This week is full of free fun. You can enjoy a mini-music fest, a psycho date at the beach and some of the biggest laughs around — which will get you ready for the High Plains Comedy Fest this coming weekend. Check out the Westword calendar for more entertainment opportunities this week.
Meat Wave/Lifestyles/Major Sports/RipRats
7 p.m. Tuesday, free
Ratio's taste in music is just as top-notch as its taste in beer. Swing by the brewery for a special lineup of bands that'll make your Tuesday feel like the weekend. Coming out of Chicago and making some serious ripples in the punk scene is Meat Wave. You can also enjoy the grunge sound of Lifestyles, the casual punk stylings of Major Sports and the psych-surf of the RipRats.
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Travesty Tuesdays Mooovie Night Presents: Psycho Beach Party
Fort Greene Bar
9 p.m. Tuesday, free
Beloved host Theresa Mercado, who recently concluded the Church of Coen film series, presents a spoof horror classic, Psycho Beach Party, under the stars at Fort Greene. As always with a Mercado event, there will be related cocktails and entertainment.
Talkin' Shop with David Gborie & Mo Alexander
Mutiny Information Cafe
6 p.m. Thursday, free
This coming weekend, South Broadway will be all giggles with the High Plains Comedy Festival; the yucks start with this special episode of Talkin' Shop, which will welcome rising Bay Area joker David Gborie. Mo Alexander's going to be there, too; he's a killer comic who's been a huge inspiration for host Anthony Crawford. Prepare yourself for a relentlessly funny weekend.