JOHN & MOLLY GET ALONG
file under: comedy
Together John and Molly have written for The Onion, the Huffingtonpost, and have had video sketches featured on The New York Times’ website and CNN. They bring their show to The Gallery at LPR every month with a variety of special guests, and on August 25th they'll be joined by Hannibal Buress, Nick Turner, Liz Miele, Andy Haynes, Matt Goldich, and Leo Allen. Check out Hannibal Buress on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson below.
John and Molly Get Along is free in The Gallery at LPR this Wednesday at 7:30pm! Come on down.
file under: bingo, comedy
Linda Simpson and Murray Hill host Le Bingo in The Gallery at LPR every Saturday at 6:30pm. There are food and drink specials throughout the night, plus some of the most fabulous prizes you'll ever have the chance to win. There are also all sorts of special games (Good Neighbor, speed rounds, etc.) and a dazzling array of colorful spokesmodels, such as feisty drag starlet Violet Temper and burlesque babe Lil’ Miss Lixx. Check out some photos from past nights over at their Facebook page.
THE BIG QUIZ THING
file under: trivia
The Onion calls The Big Quiz Thing “a live game show that favors the idiosyncratic and strange, offering several immersive hours that add up to something more than a middlebrow excuse to drink beer.” The Big Quiz Thing is New York's ultimate live multimedia trivia experience with unique video and audio puzzles, the Lightning Round, the Three-Way Finale, clever banter, audience smack-talking, prizes (including $250 cash) and much more. Check out some sample questions below.
The Big Quiz Thing returns to LPR on August 30th. Tickets are $7 at the door.
MELODY SWEEETS & THE LADIES OF LA ROGUE COQUETTE
file under: burlesque
Rouge Coquette is burlesque nouveau starring The Shimmering Chanteuse of Burlesque Melody Sweets, and featuring The World Famous Pontani Sisters!, Miss Exotic World 2008 Angie Pontani, The Tappin Tornado Helen Pontani,The Mystical Mistress of Tease MsTickle, The Bendable Beauty Harvest Moon,The Nubian Lucille Ball of Burlesque theMAINEattraction, and The Neked Girl Stormy Leather. Penthouse calls Melody Sweets "...a dynamite little package ready to explode in a big way!" Check out a video of her performing below.
Thirsty Girl & Melody Sweets Present: Melody Sweets & The Ladies of La Rouge Coquette w/ Angie Pontani, MsTickle, theMaineAttraction, and DJ Momotaro comes to LPR on September 9th. Get tickets here.
RADIO HAPPY HOUR w/ BORN RUFFIANS
file under: comedy, indie, alternative
Radio Happy Hour is a live variety show featuring an old-time radio comedy/drama and your favorite guest stars from the worlds of film, music, and letters. Hosted by Sam Osterhout, the show engages its guests in a wildly right-angled conversation that careens between interviews, performances, and trivia. October's show features Toronto's Born Ruffians. Check out their video for "What to Say," a track off of their sophomore release Say It, which was released by Warp Records on April 22nd, 2010.
You can get tickets to Radio Happy Hour with Born Ruffians on October 2nd over here, and while you're at it, pick up your tickets to the Radio Happy Hour on December 4th with Suckers!