Tonight in Austin Improv: Thursday, September 26

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COLDTOWNE THEATER: 8:30 – PeeWee’s Whalehouse, feat. Whalehouse and Toyboat 10:00 – Raney Nights with Scott Raney (variety) THE HIDEOUT THEATRE: 8:00 – The Threefer, feat. LUCY, Peanut Berry, and Local Genius Society 10:00 – The Free Fringe, feat. Geppetto’s Workshop, Cat is Not Amused, and Your Dad’s Friends (FREE) THE INSTITUTION THEATER: 8:00 – Ponzi Scream, feat.…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Wednesday, September 25

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COLDTOWNE THEATER: 8:30 – The Ladies and Miller & Purselley 10:00 – Cagematch THE NEW MOVEMENT THEATER: 8:00 – Opposites 9:30 – Lucy and Divorcees (FREE) FACT OF THE DAY: Sliced bread, introduced in 1928, was marketed as “the greatest thing since bread was wrapped.”

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Tuesday, September 24

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SOCIAL GATHERING: 6:30 – Harold’s House @ RLM (open jam) COLDTOWNE THEATER: 8:30 – Most Likely To… (variety) 10:00 – Tuesday Night Jam (FREE) FACT OF THE DAY: Texas State Highway 165 is the official designation for the path through the Texas State Cemetery in east Austin. At 0.51 miles, it’s the shortest highway in Texas.

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Monday, September 23

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COLDTOWNE THEATER: 8:30 – Level 2 and 3 student showcase 10:00 – Schtick (stand-up) (FREE) FACT OF THE DAY: A young Richard Branson started Virgin Airlines on the spur of the moment when his vacation flight to the Virgin Islands was cancelled. He chartered a private plane, wrote “Virgin Airlines $29” on a small blackboard, and sold…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Saturday, September 21

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COLDTOWNE THEATER: 8:30 – Indy Movies 10:00 – The Frank Mills and Midnight Society 11:00 – Midnight Special & Gong Show THE HIDEOUT THEATRE: 8:00 – Austin Secrets 10:00 – Maestro THE INSTITUTION THEATER: 8:00 – Play and a Movie and a Play/Movie 10:00 – The Triple Scoop, feat. The Ladies, Dumbasses, and iScream Sandwich THE NEW MOVEMENT THEATER:…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Friday, September 20

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COLDTOWNE THEATER: 7:00 – Movie vs. Movie 8:30 – The Ladies and Bad Boys 10:00 – Live at ColdTowne (stand-up) THE HIDEOUT THEATRE: 8:00 – 2 x 4, feat. Galactic, ChuTopp, Price Check, and Simply D-Vine 10:00 – The Spectacle, feat. The Wombmates and Duran & Johnson THE INSTITUTION THEATER: 8:00 – You Think You’re So Smart 10:00 – Hell and…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Thursday, September 19

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BUTTERFLY BAR: 6:45 – Symphonic Taint COLDTOWNE THEATER: 8:30 – PeeWee’s Whalehouse, feat. Whalehouse and Toyboat 10:00 – The Mission (sketch) THE HIDEOUT THEATRE: 8:00 – The Threefer, feat. Men in Chrissy’s Life, No Frills, and Local Genius Society 10:00 – The Free Fringe, feat. Chu by Four and In Our Prime (FREE) THE NEW MOVEMENT THEATER: 7:30…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Wednesday, September 18

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COLDTOWNE THEATER: 8:30 – Duran & Johnson and Miller & Purselley 10:00 – Cagematch HIDEOUT THEATRE: 7:00 – Free Maestro Improv Workout THE NEW MOVEMENT THEATER: 8:00 – Opposites 9:30 – Lucy and Divorcees (FREE) FACT OF THE DAY: Koko the gorilla once lied to her trainers, saying a kitten had torn a sink out of the wall.

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Tuesday, September 17

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SOCIAL GATHERING: 6:30 – Harold’s House @ RLM (open jam) COLDTOWNE THEATER: 8:30 – Wink Planet (sketch) 9:30 – Tuesday Night Jam (FREE) FACT OF THE DAY: First-class meals on the Titanic (and during the Gilded Age in general) included up to 13 courses, each with their own wine pairing, and could last up to five hours.

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Monday, September 16

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COLDTOWNE THEATER: 8:30 – Do You Still Want to Do This?, Mandinka, and Billy Icon 10:00 – Schtick (stand-up) (FREE) FACT OF THE DAY: Tea bags were invented by accident. They started in 1903 when a salesman, Thomas Sullivan, sent tea samples to customers in silk bags instead of boxes, and the customers thought they were meant…

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