This week’s comedy: Dave Attell, Bob Khosravi and more

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Dave Attell.
Dave Attell.

Dave Attell.

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. Dave Attell. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $27 (8 p.m. shows technically sold out). Jackie Kashian. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. $10-$16. 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. “Grimm Noir,” 8 p.m. Friday. “Hurly Burly” 10 p.m. Friday. “Banker and a Buddy,” 10 p.m. Saturday. “The Rubber Room,” 8 p.m. Sunday. “Virgin Territory,” 8 p.m. Thursday. Free- $16. 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. Bob Khosravi with Duncan Carson. $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. Closes Saturday. $12. 617 Congress Ave. http://www.hideouttheatre.com/shows/Wanderlust.


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