Summer Fun 2014

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Summer Film Classics: Orson Welles, Renaissance Man: The Third Man

Based on a story by Graham Greene, the movie is a noir classic set in a shadowy postwar Vienna. It’s one of Welles’ best-remembered roles, and the film’s now-familiar zither music sets the story’s ambiguous tone perfectly. (Double Bill: Citizen Kane.) Read a full review of The Third Man.

9:20PM, Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress

Arts

  • Sky Candy: COSMICOMICS

    The aerialist dancers of Sky Candy perform their original high-flying take on the classic Italo Calvino short stories. Weird fantasy up in the air, where gravity is a verb and the answer to all of human existence might just be "pasta." Directed by Rudy Ramirez, with Andy Agne, Donnesh Amrollah, Julie Cullen, Winnie Hsia, Chelsea Laumen, Poet Powell, Irene Tapia, Joanna Wright, and guest performers dazzling your eyes. June 21-23: Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2 & 8pm; Mon., 8pm. June 26-29: Thu.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $22 ($17, students, seniors; $12, ages 9 and younger)

    Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside, 512/800-4998

    www.skycandyaustin.com, info@skycandyaustin.com

  • Community

    • Bikin' Betties Social Ride

      Social Cycling Austin presents Bikin' Betties, a weekly, beginner-friendly, all-ladies bike ride that ends with drink specials and fun activities (karaoke, mini-golf, outdoor movies, etc.) Along the way, bond with other two-wheelin' ladies. Join the Facebook group for ride details. Mondays, 8pm.

      www.facebook.com/groups/bikinbetties

    • Round Rock Express

      The Express finish up hosting the River Cats before the Fresno Grizzlies roll in for a four-game series. Come on out to the ballpark saturday night, and you could win a free used car. Thu.-Fri., June 19-20, 7:05pm, vs. Sacramento; Sat.-Tue., June 21-24, 7:05pm, vs. Fresno. $7-16.

      Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, 512/255-2255

      www.roundrockexpress.com