Tonight in Austin Improv: Thursday, January 10

COLDTOWNE THEATER:
8:30 – Friends For Now, feat. Alas and Pan Labyrinth – $8
10:00 – Pendulum Presents (sketch) – $5
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FALLOUT THEATER:
8:00 – From Way Downtown – $7
9:30 – The Healing Hour – $7
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THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:
8:00 – PGraph – $10
9:30 – The Free Fringe – $Free
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THE INSTITUTION THEATER:
8:00 – Anything Live – $Free
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FACT OF THE DAY: Cats only meow at humans, never at each other.

Tonight in Austin Improv: Wednesday, January 16

COLDTOWNE THEATER:
8:30 – Sugar Water Purple presents Can We Kick It?, feat. Devil’s Advocate and Prayer Circle – $8
10:00 – ColdTowne ThrowDowne – $8
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THE FALLOUT THEATER:
8:00 – Garage – $Pay what you want
9:30 – Good Fight – $Pay what you want
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THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:
7:00 – Weekly improv jam – $Free
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FACT OF THE DAY: Dolphins have been observed holding puffer fish in their mouths to receive doses of the fish’s neurotoxin. The dolphins appear to be positively affected by the small doses of poison, and pass the fish around like a joint. Puff puff pass.

Tonight in Austin Improv: Tuesday, January 15

COLDTOWNE THEATER:
8:30 – Prayer Circle presents Holy Shit – $7
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FALLOUT THEATER:
8:00 – Playpen (stand-up) – $Pay what you want
9:30 – Sandbox with Rob Gagnon (variety) – $Pay what you want
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FACT OF THE DAY: Sesame Street, Monty Python, Woodstock, Wendy’s, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Brady Bunch, Abbey Road, Scooby Doo, and Marilyn Manson are all turning 50 this year.

Tonight in Austin Improv: Sunday, January 13

THE ZACH THEATRE:
8:00 – Merlin Works Second Sundays, feat. student showcase, The Millies, and The Known Wizards – $10

COLDTOWNE THEATER:
7:00 – Sunday Night Smash, feat. Babysitter, Not Today Tina!, and 8 – $5
8:30 – Stool Pigeon – $Free
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FALLOUT THEATER:
6:00 – Jelly (open jam)
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HIDEOUT THEATRE:
11:00 – Hideout Kids presents Wonderland – $5
8:30 – The Weekender, feat. Level 2 and 3 student showcases, Pan Labyrinth, and BlomFite – $5
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FACT OF THE DAY: Only 24 people—all Apollo astronauts—have ever seen the entire earth at once.

Tonight in Austin Improv: Saturday, January 12

COLDTOWNE THEATER:
10:00 – What’s the Story, Steve? – $5
7:00 – Old Love – $10
8:30 – One Hour Til Air – $12
10:00 – Midnight Society presents Cult Comedy, feat. Prima Doñas – $10
11:00 – That Time of the Month (variety) – $5
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FALLOUT THEATER:
7:00 – Say It Ain’t Short Form – $12
8:30 – Sweet Lightning – $12
10:00 – Fuck. Marry. Kill. (variety) – $12
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THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:
6:00 – Maestro RAW – $7
8:00 – Grand Misery – $15
10:00 – Maestro – $15
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ZACH NORTH:
7:30 – ComedySportz – $12
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FACT OF THE DAY: In 1988 Billie, an Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin, learned the “moonwalk” trick from other dolphins while in captivity in Australia. After her return to the wild, researchers spotted Billie and 11 other dolphins in her pod performing the trick for fun. It appears to have been a fad; the last observed moonwalk in the wild was in 2014.

Tonight in Austin Improv: Friday, January 11

COLDTOWNE CONSERVATORY:
7:00 – Drew’s Gym (free improv jam)
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COLDTOWNE THEATER:
7:00 – Movie Riot, feat. Art Car – $8
8:30 – Loverboy presents Kiss & Tell – $8
10:00 – Live at ColdTowne (stand-up) – $8
11:30 – Fburg and Mediterranean Ave. present Improvised Reality – $5
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FALLOUT THEATER:
8:00 – Taking Back Friday (variety) – $12
9:30 – Sure Thing (stand-up) – $12
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THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:
7:00 – The Fancy-Pants Mashup – $5
8:00 – The Big Bash – $15
9:00 – The Threefer, feat. Corazón de Tragedia, Not Today Tina!, and Pizarati – $5
10:00 – TheatreDome – $5
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FACT OF THE DAY: The tallest known cliff in the solar system is Verona Rupes, over 12 miles high, on Uranus’s moon Miranda. If you jumped from the top, you’d land about 12 minutes later moving at 124 miles per hour.

Tonight in Austin Improv: Thursday, January 10

COLDTOWNE THEATER:
8:30 – Friends For Now, feat. The Coolidges and Empty Promises – $8
10:00 – Documentary Later presents The Doc Web – $5
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FALLOUT THEATER:
8:00 – Brunette presents HAIRold Night – $7
9:30 – Sloppy Seconds – $7
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THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:
8:15 – Grand Misery preview show – SOLD OUT
9:30 – The Free Fringe – $Free
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THE INSTITUTION THEATER:
8:00 – Anything Live – $Free
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FACT OF THE DAY: Queen Elizabeth II has carried the same type of Launer handbag over her arm for over 60 years. According to royal historian Hugo Vickers, when Elizabeth is ready for a conversation to end, she switches her bag to the other arm, signaling her handlers to usher her away.

Tonight in Austin Improv: Wednesday, January 9

COLDTOWNE THEATER:
8:30 – Sugar Water Purple presents Can We Kick It?, feat. Devil’s Advocate and Prayer Circle – $8
10:00 – ColdTowne ThrowDowne – $8
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THE FALLOUT THEATER:
8:00 – Garage – $Pay what you want
9:30 – Good Fight – $Pay what you want
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THE HIDEOUT THEATRE:
7:00 – Weekly improv jam – $Free
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MUSEUM OF HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT:
Twins presents It’s OK to Laugh – $Pay what you want
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FACT OF THE DAY: When Magellan led his three-year round-the-world voyage, the concept of time zones was unknown. Upon their return, Magellan’s crew were surprised to discover they had lost a day; it was July 9, 1522, not July 8 as their logs indicated.

Tonight in Austin Improv: Tuesday, January 8

COLDTOWNE THEATER:
8:30 – Student/teacher mixer jam
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FALLOUT THEATER:
8:00 – Playpen (stand-up) – $Pay what you want
9:30 – Sandbox with Rob Gagnon (variety) – $Pay what you want
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FACT OF THE DAY: “Sense and Sensibility” are antonyms—“sense” refers to rational thinking and “sensibility” is the capacity for feeling.