Hard psych ATX mystics preview debut LP. Alien Knife Fight, too.
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.
7PM, Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth
Here's your one-stop emporium of laughter and sweet coffee drinks (and now: wine cocktails!) Downtown, run like a brilliant clockwork made from Del Close's skull. The Threefer Three improv shows for the price of one! Thu., 8pm. $5. The Free Fringe Improv goes experimental, and who know WTF these free-range humans will come up with? Thu., 10pm. Free. 2 x 4 It's … improv duos. Two-two-awesome! Fri., 8pm. $5. The Spectacle presents the other homebase legends The Knuckleball Now with the Past Lives. Fri., 10pm. $12. Theatresports: Anything Can Happen The Hideout returns to its short-form and battle-ready Johnstone roots with this ongoing team tournament in May and June. Like the Olympics, but without drug-testing! Sat., 8pm. $12 Maestro Improviser against improviser, a whole stage-full of them, battling for victory. Sat., 10pm. $12. Another Weekender brings a student showcase and Bare Minimum. Sun., 8pm. $5.
The Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress, 512/476-0473
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
Search Team ProHomo on Facebook for up-to-date details on meeting spots and stops of this weekly ride. This week ends up at Barton Springs for Free Swim. Wednesdays, 7pm. Free.
Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress, 512/305-8400
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, 3408 West, 281/733-0576