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Boston Comic Con

 

Boston Comic ConBoston Comic Con is coming to the Seaport World Trade Center on August 3rd & 4th! Hours are Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sunday from 10am-6pm.

The Boston Comic Con will include a consume contest, film festival and and art auction. There will also be various celebrity & artist guest appearances and a gaming center!

The BCC film festival will feature movies, shorts, and music videos from local and national independent filmmakers. On Sunday, the BCC will feature zombie movies! 

The guest appearances this year will include Laurie Holden of "The Walking Dead", Kristen Bauer  of "True Blood" and voice actor Billy West, best known  for his career with Doug, Ren & Stimpy and Futurama, will all be there! 

There are about seven games guests have an option of playing. Pricing ranges from $5-$25. Please check the Boston Comic Con website for dates and times.

Tickets vary in price from $20-100 and can be purchased here though Eventbrite. Have fun, feel free to dress up and enjoy the event! 

 

#275 Magner's Comedy Festival

 

mangerscomedyStarting today and going till January 31 get your laugh on at the Magners Comedy Festival!!

FOR SIX NIGHTS IN JANUARY, Magners hosts over 20 shows of non-stop laughter for the Second Annual Magners Comedy Festival! Come see Aziz Ansari, Ben Bailey, Donald Glover, Sebastian Maniscalco, Greg Fitzsimmons, and a
NY vs Boston Battle Royale.

Also check out the Magners Comic Stand-Off - the top 20
contestants you voted for compete for a chance to make you
laugh your ass off and an opportunity to perform in Scotland!

Where: Nick's Comedy Stop | 100 Warrenton Street Boston, MA 02116 | Starting at 8:30pm

#249 Hungry Hungry Hipsters (Improv Asylum)

 

gleeGo to the Improv Asylum Friday night and get a good laugh on before you head out to the barracks for New Years.

We're chewing on the concept behind "Hungry Hungry Hipsters." This new show by Improv Asylum is a series of sketches inspired by several things, including the TV show "Glee" and Canobie Lake Park. And with the cast taking suggestions from the audience you can't go wrong!! Tickets are $20, $15 students and military personnel, $25 on Saturdays. Show starts at 8pm!

# 200 Jim Gaffigan

 

jimgafHooooot Poockets....(I LOVE saying this during an awkward moment. Weird I know, but it just makes it a bit more awkward when I say it, unless someone knows what I am talking about, and then everyone laughs).

If you like Mr. Gaffigan, you can still get tickets for his show this Saturday night at the Citi Performing Arts Center: Wang Theatre. Starting at 7pm. Tickets start are $39.75 to $49.75.
To get tickets follow this link.

#174 Wizard World New England Comic Con

 

describe the imageWhen: Sunday, October 17, 2010 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where:
Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center  | 900 Boylston St

Price: $25.00 - $150.00
Website: http://www.wizardworld.com/

James Marsters, Charisma Carpenter, Nicholas Brendon, Amber Benson, Clare Kramer and Mercedes McNab of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" are among the celebrities and industry professionals at Wizard World New England Comic Con, part of North America's largest pop-culture touring expo, Oct. 15-17 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.  Thousands of fans will be on hand to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, comics, toys, video gaming, television, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Other stars scheduled to appear include Ernie Hudson, Luciana Carro, Gary Sohmers (appraiser, "Antique Roadshow) and Jessie "Young Gunz" Godderz ("Big Brother 10 and 11"). Tickets start at $25.  Visit http://www.WizardWorld... for more info.  New England Comic Con - The Pop-Culture Capital of the World!

 

It's also kind of fun to just across from the Hynes and just watch the costumes. People are VERY creative!! Which is GREAT!

#159 Opening Night at Symphony! Oct 2.

 

41289It's that time again folks!! The Symphony starts this week, with James Levine conducting. (And if you're a fan of Mahler,which seems to be the theme this season, check out the rest of their upcoming concerts!! YEAH gotta love some Mahler!)

 

The line up for opening night is as proceeds:
Wagner: Act 1 Prelude and "Was duftet doch der Flieder" (Hans Sachs' Monologue) from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries, Wotan's Farewell, and Magic Fire Music from Die Walküre

Wagner: Overture and "Die Frist ist um" (The Dutchman's Monologue) from The Flying Dutchman

For more information go to BSO site at http://www.bso.org

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