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Steve Martin's "Picasso at the Lapin Agile"
Paris, 1904: The Lapin Agile, beloved watering hole to struggling artists and would-be geniuses, welcomes two soon-to-be legends for one extraordinary night. Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein, whose egos are as big as their intellects, spar with the regulars and each other about art, science, inspiration, love, and the promise of the 20th century. Throw into this mix a mysterious visitor with a penchant for blue suede shoes, and you’re in for a brilliant and witty evening in the theatre.Directed by Christopher Crider-PlonkaShow dates: Aug 17-19 and Aug 24, 25, 26 at 8pmAug 20 at 4pmTickets $25 General / $20 Seniors / $15 Students

When: Aug 17, 2017 8pm in West Barnstable, MA

NIGHT FALLS ON EMERALD CITY

The Barnstable Comedy Club, located at 3171 Main Street, Rte. 6A in Barnstable presents NIGHT FALLS ON EMERALD CITY, a play written and performed by Larry Marsland. Performance dates are August 18 and 19 at 8PM. Tickets are $20 and may be reserved by calling the box office at 508-362-6333. More information may be viewed online at BarnstableComedyClub.org.In June of 1968, Judy Garland was scheduled to appear for two nights at the Back Bay Theater in Boston. After a long and sometimes noble history, the Back Bay had been condemned and was designated for demolition following Miss Garland's appearance. The playwright, then a college student, ushered the first night of the run. Miss Garland showed up at the theater at ten o'clock. Her audience waited for her and cheered with relief when she finally appeared. After many apologies and vague excuses, she sang until well after midnight. It was an extraordinary evening. Thrilled by the experience, the playwright bought a ticket for the second evening's performance but Miss Garland never showed up.NIGHT FALLS ON EMERALD CITY is a snapshot, not a definitive moment, merely a "night in the life" sort of imagining of what might have occurred between the first and second nights.

When: Aug 18, 2017 8pm to Aug 18, 2017 9:30PMin West Barnstable, MA

Cape Conservatory Jazz Band

The Barnstable Comedy Club, located at 3171 Main Street, Rte. 6A in Barnstable presents the 20 piece Conservatory Jazz Band! They'll be performing big band concert hits by Stan Kenton and Count Basie and Glenn Miller along with vocalist Dennis Flaherty (performing hits by Michael Buble`, Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin.)Performance dates are on Sunday, August 20 and 27 at 7PM. Tickets are $20 and may be reserved by calling the box office at 508-362-6333. More information may be viewed online at www.BarnstableComedyClub.org. The building is handicapped accessible and air conditioned.A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Cape Conservatory's scholarship program. Please join us for an evening of jazz, swing and pop music from days gone by.

When: Aug 20, 2017 7pm to Aug 20, 2017 8:30PMin West Barnstable, MA

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About Barnstable, MA
The Town of Barnstable was founded as a town in 1639 and is located in Barnstable County. Although a city government, the community wishes to be known as "The Town of Barnstable".

The town of Barnstable is made up of seven villages that include Centerville, Cotuit and Osterville all located on the south side, Barnstable and West Barnstable both located on the north side and Marstons Mills which is located on Route 28.

Visitors to Barnstable come from all around to see the beautiful beaches. Most popular of them all is Craigville Beach, a long sandy stretch of sand and ocean encompassing all of the natural beauty a beach on Cape Cod has to offer. Visitors enjoy touring the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum along with several shopping malls in the Hyannis area.