Feb 252012
 

MOVIES

Act of Valor - An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent.

Gone - Amanda Seyfried has to take the law into her own hands to stop the killer who kidnapped her sister.

Rampart - Woody Harrelson stars in this harsh, unfiltered look at a corrupt, violent, self-destructive bad cop on the streets of L.A.

Wanderlust - Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston play a disaffected, big-city couple stranded at Ken Marino’s New Age hippie haven in this comedy directed by Stella’s David Wain.

MUSIC/OTHER

FRIDAY

Antone’s – Blues rocker Ruthie Foster just released her latest, Let It Burn, so it makes sense she’d come around to show off her scorching guitar and singing skills. Starts at 7:30 PM.

Stubb’s – As the adulation for We Are All Where We Belong grows, Quiet Company comes closer to national prominence. Doors at 9 PM.

Midnight Rodeo – Dance to some country with Jon Wolfe. Starts at 10 PM.

SATURDAY

La Zona Rosa – Lotus, Philadelphia’s electronic jam quintet, released a self-titled album last year and are still going strong off of it. Starts at 8 PM.

Copa/Deseo – Electonic heaven with Passion Pit. Andrew Parsons, Eleven:Eleven and Daelo also perform. Doors at 8 PM.

Genuine Joe – Some new Austin music with Yo Yo Kokaru and Dana Anderson. Starts at 8:30 PM.

The Parish – You can always count on those rangy rockers in The Band Of Heathens to provide a great show. A new live album, Double Down: Live in Denver, comes in March. Doors at 9 PM.

Red 7 – Cleveland’s Cloud Nothings continue to gain buzz with their second album, Attack on Memory (produced by Steve Albini). Doors at 9 PM.

SUNDAY

Alamo Drafthouse Downtown – Have some beer and food and mock a Cher-Christina Aguilera howler during Hecklevision: Burlesque. Starts at 7 PM.

Beauty Ballroom – Arizona’s veteran punk rockers Authority Zero are touring off their new album, Less Rhythm, More Booze. Doors at 7:30 PM.