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Hot Spots Weekly Watch for 1/16-1/20: Bass and Pong at Cheers, Terrel River Walk, HAIRSPRAY and other goings on going on this week
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Monday January 16, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Comedy College
INFO: The new session of Comedy College begins. Comedy College teaches the basics of standup comedy. An intensive course with prepare anyone looking to enter the world of Standup Comedy. The course runs 8 weeks culminating in a graduation show. Visit McGuire’s website for more information.
PRICE: $275
TIME:  6pm
WHERE: McGuires Comedy Club
               1627 Smithtown Avenue, Bohemia
               (631) 467-5413 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: Must be at least 18 years  old.


WHO/WHAT: Cheers of Smithtown and Glow Flow Family Present -Bass and Pong-
INFO: The first night in a series of weekly parties held at Cheers of Smithtown with DJ Narkatta and Project Exp.
PRICE: No Cover - $6 pitchers, $3 tap, $3 shots
TIME: 10pm - 4am
WHERE: Cheers of Smithtown
               1044 West Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown
               (631) 670-6491


WHO/WHAT: A Day at the Movies: African American Film Screening
INFO: Featuring films “Eyes on the Prize,” “Citizen King,” “Mighty Times: The Children’s March,” “Our Friend Martin,” and “The Story of Emmet Till.”
TIME:  10am – 7pm
WHERE: African American Museum of Nassau County
               110 North Franklin St, Hempstead
               (516) 572-0703 / website


Tuesday January 17, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Standup University
INFO: Seven consecutive weeks of standup comedy classes beginning on Tuesday January 17.
PRICE: $275
TIME:  6:30pm
WHERE: The Brokerage Comedy Club
                2797 Merrick Road, Bellmore|
              (516) 781-LAFF (5223) / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: Price will be reduced if you join with a friend, 2 for $350.


WHO/WHAT: Terrell River Walk
INFO: A gentle walk to Moriches Bay.
TIME:  10am
WHERE: Terrell River County Nature Preserve Parking Lot
               20 Main Street, Center Moriches
               (631) 567-9484
ADDITIONAL INFO: Walk will be canceled in the event of rain, snow or ice. Meet at the Terrell River parking lot on the south side of Montauk Highway. Across from the Audubon Center.


Wednesday January 18, 2012

WHO/WHAT: So Many Ways
INFO:  So Many Ways, a punk/thrash band hailing from Chicago, plays with Latin for Truth and In Limbo
PRICE: $10 advanced/$12 day of show
TIME:  Doors at 5:30pm, Show at6pm
WHERE: The Vibe Lounge
                60 North Park Avenue, Rockville Centre
               (516) 208-6590 / website


WHO/WHAT: Taproot
INFO: Rock musicians Taproot play at Ollie’s Point with openers Valor, Terra Stigma, Charetta, Ollocs, Once My Way
PRICE: $16 advanced/$18 day of show
TIME:  Doors at 7pm
WHERE: Ollie’s Point
               140 Merrick Road, Amityville
               (631) 264-7712 / website


INFO: Check out this timeless musical that will have everyone rolling in the aisles.
PRICE: $14-$25
TIME:  2pm and 8pm
WHERE: Broadhollow Theater at Elmont
               700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont
               (516) 775-4420 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: Good for all ages.


Thursday January 19, 2012

INFO: Play – Proof is a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning drama by David Auburn. It explores the link between brilliance and madness as Catherine struggles to care for her gifted mathematician father who has spiraled into darkness. Catherine must confront the fear that she may have inherited both his talent and his insanity.
PRICE: $16-$21
TIME: 8pm
WHERE: Theatre Three
               412 Main Street, Port Jefferson
               (631) 928-9100 / website


WHO/WHAT: Mangus Walsh
INFO: Local author Mangus Walsh speaks and signs his new book Five O’Clock and All’s Well.
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.


WHO/WHAT: Something’s Just Not Right Comedy Night
INFO: Standup comedy special hosted by Jackie Cheng, starring Dan Lofaro and featuring Kathy Arnold, Tracey Tedesco, Christian Z’ee and Mark Ferarra.
PRICE: $12
TIME:  Doors at 6:30pm, Show at 8pm
WHERE: The Brokerage Comedy Club
                2797 Merrick Road, Bellmore
               (516) 781-LAFF (5223) / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 18 and over. Two beverages per person minimum at tables.




WHAT: Open Mic
WHEN: Signup at 8pm, Starts at 9pm
WHERE: Bartini Bar
               124 North Carll Avenue, Babylon



WHAT: All You Can Eat Wings for $9.95
WHEN: 7pm-9pm
WHERE: Micky Mo’s Café & Lounge
               428 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
               (516) 280-4723 / website



WHAT: Karaoke
WHEN: 10pm
WHERE: Nutty Irishman – Farmingdale
               323 Main Street, Farmingdale
               (516) 293-9700 / website



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



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