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  • Music

    Tool, Author & Punisher

    Tool’s triumphant return, Fear Inoculum, amalgamates a distortion onslaught, third-eye neurosis, and King Crimson intricacies. The L.A. quartet’s first album in 13 years strikes a balance between Ænima’s gut-punch basslines (“Pneuma”) and psychedelic curiosity in labyrinthine epic “7empest” and mushroom synth edible “Chocolate Chip Trip.” One-man band industrial manic Author & Punisher (Tristan Shone) opens.
    Tue., Jan. 21, 7:30pm  
    • Community

      Civic Events

      ACDLA Candidate Forum

      The Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association hosts a candidate forum for contested criminal court judicial races, County Attorney, and the D.A.'s race.
      Tue., Jan. 21, 6:30-9:30pm  
    • Film

      Special Screenings

      Fright Night (1985)

      Terror Tuesday: A suburban teen has more than the usual problems in this hybrid comedy/horror movie when he becomes convinced there's a vampire living next door.
      Tue., Jan. 21, 9:30pm  
    • Arts

      Theatre

      FronteraFest Short Fringe

      The 27th annual theatrical smorgasbord of local productions (comedy! drama! dance! improv! performance art! multimedia! diverse shenanigans!) opens this decade with its slate of five 25-minute-long Short Fringe shows each night at Hyde Park Theatre (Jan. 14-Feb. 15), with the usually sold-out Best of the Week show each Saturday night. Coming up:Dueling Playwrights: Battle in the Grocery Aisle by Marianne Serene & James E. Burnside; Posse Power by Jomo and The Possum Posse; Please Help Me! Confessions Of A Self-Improvement Junkie by Tom Booker; St. Stephen's Pier by Heath Allyn; and The #2 Sacrifice by Sandy Maranto; Thu., Jan. 16, 8pm.99 Facts About an Immigrant by Leng Wong; A Series of Open Letters to My Teenage Son by Max Langert; Honey, I'm Home! by Jolyne Garza; I Sleep/ I Live/ I Wake by Ryley Valenti; and Three Tragedies in 25 minutes or Less by Shakespeare (with modifications by Beth Burroughs); Fri., Jan. 17, 8pm.14 Si! by PoetKen Jones; Catawampus by Cliff Miller; I Am Not The Person You Have Made Me Out to Be by Marianne Serene; Liftoff by Ben Polega; and Maid/Man by Rich Rubin; Tue., Jan. 21, 8pm.A Bird, a Dog, and a Wave by Kayur Patel; A Dance Piece by Dmo Acheka, Danielle Bogle, Maira Montes, and Philip Weaver; Dueling Playwrights: On Porn by Marianne Serene & James E. Burnside; I Knew Him Well by Trace Turner; Lightning Girl by Rita Anderson; and The Misplays by Aaron Rubin, Adrian Gwarzalez, Derek Cornelius, and Spencer Bloom; Wed., Jan. 22, 8pm.Science Fails: The Human Side of Science by Nichole Bennett; Flashmandments by CB Goodman; Flawed by Sandy Maranto; How To Say You’re Afraid of Commitment in 140 Characters Or Less by Valerie Nies; and Who Sits Next to Wilma by Janna Garza; Thu., Jan. 23, 8pm.Note: FronteraFest is a unique collaboration between two of Austin’s most venerable arts organizations – that aforementioned Hyde Park Theatre (an award-winning professional company in central Austin) and ScriptWorks (a playwright development and service organization with members in Texas and across the nation).
      Through Feb. 15. $18 per night.  
    • Food

      Food Events

      Turkish Pizza and Pide Workshop

      The Raindrop Foundation invites you to join this workshop, in which experienced instructors will teach you how to make Turkish pizza and pide. You already know how to eat it, we’re sure – and that’s what you’ll get to do after class!
      Thu., Jan. 23, 6-8:30pm. $20.  
      Raindrop Foundation, 12400 Amherst Dr. #108
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