Six Must-Attend Events: February 7–February 16

SAN MARCOS

Mental Images
The photographer Michael Nye’s “Fine Line” exhibition at the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University gives voice to schizophrenics, agoraphobics, and bipolar sufferers to show where mental health ends and mental illness begins. Recordings of the subjects talking about their conditions complement each of about forty black-and-white portraits, taken with what Nye calls “one of those big cameras like Mathew Brady used during the Civil War.”

Six Must-Attend Events: January 3–5

AUSTIN

I Am a Camera 
In this era of smartphones, many people take the time to crop and color-correct even their selfies and photo-bombs and believe they know a good photo when they see one. So they may revel in—and even learn something about their craft at—“Radical Transformation: Magnum Photos Into the Digital Age,” on exhibit through this weekend at the Harry Ransom Center. 

Six Must-Attend Events: Dec 13-15

HOUSTON

Construction Zone
The entries in the fifth annual Gingerbread Build-Off will not be nearly as ambitious as the one the Texas A&M Traditions Club recently built in Bryan, which, at 39,000 cubic feet, was earlier this month awarded the Guinness World Record for largest gingerbread house. But while these competition houses may be modest in size, they are meticulously detailed.

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