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2013 Partnering Venues
Improv Asylum is a comedy theater that features improvisation and sketch comedy. They’ve been described as Whose Line is it Anyway? meets Saturday Night Live!. Opened in 1998, Improv Asylum has performed over 3,500 shows, for over 500,000 people. They’ve been featured on HBO, and we’ve performed in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Austin, Aspen and throughout the country.
The Comedy Studio
The Comedy Studio--one of the most influential comedy clubs in the country--has been hailed for its "uniquely intelligent audiences" and being "the next great wave of vital, original Boston comedy.” Showcasing seasoned veterans and alternative up-and-comers alike since 1996, the six-nights-a-week Comedy Studio is the place for comedy at its best!
The Wilbur Theatre
The historic Wilbur Theatre is now the ultimate destination for comedy and music in Boston. The theatre was originally opened in 1915 but has been recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich starting in July 2008. Most every week features A-list talent in the world of comedy from Joel McHale and Jimmy Fallon to Bill Maher and Joan Rivers; as well as the world of music with Gavin Degraw and Kris Kristofferson to TV on the Radio and Broken Social Scene . The Wilbur Theatre is a must for anyone looking to kick back and have a good laugh or catch top national live music in the heart of Boston's historic theater district.
The Brattle Theater
Located in the heart of Harvard Square, the historic Brattle Theater seats over 200, and specializes in repertory format showings of classic, cutting-edge, foreign, and art- house films, comedy, and numerous festivals.
Nick's Comedy Stop
Nick's Comedy Stop is where Boston comedy all began and it continues to be the place where top national acts and new talent perform before sold-out crowds.
Club Oberon is the second stage of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), a destination for theater and nightlife on the fringe of Harvard Square.
For more than 50 years, Club Passim has been known as a premier listening room, presenting both new and established performers in a huge variety of genres ranging from folk to Celtic to jazz. The historic music venue presents more than 400 shows per year to an audience of over 30,000.
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UK-based Funny Women was set up in 2002 by Lynne Parker. At the heart of Funny Women’s philosophy is a desire to help women find their voice, whether that be through performing, writing or using humour in business and every-day life. The Funny Women Awards were launched in 2003 and are now the benchmark for women breaking into comedy, nurturing female talents. Funny Women’s unique ‘Stand Up to Stand Out’ comedy workshops are designed to help women utilize stand-up comedy techniques not only on-stage, but also in business and every-day life. Funny Women also hosts regular comedy showcases in London and Brighton, with residencies at top comedy venues. Funny Women is now also branching out into literary festivals with a new format discussing writing female comedy with a panel of top writers and performers. Funny Women’s website helps foster a unique online community, as the company actively encourages submissions from budding writers wanting to sharpen their comedy writing skills and get invaluable online presence for their work.
Inman Oasis offers both Massage Therapy and Hot Tubs in a Feng Shui designed wellness center that provides the ultimate in relaxation. We've been open since September, 2005 in Cambridge's vibrant and independent Inman Square! We are the recipients of the 2006 Boston Globe Magazine "Best of the New", the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 Weekly Dig "Dig This" Reader's Pick for "Best Spa", and the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011 Boston Phoenix Reader's Pick for "Best Massage". Thank you for the continued support!
Lipcon Construction. Providing building, renovation and property management solutions to discerning clients in the Metro West area and beyond. Building integrity everyday.
Maximum Fun is your home on the internet for things that are awesome. Our blog will guide you, our family of podcasts will entertain and inform you, and our lively forum community will connect you with others. Maximum Fun features radio shows such as Bullseye with Jesse Thorn, a show about things that are awesome. Each week on the show, host Jesse Thorn, "America's Radio Sweetheart," hosts in-depth discussions with personalities from the world of entertainment & the arts. Think of it like Conan O'Brien on public radio, or "Fresh Air," but more fun.
The offical hotel of WICF 20111, Le Méridien Hotel Cambridge is set amidst famed attractions and world renowned universities, including MIT. With contemporary architecture, our luxurious hotel offers easy access to downtown Boston, museums, art galleries, and restaurants.
New York Television Festival
The New York Television Festival was founded in 2005 as the industry’s first creative festival for television artists. The Festival strives to construct new and innovative paths of development and talent identification, while simultaneously complementing the traditional television development model.
Sirius XM Radio
Imagine channels and channels of whatever you want to listen to. Commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment. Not to mention comedy, news, traffic, weather and more. It’s all here, all in one place. Welcome to the world of satellite radio.