Calendar: Recommended


Private Property

Two homicidal Southern California drifters wander off the beach and into the Beverly Hills home of an unhappy housewife in this long-lost film noir gem, written and directed by The Outer Limits creator Leslie Stevens. New 4K restoration.

4:15PM, Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth

Summer Film Classics: Reservoir Dogs

This story about the explosive aftermath of a diamond heist gone awry tends to rely more on placing its violently manly characters in direct, nail-spitting conflict with one another than it does with any actual narrative story. (Double bill: GoodFellas) Read a full review of Reservoir Dogs.

6:10PM, Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress

  • The Austin Puppet Incident

    No, this has nothing to do with that whole Fragile Rock debacle on America's Got Talent, this is about local and national puppet artists performing short, original works. Funny, sweet, deep, enchanting – it's all here, but, note, it's definitely for adult audiences. Presented by Trouble Puppet and Glass Half Full Theatre, you know this is gonna be good. July 29-30. Fri.-Sat., 8 & 10pm, $10-20

    The Back Pack Co-Lab, 2400 E. Cesar Chavez #206.

  • Art.Science.Gallery.: Contemporary Art about Evolutionary Biology

    One of our favorite galleries in this art-loving town presents an evolution-themed exhibition in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution, the Society of Systematic Biologists, and the American Society of Naturalists. Dig it: real art and real science. Through July 30

    Art.Science.Gallery., In the Canopy compound, 916 Springdale #102, 512/522-8278

  • grayDUCK Gallery: Midas

    This year's "Eyes Got It!" winner Rachel Wolfson Smith presents her series of large graphite drawings, bringing medieval battles and fables into the modern age with stunning, monochrome beauty and power. "I interpret the allure and consequences of King Midas' wish as drawings of race scenes reminiscent of Renaissance battle paintings," says Smith, "and gold-leafed stars, like gilded icons, hovering in the night sky above expensive cars that lost control." We look on, thunderstruck – and reckon you will, too, citizen. Through Aug. 21

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

  • This content has not been formatted for this window size.
    Please increase the size of your browser window, or revisit this page on a mobile device.
    AC Daily, Events and Promotions, Luvdoc Answers

    Breaking news, recommended events, and more

    Official Chronicle events, promotions, and giveaways

    All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)