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run by Julianne Sherrod and Elana Koff, has
been host to a number of interesting events
since it's inception 2
years ago. Escapist hosts readings, film
fests, and live shows,
along with visual art shows. Elana and Julianne
area with the finest in alternative and independent
vintage and handmade clothes, and the original
work of Austin designers. They are also a small
art gallery/book lounge offering
pieces by local & international artists
throughout the year.
huge music/film fest that descends on Austin
in March, was just beginning as the Beautiful
Mutants reception opened. The fact that Austin
was host to thousands of bands &
events the same evening didn't seem to effect
the opening reception
at all, as a steady stream of patrons visited
Escapist's reception throughout the night.
Both young & old curious spuds were attendance,
including some note-worthy folks like Timothy
"Speed" Levitch, Ron Mann (director
who worked w/ Mark M. on the movie Grass),
Jarmusch (Dead Man, Stranger than Paradise,
Down By Law), MC Tiana Hux,
and Kasey Kasem (of Denver, Colorado's Warlock
If you happened to purchase art at this show,
sending a photo of your adopted
mutant to us for display on this site.
Mucho thanks to Elana and Julianne for making
for photo submissions,
and to all the folks who made time for the reception.
Hope to see you in Austin again very soon...
Beautiful Mutants Gallery Tour