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    Chris Cubas

    Chris Cubas, one of the funniest people to ever walk the streets of this urban hub, is headlining Cap City on the weekend after Halloween. Perhaps because he's scary funny? Perhaps because he's actually a thousand years old and subsists entirely on human blood (and migas)? Or maybe there's no theme involved at all and it's just a smart move to get people into the joint to laugh their asses off at the man's irresistible comedy stylings? OK, probably that last thing, yeah. Recommended.
    Oct. 31-Nov. 3. Wed.-Thu., 8pm; Fri.-Sat., 7:30 & 10pm. $12-23.  
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    Immigrants, the Musical: No Place Like Home

    This is a Hamilton-inspired show in which, each week, a new monologist tells of their experience in coming from Mexico, from Russia, from Vietnam, from El Salvador, and more. Then the cast, directed by Lahari Dunn and Asaf Ronen, expands these stories into "fully improvised musicals, giving life to the emotion, the journey, and the laughs and hardships along the way." Note: The Chronicle's Robert Faires recently took in a show, and here's his reaction. Featured this final week: Marcia Sanchez from Mexico.
    Through Dec. 21. Fridays, 8pm. $10-12.  
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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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    Joe Kwaczala

    The L.A.-based Chicago native, one of Comedy Central's 2017 Up Next Comics to Watch, ventures to the Velv on Dirty Sixth to work his stand-up thing onstage, with that Danny Goodwin opening.
    Nov. 2-3. Fri., 9pm; Sat., 9 & 11pm. $10.  
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    Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour

    The comedian. His stylings. You know: I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons. Also, Jumanji, right? Now he's here, live.
    Fri., Nov. 2, 7pm. $37-127.  
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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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