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This week’s comedy: July 11-17

Staff Writer
Austin 360

Editor’s note: This article was originally published July 10, 2014

Austin Java Parkway. “Sure Thing,” a weekly comedy show. 8 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829, www.facebook.com/ SureThingATX.

“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.

Buzz Kill Comedy. Hosted by Katie Pengra. 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Free. Buzz Mill, 1505 Town Creek Dr., 512-912-9221, buzzmillcoffee.com.

Cap City Comedy Club. “Punch!” with Matt Bearden. 8 p.m. Tuesdays. $5-$9. Bret Ernst. 8 and 10: 30 p.m. Friday. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday. $17-$21. Mick Foley. 8 p.m. Sunday. $25. Damien Lemon. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. $10-$16. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 512-467-2333, www.capcitycomedy.com.

Esther’s Follies. A musical comedy, magic and political satirical revue on Sixth Street. 8 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 8 p.m. Thursday. $24. Esther’s Pool, 525 E. Sixth St. 512-320-0553, www.esthersfollies.com.

The Institution Theater. Improv and off-beat theater. “Weirdsville,” 8 p.m. Fridays. “Breaking Beckett,” 10 p.m. Fridays. “Girls Girls Girls: Boys of Summer,” 8 p.m. Saturday. “Fresh Roasted,” 10 p.m. Saturdays. ‘The Rubber Room,” 8 p.m. Sundays. Free-$12. 3708 Woodbury Drive. 512-895-9580, www.theinstitutiontheater.com.

The New Movement. “Pass the Mic,” 8 p.m. Sunday. Plus more improv and stand-up shows throughout the week. $5-$10. 616 Lavaca St. 806-340-3718, www.newmovementtheater.com.

Paramout Theatre. “Welcome to Night Vale,” a rare live performance of the popular podcast that goes by the same name. 7 p.m. Thursday. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. $32-$42. 512-474-1221, www.austintheatre.org.

S.E.X. Join sexuality educator Karen Rayne and social justice comedian Sam Killermann for “a live sex show, but not that kind of sex show.” Killermann cracks wise about the topic, while Rayne answers anonymous audience questions. 9 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Studio 41, 2410 East Riverside Drive. $35. www.haveyouseensex.com.

The Velveeta Room. Stand-up comedy hosted by Lucas Molandes. $5. 11 p.m. Friday; Mac Blake with Christina Parrish. $10. 9 and 11 p.m. Saturday; Speed Mic. 9 p.m. Thursday. $5. 521 E. Sixth St. 512-469-9116, www.thevelveetaroom.com.