The subject of this documentary is the colorful, former mayor of New York City, Ed Koch, who happened to die on the day the movie was released. See "How'd He Do?
" for an interview with the director. Read a full review of Koch.
Meet the author of Saving the School
, this true story from a former New York Times
investigative reporter who spent a year at Reagan High. See "Where There's a Heartbeat, There's Hope
," Aug. 17, 2012. 7pm.
Windsor Park Branch Library, 5833 Westminster, 512/928-0333
Nerds of the world unite and take over ... the North Door. Speakers will school audience members on some topic or another, surely. 7pm. Free.
The North Door, 502 Brushy, 512/485-3002
This puppet show tells the story of the original Spider-Man who quests to bring stories to the world. Will Anansi complete the tasks necessary to win the box of tales? Fri., Feb. 8, 10:15am, Terrazas Branch, 1105 E. Cesar Chavez; Mon., Feb. 11, 3:30pm, Howson Branch, 2500 Exposition; Tue., Feb. 12, 10:15am, Cepeda Branch, 651 N. Pleasant Valley Rd.; Wed., Feb. 13, 3:30pm, Hampton Branch at Oak Hill, 5125 Convict Hill Rd. Free.
Spicewood Springs Branch Library, 8637 Spicewood Springs Rd., 974-9820
Free classes featuring a "cross training combination of core and calisthenic workouts" held Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30pm. Free.
Jack & Adam's Bicycles, 1210 Barton Springs Rd., 472-5646
Softball The Longhorns get their season started with the Texas Classic featuring Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Memphis, and North Texas: Thu., Feb. 7: Texas vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christ: 7pm. Fri., Feb. 8: Memphis vs. North Texas: 12:30pm; Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs. Memphis: 3pm; Texas vs. North Texas: 6pm. Sat., Feb. 9: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs. North Texas: 10am; Texas vs. Memphis: 1pm; semifinals: 4/6:30pm. Sun., Feb. 10: seeded game: 9am; championship/third-place game: noon. Vs. Stephen F. Austin: Wed., Feb. 13, 4:30pm. McCombs Field, 2001 Comal St.
Men's Basketball Vs. Oklahoma State: Sat., Feb. 9, 12:45pm. Vs. Iowa State: Wed., Feb. 13, 7pm. Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River. $8-40.
Women's Basketball Vs. Baylor: Sat., Feb. 9, 7pm. Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River. $8-16.
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