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Cap City Comedy bringing laughs to the Domain after closing in 2020

The former Cap City Comedy at 8120 Research closed in 2020. (Austonia)

After nearly two years of closure, Cap City Comedy is ready to reopen its doors, this time at The Domain.

The new location, 11506 Century Oaks, will officially open with a show from actor and touring comedian Mary Lynn Rajskub on Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.

Cap City originally closed in September 2020, a casualty of the pandemic, and was picked up by Philadelphia-based Helium Comedy Club owners Brad and Marc Grossman in February 2021.

Original co-owner Colleen McGarr stayed on board and the trio decided not to rebrand the club as a new Helium location, as to keep the national acclaim the club had already earned.

Cap City had teased other opening dates, originally planning for October 2021, then early June before it was ready. The club will begin holding shows regularly starting Tuesday, with a few acts already announced.

On the main stage:

  • July 12: Mary Lynn Rajskub
  • July 14: Ben Palmer
  • July 15-17: Corey Holcomb
  • July 22-24: Noel Miller
  • July 28-30: Bryan Callen

In the Red Room, which is dedicated to local acts:

  • July 15-16: Kelsey Cook
  • July 22-23: Chris O'Connor
  • July 24: Avery Moore
  • July 28: Home Base - The Best of Austin Comedy with Zac Brooks and Taylor Dowdy
  • July 29-30: Alingon Mitra
Tickets are available at


Tito's releases (not so?) ugly sweater line for the holidays, profits to charity

Tito's Handmade Vodka

Show your love for Tito's and for the community this year with a wide selection of not that ugly, uglyish, ugly, uglier, and ugliest holiday sweaters.

There's lots choose from, and plenty of accessories like scarves and socks, plus gear for your dog, too.

All of the items can be purchased online or at the Love, Tito’s Retail Store in Austin, TX. 100% of all net proceeds from online or in-store purchases go to one of the nonprofits we’ve teamed up with.

Click here to see the entire collection in the Tito's store.

Mac and Cheese Fest and Free Art Exhibit
Waterloo Greenway, Good Vibrations Installation

🗓 All weekend

🎨 Creek Show Art Exhibit

Check out this highly anticipated art exhibition with illuminated art along Waller Creek. Tickets are free and the event includes food vendors, dazzling lights, live music, and hands-on activities

All weekend 6 p.m - 10 p.m | 📍Waterloo Park

✨ Mozart's Light Show

This iconic holiday tradition lights up for the first time this holiday season starting this weekend! Reserve your spot for an enchanting light and sound performance, delicious hot cocoa, sweet treats, and some overall fun with your friends or family. The show runs till January 6th.

6 p.m and 9 p.m | 📍Mozart's Coffee Roasters - 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

🗓 Saturday

🥊 Kickboxing in the Park

This fitness event is free and open to the public. Get your morning started right with a "Fitness in the park" class for kickboxing! The class will be led by certified instructors and is a great way to get a cardio workout in while also honing your self-defense skills.

10 a.m - 11 a.m | 📍 Metz Park

🛍 The Front Market

Support local LBGTQ+ and female artists at this outdoor market with over 150 vendors. Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this event, with vendors for food trucks, handmade goods, raffles, hands on workshops and activities, and more.

11 a.m - 5 p.m | 📍Ani's Day and Night - 7107 E Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78741

🗓 Sunday

🧀 Mac and Cheese Fest

Did someone say cheese?! If you're like me and always willing to get your hands on a bowl of mac and cheese, then this event is for you. Check out the Mac and Cheese festival happening this weekend to decide which vendor has. the best mac and cheese for yourself, and enjoy the bar with creative cocktails while you're at it. Tickets start at $45.

11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍Lantana Place - 7415 Southwest Parkway