Part of the Michael Mott & Friends series at the Astor Room. The Kaufman Arts District presents a weekly show with host Michael Mott. The lyricist and performer invites you to an evening of entertainment featuring special guests from the world of Broadway, music, comedy, magic and more. This week is the 4th monthly Cabaret Night.
When: Wednesday, September 28, 8PM
Where in Queens: The Astor Room, 35-11 35th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106
Admission: FREE event in Queens
Kill or die. That’s the idea behind Slaughter House LIVE!, a monthly showcase where the audience gets to decide when the comedians are done. Everyone will be given the chance to “light the comic” – enough lights and the comic gets the big, ugly axe. Join host Mark Reiss and watch New York’s best comedians fight for their very lives. Free Beer! (limited to 10).
Subhah Agarwal (ComedyKO, NYCC, The Stand)
Scott Nossen (NYCC)
Justy Dodge (AXS)
Gloria Shantae Butler (Wendy Williams, GLO In The City Live)
Andrew Casertano (Animal Planet)
Pat Rigby (Moving to LA cause he’s so gosh darn funny)
Katie Hannigan (Woodstock Comedy Fest, Stand Up New York)
Daniel J Perafan (Seeso TV, NYCC)
When: Wednesday, September 28, 10PM
Where in Queens: The Creek and the Cave 10-93 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
Admission: FREE event in Queens
Orlando Marin – a contemporary of such greats as Tito Puente, Machito, and Tito Rodriguez – is the only orchestra leader from New York’s golden era of mambo who still performs regularly. Orlando formed his first band, Eddie Palmieri and his Orchestra and since then has played with several different bands.
When: Friday, September 30. Show at 8PM; dance workshop at 7PM.
Where in Queens: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354
Admission: $16; $10/members & students
Part of a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Buy 2 events and get 20% off or buy all 3 events and get 25% off to the following events: Colombian Drum Circle (9/16), Spanglish Fly (9/23), and Orlando Marin (9/30).
The complete opposite of general knowledge, Specific Ignorance is a trivia panel show like no other. Three local comedians compete as a team against the audience, however here’s the catch – each comedian picks one subject, but the audience write the questions about the subject the comedian picked. If the audience can think up a question that the panel of three comedians fail to answer correctly, whoever wrote the question wins a free shot of sponsored liquor! (Also the audience gets some points…)
If, at the end of the night the audience has accumulated more points than the panel, as a punishment, the audience will choose one of the comedians to perform improvised standup comedy based solely upon the subject they chose!
It has been called one of the most enjoyable and innovative new comedy shows in the scene today.
When: Friday, September 30, 8PM
Where in Queens: The Creek and The Cave, 10-93 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
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