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ComedyCazi at Comicazi

December 15 at 8pm: ComedyCazi is a stage show held in the back of Davis Square’s premier comic shop, Comicazi (407 Highland Ave).

The show features four comedic stories and improvised games inspired by comic books, science fiction and other forms of nerdy media. You’ll see a team of superheroes in their downtime, lovelorn teenage mystery solvers and robots that dream of what it’s like to be human.

You can find more about the show here, www.comedycazi.com.

DARBI’s Midnight Madness in Davis Square

Thurs., Dec. 6, 6pm-midnight: It’s time for DARBI’s annual December Midnight Madness shopping event. A collection of Davis Square retail shops and restaurants will be offering exclusive sales and deals – don’t miss out!

Participating businesses include:

  • Artifaktori: Art, antiques, clothing, and shoes (Artifaktori.com)
  • The Boston Shaker: cocktail supply shop (TheBostonShaker.com)
  • Comicazi: Winner of the 2011 Dig This! Awards for best comic shop, Comicazi is one of the region’s leading collectibles emporium, featuring an amazing selection of comics, graphic novels, toys, games and more (comicazi.com)
  • Dave’s Fresh Pasta: Homemade pasta and sandwiches (DavesFreshPasta.com)
  • Davis Squared: Fun, modern gifts for him, her, house, and baby (DavisSquared.com)
  • Found: New designer clothing consignment store (FoundSomerville.com)
  • Kickass Cupcakes: Maximum cupcake satisfaction (KickassCupcakes.com)
  • Magpie: Gifts made by emerging local artists and artisans (Magpie-Store.com)
  • Maximum Hesh: Custom skateboards and apparel (MaximumHesh.com)
  • Sunshine Lucy’s: furniture store (SunshineLucys.com)
  • Thalia Tringo & Assoicates Real Estate: featuring art opening of “Fractures,” paintings by Alyson Schultz and sales of Mr. Davis t-shirts, caps, and bibs (ThaliaRealtor.com)
  • What’s Nü?: clothing & accessories (whats-nu.biz)
  • When Pigs Fly: Old-world style artisan breads using the finest organic, natural ingredients (SendBread.com)

To kick off the event, the public is invited to bring canned goods to Thalia Tringo & Associates Real Estate (TTRE) office at 128 Willow Ave. (on the bike path) at 5:30pm for the Somerville Homeless Coalition (SomervilleHomelessCoalition.org). TTRE will also sell Mr. Davis T-shirts, caps, and bibs to benefit DARBI.

Food For Free’s Benefit Party

Cambridge, MA — The stars are perfectly aligned for a brilliant evening of food, music and a silent auction to benefit Food For Free, the Cambridge based non profit which has been bridging the gap between waste and want since 1981.  Proceeds from the annual event support Food For Free’s Produce Rescue Program, the largest program and heart of the agency’s work.  For information about Food For Free and the party, visit www.foodforfree.org or call 617.868.2900 ext. 326.

Event: Party Under the Harvest Moon
Date & Time: Friday, October 19, 6 – 10 pm
Place: MIT’s Morss Hall, Walker Memorial Building
142 Memorial Drive, Cambridge
Tickets: Purchase at www.foodforfree.org
$50 each or two for $80 through September 19
$60 each as of September 20

‘We are thrilled to be joined by Robin Young, Ray Magliozzi and Doug Berman – a constellation of stars from WBUR who will light up the room,’  says Party Chair Maggie McNally. ‘In addition, we’ll have our own Food For Free star power at the party – past Executive Director David Leslie and his successor, Sasha Purpura.’  The annual event attracts long-standing and new supporters who mingle with the luminaries while enjoying food and drink donated by a stellar list of restaurants including Rendezvous, Stone Hearth Pizza, Upstairs on the Square and Cambridge Brewing Company. There is also a silent auction of items generously donated by local businesses and, for dancing the night away, live music by One Thin Dime.

About Food For Free

Bridging the gap between waste and want
Food For Free responds to local hunger by rescuing fresh food that might otherwise go to waste and distributing it within the emergency food system, where it can reach those in need.

Food For Free’s largest program, Produce Rescue, distributes fresh fruits and vegetables to more than 80 food programs that collectively serve approximately 25,000 individuals. Programs served include food pantries, emergency shelters, meal programs, clinics and youth centers. Food For Free distributed 1,020,000 pounds of food in 2011.

Food For Free’s other programs are Home Delivery,  Field of Greens and, introduced recently, The Transportation Partnership.  Program and other information is at www.foodforfree.org.  Food For Free is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.

Food For Free offices are located at 11 Inman Street in Cambridge. To learn more about Food for Free and see a list of Party Under the Harvest Moon sponsors, food and auction donors visit www.foodforfree.org.  Information is also available by calling 617.868.2900.

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