Cactus Café shows
Paula Held plays an encore CD release show at 8: 0 tonight (free). The Austin Lounge Lizards play at 8: 0 p.m. Saturday ($18), and Eliza Gilkyson is scheduled to play at 8: 0 p.m. July 16 ($20). The Cactus is at 24th and Guadalupe streets inside the Texas Union on the University of Texas campus. See the full schedule and more details at www.utexas.edu/ txunion/ae/cactus.
Earlier this year, University of Texas officials announced plans to close the Cactus Café but ultimately decided to keep the venue open under the management of public radio station KUT.