34 things to do this weekend | July 29–31, 2011
Felipe Esparza (Fri 29–Sun 31)
L.A. joker and Last Comic Standing winner Esparza tosses off jokes about being a middle-aged, out-of-shape SoCal Latino, and he does it well.
Improvised Shakespeare Company (Fri 29)
It's a night of Elizabethan tomfoolery that's not to be missed. The nimble players capture the spirit of the Bard without ever lifting material directly from his work.
Whirled News Tonight (Sat 30)
This weekly winner deserves its prime-time slot. Scenes are based on articles that audience members clip from the dailies and post to the wall.