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Upcoming nightlife events around Boston

CLUBS & DANCE NIGHTS

MiMOSA The West Coast dubstep DJ and producer heads east for a busy tour that includes Thursday’s stop in Boston. Curren$y is also on the bill. Nov. 8, 8 p.m. Tickets: $23. House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St., Boston. 888-693-2583, www.houseofblues.com

PUSH This five-piece cover band promises stadium-size energy in a club setting, and nonstop danceable tunes. Nov. 9-10, 9 p.m. Tickets: $10. Ned Devine’s, 1 Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston. 617-248-8800, www.neddevinesboston.com

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SOULELUJAH Saturday, consider going to ZuZu to get down. Every week, DJs spin classic soul and funk for your dancing pleasure. This week features Ty Jesso. Nov. 10, 11 p.m.-2 a.m. Cover: $5. 21+. ZuZu, 474 Mass. Ave., Cambridge. 617-864-3278, ext. 237; www.zuzubar.com

VIERNES DE VACILON “Viernes” is Friday. “Vacilon” is fun. They combine at a weekly Latin dance party with rotating DJs playing salsa, punta, merengue, bachata, and more. Nov. 9, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Cover: $5 before 11 p.m., $10 after 11 p.m. 18+. Ryles, 212 Hampshire St., Cambridge. 617-876-9330, www.ryles
jazz.com

COMEDY

JOHN MULANEY This stand-up comedian and “Saturday Night Live” writer’s career is on the rise. His first one-hour special, “New in Town,” debuted on Comedy Central in January. This show was originally scheduled for Johnny D’s, but sold out quickly and was moved to the Wilbur. Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $21. The Wilbur Theatre. 866-448-7849, www.thewilburtheatre.com

UNITARD David Ilku, Nora Burns, and Mike Albo each have successful careers of their own that keep them from coming together as the comedy trio Unitard too often. They perform Friday and Sunday. Nov. 9 and 11, 8 p.m. Tickets: $25. Club Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Cambridge. 866-811-4111, www.cluboberon.com

RON WHITE: A LITTLE UNPROFESSIONAL The funniest of the “Blue Collar” comics, White has never been much for sticking to the rules. It’s rare to see him onstage without a cigar and Scotch in his hand, regardless of venue policy. Nov. 10,
7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m., Nov. 11, 7 p.m. Tickets: $49.50. Wilbur Theatre. 866-448-7849, www.thewilburtheatre.com

ELECTION MADNESS Boston’s satirist in residence and perpetual presidential candidate Jimmy Tingle pairs with New York comic Barry Weintraub to break down the election results for a night of political comedy in Newton. Nov. 10,
8 p.m. Tickets: $23-$26. Leventhal-Sidman JCC, 333 Nahanton St., Newton. 617-965-5226, www.bostonjcc.org

BANG THE DUMB SLOWLY: THE LONG ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE What was meant to be “Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead’s election update will now be a wrap-up as the show was postponed from Oct. 28 because of Hurricane Sandy. Nov. 11, 8 p.m. Tickets: $20. Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, 17 Holland St., Somerville. 617-776-2004, www.johnnyds.com.

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