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.
Here's your one-stop Downtown emporium of laughter, art, and sweet coffee drinks (and now: wine cocktails), run like a brilliant clockwork made from Del Close's skull. The Big Bash: All-Star Holiday Show
Yes! The best improvisers in town will jingle your bells and warm your cockles and make you laugh like Santa intended you to. Fri., 8pm. $15
. Fancy-Pants Mashup
Sartorial splendor: Let Them Show You It. Fri., 8pm. $5
. The Spectacle
presents the Crabbies-fueled house troupe Parallelogramophonograph
and The Intentions
. Fri., 10pm. $10
. A Bedtime Gorey Improv in the style of … yes … Edward Gorey
! 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
. Another Weekender
brings a student showcase and Century
. Sun., 8pm. $5
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. Wednesdays, 7pm. Free.
Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside, 512/457-5100
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