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This week’s comedy: Nov. 8-14

Staff Writer
Austin 360

Editor’s note: This article was originally published November 7, 2013

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.

Big Daddy’s Burgers. “Last Chance Comedy,” a comedy showcase. 10 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 9070 Research Blvd. 512-614-0252, www.facebook.com/LastChanceComedy.

Cap City Comedy Club. Fortune Feimster from “Chelsea Lately ” and “Last Comic Standing.” 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $17-$21. PUNCH! hosted by Matt Bearden. 8 p.m. Tuesday. $5. Ari Shaffer. 8 p.m. Wednesday and 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.

Esther’s Follies. “Home for the Holidays,” a musical comedy, magic and political satirical revue on Sixth Street. 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. $22-$29. Esther’s Pool, 525 E. Sixth St. 512-320-0553, www.esthersfollies.com.

The Hideout Theatre. “The Spectacle.”10 p.m. Friday. “A Bedtime Gorey.” 8 p.m. Saturday. “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. “Not This American Life.” 8 p.m. Fridays. “False Matters.” 10 p.m. Fridays. “Doctor Who Theatre.” 8 p.m. Saturdays. “Triple Scoop.” 10 p.m. Saturdays. “Thinning the Herd.” 6 p.m. Sundays. “The Rubber Room.” 8 p.m. Sundays. Free-$12. 3708 Woodbury Drive. 512-895-9580, www.theinstitutiontheater.com.

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

The New Movement. Nites with Doug Mellard and JT Habersaat. 10 p.m. Friday and 11 p.m. Saturday. Opposites. 8 p.m. Wednesday. Plus more improv and stand-up shows throughout the week. $5-$10. 616 Lavaca St. 806-340-3718, www.newmovementtheater.com.

The Velveeta Room. Stand-up comedy hosted by Lucas Molandes. $5. 9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Friday. John Ramsey with Albert Im. $10. 9:30 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The Notorious Open Mic. 9:30 p.m. Thursday. $5. 521 E. Sixth St. 512-469-9116, www.thevelveetaroom.com.