When Ryan Knowles isn’t waiting tables at Barley Swine, he straps on his suspenders, grabs his folding card table and unloads a 1950s Olympia typewriter. The farmers’ markets and streets of Austin become his workspace.
Public relations seniors Gabby and Allie Byers take the “identical” part of their status as identical twins seriously. The sisters share a Facebook profile and the same class schedule and sometimes, they even dream in sync.
You are in what looks like a storage room, and you are entirely alone. You hear a collection of sounds — scissors slicing through the air, people sucking their thumbs. You see numbers being projected on the wall. You aren’t dreaming — you’re in the Calibration Room, an art installation in the Visual Arts Center.
Although the employees of Austin’s Parks and Recreation Department’s Urban Forestry Division aren’t classically trained in dance, they’re the stars of Forklift Danceworks’ latest production, “The Trees of Govalle.”