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This week’s comedy, Dec. 20-26

Staff Writer
Austin 360

Editor’s note: This article was originally published December 19, 2013

“Avalanche.” A weekly night of comedy and music hosted by Ryan Cownie. 7 p.m. Mondays. Free. Holy Mountain, 617 E. Seventh St. www.holymountainaustin.com.

Austin Java Parkway. “Sure Thing,” a weekly comedy show hosted by Duncan Carson and Brendan K. O’Grady. 8 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829, www.facebook.com/SureThingATX.

Cap City Comedy Club. Carmen Lynch from Comedy Central and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $17-$21. $12. Mike Lawrence. 8 p.m. Thursday. $9-$13. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 512-467-2333, www.capcitycomedy.com.

ColdTowne Theater. “Bad Boys.” 8:30 p.m. Friday. “The Frank Mills and Midnight Society.” 10 p.m. Saturday. Monday Night Mash 8:30 p.m. Monday. Plus more improv, stand-up and comedy shows throughout the week. Free-$5. 4803 Airport Blvd. 512-814-8696, www.coldtownetheater.com.

The Hideout Theatre. “The Spectacle.” 10 p.m. Friday. “Maestro.” 10 p.m. Saturday. “The Weekender.” 8 p.m. Sunday. “The Free Fringe.” 10 p.m. Thursday. Free-$12. Plus more improv shows throughout the week. 617 N. Congress Ave. 512-482-9131, www.hideouttheatre.com.

The Institution Theater. Improv and off-beat theater. “(expletive), it’s Christmas.” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. “Elf Employment.” 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. “Triple Scoop.” 10 p.m. Saturday. “The Rubber Room.” 8 p.m. Sunday. Free-$12. 3708 Woodbury Drive. 512-895-9580, www.theinstitutiontheater.com.

Jazz Cigarette. Hosted by Joe Hafkey and Mac Blake. 9 p.m. Every other Monday. $5. SpiderHouse Ballroom, 2906 Fruth St. 512-480-9562, www.facebook.com/jazzcigaretteTX.

The New Movement. Alex Koll. 9 p.m. Friday. The Megaphone Show. 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Plus more improv and stand-up shows throughout the week. $5-$10. 616 Lavaca St. 806-340-3718, www.newmovementtheater.com.

Spider House Ballroom. “Austin’s Funniest.” Comedy nights hosted by local comedians followed by midnight comedy open mic. 9 p.m. Mondays. 2906 Fruth St. 512-480-9562, www.spiderhousecafe.com.

The Velveeta Room. Stand-up comedy hosted by Lucas Molandes. $5. 9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Friday. Bob Khosravi with Kat Ramzinski. $10. 9:30 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday. Speed Mic. 9:30 p.m. Thursday. $5. 521 E. Sixth St. 512-469-9116, www.thevelveetaroom.com.