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Bob Odenkirk stars as Saul Goodman in the new 'Breaking Bad' spinoff. Ursula Coyote/AMC.
Bob Odenkirk stars as Saul Goodman in the new 'Breaking Bad' spinoff. Ursula Coyote/AMC.

Bob Odenkirk stars as Saul Goodman in the new ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff. Ursula Coyote/AMC.

“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” Every day. Ransom Center, University of Texas campus, 21st and Guadalupe streets. The University of Texas’ Ransom Center has an unusually broad collection of Alice-related materials including some of Dodgson’s original photographs of Alice Liddell, the real-life little girl who inspired the fictional character, and an original manuscript by Dodgson and illustrator John Tenniel and Dodgson. www.hrc.utexas.edu.

‘Better Call Saul’ Premiere, Parts 1 & 2. Monday. 8 p.m.-10 p.m. North Door, 502 Brushy St. The ‘Breaking Bad’ spin-off based on Bob Odenkirk’s character Saul premiers the first part of the first episode on AMC Sunday. The North Door will host a free screening of that episode on Sunday, and on Monday they’ll screen a reprise of Part 1 before also screening Part 2 live. www.ndvenue.com.

The Wonder of Wes at Hops and Grain. Monday. 7 to 9:30 p.m. 507 Calles St. The folks at Hops and Grain appreciate the films of Wes Anderson so much that on Monday, they’re going to play the one that just might win the director his first Oscar. Come watch “The Grand Budapest Hotel” free of charge (the only thing you have to pay for is the beer) at the brewery’s taproom.  www.hopsandgrain.com.

‘Maleficent’ Screening. Tuesday. 6:30 p.m. Austin Public Library – Twin Oaks, 1800 S Fifth St. Angelina Jolie stars as Disney’s iconic villain in her untold story. library.austintexas.gov.

‘Soul Food Junkies’ ScreeningTuesday. 6:30 p.m. Austin Public Library – Carver, 1161 Angelina St. As part of ‘A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture’ at APL, enjoy a screening of a film that explores whether soul food does more harm to health than soothing the soul. libray.austintexas.gov.

Texas Radio Live. Wednesday, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Guero’s Oak Garden, 1412 S Congress Ave. Two Tons of Steel and Hoodygoode are this weeks performers  in the KDRP series celebrating Texas musicians.

Steve Earle in-store at Waterloo Records. Thursday. 5 p.m. 600-A N. Lamar Blvd. Texas native Steve Earle will release his 16th album, “Terraplane,” on Feb. 17, but Waterloo will have copies for sale early at this solo performance. “Terraplane” delves more deeply into the blues than any previous Earle release. waterloorecords.com.

Ann Johnson talk at Women and Their Work. Thursday. Houston-based artist Ann Johnson is coming to Women and Their Work for one night only as part of the citywide celebration of PrintAustin. Johnson will discuss her experimental printmaking process that includes intaglio on feathers and leaves, iron relief prints and incorporating found objects and family photos into her prints. Her work often addresses African-American genealogy, family folklore and legacy. womenandtheirwork.org.

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 John Evans Band.

12th Street East End Black Heritage Festival. Saturday. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rosewood Park Pavilion, 1182 Pleasant Valley Road. The family-friendly event will include a Black History Bowl, community awards ceremony, activities for kids and a Ujamaa Market Place. Food, vendors and entertainment from various ministries and church groups from around Austin. ujamaa-austin.org.

 


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