Calendar: Recommended


  • Classic Movies: Breakfast at Tiffany's

    Hepburn brings Truman Capote's Holly Golightly to vivid life. It's a romanticized portrait of an amoral free spirit, but one that remains forever emblazoned on our collective memory.

    7:30PM, Flix Brewhouse, 2200 S. I-35, Round Rock

    • Nerd Nite + Bedpost Confessions = <3

      Two genre-specific bastions of interactive goodness – confessional eroticism and, uh, "Nerds!" – join forces for one night of sexy, science-y scintillation at the ND's North Door bar. You do want to hear "An Oral History of Birth Control" and learn "How the Texas Sex Toy Ban Got Overturned in Court" and hear some rockin' chiptunes and drink some Waterloo Rum (gratis!) and try to guess which of your fellow partiers' erotic confessions are being read and discussed onstage, don't you? Yeah? (And maybe you wanna show up half an hour early, Mr. or Ms. On-the-Prowl, because there's a speed-dating game at 6:30pm? Your nerdy shadchen says: Yes!) Recommended. Wed., Jan. 9, 7pm. 501 N. IH-35. It's free!

    • North Hills Gallery: Beyond Limits

      New paintings by Greta Olivas. Through Feb. 3. 7050 Village Center,


    • Indie Chefs Week

      Some of the hottest young culinary talent in the country will be cooking in Austin during Indie Chefs Week. Foreign & Domestic chefs and co-owners Ned and Jodi Elliot have invited chefs who inspire and encourage them to come to Austin for four nights of taste-tempting and thought-provoking dinners. Austin and Houston will be represented as well as Portland, Los Angeles, Providence, Charleston, Chicago, San Francisco, and Nantucket. Dinners on Wednesday through Friday will include eight courses prepared by eight chefs for $125 per person with a complementary cocktail and wine pairings. Dinner on Saturday night is a 21-course blow-out prepared by all the chefs for $200 per person with wine pairings. For a complete list of participating chefs each evening and to buy tickets, go online. Jan. 9-12, 7pm

      Foreign & Domestic, 306 E. 53rd, 512/459-1010

    • Jack & Adam's Shop Core Workout

      Free classes featuring a "cross training combination of core and calisthenic workouts" held Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30pm. Free

      Jack & Adam's Bicycles, 1210 Barton Springs Rd., 472-5646

    • The Rules of Basketball

      Features an exhibition by artist Paul Pfeiffer and a display of James Naismith's 1891 document the Original Rules of Basketball. You won't want to miss this in-depth and historical look into the sport of basketball. Runs through Jan. 13, 2013.

      The Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. MLK, 512/471-7324

    • Lizzy Caroloke Is Back!

      Now with about a million songs you can access on your iPhone. Fancy! Wednesdays, 8pm-12mid, Free

      Bernadette's, 2039 Airport

    • Steel Vaginas

      Search Facebook for "The Steel Vaginas: Discussion Group on Feminism(s)" to discover this semiweekly romp through the nuanced ebbs and flows of the F Word. Second and fourth Wadnesdays of the month, 7:30pm


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