THIS WEEK AT THE ALAMO: The Alamo Guide for August 1!
:FEATURED EVENTS AT THE ALAMO RITZ:
- AIR SEX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS -
: Alamo Ritz : Friday, Aug 1 :
Whether you're coming down to compete for your chance at the ultimate in NC-17 air glory or you just want to watch the insanity from the comfort of your seat, this weekend's AIR SEX competition is not to be missed. Fair warning, though, for those of you planning on only watching - I'm going to try my damndest to get you to compete. And when you come up on stage, you'll feel true ecstasy like never before.
- MASTER PANCAKE THEATER presents JURASSIC PARK -
: Alamo Ritz : Sat : Aug 2 :
OK, let's be honest: we know we're supposed to be mocking BAD movies and JURASSIC PARK is mostly pretty GOOD, but we've discovered that when people are really scared it makes them laugh harder at our jokes. Also, we really wanted to play the drinking game with a group of 150 folks shouting "Hello, Newman" every time Wayne Knight's character appears on screen.
- THE MOMMIE DEAREST BRUNCH -
: Alamo Ritz : Sun, Aug 3 :
Holy Drag Brunch! In the belief that we all want to spend our Sunday mornings sipping delicious mimosas, munching on creme brulee french toast, and judging a Joan Crawford drag competition, 175 Media brings you the world's first and greatest MOMMIE DEAREST Brunch!
- OKIE NOODLING 2 -
: Alamo Ritz : Sun, Aug 3 - Weds, Aug 6 :
OKIE NOODLING 2 is Bradley Beesley's new installment in an oddly charming series about real-life fishermen who practice the marginalized (and dangerous) method of bare-handed fishing. Beesley has been quoted as saying 'eventually I'd like to make a movie that evokes as much emotion as Terry Zwigoff's CRUMB...but my immediate goal is to catch a 40-pound catfish with my bare hands."
- THE PRINCESS BRIDE QUOTE-ALONG -
: Alamo Ritz : Thurs, Aug 7 :
Back again for one more night, it's one of the most popular Quote-Alongs of all time. The first three nights of this show sold out FAST, so grab your tickets now unless you want to spend the whole night in the Pit of Despair.
- The 90s ALTERNATIVE SING-ALONG -
: Alamo Ritz : Thurs, Aug 7 :
Also back again for an encore showing, this year's version of the 90s ALTERNATIVE Sing-Along. Filled to the brim with angst and Alanis, this show is guaranteed to make you yell, "Fuck you, I won't do what you told me!" while you're staring at a Wonderwall and wondering where I was while you were getting high. - And to let you know where I was, I was staring at the beautiful women with Mr. Jones. I'm sorry I missed it, though; it sounds like you had a lot of fun.
:FEATURED EVENTS AT THE ALAMO SOUTH LAMAR:
- THE MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR -
: Alamo South Lamar : Opens Friday :
Brendan Fraser returns as explorer Rick O'Connell to combat the resurrected Han Emperor (Jet Li) in an epic that races from the catacombs of ancient China high into the frigid Himalayas. Something tells me that the resurrected Han Emperor will be no match for the resurrected Encino Man, though.
- The MAMMA MIA! Sing-Along -
: Alamo South Lamar : Tues, Aug 5 :
You were humming along to yourself when you watched it last week anyway, so for this special screening we're going to not only allow, but REQUIRE everyone in the audience to belt out every song at the top of their ABBA-loving lungs.
- The ABBA Sing-Along -
: Alamo South Lamar : Mon, Aug 4 :
One night before the MAMMA MIA! show, Softball Austin is presenting this special encore presentation of our ever-popular ABBA Sing-Along. Warm up for the movie show with the original members of ABBA, and try not to cry during THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL. You will fail.
- The DIONYSIUM -
: Alamo South Lamar : Weds, Aug 6 :
f you've never been to a meeting of THE DIONYSIUM, the Salvage Vanguard Theater's own thinking and drinking debate society, this week's show is definitely a good one to pop your cherry on. The always lovable Owen Egerton will be debating the resolution, "The US penny should be removed from circulation" against venerable Austin improv icon Les McGehee. Neither of them have spent time in a federal mint, but they've both used plenty of pennies in their lifetime, and feel very qualified to present their arguments.
- Free Summer Kids Club: TMNT -
: Alamo South Lamar : Mon - Thurs :
When monsters begin appearing in New York City and are pursued by both the mysterious Foot Clan (another group of crackerjack Ninjas) and some menacing stone statues that have come to life, everyone's favorite pizza-loving turtles must band together under the tutelage of their sensei, a mutated rat named Master Splinter (Mako), and fight for their city.
:FEATURED EVENTS AT THE ALAMO VILLAGE:
- PINEAPPLE EXPRESS -
: Alamo Village and Lamar : Opens Weds, Aug 6 :
Rogan, who co-wrote and stars here, plays nowhere-heading pothead process server Dale Denten and fellow FREAKS AND GEEKS alum James Franco stars as Dale's perma-high pot-dealer Saul. When Dale witnesses a murder and the murderers witness Dale witnessing them murder, Dale and Saul gets swept up in an epic cat 'n mouse action/stoner/buddy/gang-warfare riot that never comes down from its high.