Wurst Open-Mic Stand Up Comedy

The Wurst Open Mic Night
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Recurring Wednesdays
The Wurst Biergarten, Downtown Lafayette

The Wurst Open-Mic takes place every Wednesday at The Wurst Biergarten located downtown at 537 Jefferson St. Each week experienced and amateur comedians take the stage to showcase new and old material with up to 5 minutes of stage time. At 9 p.m., the open-mic pauses while that week's headliner takes the stage. Following the headliner, the open-mic continues. Hosted by Maggie Shipley and Vaughan Veillon, this open-mic is free for comedians, with a $3 cover for the general public. There will be drink specials including $2 PBR, Modelo, Dos Equis, and Corona. For more details about this weekly event visit their Facebook page Facebook.com/TheWurstBiergarten.

Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld
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January 10, 2018
Heymann Center, Lafayette

Whether he's delivering hilarious one-liners from his iconic television series or sharing jokes with fans on stage, Jerry Seinfeld has had audiences cracking up for over 25 years with his legendary sense of humor. An internationally recognized household name for his eponymous '90s sitcom, dubbed by TV Guide as "the greatest television program of all time," Seinfeld is also a brilliant stand-up act, never failing to deliver outrageously comical performances. As one of comedy central's "100 Greatest Standups of All Time," there's little doubt he'll have audiences in stitches with his witty, relatable humor on tour in 2014. Tickets range from $71-$162 and are available at HeymannCenter.com.

Mid-Winter Fair Rodeo

Mid-Winter Fair Rodeo
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January 11-14, 2018
Blackham Coliseum, Lafayette

One of the largest rodeo events in the state, the Mid-Winter Fair Rodeo showcases professional contenders from around the world, the finest quality livestock, rodeo clowns and entertainment. Rodeo clown & funnyman, Lecile Harris will be returning this year.  You don't want to miss him; he will tickle your funnybone. Performances are at 7:30 PM each evening with a 2:30 PM matinee on Sunday. Tickets are available online and by phone and at western wear retailers throughout Acadiana. Tickets available at FrontierRodeoCompany.com/MidWinterRodeo.php.

Cinema on the Bayou

Cinema on the Bayou
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January 24-31, 2018
Various Locations, Lafayette

Located in the heart of Cajun country, the annual eight-day Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival is dedicated to presenting narrative, documentary, animated and experimental films and the filmmakers who make them from around the world. Each year, the Festival screens nearly 200 films with hundreds of film industry professionals, including filmmakers, producers, actors and distributors, in attendance from throughout the United States, as well as from Canada, Japan, France, the U.K., and beyond. In addition to film screenings at venues throughout Lafayette and the Acadiana area, Cinema on the Bayou presents expert panels, film Q&A's with those who make the films and nightly social events. For a schedule of screenings and events visit CinemaOnTheBayou.com.