“Thought Bomb” comedy and karaoke; a Humanwine album sneak peek; Massachusetts Independent Film Festival screenings; Opera on Tap: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; and “Burlesque is Coming” for “Games of Thrones” fans.
Don’t let anyone tell you not to vote in the upcoming presidential election, or any election. And if you think Internet phenomenon and millennial comedy and podcast guru Dan Harmon did, take it from me: He did not.
Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” in the park; Ignite! Global Street Food and Fire Festival; an Evening of Poetry & Delinquency; first weekly Speakers’ Circle free speech celebration; and Art City’s All Arts Day.
The second Fuzzstival music fest; “The Jernegan Solution” comic art show; “Mortified” comedy readings; Poetry & Puppetry about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; and a SomerStreets festival.
There have been celebrity guests at “Slutcracker” before, but the local holiday tradition has an opening night guest this year that may never be topped.
The variety shows “Thought Bomb” and Ginny Nightshade and Will Smalley’s “The Getaway”; second annual Salsa Squared celebration; sixth Run & Ride at CambridgeSide; and second Cambridge Jazz Festival.
Overheard at Porter Square Books: A shaggy-haired man reproaching a book seller, saying “You only have one copy? You should have a thousand copies!”
If you haven’t seen any Edgar Wright films in theaters, this weekend is the time to do it. The Brattle hosts a “Wright On! Edgar Wright and His Influences” series from Friday through Sunday with his four modern classics.
Singer-songwriter Reina del Cid stops in at Toad; “Fare Thee Well” Grateful Dead simulcast; free Fourth of July kids events; free all-day comedy; and a summer Boston Celtic Music Fest.
A night of psychedelic blues; the seventh Dance for World Community Festival; the fourth Somerville Squeezebox Slam; Sam Amidon and Maeve Gilchrist perform folk on the fringe; and a Bizarro Ball of burlesque and more.