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Hot Spots Weekly Watch for 1/9-1/13: LI Writers Group meets, AllStar Comedy Show and other events to check out this week

Written by Hannah M.  |  09. January 2012

 

MONDAY, JANURY 9, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Long Island Writers Group
INFO: 2-hour writing workshop facilitated by members of the Long Island Writers Guild.
PRICE: FREE!
TIME:  7pm-9pm
WHERE: Book Revue
313 New York Avenue, Huntington
(631) 271-1442 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: Open to public and writers of all levels.

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 10TH, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Mark Ribowsky
INFO: Author Mark Ribowsky speaks and signs his book Howard Cosell: The Man, The Myth and the Transformation of American Sports
PRICE: N/A
TIME:  7pm
WHERE: Book Revue
313 New York Avenue, Huntington
(631) 271-1442 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: All books signed at Book Revue author events must be purchased at Book Revue. If you purchased the book prior to the event please save your receipt and present it at signing.

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11TH, 2012

WHO/WHAT: The Canon Logic and Escape Directors
INFO: Alternative-rock bands The Canon Logic and Escape Directors play Ollie’s Point with openers Lisa Bianco, Michelle Ferreira, and Fortune and Spirits
PRICE: $10
TIME:  Doors at 6:30pm, Show begins at 7pm
WHERE: Ollie’s Point
140 Merrick Road, Amityville
(631) 264-7712 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 16+ w/ ID.

 

WHO/WHAT: Jim Florentine – “I’m Your Savior”
INFO: Comedian Jim Florentine performs a one-man comedy stand up show called “I’m Your Savior.”
PRICE: $14
TIME:  8pm
WHERE: Governors Comedy @ The Brokerage
2797 Merrick Road, Bellmore
(516) 781-LAFF (5223) / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 18 & over. Two beverages per person minimum at tables.

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12TH, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Karaoke with Pasta of A-O-K Entertainment
INFO: Looking to sing your heart out? If you can belt out tunes with the best of ‘em, then head on down to the Recovery Room in Mineola, where you can sing the night away at karaoke, hosted by Adam Pasta of A-O-K karaoke. Always a fun time – no matter what type of music you love, you’re sure to hear some interesting  new takes on classics, and have the chance to put your own spin on your favorites yourself.
PRICE: No cover charge.
TIME:  Every Thursday from 9:30 PM – 1 AM
WHERE: O’Carroll’s Recovery Room
214 Station Plaza, Mineola, NY 11501
(516) 280-2407website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 21+

 

WHO/WHAT:  Open Mic Night
INFO:  Passionate about music? Here's your chance to take the stage - come out to Open Mic Night and rock the house with other Long Island musicians
PRICE: N/A
TIME:  8:30pm
WHERE: Mr. Beery’s
4019 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage
(516) 579-7049 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO:

 

WHO/WHAT: Das Racist
INFO: Brooklyn alternative-hip hop group Das Racist performs at Ollie’s Point with Bomb the Music Industry!, Ancient Tongue, The Twees and Past 1.
PRICE: $15 advance/$17 day of show
TIME:  Doors at 7pm
WHERE: Ollie’s Point
140 Merrick Road, Amityville
(631) 264-7712 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 16+ w/ ID.

 

WHO/WHAT: All Star Comedy Show
INFO:  Standup comedy show featuring the best comics from Long Island and around the country.
PRICE: $14 GA/$44 VIP seating + dinner
TIME:  8pm|
WHERE:
Governors of Levittown
90 Division Ave, Levittown
(516) 731-3358 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 18 and over. Two beverages per person minimum at tables.

 

WHO/WHAT: Paul Wortman
INFO: Author of Think Jung! How I Found Meaning in My Life: A Memoir, Paul Wortman, PhD speaks and signs copies of his book.
PRICE:  N/A
TIME:  7pm
WHERE: Book Revue
313 New York Avenue, Huntington
(631) 271-1442 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: All books signed at Book Revue author events must be purchased at Book Revue. If you purchased the book prior to the event please save your receipt and present it at signing.

 

REOCCURING WEEKDAY EVENTS

 

MONDAY

 

WHAT: Psychic Readings with Reverend Neil MacPherson
WHEN: 8pm
INFO: $25 for 15 minutes
WHERE: The Cup Coffeehouse
               3268 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh
               (516) 826-9533 / website

 

TUESDAY

 

WHAT: Open Mic
WHEN: 7:30pm
WHERE: Roast Coffee and Tea Trading Company
               41 East Main Street, Patchogue
               (631) 627-3966 / website

 

WEDNESDAY

 

WHAT: Free Buffet

WHEN: 6pm

WHERE: Page One Restaurant
               90 School Street, Glen Cove
               (516) 676-2800 / website

 

THURSDAY

 

WHAT: Pub Quiz Trivia
WHEN: 8pm
WHERE: Nags Head Ale House
               396 New York Avenue, Huntington
               (631) 673-6247

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