Austin's pinball palace, the almighty Pinballz Arcade, is hosting a "Battle the Bat" pinball tourney to be played on their three Batman-themed machines – Batman Forever (Sega), Batman: Dark Knight (Stern), and Batman (Data East). The contest will consist of a "limited entry, points-based qualifying round, followed by a top-eight double-elimination final," with the winners receiving tokens, gift certificates, and a trophy to be cherished for years to come. So don your finest Batman apparel, shake off those carpal tunnel symptoms, and head to Pinballz for this super tournament.
Sun., July 15, 12:30-8pm. Pinballz Arcade, 8940 Research #100, 420-8458. $6. www.pinballzarcade.com.
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