The combination of election season and Halloween season is best viewed – with a plastic smock to keep the blood off – at ImprovBoston. In addition to the 14th GoreFest, there are three more special shows campaigning for attention this fall.
Hindie Rock Fest 2016; Boston Terror ’Thon; “U R [star]” mini series performances; “Broad Appeal” comedy; and Festival of Dumplings and Comicazi Cookie Clash.
Chuck Hoberman’s 10° art installation; Best of Boston Sketch Comedy, Night 1; “Then We Move” Modern Dance for Street Pianos and Movement Slam; “Wall to Wall: Art Builds Communities” opening events; and the Seventh Annual “Smoke This” Rib Fest.
Four-day Campfire. Festival; Starlabfest Music & Arts Festival; Kids Union’s Outdoor Neighborhood BBQ and Dance Party; Rob Potylo Birthday Bash; and Bread & Puppet Theater’s “Whatforward Circus.”
Harvard Summer Chorus and Summer School Orchestra concerts; Org: Black and White Ball; games, a rummage sale and music festival for and about girls and women; second Port Sounds Music & Comedy Fest; and third Cambridge Jazz Festival.
Clean Comedy Showcase; “Space Pirates” children’s play; Salsa Sampling and Latin Beats Dance Party; Kids Fun & Great Jazz; and the Haiti & Brazil hit the ’Ville Festival.
“Comedy, America!”; the Air Guitar Championships; “Forge and Strike: the Art of Weaponry” opening reception; Summer BCMFest with free and paid shows; and Live jazz with Samuel Batista on the Fourth of July.
Quilt and Widowspeak with opener Doug Tuttle; The Festival of Us & You & We & Them; Summer Readings (and screenings and writing); Dan Boulger comedy album release show; and the Cambridge Symphony’s Pops on the Lawn.
Balkan Soul Fest; Dance for World Community Festival and “Transparadance”; Clowns without Borders Benefit; Boston Dragon Boat Festival; and Somerville Squeezebox Slam.
Poet and author Jade Sylvan talks about “Spider Cult: The Musical” – the “apocalyptic lesbian sci-fi horror burlesque musical” now in its final weeks before taking the stage for four performances at Harvard Square’s Oberon.