Sherburn’s had a long and varied career, playing with bands like indie folk Okkervil River and the Django Reinhardt-ish 8 1/2 Souvenirs. Theater scenesters know Sherburn for his award-winning scores to several Trouble Puppet Theatre shows, Tongue and Groove Theatre and Sky Candy.
This weekend, Sherburn and Montopolis are featured in “Loop Mass,” an immersive concert staged by Austin Museum of Digital Art that’ll have looping video by 50 artists projected onto onto a massive floor-to-ceiling, suspended sculpture. Audience members can roam during the show.
Sherburn will be featured Friday night. On his set list is music from “Enchanted Rock” and also selections from his score for the 1920s silent film masterpiece “Man With a Movie Camera.”
This weekend, the Contemporary Austin begins its Green Screen Film Series in the Laguna Gloria amphitheater with the feature film debut of renowned contemporary artist Takashi Murakami.
Murakami’s “Jellyfish Eyes” is a Pokémon-influenced coming-of-age story that follows a boy, Masashi, who in the wake of his father’s death, journeys to a most unusual small town. Once there, Masashi and his new friends can summon and control a menagerie of monster companions, a flying, jellyfish-like sprite that he nicknames Kurage-bo.
Gates 7 p.m. on Friday and the film starts at 9 p.m. Admission is $10. Info here.
Samuel Beckett’s sole film project, “Film” (1965), stars Buster Keaton and was directed by Alan Schneider. Recently restored, “Film” will be followed by “Notfilm,” a feature-length experimental essay on “Film.” Runtime of “Film” is 22 minutes, and “Notfilm” run time is 128 minutes.
“Vaudeville and Vitaphone” 7 p.m. June 30
In the early days of talkies, Warner Brothers hired some of the top variety stars of the day to create “living sound” recordings of their acts. This “Vaudeville and Vitaphone” series of rarely-seen short films breathes life into the extensive vaudeville collections at the Ransom Center.
7 p.m. July 14
Salma Hayek stars as Frida Kahlo in the 2002 film “Frida,” directed by Julie Taymor. Run time is 123 minutes, rated R.