Monday, December 17, 2012
Tingle will also screen his film, "Jimmy Tingle's American Dream."
Comedian Jimmy Tingle will be in Somerville on Dec. 29 and Dec. 31 to perform live and discuss the high and low points of 2012, according to an announcement from The Center for Arts at the Armory. There will also be a screening of "Jimmy Tingle's American Dream," followed by a Q&A session with Tingle. The film features "commentary and conversation with some of America’s most iconic personalities and social critics, as well as family, friends and total strangers as they speak up and speak out on the American Dream," according to the announcement. The shows take place at The Center for Arts at the Armory at 8 p.m. You can get ticket and learn about VIP tickets, which include a meet-and-greet reception, at the Armory's website.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The 2012 Boston Comedy Festival, from Sept. 13 to Sept. 22, lands in Davis Square for a week and will include a standup contest and appearances from top comedians.
For the next week, Davis Square will be home to the Boston Comedy Festival. The festival will bring several top comics to Somerville, including Jimmy Tingle, Lenny Clarke and "30 Rock's" Judah Friedlander. Other comics include Andy Kindler, Robbie Printz, Joe Wong and Kevin Meaney. The heart of the Boston Comedy Festival is a standup contest in which 96 comics will compete for a $10,000 prize. Preliminary and semi-final rounds of the contest will be held throughout the week at Davis Square Theatre, and the finals will be at Somerville Theatre on Sept. 22. The Boston Comedy Festival kicks off Thursday night at the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly for a performance of The Loren and Wally Show with Dom Irrera. Beginning Friday, the …
Friday, April 20, 2012
A sneak preview of Somerville Open Studios, a comedy show in Davis Square, a lineup of live music, and a way to recover on Sunday.
Opening night: Somerville Open Studios Artist Choice Show Somerville Open Studios is taking place on May 5 and 6, and every artist participating is invited to submit one piece of artwork to the Artist Choice Show. This is a great way to get a sneak preview of this year's Somerville Open Studios. The show opens Friday at the Somerville Museum at 7 p.m. Black Box Comedy If you want some laughs, check out Black Box Comedy at the Davis Square Theatre. Val Kappa, whose been on Comedy Central; Al Park, whose performed at the Comedy Studio, Shawn Donovan, and Improv Asylum's Awkward Compliment perform. Hosted by Laura Crawford, whose performed at the Women in Comedy Festival. It begins at 8 p.m. Here's a list of what's playing at some live music …
Saturday, February 26, 2011
The comedic legend collected an award for outstanding childrens' media.
Comedic legend Bill Cosby paid a visit to Tufts University Friday morning to collect an award, and, of course, crack a few jokes too. Cosby, along with educator and social commentator Alvin F. Poussaint from Harvard University, were honored at the fifth annual Eliot-Pearson Awards for Excellence in Children's Media at Distler Performance Hall at Tufts. The awards are given every two years to recognize innovation, diversity, non-violence and developmentally appropriate media for children, according to the release from university spokeswoman Katie Cinnamond. Cosby's work in children and family media includes his sit-com "The Cosby Show," children interview show "Kids Say the Darndest Things," and cartoons "Fat Albert" and "Little Bill."
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Five good reasons to end hibernation this weekend.
Ready for spring? These events near and not-so-far away will help you get out of the house and at least start acting like Mother Nature is starting to get her act together. Electric Laser People Cedar Walton Jazz Quartet Closing Reception: Feathers & Scales by Megan Creamer Terry Kitchen, Licia Sky, Janet Feld, Jan Luby Cheapshots Comedy Club Open Mic Looking for activities to do with the kids? See our Grab & Go Kids Planner.