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Summer Film Classics: Swingin' Britons of the 1960s: Casino Royale

It's a spoof that went places even James Bond feared to tread. Huge and featuring an enormous cast of all-stars, Casino Royale has intermittent laughs amid crazy set-pieces – and a great Burt Bacharach score. (Double bill: What's New, Pussycat?)

9:10PM, Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress

  • Wintersnow Snowinters

    New work by Pat Snow! New work by Matthew John Winters! Yes, it's Snow and Winters here at the start of another triple-digit summer. Technically interesting, naked-eye-level exciting, this explosion of portraits and more in a variety of mediums is so worth seeing, will totally brighten your day with what vivid images are possible right here in the ATX. (Bonus: Grab yourself some perfect eats just down the block, at Sway or Elizabeth Street Cafe or El Chile or Lenoir.) Through July 21.

    grayDUCK Gallery, 2213 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/826-5334

  • Matney vs. Cancer: Tent Revival

    As the nondistaff half of that talented Fishney couple continues to wallop the dogshit out of his mutinous cells, a coalition of theatre companies hosts this amazing benefit night of performance, music, and dancing at the Off Center, all fitted out like an old-timey say-hallelujah revival. Performances by Steven Tomlinson! Cami Alys! Shoulders! With DJs Manateemann and Graham Reynolds and Peter Stopschinski! (Bonus: a prayer by Kirk Lynn.) All emcee'd by Lowell Bartholomee, with a silent auction winding among the tastiest noms and bevvies you're gonna find anywhere on a Wednesday night. Recommended. Wed., July 17, 8:30pm (2013), By donation

    The Off Center, 2211-A Hidalgo, 512/476-7833

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