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Comedy, Storytelling, & Performance Art - Week of June 25, 2018

From standup to improv, and everything in between, comedy is flourishing in the auditoriums and clubs of Ann Arbor. And with the U-M's new Media Union, a growing number of multimedia performances are appearing on The Calendar.





 
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Tuesday


June 2018
 6:30 p.m. 

"At the Illusionist's Table": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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June 26-July 2. Renowned Scottish mentalist and storyteller Scott Silven hosts an intimate 3-course meal to the accompaniment of mesmerizing illusions, interspersed with tales from his childhood in Ochil Hills, Scotland. The highly acclaimed show is noted for its sophistication, intelligence, and immersiveness. Note: Tickets are limited to 22 guests per show.
6:30 p.m. (June 26-30 & July 2), 9:30 p.m. (June 27-30 & July 2), & 4 & 7 p.m. (July 1), the Ann Arbor Club, 103 E. Liberty. Tickets $200 in advance at a2sf.org/events/at-the-illusionists-table. Tickets: 764-2538. Info: 994-5999. [map]


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Wednesday


June 2018
 6:30 & 9:30 p.m. 

"At the Illusionist's Table": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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June 26-July 2. Renowned Scottish mentalist and storyteller Scott Silven hosts an intimate 3-course meal to the accompaniment of mesmerizing illusions, interspersed with tales from his childhood in Ochil Hills, Scotland. The highly acclaimed show is noted for its sophistication, intelligence, and immersiveness. Note: Tickets are limited to 22 guests per show.
6:30 p.m. (June 26-30 & July 2), 9:30 p.m. (June 27-30 & July 2), & 4 & 7 p.m. (July 1), the Ann Arbor Club, 103 E. Liberty. Tickets $200 in advance at a2sf.org/events/at-the-illusionists-table. Tickets: 764-2538. Info: 994-5999. [map]


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Thursday


June 2018
 6:30 & 9:30 p.m. 

"At the Illusionist's Table": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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June 26-July 2. Renowned Scottish mentalist and storyteller Scott Silven hosts an intimate 3-course meal to the accompaniment of mesmerizing illusions, interspersed with tales from his childhood in Ochil Hills, Scotland. The highly acclaimed show is noted for its sophistication, intelligence, and immersiveness. Note: Tickets are limited to 22 guests per show.
6:30 p.m. (June 26-30 & July 2), 9:30 p.m. (June 27-30 & July 2), & 4 & 7 p.m. (July 1), the Ann Arbor Club, 103 E. Liberty. Tickets $200 in advance at a2sf.org/events/at-the-illusionists-table. Tickets: 764-2538. Info: 994-5999. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

Shadow League Show: Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

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Every Thurs. Improv by up-and-coming local troupes, including This Is A Quiz, a group that may or may not incorporate a quiz into its show.
7:30 p.m., Pointless, 3014 Packard. Tickets $8. info@pointlessbrew.com, (989) 455-4484. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"Comedy Jamm": Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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Every Thurs. Performances by up to 12 aspiring area stand-up comics. Alcohol is served.
8 p.m., 212 S. Fourth Ave. $5 in advance and at the door. 996-9080. [map]


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Friday


June 2018
 6:30 & 9:30 p.m. 

"At the Illusionist's Table": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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June 26-July 2. Renowned Scottish mentalist and storyteller Scott Silven hosts an intimate 3-course meal to the accompaniment of mesmerizing illusions, interspersed with tales from his childhood in Ochil Hills, Scotland. The highly acclaimed show is noted for its sophistication, intelligence, and immersiveness. Note: Tickets are limited to 22 guests per show.
6:30 p.m. (June 26-30 & July 2), 9:30 p.m. (June 27-30 & July 2), & 4 & 7 p.m. (July 1), the Ann Arbor Club, 103 E. Liberty. Tickets $200 in advance at a2sf.org/events/at-the-illusionists-table. Tickets: 764-2538. Info: 994-5999. [map]


 8 p.m. 

John Heffron: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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June 29 & 30. A South Lyon native and EMU grad who now lives in L.A., Heffron specializes in observations about the indignities and absurdities of life from the point of view of children and parents. A frequent guest on network and cable TV shows, Heffron won the 2nd season of NBC's Last Comic Standing. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.) & 10:30 p.m. (Sat.), 212 S. Fourth Ave. $25 reserved seating in advance & general admission at the door. [map]


 8 & 10 p.m. 

"Summer Games": Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

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June 8, 15, 22, & 29. The League of Pointless Improvisers performs comedic improv games such as "Steal-a-Line," "Oscar Winning Moment," and others, as well as "water form," Pointless's own long-form improv style. The program begins with a set by a guest improv troupe TBA.
8 & 10 p.m., Pointless, 3014 Packard. Tickets $15 (8 p.m.) & $12 (10 p.m.) in advance at pointlessbrew.com & at the door. (989) 455-4484. [map]


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Saturday


June 2018
 6:30 & 9:30 p.m. 

"At the Illusionist's Table": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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June 26-July 2. Renowned Scottish mentalist and storyteller Scott Silven hosts an intimate 3-course meal to the accompaniment of mesmerizing illusions, interspersed with tales from his childhood in Ochil Hills, Scotland. The highly acclaimed show is noted for its sophistication, intelligence, and immersiveness. Note: Tickets are limited to 22 guests per show.
6:30 p.m. (June 26-30 & July 2), 9:30 p.m. (June 27-30 & July 2), & 4 & 7 p.m. (July 1), the Ann Arbor Club, 103 E. Liberty. Tickets $200 in advance at a2sf.org/events/at-the-illusionists-table. Tickets: 764-2538. Info: 994-5999. [map]


 8 & 10:30 p.m. 

John Heffron: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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June 29 & 30. A South Lyon native and EMU grad who now lives in L.A., Heffron specializes in observations about the indignities and absurdities of life from the point of view of children and parents. A frequent guest on network and cable TV shows, Heffron won the 2nd season of NBC's Last Comic Standing. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.) & 10:30 p.m. (Sat.), 212 S. Fourth Ave. $25 reserved seating in advance & general admission at the door. [map]


 8 & 10 p.m. 

"Pointless Improv Shows": Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

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Every Sat. Comedic improv by experienced local performers.
8 & 10 p.m., Pointless, 3014 Packard. Tickets $15 (8 p.m.) & $12 (10 p.m.). info@pointlessbrew.com, (989) 455-4484. [map]


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Sunday


July 2018
 4 & 7 p.m. 

"At the Illusionist's Table": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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June 26-July 2. Renowned Scottish mentalist and storyteller Scott Silven hosts an intimate 3-course meal to the accompaniment of mesmerizing illusions, interspersed with tales from his childhood in Ochil Hills, Scotland. The highly acclaimed show is noted for its sophistication, intelligence, and immersiveness. Note: Tickets are limited to 22 guests per show.
6:30 p.m. (June 26-30 & July 2), 9:30 p.m. (June 27-30 & July 2), & 4 & 7 p.m. (July 1), the Ann Arbor Club, 103 E. Liberty. Tickets $200 in advance at a2sf.org/events/at-the-illusionists-table. Tickets: 764-2538. Info: 994-5999. [map]


 7-9 p.m. 

Ann Arbor Poetry.

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Poetry open mike.
7-9 p.m. (sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m.), Espresso Royale, 324 S. State. $5 suggested donation. facebook.com/AnnArborPoetry. [map]






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