- Arts + Culture
GoreFest, ImprovBoston’s 12-year Halloween tradition, brings backs its “Gruesome Tale of Penny Dreadful” for eight shows starting Oct. 23.
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.
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.”
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.
Cambridge remains a seriously great place to take in funny science. The 24th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony is Thursday, and BAHFest returns in October.
Improv, sketch and standup comedy acts come to Central and Harvard squares Wednesday through Sunday for the Boston Comedy Arts Festival.
Campfire. music festival; “The Godfather” double-feature; “Grease” on stage; a Bread & Puppet Theater circus show; and The Cambridge Footlights U.K. comedy troupe.
The citizen-run Art City organization said last month that it planned to turn each August weekend into free, themed, citywide arts events, and it’s happening.
It’s hurts to contemplate, but maybe leaving is the smartest thing a Boston comedian can do. These incredibly smart comedians did. (But they’re back for a show.)
Discover Mount Auburn; “Locals Covering Locals” CD Release Show; “Red Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” comedy; cabaret rock; and Glass Animals and Hundred Waters.