End-of-the-world Eighties night.
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
Break out those chaps and that cowboy hat, but leave your horse at home, cowpoke, for this three-mile "saloon run" benefiting Love-a-Bull, and sponsored by Team Spiridon. 6:45pm. $5 donation.
The Rattle Inn, 610 Nueces
Bring the kids to get a taste of the outdoors with hikes, garden fun, interactive education, and more. Every week has a theme, go to their website for more info. Thursdays, June 12- July 17, 5-8pm. Free.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse, 512/232-0100
This family friendly adaptation features all your favorite characters: Prospero, Ariel, and Caliban in one Shakespeare's most famous plays. Thu.-Sat., June 26-28, 8pm. $12-16.
The Curtain Theatre, 7400 Coldwater Canyon
The United States Bartenders’ Guild's annual Texas Tiki Week continues with this screening of Elvis' Blue Hawaii, paired with Bill Norris' themed cocktails. 7:15pm.
Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320
Enjoy cool desserts and refreshingly chilled cocktails to beat the heat and raise money for Meals on Wheels & More. Hosted by the Austin Food Blogger Alliance. 6-9pm. $65.
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629
Loads of cyclists take part in this friendly, socially paced ride of 12 to 15 miles. Riders will stop for cars and try not to block intersections along the way. This adult ride concludes at a different bar each week. Thursdays, 7pm. Free.
Festival Beach, 2101 Bergman
Olin Meadows stars in this Agape Actors production of this Broadway play about the relationship that develops between a dance instructor and his student. Thu.-Sat., June 19-21 and 26-28. $20, students and seniors $15.
Black Box Theater, Eastview High School, 4490 E. University, Georgetown, 512/943-1800
Austin Pride hosts their fourth annual remembrance of Stonewall with readings and performance, solemn and silly, wistful and wonderful, poignant and proud. Join us on the capitol steps. 7-8pm.
Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress, 512/305-8400