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The Planner: Top things to do on Saturday, Aug. 31

August 30, 2013

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Aug. 30--Buddy Guy at ACL Live

6:30 p.m. Saturday. $29-$118. 310 W. Second St. acl-live.com.

At 77, Chicago blues guitar master is still releasing music -- his latest album, "Rhythm and Blues," came out in July -- and touring behind it. With Tom Hambridge. Also playing: Super Creeps at Antone's, Mother Falcon at Mohawk, The Relatives and T Bird & the Breaks at Long Center, The English Beat at Red 7, Shawn Phillips at the Cactus Cafe, No Age and Ringo Deathstarr at Museum of Human Achievement.

-- Peter Mongillo

Misprint 5th Annual Summer Jortacular at Shangri-La

4 p.m. Saturday. Free. 1016 E. Sixth St. misprintmagazine.tumblr.com.

Celebrate summer and a particular Austin summer fashion, with Misprint magazine. The party will feature the opportunity to dunk someone into a tank full of jorts at the Jort Dunking Booth, the creation of an official time capsule, kegs, drink specials, free food for the first 100 guests, and music from DJ xHCx and Freedom Rock. Come clean shaven (or get shaved at the party) to enter Misprint's beard and moustache contest in the six-month sprint category.

2013 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival

Various times and locations Saturday. Free-$18. www.outofboundscomedy.com.

More than 500 performers plucked from the nation's best in improv, sketch and stand-up comedy converge on various local comedy venues for this week-long festival that started Tuesday. Saturday at 10:15 p.m., ZEDtalks at the Long Center promises the pomp of a TEDtalk without all of that factual information, while over at the New Movement a Improvised Standup Rap-Battle begins at 11 p.m. Visit the festival website for a full schedule.

'Sing Muse' at the Vortex

8 p.m. Saturday. $10-$30. 2307 Manor Road. 512-478-5282, www.vortexrep.org.

Step back into ancient Greece with this a capella musical about a once-legendary poet named Thamyris who claimed he could create art superior to the Muses, sister goddesses of the arts. Now in its next phase of its artistic development, "Sing Muse" started as a workshop production in August 2012. This new version combines the best of the first production with new songs, dances and poetry. The musical continues Thursdays-Sundays through Sept. 14.

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