Encourage the Voice Open Mic Nights
We all need a little encouragement from time to time, and tonight Medicine Wheel is offering free encouragement to any and all patrons. Whether it be a song, a poem, or a performance, now’s the time to let it out. Maybe that’s not your thing, but if your thing is instead listening to those songs, poems, and performances, now’s the time to hear it out. Plus, with free food and drinks, what’s not to like?
Medicine Wheel. 110 K St., South Boston. 6-8pm/all ages/$5 donation. allevents.in/events/encourage-the-voice-open-mic-nights/410830709106718
ImprovBoston Presents: DoubledOver
Do you like comedy? Of course you do, who actively dislikes the pleasures of laughter and joy? ImprovBoston is presenting DoubledOver for one last night, so I’d seriously consider going if I were you. It’s not often that life throws us improv comedy from Boston’s very own comedians, and it’s far less often that two of them get together for a hilarity-filled night. Power, punch, pizzazz, and maybe some pizza afterwards are presenting themselves for an evening that promises laughs and genuine comedic talent.
Improv Boston. 40 Prospect St., Cambridge. 10-11:30pm/18+/$18, $14 with student ID. improvboston.com
Boston Hassle Fest 7
All the way from New Jersey, Screaming Females is sending its love through Boston for a little indie rock nurture and care along with other great artists for Boston’s seventh annual Hassle Fest. The Underground Music Festival is bringing the big guns this year with the likes of Flipper, Downtown Boys, Container, Guerilla Toss, Bugs and Rats, and plenty more. If one night isn’t enough for you, go the next day, same time, same place, and check it out all over again.
Brighton Music Hall. 156 Brighton Ave., Allston. 5pm-1am/all ages/$30. bostonhasslefest.com
Marjorie Liu at Comicopia
Novelist and comic book writer Marjorie Liu will be headed to Comicopia in Kenmore Square to do a book signing for her latest release Monstress (Image Comics). Set in an alternate 1900s Asia, a young woman named Maika discovers she has a psychic connection with one of many powerful, otherworldly creatures that roam the earth, which puts her smack dab in the middle of a struggle between supernatural and human factions. With gorgeous artwork provided by Sana Takeda, Monstress is an early Christmas gift to your comic library. You can thank Marjorie in person.
Comicopia. 464 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. 1-3pm/all ages/free. comicopia.com
Bantam Cider Taproom Tastings!
Cider: the alcoholy, appley nectar of the gods. In many cultures, it’s considered the most November of the alcoholic catalogue. This November, join Bantam in the Willy Wonka of ciders. With the first-ever cider-dedicated tasting room, indulge in sip pints and flights of cider all made from New England apples. Gaze upon the fermentation tanks as they bring cider to life. And finally, linger at the full-service bar as you contemplate life and the wonderful choices you’ve been making.
Bantam Cider Company. 40 Merriam St., Somerville. 1-8pm/21+/FREE. bantamcider.com
Reggae Yoga Flow
Come on down to Pop Allston and soak up some good vibes with a reggae-inspired yoga class. Whether you’re just starting yoga or you’ve been doing it for a while, Reggae Yoga Flow will add a new burst of creativity and energy to your life. “But I don’t have a mat!” Don’t worry, there will be a mat rental service there. Now you have no excuse not to go. Give your body some well deserved R&R&R; it’s earned it.
Pop Allston. 89 Brighton Ave., Allston. 9:30-10:30am/all ages/$5 donation. yogahubboston.com/popallston