Posted: 12:00 a.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014
Tons of tacos
Get your taco fix — and bring your friends along — using the “Tacos of ATX” category in the Austin360 app. Download the free app in the iTunes and Google Play stores; it’s available in a desktop version, too. Information: App.Austin360.com.
— Peter Blackstock
Free this week
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Alamo Kids Camp. Every summer, the Alamo Drafthouse presents free screenings targeted toward families with children. For movies and showtimes, go to drafthouse.com/series/alamo_kids_camp/austin.
Ian McLagan. The Austin Rock ‘n; Roll Hall of Famer is celebrating the release of new record “United States” with an in-store performance at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Waterloo Records, 600A N. Lamar. 512-474-2500. waterloorecords.com. Read our interview with McLagan, published Sunday, at austin360.com.
Graeme Simsion. Speaks and signs “The Rosie Project.” 7 p.m. Tuesday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, www.bookpeople.com. (Only books purchased from BookPeople are eligible for signing.)
Sage Francis. In-store performance. 3 p.m. Wednesday. Waterloo Records, 600A N. Lamar. 512-474-2500. waterloorecords.com.
World Cup 2014. Of course you could always just turn on your TV and watch the matches at home, but then you miss the exhilaration of dozens of fans chanting “U-S-A” and exuberantly celebrating every goal. This week crowd into a bar with your fellow Americans for the United States v. Germany on Thursday at noon. Check out our list of bars showing the matches and choose your favorite in Matthew Odam’s Feed blog at austin360.com/thefeed.
1960s Trivia Night. Think you know your 1960s stuff? Enjoy a 1960s-themed trivia night at the Bullock Texas State History Museum from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. There will be trivia (obviously), music, free food and a cash bar. Information: http://www.thestoryoftexas.com.
Free radio-show gigs. This Wednesday: KGSR’s Blues on the Green at 8 p.m. at Zilker Park features Shinyribs and Tameca Jones, KDRP’s Texas Rado Live at Guero’s presents Uncle Lucius and Lew Card from 6 to 8 p.m., and KOKE Free Concert Series at Nutty Brown offers Aaron Watson and Josh Ward at 6:30 p.m.
Untitled Zombie Musical. This one is almost too good to be true. Head to B. Iden Payne Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Thursday for a reading of Tony-award winning team Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann’s new project, a subversive zombie musical. Seating is first come, first served.