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The week ahead: Nightlife

frank micelotta

CLUBS & DANCE NIGHTS

TWERK-FEST 2 There’ll be plenty of booty bouncing at this dance night featuring music by Jay K the DJ, Amadeezy, and Detroit booty bass expert DJ Assault. June 29, 9:30 p.m. $5. 21+. Good Life, 28 Kingston St., Boston. 617-451-2622, www.goodlifebar.com

BRO SAFARI Moombah + reggaeton = Moombahton. It’s a fusion genre Bro Safari, alter ego of DJ Knick, embraces. The artist visits Rumor tonight. June 27,
8 p.m. $20. Rumor, 100 Warrenton St., Boston. 617-422-0045, www.rumorboston.com

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SUMMER JAZZ SERIES Cool jazz, hot summer nights, and icy cocktails are a good combo you can enjoy all season long at the Battery Lounge. This weekend’s lineup features the Davis Whitfield Quartet (Friday) and the Erena Terakubo Quartet (Saturday). Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m.-midnight. Through Aug. 17. Battery Lounge at Fairmont Battery Wharf, Three Battery Wharf Boston. 617-994-9001, www.aragostabistro.com

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE DANCE PARTY For its 150th anniversary, Cambridge celebrated with dancing in the streets. It was so much fun they decided to make it an annual party. A DJ spins the tunes for spirited dancing under colorful lights in Central Square. June 28, 7-11 p.m. Free. Mass. Ave. between Inman and Bigelow Streets (closed to traffic), Cambridge. 617-349-4301, www.cambridgema.gov

COMEDY

WES HAZARD READS The young comic won’t be doing stand-up comedy, but he will read poetry both comic and serious from his chapbook “Month of Sundays” with some newer material and a question-and-answer period to follow. June 27, 7 p.m. Free. Grolier Poetry Book Shop, 6 Plympton St., Cambridge. 617-547-4648, www.grolierpoetrybookshop.org

MIKE BONNER The energetic Detroit comedian is best known for his appearances on “P. Diddy Presents: The Bad Boys of Comedy,” “Def Comedy Jam All-Stars,” and Jamie Foxx’s “Laffapalooza.” With Corey Manning and Chris Tabb at the Shipyard (formerly Yaz’s Place). June 28, 8 and 10 p.m. $15. The Shipyard,
132 East Howard St., Quincy. 617-749-6177, www.theshipyardquincy.com

GAYLE LIVE Former Boston comic Chris Fleming gives his popular Web series “Gayle” the theatrical treatment, bringing the frighteningly manic housewife to the stage with a full complement of her supporting characters. Three shows are sold out, but there are still tickets left for Friday’s late show. June 28, 10 p.m. $15. Davis Square Theatre, 255 Elm St., Somerville. 617-684-5335, www.davissquaretheatre.com

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PRETTY GOOD FRIENDS This is the anchor show of the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, with Mirman (above), H. Jon Benjamin, Wyatt Cenac, Bobcat Goldthwait, and Kristen Schaal. (The rest of the shows happen at the Sinclair, including Wesley Stace’s “Cabinet of Wonders” on Sunday with Tanya Donelly, Steve Almond, Bill Janovitz, and Chris Colbourn.) June 28, 8 p.m. $27. Wilbur Theatre. 866-448-7849, www.thewilburtheatre.com

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