Raynosa will combine their talents on stage to music provided by Dirty Crates. The artists’ work will be auctioned off at the end of the show. B.Y.O.B. For more information, call Blacklion at 212-5845.