Ann Arbor Weather:
Wednesday November 13, 2019
Follow us: facebook twitter RSS feed

Calendar of Events

Comedy, Storytelling, & Performance Art - Week of October 21, 2019

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.





 
Who wrote this?   Ann Arbor Observer tree logo Observer editors    community member community members
23

Wednesday


October 2019
 7:30 p.m. 

"Comedy Jamm": Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

Every Wed. except Oct. 30 Performances by up to 12 aspiring area stand-up comics. Alcohol is served.
7:30 p.m., 212 S. Fourth Ave. $5 in advance and at the door. 996-9080. [map]


 7:45 p.m. 

"Full Metal Events": Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

Hamtramck comic Lauren Uchalik hosts an evening of stand-up and music. Headliner is Cam Rowe, a Detroit comic who tells relatable stories and was a regular on TRU TV's Storage Hunters and won the L.A. HaHa Comedy Club's Next Comic Standing Contest. Also, Waterford singer-guitarist Frank Grimaldi and Detroit comic Robert Schneider, who tells jokes about relationships and religion.
7:45 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), Pointless, 3014 Packard. Tickets $8 in advance at pointlessbrew.com; $10 at the door. (989) 455-4484. [map]


24

Thursday


October 2019
  7:30 p.m. 

Sal Demilio: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

Oct. 24-26. Detroit actor-comic who blends observational humor with self-deprecating commentary about family relationships, cars, technology and more. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
212 S. Fourth Ave. $9 (Thurs.) & $12 (Fri.-Sat.) reserved seating in advance at etix.com, $11 (Thurs.) & $14 (Fri.-Sat.) general admission at the door. 996-9080. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

Shadow League Show: Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

Every Thurs. Improv by up-and-coming local troupes, including Finance Camp and others. The Oct. 24 & 31 shows feature "Spooky Campfire Stories."
7:30 p.m., Pointless, 3014 Packard. Tickets $8. pointlessbrew.com, (989) 455-4484. [map]


 8 p.m. 

Campus/Downtown Ghost Tour: Ann Arbor Ghost Tours.

  community member   < less

1.5 hour outdoor walking tour starting on UM campus and proceeding through downtown. Learn about the spooky history of the university and the shady early beginnings of Ann Arbor. Numerous dates in October and November.
UM Central Campus, Washington Street. $22. AnnArborGhostTours@gmail.com https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/363418



25

Friday


October 2019
 7:30 & 10 p.m. 

Sal Demilio: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

Oct. 24-26. Detroit actor-comic who blends observational humor with self-deprecating commentary about family relationships, cars, technology and more. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
212 S. Fourth Ave. $9 (Thurs.) & $12 (Fri.-Sat.) reserved seating in advance at etix.com, $11 (Thurs.) & $14 (Fri.-Sat.) general admission at the door. 996-9080. [map]


 8 p.m. 

Campus/Downtown Ghost Tour: Ann Arbor Ghost Tours.

  community member   < less

1.5 hour outdoor walking tour starting on UM campus and proceeding through downtown. Learn about the spooky history of the university and the shady early beginnings of Ann Arbor. Numerous dates in October and November.
UM Central Campus, Washington Street. $22. AnnArborGhostTours@gmail.com https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/363418



 8 & 10 p.m. 

"Pointless Improv": Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

Every Fri. & Sat. Comedic improv by experienced local groups, including Pointless's resident company the League of Pointless Improvisers. The Oct. 11 & 18 shows feature sets by This Is a Quiz; the Oct. 25 show features "Spooky Campfire Stories."
Pointless, 3014 Packard. Tickets $15 (8 p.m.) & $12 (10 p.m.) in advance at pointlessbrew.com & at the door. (989) 455-4484. [map]


26

Saturday


October 2019
 7:30 & 10 p.m. 

Sal Demilio: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

Oct. 24-26. Detroit actor-comic who blends observational humor with self-deprecating commentary about family relationships, cars, technology and more. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
212 S. Fourth Ave. $9 (Thurs.) & $12 (Fri.-Sat.) reserved seating in advance at etix.com, $11 (Thurs.) & $14 (Fri.-Sat.) general admission at the door. 996-9080. [map]


 8 & 10 p.m. 

"Pointless Improv": Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

Every Fri. & Sat. Comedic improv by experienced local groups, including Pointless's resident company the League of Pointless Improvisers. The Oct. 11 & 18 shows feature sets by This Is a Quiz; the Oct. 25 show features "Spooky Campfire Stories."
Pointless, 3014 Packard. Tickets $15 (8 p.m.) & $12 (10 p.m.) in advance at pointlessbrew.com & at the door. (989) 455-4484. [map]


27

Sunday


October 2019
 2-4 p.m.  Free! 

Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

All invited to listen to guild members swap stories or bring their own to tell.
Updated location:: Ann Arbor Civic Theatre studio space, 322 W. Ann St. annarborstorytelling.org. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

Open Stage: Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

All performers invited to showcase their talents.
7:30 p.m., Pointless, 3014 Packard. Pay what you can. Sign up for an 8-minute spot at pointlessbrew.com. (989) 455-4484. [map]


 8 p.m. 

Campus/Downtown Ghost Tour: Ann Arbor Ghost Tours.

  community member   < less

1.5 hour outdoor walking tour starting on UM campus and proceeding through downtown. Learn about the spooky history of the university and the shady early beginnings of Ann Arbor. Numerous dates in October and November.
UM Central Campus, Washington Street. $22. AnnArborGhostTours@gmail.com https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/363418







You might also like:

And now, breakfast pizzas
Snap aims to stand out in the fast-pizza crowd.
Sabine Bickford
Herbert Dreiseitl's Bronze Sculpture
I Spy: October 2019
Sally Bjork
Subscribe to the Ann Arbor Observer
Photo: Scully Squirrel Taking a Closer Look .at us
Turning Back the Clock
A former Ann Arbor priest's sexual abuse case is dismissed.
Michael Betzold
Today's Events
Matthew VanBesien
Charting the cultural course at UMS
Linda R. Benson
UMMA Collection Ensemble
A feast of hors d'oeuvres
Jenn McKee
Hospital Lodging Programs
Hobbies and Games
One of the finest university art museums in the country, UMMA holds collections representing 150 yea
Vicki's Wash and Wear Haircuts