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The new show is billed as family-friendly but not aimed specifically at kids – “appropriate for anyone with a sense of humor” is how club associate producer Mac Gostow puts it.
In crafting its first Arts Challenge, the Cambridge Arts Council has its own challenge: getting tech workers to shut off their computers in favor of attending theater, dance, concerts, art exhibits or comedy.
On the verge of leaving on a 12th annual international tour, Marc Abrahams and his Ig Nobel Prize have arrived on iTunes with a weekly “Improbable Research” podcast.
Rachel Bloom’s “Math of Comedy”; “Sleep of Reason” art performance; “The Mousetrap”; New England Philharmonic “Spring Awakening” concert; and “Non, je ne regrette rien” Edith Piaf celebration.
Bit Fest 2: Electric Boogaloo old-school arcade fest; Oscar-nominee “Birdman” for $4; Grown-Up Show and Tell; Taste Test Comedy and food; and the Enchantment Under the Sea Prom.
The 20th Annual! Bugs Bunny Film Festival; Love the Art of Afro-Cuba!; “The Vagina Monologues”; silent film comedy with live music, variety show and cheese and beer tasting; and School of Honk’s Fat Sunday musical celebration.
The Once in Valhalla 5 feast; Denim Skin Review readings with music; Theatrophobia musical exorcism; African American Heritage Trail Walking Tour; and Jimmy Tingle’s “Humor for Humanity.”
The “Polar Express” 4-D Experience; Jamie Mclaughlin’s “Sordid Tales” official EP release; “Fool Descending a Staircase”; Humor for Humanity with Jimmy Tingle; and an afternoon of Scrabble.
Cheese Patrol radio music marathon; “Essential Bill Murray” films; Eve Ensler’s “O.P.C.”; Old School Game Show charity variety special; and Café Raqs bellydance and tribal dance.
“It’s a Wonderful Life” at The Brattle; free “Everyone Loves Latkes” Party; The Uncle Petey comedy Christmas special; Vintage Pop-Up Holiday Market; and the free Harvard Film Archive vintage holiday show.