Weekend Recs: Joan Rivers, homecoming, karaoke and guitar lessons


WHAT: Joan Rivers
WHERE: Paramount Theatre
WHEN: Today at 8 p.m.
HOW MUCH: $25-$85
WEB: austintheatre.org

The comedy veteran will bring her caustic wit to Austin. With her long history of sharp jabs at fellow celebrities, you can count on her not pulling any punches.

WHAT: Second Chance Homecoming
WHERE: Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
WHEN: Friday at 6:30 p.m.
HOW MUCH: $8 for members; $10 for non-members
WEB: thestoryoftexas.com

Relive your high school homecoming with the comforts of your advanced age. Dress as sports players, cheerleaders and band members, and enjoy a cash bar and DJ Jay Fox.

WHAT: Karaoke Apocalypse
WHERE: The Highball
WHEN: Saturday at 10:30 p.m.
WEB: thehighball.com

Led by the intimidatingly titled Dead Motley Sex Maidens, this No. 1-ranked karaoke band promises to up the audience’s experience to an entirely new level.

WHAT: Guitar Lessons by Luis Banuelos
WHERE: Ruta Maya
WHEN: Sunday from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
WEB: do512.com/venue/ruta-maya

Luis Banuelos will offer free guitar lessons to Austinites ages 12 and up. Donations for new and old guitars for underprivileged students are encouraged.

- Compiled by Katie Stroh