The New Movement

The laugh-packed underground of stand-up, sketch, and improv is going huge with comedy and music shows during SXSW, and you totally need to check their website to see the deets of this righteous explosion. March 8-17. Also, look ahead to the post-festival recovery with the Megaphone Show: Wednesdays, 9:30pm. $5. And Clubhouse, with Kath Barbadoro hosting the open mic. Mondays, 9pm. Pay what you wish.

New Movement Theater, 616 Lavaca, 512/788-2669


Tim Young: Love and Other Reasons to Hate People

Heyyyy, it's stand-up comedy at the Alamo Ritz! And funnyman Young's abetted by Brian Boyd and Mack Lindsay in this curmudgeonly take on Valentine's Day and relationships. 10:00. $12.

Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

www.drafthouse.com, timyoungjd@gmail.com