Things to do in Austin on Tuesday, Feb. 12
Theater & dance
"Anastasia." Based on the 1997 animated film, the new adventure-filled musical from the Tony Award-winning creators of "Ragtime" transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s. In this magical setting, a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past with the help of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. 8 p.m. Feb. 12-15, 2 and 8 p.m. Feb. 16, and 1 and 7 p.m. Feb. 17. $30-$160. Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Dr. texasperformingarts.org.
Galentine's Day Celebration at Irene's. Have a midweek girls night at a downtown bar that will bring in local vendors, including Shira Melody Jewelry, Daisy Natives and SOSA Makeup & Styling, so you can shop and mingle. Irene's will offer one complimentary drink (your choice of beer or rosé) and complimentary snacks such as popcorn, pimiento cheese and crackers, French onion dip and chips, and avocado toast. Space is limited. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Free. 506 West Ave. facebook.com/events/2072964106072290/.
Lee “Scratch” Perry at Flamingo Cantina. The cosmic octogenarian who pioneered dub music with a series of echoey instrumental b-sides recorded in his backyard studio in the 1970s touches down at Austin’s home of reggae music to celebrate the 45th anniversary of his groundbreaking album, “Blackboard Jungle Dub.” Backed by the NYC-based reggae outfit, Subatomic Sound System, Perry will perform songs from the album, considered one of the first dub records ever made, live for the first time. $25. 9 p.m. Feb. 12. 515 East Sixth St. flamingocantina.com. — Deborah Sengupta Stith
Galentine's Day with Blooms. Prohibition Creamery hosts you and your favorite gal pals for a night of flower arranging with Alice's Table. Toast to friendship with your choice of a boozy milkshake, a sangarita or a cocktail of your choice (included in your ticket). Alice's Table will provide aprons (because flowers can be messy work). At the end of the night, bring home your new skills and beautiful centerpiece — sure to bring a touch of love to your home. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12. $80. 1407 E. Seventh St. alicestable.com/events/gal-entines-day-with-blooms-prohibition-creamery.
Chez Zee Author Series. Chez Zee American Bistro kicks off the year with another round of monthly author events. First up to talk is Joy Selak, a local consultant who wrote "CeeGee's Gift." In the novel for young readers, which launches at the author series, a young girl is born with a mysterious gift and must learn what that means. Event admission includes appetizers, dessert bites, tea, coffee and a cash bar. 6 p.m. Feb. 12. $22-$55. 5406 Balcones Dr. eventbrite.com/e/chez-zee-author-series-opening-212-with-joy-selak-ceegees-gift-tickets-54712468466.