Austin Java Parkway. "Sure Thing," a weekly comedy show. 8 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829,

Cap City Comedy Club. "Punch!" with Matt Bearden. 8 p.m. Tuesdays. $5-$9. Dan Soder. This comic is poised to break big the same way Michael Che did after killing it here. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday. $15-$19. Mac Blake. A live recording with the comedian. 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday. $5-$9. Tone Bell. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. $10-$16. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 512-467-2333,

The Institution Theater. Improv and off-beat theater. "Comedy Dance Camp," 8 p.m. Fridays. "Whiteboard," 10 p.m. Friday. "All the Time Travels All the Time," 8 p.m. Saturdays. "The Rubber Room," 8 p.m. Sundays. "Virgin Territory," 88 p.m. Thursday. Free-$12. 3708 Woodbury Drive. 512-895-9580,

The New Movement. "Pass the Mic," 8 p.m. Sunday. Plus more improv and stand-up shows throughout the week. $5-$10. the New Movement, 616 Lavaca St. 512-696-2590,

The Velveeta Room. Stand-up comedy hosted by Avery Moore. $5. 11 p.m. Friday. Dan French with Martin Urbano. $10. 9 and 11 p.m. Saturday. Speed Mic. $5. 9 p.m. Thursday. 521 E. Sixth St. 512-469-9116,