It's a mystery, it's a live radio drama, it's a night in which a bunch of crime writers come in for readings – all framed as an investigation to discover who offed local gonzo horror author Andrew Hilbert. With Isaac Kirkman, Rios de la Luz, J. David Osborne, Max Booth III, Gabino Iglesias, Robert Dean, and more. Note: That ol' Hilbert is probably still alive somewhere, actually, right? Like, in the Slim Jim aisle at a Buc-ee's or something?
Jumping 10th album Grimmest Hits’ release date by four days, Zakk Wylde follows up a local 2016 date back at Emo’s. Warming up for Ozzy Osbourne’s farewell tour, the guitarist formerly known as Jeffrey Phillip Wielandt celebrates his 51st birthday onstage in Austin. Carolina metal legacy COC returns both with frontman Pepper Keenan and its own 10th LP in No Cross No Crown, with NOLA extremists Eyehategod opening. Wylde.
Essential Cinema: Tonal Shift - The Films of Bong Joon-Ho: This Korean cop film is based on the country's first real serial-killer case in 1986, a case that flummoxed the police along with everyone else.
As six voices fill the air, a lone female dancer beats staccato rhythms with her feet. Brilliant, determined, defiant: Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, 17th-century Mexican nun, scholar, writer, and advocate for women’s education. Bonus: the Texas Early Music Project performs Baroque choral works from the era.
Through Jan 14. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $21.75.