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‘Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y.’ Com­piled from found footage, re­con­sti­tuted scenes filmed by the artist and even home movies, Johan Grimonprez’s 1997 crit­i­cally ac­claimed doc­u­men­tary charts the sto­ries of sky­jack­ers of the 1960s and 1970s, who hi­jacked pas­sen­ger planes to win me­dia at­ten­tion. The film’s sound­track fea­tures a fic­tive nar­ra­tive in­spired by two Don DeLillo nov­els: ‘White Noise’ and ‘Mao II.’ The film runs 68 min­utes. 7 p.m. to­day. Blan­ton Mu­seum of Art au­di­to­rium, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free. www.blan­ton­mu­seum.org.

Ar­ti­san String Quar­tet. Austin’s new­est cham­ber en­sem­ble fea­tures vi­o­lin­ists Richard Kilmer and Paula E. Bird, vi­o­list Bruce Wil­liam and Dou­glas Har­vey, prin­ci­pal cel­list of the Austin Sym­phony Or­ches­tra and the Austin Lyric Opera Or­ches­tra. The four­some will play Mozart’s String Quar­tet in C ma­jor aka the ‘Dis­so­nance’ quar­tet and De­bussy’s String Quar­tet in G Mi­nor, the French com­poser’s only string quar­tet. 8 p.m. St. Matthew’s Epis­co­pal Church, 8134 Mesa Drive. $10-$20. www.ar­ti­san­quar­tet.com.

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