Free live music, movie screenings, and laser tag to kick off February

Challenge your friends to a three-story laser tag battle that costs less than a gumball. Kelly West/American-Statesman.

Challenge your friends to a three-story laser tag battle that costs less than a gumball. Kelly West/American-Statesman.

Save up for that fancy Valentine’s Day dinner by having fun for free this week.

Blazer Tag’s 16th Anniversary. Monday, 4 p.m.-9 p.m. 1701 W Ben White Blvd. For their 16th birthday, Blazer Tag is offering 16 cent laser tag games for five hours. (Okay, it’s not free, but how else are they going to keep those black lights glowing?)

Community Cinema: American Denial. Tuesday, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Windsor Park Branch, 5833 Westminster Dr. The Austin Public Library and KLRU-TV host a free screening of American Denial, a flim about the power of unconscious biases.

Texas Radio Live. Wednesday, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Guero’s Oak Garden, 1412 S Congress Ave. Moonlight Towers and Ulrich Ellison & the Tribe are this weeks performers  in the KDRP series celebrating Texas musicians.

Julie Wernersbach and Carolyn Tracy at BookPeopleWednesday, 7 p.m.  603 N. Lamar Blvd. BookPeople’s publicist Julie Wernersbach and web manager Carolyn Tracy have written the very first book about Austin’s vegan restaurants and the community surrounding the lifestyle.

Wood & Wire at Waterloo Records. Friday5 p.m.-6 p.m. 600A N Lamar. The Austin-based acoustic band celebrates the release of their new album, ‘The Coast.’ Refreshments provided by Shiner.

“Flow” at CAMIBAart Opening reception. Friday, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 2000 E. Sixth St. Paul Booker, Andrea Pramuk, Nicola Parente and Misha Penton — living in Dallas, Austin and Houston — all focus on creating works of art that come alive through “Flow.” The gallery is open 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through March 27.

Head for the Hills: Free Music FridaysFriday, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Hill’s Cafe, 4700 S Congress Ave. The weekly free music series continues with a performance from Valley Moutain.

Saturday Movie Matinee: Flash Gordon. Saturday, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Windsor Park Branch, 5833 Westminster Dr. Austin Public Library screens Flash Gordon, a cult classic sci-fi film featuring the music of Queen.

Print Austin: Bin Fest + Print Exchange. Saturday, noon-6 p.m.  Canopy, 916 Springdale Road. Print Austin continues with its popular sale of original (and affordable) fine art prints from local talent and the national print exchange. Printmaking demonstrations throughout the day.

Black History Month Author Visit: Fredrick Williams. Sunday, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W Pflugerville St. Author of the novel ‘The Fires of Greenwood: The Tulsa Riot of 1921’ will discuss his book and the real events that inspired it. One visitor will win a Nook e-reader.


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