Tonight in Austin Improv: Thursday, August 27

HOUSE OF TUTORS:
7:00 – Drew’s Gym (free improv jam)
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COLDTOWNE THEATER:
8:30 – Loverboy presents Date Night – $5
10:00 – GameTowne (variety) – $5
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THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:
8:00 – The Threefer, feat. Mother Punch, Duplex, and Kingz – $5
10:00 – The Free Fringe, feat. Arjet Universe – $Free
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THE INSTITUTION THEATER:
6:00 – MC Harold, That Racket!, and Hivemind – $5
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THE NEW MOVEMENT THEATER:
7:00 – The Student Union – $Pay what you want
8:00 – Lights Up, feat. Children’s Hotel and Handbomb – $Pay what you want
9:30 – Block Party (stand-up) – $Pay what you want
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FACT OF THE DAY: The abbreviation $ most likely originated as “PS,” for “pesos,” which were legal tender in the US until 1857. Over time writers began overlapping the P and S, finally reducing the P to a single vertical line.