May 042012
 

Movies

The Avengers-All of your Marvel favorites are back in one collaboration to save the world. PG-13 2hr.22min.

A Little Bit of Heaven- Kate Hudson and Gael Garcia Bernal star in a story of mutual discovery, leading to revelations neither thought possible. PG-13 1hr.40min.

Last Call at the Oasis- A documentary of our most precious resource, water. This documentary reveals the truth about the central crisis for this century and we must do something now before its to late. PG-13 1hr. 45min.

 

Music/Other

Friday

Texas singer and songwriter Sarah Jaffe at The Parish $13/8pm 214 E. Sixth St

Tragedy at Red 7

Active Child, Balam Acab, Superhumanoids at Mohawk

Death Cab for Cutie, The Magik*Magik Orchestra, Youth Lagoon at ACL Live

 

Saturday

The Jazz and Soul fusion and ‘New Artist’ Grammy winner, Esperanza Spalding at The Paramount Theatre. Doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 to $80.

Gipsy Kings at the The Backyard at Bee Cave

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Regina Spektor at the Erwin Center

Rodrigo y Gabriela and C.U.B.A., at Stubb’s

Quiet Company, The Frontier Brothers and more at 101x Homegrown Live at The Beauty Ballroom.

The Hi-Tones with Kay Leotard at The Mohawk

Cinco de Grind-o with Mindless, Spaztik Colon at Hoek’s Death Metal Pizza

Rafiki Project and Tin Can Phone at Flamingo Cantina

 

Fiestas Patrias of Austin presents the 7th annual Cinco de Mayo fiesta on May 5-6, 2012 at Fiesta Gardens Park. This City of Austin Park is located on the north shores of Lady Bird Lake east of I H 35. Commemorating Mexico’s victory from France in 1862, Fiestas Patrias of Austin invites the Austin community to the Cinco de Mayo fiesta to celebrate and recognize one of Mexico’s historical victories. cincodemayoaustin.com

 

Sunday

Social Distortion brings down the house with 30 years of Rock and Punk behind them. With The River boat Gamblers and Lindi Ortega. $30 Stubbs 801 Red River 6pm.

Black Irish Texas at Stubb’s

Cocker Spaniels, The Human Circuit, EetsFeets, The Bell Riots at Mohawk

Wizard Rifle, Pushmen, Skycrawler, Cabra at Red 7

 

-Stephanie Groves