Hot Ticket: OK, OK, this time you can run with scissors

THERE’S NO predicting what jokes will issue forth from the stage, but during the Running With Scissors improv weekend at the Comedy Connection the audience will be an integral part of the laughs. Catch this trio’s show featuring game-show style skits where the spectators join the action. No one leaves depressed.

WHEN: 8:30 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday

WHERE: Comedy Connection, 16 Custom House Wharf, Portland

HOW MUCH: $7.50 to $15

CONTACT: www.mainecomedy.com

Cheap Thrill: Cool quotient is off the charts CONNECT WITH Portland’s indie artist community at the Radiance Arts & Culture Fest, where you can purchase works from hipster crafters and listen to tunes from some of the city’s hottest DJs. Purchase organic eats from Beetroot Kitchen as you groove with other cool kids. Funds raised at the festival go to support the city’s skate park fund.

WHEN: 2 p.m. to sunset Saturday

WHERE: Lincoln Park, Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

CONTACT: evolve2advance.com