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Art exhibits

ART ON 5TH

'Cindi Wright.' Meet the new Texas artist. Artist reception 6 to 8 p.m. today. Also on display: '1,000 Cranes of Peace Art Installation' through Aug. 21. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 1501 W. Fifth St. 481-1111, www.arton5th.com .

CO-LAB

'Ain't Nothin Like the Real Thing.' At by Sarah Welch, Sarah Crowe and Graham Austin. Opening reception 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday. 613 Allen St. 300-8217, www.colabspace.org .

PUMP PROJECT ART COMPLEX

'The Family of Man: Natalya Kochak.' Opening reception 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through Aug. 21. 702 Shady Lane. www.pumpproject.org .

WALLY WORKMAN GALLERY

'30th Anniversary Show.' Opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays or by appointment through Sept. 4. 1202 W. Sixth St. 472-7428, www.wallyworkmangallery.com .

Theater

THE LONG CENTER

'Kathy Griffin.' The bluntly spoken comedy queen and reality TV star returns for one night. 8 p.m. today. $45. 701 Riverside Drive. 474-5664, www.thelongcenter.org .

PALACE THEATER

'The Wedding Singer.' Set in 1985, New Jersey's favorite singer is left at the altar, causing a disastrous backlash until he finds a new interest. Opens 7:30 p.m. Friday. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 5. $8 to $22. 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469 www.thegeorgetownpalace.org .

ROUND ROCK AMPHITHEATER

'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).' Presented by the Penfold Theater Company. Opens 8 p.m. today. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays through Aug. 21. Free, accepting donations. 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock. www.penfoldtheatre.org .

TEXAS STATE DANCE

'Menagerie.' University alumni perform an informal concert of modern dance pieces. 7:30 p.m. today. Free. Studio B178, Jowers Center, Texas State University, San Marcos. 512-217-6730.

WAY OFF BROADWAY

'Blame it on the Pony Express.' This melodrama is a follow-up to the Calamity Gulch series. Opens 8 p.m. Friday. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 21. 11880 W. FM 2243, Bldg 4, Leander. 512-259-5878, www.wobcp.org .

Theater

'Annie.' Classic summer musical. 8:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays through Aug. 14. Free. $3 per car. Zilker Theatre, Beverly S. Sheffield Hillside Theatre, Zilker Park, 2301 Barton Springs Road. www.zilker.org .

'Cabaret.' Musical tells the story of a 1931 nightclub in Nazi Germany . 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. $18 to $25. Rollins Theatre, Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside Drive. www.summerstockaustin.org or www.thelongcenter.org .

'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.' Tennessee Williams' classic story of a Southern family in crisis. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 15. $15 to $20. City Theatre, 3823 Airport Blvd. 524-2870, www.citytheatreaustin.org .

'Circle Mirror Transformation.' By Annie Baker, playwright of 'Body Awareness.' 8 p.m. today-Saturday. $17 to $19. Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd St. 479-7529, www.hydeparktheatre.org .

'The Drowsy Chaperone.' Musical satirizing stereotypes from traditional theater. 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 29. Zach Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road. www.zachtheatre.org .

'Esther's Follies' Red, White, and Blue Summer!' Topical satire, magical illusions and musical comedy revue. 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. $20-$25. 525 E. Sixth St. 320-0553, www.esthersfollies.com .

'Fool's Gold.' Melodrama of a town that experiences an outbreak of gold fever. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 14. $8 to $15. Salado Silver Spur Theater, 108 Royal St. 254-947-3456, www.saladosilverspurtheater.com .

'Melancholy Play.' A sullen girl is loved by everyone around her, and they're intrigued when trying to make her happy. 8 p.m. today-Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday. $15 to $20. Austin Playhouse, Penn Field, 3601 S. Congress Ave. 467-0084.

'Romeo and Juliet.' Presented by Shakespeare Under the Stars. 8:15 p.m. today-Saturday. $10 to $15. Emily Ann Theatre and Gardens, 1101 FM 2325, Wimberley. 512-847-6969, www.emilyann.org .

'Sweet Charity.' Tale of a woman's search for fulfillment during suffrage. 7:30 p.m. today. $18 to $25. Rollins Studio Theatre, Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. www.summerstockaustin.org or www.thelongcenter.org .

'You Can't Take it With You.' A comedy by George Kaufman about a family who live a celebration of individuality. 8 p.m. today-Saturday. $10 to $30. The Vortex, 2307 Manor Road. 478-5282, www.vortexrep.org .

Music

Hiroshima. The group bridges cultural divides through music. 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday. $20 to $60. One World Theater, 7701 Bee Caves Road. www.oneworldtheatre.org .

Matt Wilson and the Wilson Band. Headliners of the Spicewood Arts Society fundraiser to help establish scholarship funds. 7 p.m. Saturday. $75. Spicewood Vineyards Event Center, 1419 Burnet CR 409. 830-264-2820, www.spicewoodarts.org .

Film

Made in Texas Film Series. 'RoboCop.' 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Free. Texas Spirit Theater, Bullock History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. www.austinfilmfestival.com .

Paramount Summer Classic Film Series. 'Five Easy Pieces': 7:15 p.m. Friday, 2:40 and 7:15 Sunday. 'Prizzi's Honor': 9:20 p.m. Friday and 4:45 p.m. Sunday. Visit website for complete list of showtimes. $7 advance online; $9 door. The Paramount, 713 Congress Ave. www.austintheatre.org .

Splash Party Movie Nights. Family friendly movies at Deep Eddy Pool. Saturday: 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.' Movies begin at dusk. 401 Deep Eddy Ave. 472-8546.

Thursday Night Blockbuster. Movie-themed improv comedy. 8 p.m. Thursdays. $5. ColdTowne Theater, 4803-B Airport Blvd. www.coldtownetheater.com .

Comedy

Cap City Comedy Club. Tig: 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 8 p.m. Wednesday: John Caparulo. 8120 Research Blvd. $5.50-$49.95. 467-2333, www.capcitycomedy.com .

ColdTowne Theater. 'Life Lessons with Sarah 7' 8 p.m. today, 'Double Date Night,' 10 p.m. today, 'Mainstage Sketch Lab 3.0,' 8 p.m. Friday, 'Live at ColdTowne,' 10 p.m. Friday, 'Boy Toy' 7 p.m. Saturday, 'Stool Pigeon' 8 p.m. Saturday, 'Midnight Society' 11 p.m. Saturday, plus more performances. Free to $10. www.coldtownetheater.com .

Gnap Theater Projects. 'No Shame' 10 p.m. Friday. 'Saturday Night Special' 10 p.m. Saturday. $5 to $10. Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Road. www.gnaptheater.org .

Hideout Theatre. 'The Threefer' 8 p.m. today, 'The Boys of Summer' 8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 20, 'The Spectacle' 10 p.m. Friday, 'Who is T. Henry Baudecliffe?' 8 p.m. Saturday, 'Maestro' 10 p.m. Saturday, 'Flying Theater Machine' 2 p.m. Sunday, 'The Weekender' 7 p.m. Sunday. $10. 617 Congress Ave. 443-3688, www.hideouttheatre.com .

Velveeta Room. Ryan Cownie: 9:30 p.m. today. Jake Flores, Seth Cockfield and Ryan Cownie: 9:30 and 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $12. 469-9116, www.thevelveetaroom.com .

Art galleries

Art of Jewelry. 'Girls' Night Out.' Check out the newest designers while enjoying wine and food from Max's Wine Dive, plus more indulgences. 6 to 8:30 p.m. today. 1501 W. Fifth St. www.arton5th.com .

Austin Art Space Gallery. 'What Texas Means to Me.' 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays or by appointment through Aug. 28. 7739 Northcross Drive, Suite Q. 771-2868, www.austinartspace.com .

Austin Galleries. 'Consignment Day,' complimentary evaluation of your collection from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesdays. Regular hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays or by appointment. 1219 W. Sixth St. www.austingalleries.com .

Austin Museum of Art. 'Chris Jordan: Running the Numbers' and 'New Works: Sunyong Chung.' 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 15. 823 Congress Ave. Adults $5, seniors, students or military $4, 12 and younger free. 495-9224, www.amoa.org .

Big Medium. 'All Aboard.' Wednesdays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment through Aug. 28. 5305 Bolm Road, No. 12. 385-1670, www.bigmedium.org .

Blanton Museum of Art. 'Matisse as Printmaker' through Aug. 22, 'New Works for the Collection' through Aug. 22, 'WorkSpace: Anna Craycroft' through Oct. 10, and 'Prints and Drawings' ongoing. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Congress Avenue. $5-$9, free Thursdays. 471-7324, www.blantonmuseum.org .

Courtyard Gallery. 'Wayfinding.' Jennifer Chenoweth solo exhibit. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Aug. 27. UT AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave. 512-322-2099.

d. Berman Gallery. 'Faith Gay and Raymond Uhlir.' Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays or by appointment through Aug. 21. 1701 Guadalupe St. 477-8877, www.dbermangallery.com .

Davis Gallery. 'That Summer Feeling.' 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 28. 837 W. 12th St. 477-4929, www.davisgalleryaustin.com .

Dougherty Arts Center. 'AVAA: Collaboration.' 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 28. 1110 Barton Springs Road. 974-4025, www.ci.austin.tx.us/dougherty/gallery.htm .

Gallery 5619. 'I am Human. I am Spirit: The Stories of Sioux Elders.' 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays or by appointment through Aug. 29. 5619 Airport Blvd. www.gallery5619.org .

Gay Fay Kelly. 'Up Against the Wall.' Mondays-Fridays by appointment through Aug. 13. 1811 W. Eighth St. 478-7676, www.gayfaykellyart.com .

George Washington Carver Museum. 'Reality X 2.' 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, closed Sundays through Aug. 28. 1165 Angelina St. www.ci.austin.tx.us/carver .

Grayduck Gallery. 'Closed Mondays.' Artwork by art museum workers. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 29. 608 W. Monroe Drive, Suite C www.grayduckgallery.com .

H.J. Lutcher Stark Center. 'Our Body: The Universe Within.' Acclaimed educational exhibition of human anatomy. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 22. $11 to $21. 403 E. 23rd St. Fifth floor of North End Zone Building, Royal-Memorial Stadium, Gate 16. www.starkcenter.org .

L. Nowlin Gallery. 'The Portrait: A Group Exhibition.' 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Aug. 14. 1201 W. Sixth St. 626-9301, www.lnowlingallery.com .

La Pena. 'Tender Dissonance.' Artwork by David de Lara. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 28. 227 Congress Ave. 477-6007, www.lapena-austin.org .

Lora Reynolds Gallery. 'Cordy Ryman: Scrapple.' 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Sept. 4. 360 Nueces St., Suite 50. 215-4965, www.lorareynolds.com .

Mexic-Arte Museum. '15th Young Latino Artists: Consensus of Taste.' 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 29. $1 to $5. 419 Congress Ave. 480-9373, www.mexic-artemuseum.org .

Mexican American Cultural Center. 'El Pueblo de las Nubes.' 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 14. 600 River St. 478-6222, www.ci.austin.tx.us/macc .

Seventy Seven Gallery. 'Un Cachito de lo Nuestro: The Art of Cutthroat.' 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 900 E. Sixth St. No. 103. www.seventysevengallery.com .

Studio2gallery. 'The AVAA Members Show.' Noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 7. 1700 S. Lamar Blvd., Suite 318. 326-9102, www.studio2gallery.com .

Testsite. 'Michael Krumenacker: Your Hair Is Mine.' Opening reception 3 p.m. 2 to 5 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 5. Sunday. 502 W. 33rd St. www.fluentcollab.org .

Valley Art League Gallery. 'Juried exhibition.' 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 5 p.m. weekends through Sept. 28. Wimberley Community Center, 14070 RM 12. 512-826-4286, www.visitwimberley.com/artleague .

Women & Their Work. 'Karen Mahaffy: Persistence of Moment.' 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 2. 1710 Lavaca St. 477-1064, www.womenandtheirwork.org .

Yard Dog. Brad and Sundie Ruppert: 'Live Out Loud.' 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 22. 1510 S. Congress Ave. 912-1613, www.yarddog.com .