Sylvester Stallone's personal print of this first Rambo film will be screened. Ted Kotcheff will conduct a Q&A via Skype after the screening on Wednesday, Dec. 26.
Yes, the Hideout's been around for a while, now – but somehow they're fresher than ever: The Big Bash
Some of the best performers in town – an improv dream team
– invite you to this party on the stage. Fri., 8pm. $15
. Pgraph Presents
Now playing: Parallelogramophonograph
and In Our Prime
. Fri., 10pm. $10
. Charles Dickens Unleashed
The holiday improv hit
returns in full, orphan-enhanced splendor. Sat., 8pm. $12
. Sat., 8pm. $12
A whole stage-full of wild imps, battling for victory. Always
recommended, especially if it's your first time seeing live improv. Sat., 10pm. $12
. The Weekender
Student showcases, veteran vehicles, and more. Sun., 8pm. $5
. Same Year's Eve
The entire goddam Austin improv community, pretty much, attempts to cram itself onstage and perform their most outrageous acts of narrative spontaneity and spirit, saving just enough energy and gumption for the next night's NYE blow-out. Tue., Dec. 30, 8pm. $10
. New Year's Eve Improv Extravaganza
Consign 2014 to the dustbin of history with this final night of improv goodness and toasting-treats. (Note: Early show's got chocolate, late show's got champagne. Either show will tie a bow of joy around your brain.) Wed., Dec. 31, 8 & 10:30pm. $30
Are the kids starving for activity in their school-deprived vacation? Let the Nature & Science Center give them a day of science learning, outdoor exploration, and playing. For kids ages 5-11. Dec. 24, 26, 27, 28, 31, Jan. 2, 3, & 4, 8am-5pm. $45 per day.
Austin Nature & Science Center, 301 Nature Center Dr., 974-3888
Features an exhibition by artist Paul Pfeiffer and a display of James Naismith's 1891 document the Original Rules of Basketball. You won't want to miss this in-depth and historical look into the sport of basketball. Runs through Jan. 13, 2013.
The Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr., 512/471-7324
Ms. Rebecca Havemeyer will have you scrambling for letters, numbers, and ya diaper. Drink cheap, win big. Last Wednesdays of the month, 9:30pm.
Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth, 512/494-1150
Search Facebook for "The Steel Vaginas: Discussion Group on Feminism(s)" to discover this semiweekly romp through the nuanced ebbs and flows of the F Word. Second and fourth Wadnesdays of the month, 7:30pm.
The Q, 2906 Medical Arts, 281/733-0576