This week’s comedy: Nov. 21-27

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Amy Schumer's coming to Bass Concert Hall with her blend of wholesome, girl-next-door looks and edgy comedy.
Amy Schumer's coming to Bass Concert Hall with her blend of wholesome, girl-next-door looks and edgy comedy.

Amy Schumer’s coming to Bass Concert Hall with her blend of wholesome, girl-next-door looks and edgy comedy.

Amy Schumer. The popular comedian can keep up with the best of the bad boys. She proved it on “Inside Amy Schumer,” her Comedy Central series, her highly rated special, “Mostly Sex Stuff,” and those raunchy celebrity roasts. The humor can be a little brutal, but there’s a lot of smart and clever mixed in there, too. 8 p.m. Friday. $37.50-$45.00. Bass Concert Hall, 2350 E. Campus Drive. 512-471-2787, texasperformingarts.org.

Austin Java Parkway. “Sure Thing,” a weekly comedy show. 8 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829, http://www.facebook.com/SureThingATX.

Cap City Comedy Club. “Punch!” with Matt Bearden. 8 p.m. Tuesdays. $5-$9. Beth Stelling. 8 and 10: 30 p.m. Friday. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday. $15-$19. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 512-467-2333, http://www.capcitycomedy.com.

Chris D’Elia. This scruffy star has been standing in front of brick walls and telling jokes since 2006. Well, telling jokes probably isn’t entirely accurate — D’Elia basically tells stories, brilliantly inhabiting the roles of his anecdotes’ characters. Whatever it is, it’s a hoot. 7:30 p.m. Friday. $36-$41. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. 512-474-1221, www.austintheatre.org.

Esther’s Follies. “Happy Folliesgiving!” What holiday would be complete without dysfunctional families, political arguments and football? The Follies folks take on all those topics in their patented sketch ‘n’ song fashion. 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Esther’s Follies Theater, 525 E. Sixth St. $24-$29. 512-320-0553, www.esthersfollies.com.

The Institution Theater. Improv and off-beat theater. “Comedy Dance Camp,” 8 p.m. Fridays. “All the Time Travels All the Time,” 8 p.m. Saturdays. “(expletive), It’s Christmas,” 10 p.m. Saturday. “The Rubber Room,” 8 p.m. Sundays. Free-$12. 3708 Woodbury Drive. 512-895-9580, http://www.theinstitutiontheater.com.

The New Movement. “Pass the Mic,” 8 p.m. Sunday. Plus more improv and stand-up shows throughout the week. $5-$10. the New Movement, 616 Lavaca St. 512-696-2590, http://www.newmovementtheater.com.

The Velveeta Room. Stand-up comedy hosted by Avery Moore. $5. 11 p.m. Friday. Giulia Rozzi with Danny Palumbo. $10. 9 and 11 p.m. Saturday. Speed Mic. $5. 9 p.m. Thursday. 521 E. Sixth St. 512-469-9116, http://www.thevelveetaroom.com.


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