This week’s comedy: Adam Devine stops by the Paramount

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Adam Devine. This guy is everywhere: Devine is “Modern Family’s” nanny; “Pitch Perfect’s” smug Bumper Allen; star of Comedy Central’s “Workaholics”; and host of the same network’s “Adam Devine’s House Party.” Whew. That’s a high-profile, non-stop comedy machine right there, folks. 8 p.m. Tuesday. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. $38.88-$68.88. 512-474-1221, http://www.austintheatre.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. Mike Winfield. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $17-$21. “All’s Well with Mac and Joe,” 8 p.m. Tuesday. $5- $9. “Country Cool,” 8 p.m. Wednesday. $15-$19. Joey Diaz. 8 p.m. Thursday. $18-$22. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 512-467-2333, http://www.capcitycomedy.com.

Esther’s Follies. The folks at Esther’s have whipped up a Valentine to Austin, “Follies in Love.” Cuba, cedar fever, gay marriage and the Pope take jabs and musical numbers include “Obamian Rhapsody” and the Keystone Pipeline ditty, “Let it Flow.” All this and magic, too! 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Esther’s Follies Theater, 525 E. Sixth St. $25-$35. 512-320-0553, http://www.esthersfollies.com.

The Institution Theater. Improv and off-beat theater. Girls, Girls, Girls presents “Jam-a-rama,” 8 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $10. 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. Chris Mata with Raul Sanchez. $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.

“Wanderlust.” The Hideout Theatre’s cast of veteran improvisational actors will tell the story of a pair of characters as they travel and explore both the world and themselves. 8 p.m. Saturdays. Through Feb. 28. $12. 617 Congress Ave. http://www.hideouttheatre.com/shows/Wanderlust.


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