Weekend Recs: Austin Triathlon, the Dodo's, Gigglepants Improv and 'The Breakfast Club'


As if the thrill of watching a group of amateur and professional athletes duke it out on land and in water wasn’t enough, Austin’s yearly triathlon also offers live music, free food and drinks from event sponsors at the finish line carnival and a multi-sport expo featuring games and prizes.

What: The Austin Triathlon
When: Monday, Sept. 5
Where: Auditorium Shores
How Much: Free for spectators

The Alamo Drafthouse’s resident jokers Master Pancake ridicule the ultimate ’80s teen movie “The Breakfast Club.” Whether you find John Hughes’ tale of high school misfits crossing social boundaries and bonding over detention inspiring or eye roll-inducing, be prepared to mock the movie along with the comics.

What: Master Pancake: “The Breakfast Club”
When: Friday, Sept. 2, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Where: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema at the Ritz
How Much: $13.50

UT’s on-campus, short-form improvisational comedy troupe will perform its first show of the semester. 

What: Gigglepants Improv’s first show of the semester
When: Friday, Sept. 2, 7 p.m.
Where: The Student Activity Center Auditorium
How Much: Free

San Francisco-based indie duo The Dodos bring their brand of percussive rock music to Antone’s in support of their latest album “No Color.”

What: The Dodos
When: Friday, Sept. 2, 9 p.m.
Where: Antone’s Nightclub
How Much: $13