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Comedy, Storytelling, & Performance Art - Week of October 18, 2021

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


October 2021
 10-11 a.m. 

"Sensory Storytime": Humane Society of Huron Valley.

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Young people ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult) who are on the autism spectrum or otherwise neurodivergent invited to an interactive program of stories and activities, including the chance to interact with adoptable pets and more.
HSHV: Humane Society of Huron Valley, 3100 Cherry Hill Rd. Tickets $5 (babies under age 1, free). Preregistration required at tickettailor.com/events/hshv, 661-3575. [map]


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Thursday


October 2021
 7 p.m.  Online 

50th Anniversary Benefit: Washtenaw Literary.

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Livestreamed program with nationally renowned storyteller Shannon Cason, a The Moth Grand Slam champion and Snap Judgment public radio show regular who hosts his own long-running storytelling podcast..Also, several Washtenaw Literacy supporters TBA present stories and memories from Washtenaw Literacy's first 50 years.
7 p.m., for URL and tickets ($95), see gala2021.washtenawliteracy.org.


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Friday


October 2021
 7:30 p.m. 

The Sklar Brothers: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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Oct. 22 & 23. Fast-paced tag-team stand-up comedy by twin brothers Randy and Jason Sklar, U-M grads now based in L.A. who rose to fame with their ESPN show Cheap Seats, heckling old sports footage la Mystery Science Theater 3000. Their material ranges from topical humor to parodies of commercials and other contemporary cultural phenomena. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
212 S. Fourth Ave. Tickets $20 (capacity reduced). 996-9080, aaComedy.com. [map]


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Saturday


October 2021
 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. 

The Sklar Brothers: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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Oct. 22 & 23. Fast-paced tag-team stand-up comedy by twin brothers Randy and Jason Sklar, U-M grads now based in L.A. who rose to fame with their ESPN show Cheap Seats, heckling old sports footage la Mystery Science Theater 3000. Their material ranges from topical humor to parodies of commercials and other contemporary cultural phenomena. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
212 S. Fourth Ave. Tickets $20 (capacity reduced). 996-9080, aaComedy.com. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

"Comedy Night": Bløm Meadworks.

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Stand-up showcase featuring outdoor sets by Andrew Yang and other area comics TBA, with jokes about everything from dating to mortality. Outdoor seating; dress warmly.
Bløm, 100 S. Fourth Ave. $35 per table of 2-6 people; preregistration required at DrinkBlom.com/events/comedy-aug21. 548-9729. [map]


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Sunday


October 2021
 2-3:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild.

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All are invited to listen to guild members swap stories or bring your own to tell.
For URL see AnnArborStorytelling.org. Free.






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