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Jokes so wrong it’s gotta be Wright

IT SEEMS LIKE Steven Wright hasn’t cracked a smile his whole life, yet this deadpan specialist has been making audiences laugh for some 25 years. The Boston native is known for lines like “When everything is coming your way, you’re in the wrong lane,” and “OK, so what’s the speed of dark?”

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. today

WHERE: State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $25 to $30, all ages

INFO: (800) 745-3000; www.statetheatreportland.com

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TWO – almost too good to be true

SOMETIMES, it’s better to be No. 2 than No. 1. Such is the case with the TWO series at Port City Music Hall, where you get two bands and $2 drink specials for a $2 cover. This Tuesday, it’s Phantom Buffalo and The Lucid.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE: Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $2

INFO: 899-4990; www.portcitymusichall.com

 

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