Saturday fun includes Viva Cinema film, KUTX 98.9 FM birthday bash


Books

Catenya McHenry book signing. The nationally acclaimed author and single mom of three is making a stop in Austin to share an excerpt from her new book, “Married to a Narcissist: Enduring the Struggle and Finding You Again.” McHenry is also an entrepreneur and sought-after TV host writer, producer and wardrobe stylist whose humor and courage makes this event one you shouldn’t miss. Her evening book signing will include cocktails and hors d’ouevres provided by Rawk Star Cafe. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Free. Altatudes, 1717 E. Twelfth St. findingyouagain.org/rsvp.

Dining

Pigs & Tequila Dinner at Peached Social House. Chef Tien Ho, who left his position at Whole Foods as the global vice president of culinary and hospitality, is reconnecting with Austin by cooking a special dinner. The three-course, family-style menu showcases his signature style of American cuisine with an emphasis on Asian flavors. Two cocktails paired with the feast will feature Dulce Vida Tequila. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. $38. 6500 N. Lamar Blvd. eventbrite.com/e/pigs-tequila-feat-chef-tien-ho-tickets-47311728654.

Music

KUTX 98.9 FM birthday bash. The official fifth anniversary for the Austin NPR affiliate’s all-music channel was back in January, but the yearlong celebration continues. Texas artist Sarah Jaffe’s 2017 album, “Bad Boy,” is a hazy collection of synth-driven fever dreams that’s a stark departure from her early acoustic roots. With soulful rallying cries like “Blk Girl Soldier” and “Vry Blk,” Jamila Woods crafts revolution R&B that captures the urgency of the current moment. Together they make a powerful double bill. 7 p.m. Saturday. $35-$45. Hogg Auditorium, 2300 Whitis Ave. cactuscafe.org. — Deborah Sengupta Stith

The Cody Wayne Band at Little Woodrow’s. Don’t miss these Texas country music stars at a full-blown, high-energy, red-dirt country show. The Nacogdoches quintet will headline a night of music preceded by special guest artist Ben Ballinger, who will perform an opening set. Join the party, beer in hand, in the cozy setting of Little Woodrow’s oak tree-shaded backyard. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Free. Southpark Meadows location, 9500 Interstate 35 No. 100.

Film

Viva Cinema: “Acorazado” at the Bullock Museum. Ongoing film series Viva Cinema celebrates modern movies from Mexico and beyond. This installment will screen “Acorazado,” about a Mexican worker who tries to migrate to the United States. To get there, he must pose as a Cuban immigrant, but destiny has something else in mind for him when he becomes unmoored in the middle of the ocean. The screening includes a video chat Q&A with filmmaker Álvaro Curiel. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. $3-$5. 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com.



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