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Are you interested in a good laugh and some good eats? The Laughing Skull Lounge is proud to present the comedy of Todd Glass all this weekend. Glass is an original and innovative comic whose material stretches the limits of conventional stand-up comedy. A polished performer with a wide variety of stand-up experiences, Glass is famed for his performances on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and Comedy Central Presents: Todd Glass. Ticket prices for the show range from $15 – $23. In addition, be sure to check out the Vortex Bar and Grill which is directly connected to the Laughing Skull Lounge. Known for its amazing food, motorcycle bar atmosphere and a no-nonsense approach to customer service, the Vortex Bar and Grill is a great complement to a night of stand-up comedy. For more information about the Vortex Bar and Grill or the Laughing Skull Lounge please visit their .

Yonder Mountain String Band (YMSB), one of today’s leading progressive bluegrass bands, will be performing at the Tabernacle this Friday night. Originating from Nederland, Colorado, YMSB is an experienced touring group that is known for their various live performances in venues, including the historic Fillmore, across the nation. Defined by their musical improvisations and the frameworks set up by lead guitar Adam Aijala’s performances, YMSB brings a modern flavor to the American roots music. If plays or musicals fall outside the range your artistic taste and stand-up simply does not fulfill your rhythmatic desire, YMSB’s performance at the Tabernacle is the perfect choice to spend your $25 this weekend.

Come see Atlanta’s longest running play at the Ansley Park Playhouse. In production since 2001, the is a hilarious look at what happens when a Buckhead socialite decides to marry a Hooter’s waitress. No one is spared in this comedy. Concepts of racism, ignorance and homophobia are explored in the mockery and parodies of everyone from Georgia politicians to the Atlanta social set. For a night of theater fun, head down to the Ansley Park Playhouse and catch the . General admission is priced at around $26 – $35 per ticket which, though expensive, is well worth it for Atlanta’s favorite play. For more information, please visit the .

If you liked the original smash hit movie, then you will love the stage musical version of Mel Brooks’ . When the famous brain surgeon Frederick Frankenstein inherits his disturbed grandfather’s castle and laboratory, he is faced with the choice of continuing his conventional scientific pursuits or finishing his grandfather’s experiments of reanimating the dead. Just like the motion picture, this show is both hilarious and entertaining while featuring lyrics and music written by Mel Brooks himself. will be showing at the Fox Theatre from now until January 31. General admission prices are high and range from $30-$60, but if you’re a or theater fan it might be worth it for a chance to see a great movie through a different medium. For more information, please visit the .