Dining

Save the World Beer Dinner at Oasthouse Kitchen & Bar. The Northwest Austin restaurant hosts a four-course feast featuring beer pairings from Marble Falls brewery Save the World. You'll taste five Save the World beers total, including one that has been incorporated in a starting cocktail with Seersucker American Gin, house ginger cordial, fresh lemon and Campari. Pairings include scallops in pineapple and beet aguachile, crispy prosciutto and arugula with Apple Fructum Bonum Saison. 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 22. $55. 8300 N. RM 620. facebook.com/events/2102000299916001

Books

Amy Gentry at BookPeople. This month's Statesman Selects book is Austin author Gentry's "Last Man Standing." She'll talk about and sign her second novel, about two women, Dana Diaz and Amanda Dorn, who meet and bond over working in two male-dominated industries. When Dana confides that she was assaulted in Los Angeles, Amanda comes up with a plan — that they should go after each other's assailants, "Strangers on a Train"-style. But at what cost will Dana get her vengeance? 7 p.m. Jan. 22. Free. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com

Coming up

"Paper Dance" Performance: Motherhood. The Contemporary Austin's latest exhibit includes dance performances. Head to the Jones Center to enjoy one of 15 one-of-a-kind dance performances within an installation of Janine Antoni's works related to various themes. The dances will be performed by the artist and developed collaboratively with pioneering dancer and choreographer Anna Halprin. "Paper Dance" goes up on Jan. 23 and runs through March 17. 1 and 7 p.m. Jan. 23. $5-$10. Contemporary Austin, Jones Center, 700 Congress Ave. thecontemporaryaustin.org

Wicked Wednesday at the Tavern Austin. Are you a horror movie junkie? Do you think you know everything about old-school horror flicks? What better place to watch them and test your knowledge of them than at one of Austin's most haunted spaces: the Tavern. The longtime Austin bar will screen the best (and worst) horror films in January. Stick around after and test your knowledge to win prizes, including a gift basket from Treaty Oaks Distilling. The next screening is "The Exorcist." 7 p.m. Jan. 23. Free. 922 W. 12th St. facebook.com/events/578680899269490

"Heartland." In this Vortex production, Harold Banks, a retired University of Nebraska professor, is reeling after his adopted daughter Getee is killed by the Taliban while teaching children outside of Kabul. When Afghan refugee Nazrullah arrives at his door carrying Getee's prized books, the two form an unlikely bond. Set in both Maidan Shar, Afghanistan, and Omaha, Neb., and inspired by true events, "Heartland" is a story of healing, grace and connection. 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, with additional 8 p.m. performance Feb. 6, through Feb. 9. $15-$35. 2307 Manor Road. vortexrep.org