Tarot, agave tastings and more promise mid-week fun
Know Your Agave: All in the Familia. Downtown restaurant La Condesa might well have the largest collection of tequila and mezcal in the city. Explore it one class at a time. In the latest installment of the Know Your Agave workshop, expand your agave knowledge and get to know the lesser known spirits of bacanora and raicilla, which hail from the Mexican states of Jalisco and Sonora. You'll also get a curated tasting of off-the-menu botanas from Executive Chef Rick Lopez. 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 16. $50. La Condesa, 400 W. Second St. Ste. A. allinthefamilia.splashthat.com/.
The Art of Tarot: A Monthly Series. Synthesizing tarot readings into a clear and concise message can be a struggle. For the first the Art of Tarot installment, learn how to find narrative in the cards. Most have up to six different possible interpretations, and all of them can change depending on the context of the position. But with the help of the instructor, you'll gain a concise interpretation no matter whether you're a novice or experienced reader. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16. $15. Charm School Vintage, 1111 E. 11th St. Ste. 150. dojour.us/e/10110-tarot-series-with-sound-sight-tarot.
"Bohemian Rhapsody" Sing-Along. Are you ready, hey, are you ready for this special sing-along screening of the fall film at the Alamo Drafthouse? The sing-along features subtitles for all of the songs (as if you don't have them memorized already) and totally amazing interactive props. "Bohemian Rhapsody" chronicles Freddie Mercury and Queen's life and times, anchored by "Mr. Robot" actor Rami Malek's astonishing embodiment of Mercury and an ensemble cast that includes Lucy Boynton and Gwilym Lee. 9:45 p.m. Jan. 16. $12. The Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. drafthouse.com.
People’s Community Clinic fundraiser with Christopher Cross, Eric Johnson and Monte Montgomery at Paramount Theatre. More than 15,000 locals benefit from the People’s Community Clinic’s mission. The cause speaks to these musicians, two of whom are among the most popular acts ever to call Austin home. Cross and Johnson both have won Grammys and had platinum records; Cross also has a best-song Oscar, while Johnson is respected by guitarists everywhere as one of the most inventive ever to play the instrument. $35-$75. 8 p.m. Jan. 17. 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org. — Peter Blackstock
Texas Focus: "Paris, Texas" at the Bullock Museum. Co-written by Texan L.M. Kit Carson, "Paris, Texas" is set and was shot in various locales around the state. In the quiet, contemplative film, Travis Henderson is an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years when he wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life and his family. The museum's Texas Focus Film Series highlights stories by, for, and about Texans. 7 p.m. Jan. 17. $5-$8. 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com.