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Black Friday’s all about Bowie, burlesque with this ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’ tribute

Black Friday’s all about Bowie, burlesque with this ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’ tribute

If Black Friday is going to be a tradition, chanteuse Niki Luparelli has a way to make it cool: Make it about the coolest person ever, David Bowie.

ImprovBoston Holiday Spectacular helps you find the true meaning of Black Friday

ImprovBoston Holiday Spectacular helps you find the true meaning of Black Friday

If you’re not prepared for Friday’s start of the gift-giving holiday season, at least you can ease into it satirically with The ImprovBoston Holiday Spectacular.

Five things to do this weekend: Nov. 22-23

Five things to do this weekend: Nov. 22-23

“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead”; “The Trojan Women”; Kaiju Big Battel 20th Anniversary Bash; “10 Things I Hate About You”; and Radius Ensemble: Pluck.

Charlie Brown, ‘Venus Hottentot’ stories get stage time tonight in ‘Dark Comedies’

Charlie Brown, ‘Venus Hottentot’ stories get stage time tonight in ‘Dark Comedies’

The story of the so-called “Venus Hottentot” and a glimpse into the adult life of Charlie Brown are among four original comedy plays tonight in Davis Square.

You can’t put a price on relief, but A.R.T. knows worth of women’s restroom stall

You can’t put a price on relief, but A.R.T. knows worth of women’s restroom stall

There’s so much to say about the Artistic Repertory Theater’s crowdfunding campaign, which improves the bar as well as adding stalls to a women’s restroom.

Save your comedy questions for the end of Tuesday’s second Stand-Up Sit Down

Save your comedy questions for the end of Tuesday’s second Stand-Up Sit Down

The Stand Up Sit Down returns with three comedians – and a chance to ask those comedians about their joke-writing and artistic process and material.

Sick, blood-soaked ‘Penny Dreadful’ back for ImprovBoston GoreFest, starts Oct. 23

Sick, blood-soaked ‘Penny Dreadful’ back for ImprovBoston GoreFest, starts Oct. 23

GoreFest, ImprovBoston’s 12-year Halloween tradition, brings backs its “Gruesome Tale of Penny Dreadful” for eight shows starting Oct. 23.

Nice shot: Big Dig is back, smaller

Nice shot: Big Dig is back, smaller

What childhood fun employs 5,000 construction workers and brings massive scheduling overruns and traffic delays to downtown Boston? Why, this Big Dig toy for your 3-year-old.

B.J. Novak brings ‘Book With No Pictures’ to screaming children, bookstore patrons

B.J. Novak brings ‘Book With No Pictures’ to screaming children, bookstore patrons

Too bad you’re not in Grades 1 through 3 at the Cambridgeport School. B.J. Novak sold out his Thursday reading in Harvard Square of “The Book With No Pictures.”

In Tuesday’s Stand Up Sit Down show, audience gets to quiz comics after sets

In Tuesday’s Stand Up Sit Down show, audience gets to quiz comics after sets

True fans of comedy will love Tuesday’s Stand Up Sit Down, where the audience hears comedy, then gets to pick comedians’ brains about their process.

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