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Film

12 O'Clock Boys

In this documentary, which had its world premiere at SXSW, an adolescent boy in Baltimore strives to become a member of the city's urban dirt-bike gang. Often tangling with the police, the gang shapes the boy's development.

5PM, Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth

Arts

  • Imperfect Sentiments

    Tru Dance Project presents this showcase of 16 modern dances, created by five choreographers and performed to original live compositions and other popular music. Jan. 31-Feb. 2. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $20

    The Off Center, 2211-A Hidalgo, 512/689-1278

    www.trudanceproject.org, meghan@trudanceproject.org

  • Community

    • Modern Home Tour

      Purchase your tickets online, or just show up to one of the many local houses that will be open to the public to promote responsible urban growth. Or just tour your dream home that happens to be someone else's abode. Go online for a list of participating houses. 11am-6pm. $40 ($30, advance).

      www.modernhometouraustin.com

    • Women Edit Wiki

      Only 13% of Wikipedia contributors are female. To encourage the inclusion of notable women, the North American Art+Deminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon and the Association of Women in Technology invite experienced editors and newbies to bring their laptops and help get more "W" in their wikis. noon-6pm. Free.

      IT Lab (1.210), UT School of Information, 1616 Guadalupe

      www.facebook.com/events/1444519102431112

    • Baby Bloomers

      Bring the kiddiest of kids (ages 3 and younger) for a playdate including storytime, a sing-along, the Little Explorer’s Lab, and more childish and educational antics. Saturdays, 9am-noon. $4.50.

      Thinkery, 1830 Simond, 512/469-6200

      www.thinkeryaustin.org

    • KOOP Radio 19th Birthday Pajama Party

      Rock out to live music in your jammies while enjoying drinks, birthday cakes, and slumber party snacks. Tickets are available by phone or online. 9pm. $25 ($20, advance).

      Spider House Ballroom, 2906 Fruth, 512/472-1369

      www.koop.org

    • Austin Toros

      The Toros take on Tulsa, twice. Fri., Jan. 31, 7:30pm; Sat., Feb. 1, noon. $4-99.

      Cedar Park Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, 512/600-5000

      www.nba.com/dleague/austin

    • Texas Stars

      Sat., Feb. 1, 7pm, vs. Toronto; Sun., Feb. 2, 1pm, vs. Oklahoma City, Tue., Feb. 4, 7:30pm, vs. Oklahoma City. $17-47.

      Cedar Park Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, 512/600-5000

      www.texasstarshockey.com

    • UT Baseball Fan Appreciation Day

      Prior to the alumni game (noon) the gates will open to fans (9:30am) for autographs, free sodas and hot dogs while they last, a chance for kids to play catch on the field (10:15am, bring your glove), and alumni squad batting practice (11am). Jordan Danks, Taylor Jungmann, Taylor Teagarden, and many more are expected to play. 9:30am-2:30pm.

      Disch-Falk Field, 1300 E. MLK, 512/471-5732

      www.texassports.com

    • UT Men's Basketball

      Vs. Kansas. 3pm. $6-25.

      Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River, 512/471-7744

      www.texassports.com

    • Austin Leather Social

      Shiny, shiny ... shiny boots of leather. First Saturdays, 8-10pm. $5 to benefit CTBOL charities.

      Chain Drive, 504 Willow, 512/480-9017

      www.ctbol.org

    • The Kiki Krew: Motown

      The Kiki Krew hosted by Kara Foxx-Paris tho-down some Motown in honor of Black History Month. Special guest Vanessa Gordon. 11pm. Free.

      Bout Time II, 6607 N. I-35, 512/419-9192

      www.bouttime2.com