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June 2012

June 2, 2012

Many Fold Manifolds Origami Exhibit

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

A physicist turned origami master whose work has appeared in the Museum of Modern Art and on Google’s homepage brings 30-plus creations to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Starting Saturday, June 2, enjoy viewing Robert J. Lang’s indoor exhibit of butterflies, herons in flight and other nature subjects – many folded from one sheet of paper. The artist and author speaks internationally and will provide an exhibit tour and talk the morning of June 2. Sponsored by Mays Family Foundation. For exhibit details, visit the website or call 512.232.0100.

June 7, 2012 | 7:00 pm

Biblical Film Series: The Ten Commandments (1923)

Harry Ransom Center

Cecil B. DeMille's first film version of The Ten Commandments (1923). This silent film depicts both the story of the commandments and their application in contemporary 1920s society. 136 minutes.

June 21, 2012 | 6 p.m.

Nature Nights at Wildflower Center

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is hosting six weekly Nature Nights this summer on Thursdays that offer hikes, garden fun, explorations and interactive education for families. Admission is free the night of and day of these events, which start June 21 with butterflies. Experience the spirited presentations of singing zoologist Lucas Miller, as well as live releases of butterflies, craft activities and more. Join us again June 28 to catch the buzz on hummingbirds. Learn how these bustling birds help pollinate plants through garden hikes and an educational scavenger hunt. Sponsored by H-E-B and KVUE. For additional details, visit: http://wildflower.org/nature/ or call 512-232-0100.

June 21, 2012 | 6:00 pm

Biblical Film Series: The Ten Commandments (1956)

Harry Ransom Center

Cecil B. DeMille's epic The Ten Commandments (1956) starring Charlton Heston. 220 minutes.

June 22, 2012 | 6:00PM

Concert at the FLM

French Legation Museum

The French Legation Museum welcomes Nathan Hamilton to the Museum Park for an evening of music that masterfully merges Indie Rock and Americana. Picnics, lawn chairs, blankets, and puppies on leashes are more than welcome! Proceeds benefit the French Legation Museum. For more information about this event please visit www.frenchlegationmuseum.org or www.nathanhamilton.com.