What’s Going On May 24


The Permian Basin Genealogical Society has scheduled a meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lincoln Tower, 311 W. Fourth St. There will be a Quilt Show and Tell. Bring a treasured antique or keepsake quilt to display and tell members and guests about. The meeting is open to the public. Visit tinyurl.com/y2z398u3.

The Cactus House, 114 E. 29th St., has scheduled Improvfection Stand-Up Comedy and Improv from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10. Event is BYOB with ID. Visit tinyurl.com/yxffyucw.

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled the exhibition “Here We Stand: Charles Edward Williams” through Sunday. Creating compelling imagery in oils, video/film and sound installations, Williams’ work investigates current, historical cultural events related to racism, and to suggestive stereotypes formed within individuals. His works define self-representation of human emotive responses that lie within cultural identity and reveal tension to expose the complexities within our sociopolitical environments. Admission is free and open to the public. Museum hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday (extended hours until 8 p.m. Thursday) and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.




Rockin’ Rodeo, 4400 N. Big Spring St., Midland, has scheduled Randall King to perform today. Doors open at 8 p.m. Call 682-0400 or visit www.rockinrodeomidland.com.

Improvfection, stand-up and improve comedy, has been scheduled from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Cactus House, 114 E. 20th St. Special guest comics JJ Howell and Shonuf bring the funny as improvers S Mark Hilliard, Vanessa Hope, Chalace Cavender Phillips, Johnny Vannier and host Jennifer McNeely entertain with several unique improv games. Cost is $10 at the door. BYOB with ID.

Trouble No More is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Beer Garden, 7112 W Hwy 80, Midland.

La Roca The Rock Church, 410 S. Pecos St., Midland, has scheduled End of School Kids Mud Run for ages 5 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Kids will participate in various obstacles and will cool off with ice cream. Call 741-0114 or visit tinyurl.com/y2x674j3.

The Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled two architectural exhibitions through June 9. “Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior” and “Truth in Architecture: Drawings by Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA.” Midland native “Steve” Oles an architectural illustrators and prior to his retirement, he taught architectural drawing at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the Rhode Island School of Design, Yale University and MIT. Admission is $5 for ages 12 and up and $3 for ages 3-11 and seniors. Museum members and children age 3 and under get in free. Admission is free for everyone on Sundays. Call 683-2882 or visit MuseumSW.org.

Kelly D. Kennedy Fine Art, 100 N. Main St., Suite 102, Midland, has scheduled a First Thursday Art & Wine Soirée from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. the first Thursday of each month. There will be works from more than 30 artists, complimentary wine and lite bites. The event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available at the parking garage off Texas Avenue, behind Wall Street Lofts.

The Beer Garden, 7112 W. Highway 80, Midland, has scheduled The Eighty Eights Show and Dueling Pianos, a live performance with interactive singing and dancing, at 9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month. For more information or reservations, call 558-0772 or 806-441-0681 or visit www.midlandbeergarden.com.

Permian Basin Poetry Society meets for open mic night at 8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Brew Street, 4610 North Garfield, Midland. The society and others will be sharing poetry, spoken word, music and comedy. Admission is free. Email permianbasinpoetrysociety@gmail.com or visit Poetrysocietyoftexas.org.

Permian Basin Poetry Society meets for a writer’s round table at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month at the Midland County Centennial Library, 2503 West Loop 250 North, Midland. Writers of all genres are welcome. Admission is free. Email permianbasinpoetrysociety@gmail.com or visit Poetrysocietyoftexas.org.

Art Quest, 700 Andrews Highway, Ste. D, Midland, is offering classes for children and adults on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week. Cost is $75 per month for each child (includes supplies) and $70 per month for adults. Class schedules and descriptions are available online. Call 682-2469 or visit www.artquesttx.com.