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Austin Film Society: Newly Restored – King Hu: A Touch of Zen

The complete uncut version of this film, which is regarded by many as the best martial-arts film ever made, has received a new 4K restoration. It follows the story of a fugitive noblewoman, who escapes with three others and regroups as a formidable fighting outfit.

1PM, AFS Cinema, 6226 Middle Fiskville

Afternoon Tea: Jane Eyre

The foggy moors are palpable, the passions less so, but this new adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's oft-told story is a handsome addition to the canon. Read a full review of Jane Eyre.

4PM, Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. Hwy. 183 N.

Agent Andromeda Fundraiser: Barbarella

This outrageous movie about the adventures of a 41st century sexual explorer trips the light fantastic. This screening includes a sneak peek at Sky Candy's latest piece Agent Andromeda, a sex-positive, sci-fi romp premiering next month. Read a full review of Barbarella.

4:30PM, Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar

Alamo Rolling Roadshow: Tombstone

The Alamo teams up with the folks at the Salt Lick for this series of films paired with a barbecue buffet. First up is popular revisionist Western. Wyatt Earp and his pal Doc Holliday clean up that dust Arizona town. As always, with the Salt Lick, it's BYOB. Tickets are $38. Read a full review of Tombstone.

8PM, The Salt Lick, 18300 FM 1826, Driftwood

  • Beerthoven Concert Series: Madrigals and More

    This excellent evening features the eclectic singing troupe One Ounce Opera, their goldenthroated talent bringing forth songs of the Renaissance by John Dowland and Thomas Morley – and Baroque arias by Monteverdi and his contemporaries. Bonus: The One Ouncers are joined by guitarist Celil Refik Kaya, winner of the 2016 Boston Guitarfest Competition. Also, snacks and fine cold beer! Aug. 26 & 28. Fri., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm, $10-25

    Saengerrunde Hall, 1607 San Jacinto, 541/261-9839

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