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Comedy for Fri., May 25
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    Ahmed Bharoocha

    Half Irish Catholic, half Pakistani-Indian-Burmese-Muslim, and alllllll comedian, this comic-in-residence at Boston's Comedy Studio brings his Conan-honed style to Austin this weekend.
    May 23-26. Wed.-Thu., 8pm; Fri.-Sat., 7:30 & 10pm. $12-23.  
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    Chris Tellez

    The host of that longrunning Shit's Golden showcase – and a fine stand-up in his own right – Tellez is gonna regale you with a heady barrage of hilarious material this weekend, after Joe Tullar's got the room all loosened up.
    May 25-26. Fri., 9pm; Sat., 9 & 11pm. $10.  
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    Esther's: New Year, New Follies

    Ah, the fun seldom pauses, with musical comedy skits, magic, and a political satirical revue where the bustling backdrop of Sixth Street is on view through the stagefront window! Reminisce on all the news-makers, celebrities, events, and mayhem that made 2018 so memorable with A Year in Review. Watch as the new Dems diversify the Hill and take on Trump in Bohemian Crapsody, and more. Bonus: That sexy magician Ray Anderson is going to wow you with illusions your mind won't believe your eyes have seen!
    Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $25-35.  
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    Stand-Up Comedy Workshop

    This is the workshop Hannah Kenah led for Rude Mechs while they were creating their Field Guide. Together, you'll write, you’ll share – and there'll be a mic and a stool. Sign up now for this one-day class that's low-pressure, high-fun, and makes the last Sunday in September worth waking up for.
    Workshop date: Sun., Sept. 30, 3pm. $20.  
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    The Comedy Resistance at HOPE

    Austin comedians Avery Moore and Justin Hicks join forces with Travis County deputy registrars for this pop-up comedy event, meant to inspire people to get activated and organized in their communities.
    Fri., May 25, 4-6pm. Free.
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    Top Comedy Spot on Airport

    Yes, there's Sugar Water Purple on Wednesday nights. And this Thursday features Friends For Now, a daring supergroup of improv, and then the sketch shenanigans of Pendulum. Friday brings Movie Riot and the laugh-inducing ladies of Loverboy and that Live at ColdTowne stand-up showcase hosted by Carina Magyar. Then there's Saturday, with the Dave Buckman-directed Roast of St. Nick and the love-stinks larking of Missed Connections ATX, followed by a gathering of that mysterio-hilarious Midnight Society. And Sunday's got a Stool Pigeon spieling up the laughs for you, and – see website for more.
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    You're looking for … what? OPEN MICS?

    There's a lot of them in Austin, brothers and sisters. Sometimes there's as many as 25 in one week. And comedian Joe Faina went to all of them a while back – find out what he found out, right here.

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