“House of Irreverence” comedy party; Outdoor movie night in Harvard Square and indoors marathon at MIT; Halloween parties and events; The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo; and “He Is Dead” staged reading and “Tomes of Terror” radio play.
The 2017 Massachusetts Independent Film Festival; free “Hamlet” in the park; Storytime Live hangout with Curious George; ComedyCaziclysm nerd improv comedy adventure; and the Central Flea.
“The Friends of Eddie Coyle”; Butterfly and Caterpillar Weekend; 35-Hour Comedy Marathon fundraiser; “Sacred Spaces: Wending” dance; and SomerStreets: Seize the Summer! festival.
After more than 20 years, the Comedy Studio is seeing out the year and then shutting down atop Harvard Square’s Hong Kong Restaurant. By that time, club founder and owner Rick Jenkins hopes to have found another home for comedians in 2018.
Glow Festival; free classical performances; “Radical: Cambridge and Somerville activism in the ’60s and today”; Feminist Fiber Art Exhibit; and the Fourth Annual Cambridge Jazz Festival.
Toast & Moondream Tea open mic; Fourth Annual Harvard Square Salsa Sampling and Latin Beats Dance Party; “Marina” dramatized history; Haley Bryant Concert; and Exceptional Minds’ Summertime Session 2 variety show.
Somer-Vibe and Poets vs. Rappers events; “Murders and Scandals: Poe and Doyle” live radio play; “Blonde Side of the Moon” Pink Floyd burlesque tribute; “American Charlatan! The Musical”; and the Artbeat 2017 festival.
Dancing On The Row; Meet the Washingtons; Okilly Dokilly’s “The Death to False Nedal” Tour; Sindependence Day IV; and the Nepal Festival.
Public controversies that contributed to a 2013 resignation at ImprovBoston, the Central Square comedy theater and school, seem minor compared with what’s happened since Zach Ward returned to leading the improv theater he owns in North Carolina.
Camberville personality Roger Nicholson spots an of-the-moment political zinger at the 1369 Coffee House in Central Square.