San Jose plays host to performing and visual arts events this week

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By Hoodline - Published on April 23, 2019.

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up five artsy events around San Jose this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from  a content pick-up party to a glass-making workshop.

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Content Pick-Up Party 11.2 Device

On Wednesday, learn about some of the projects from Silicon Valley's up-and-coming creatives at San Jose Improv Comedy Club. The event celebrates the release of Issue 11.2 Device. Stick around for stand up by Super Stacked, live music by Miguel Kultura and DJs Baby Bell and Nastea Nate.

When: Wednesday, April 24, 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: San Jose Improv Comedy Club, 62 S. Second St.
Price: Free (Subscriber, 11.2 Contributor, 11.2 Feature); $10 (General Admission)
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San Jose Improv 

Get your laughs for free this Thursday at the San Jose Comedy Club. Featured performers include rising stars Taylor Amarante, Grayson Garcia, Austin Blaylock, Tyler Stannard and Ryan Sudhakaran. 

When: Thursday, April 25, 8-9:30 p.m.
Where: San Jose Improv Comedy Club, 62 S. Second St.
Price: Free
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2019 SF Bay Area Printers' Fair and Wayzgoose

On Saturday, attend the Bay Area Printers’ Fair and Wayzgoose at San Jose’s History Park. The event celebrates typography, letterpress printing, book arts and printmaking. Attendees will get a chance to print a jumbo wood type poster and see how craftsmen set type. RSVP to get a free letterpress card upon arrival.   

When: Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: History San José, 635 Phelan Ave.
Price: Free
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Super Stacked: Free Comedy in a Woodshop

Enjoy an evening of laughs at this unique stand-up show in a woodshop at Studio by Terra Amico. Grab a beer at the brewery next door, sit back and enjoy Super Stacked's lineup of local and touring comics.

When: Saturday, April 27, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Studio by Terra Amico, 460 Lincoln Ave.
Price: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Classes at Bay Area Glass Institute

Spots are filling up fast for this weekend's glass workshops at the Bay Area Glass Institute. The Groupon deal gives you up to 51 percent off classes that teach you how to shape glass into a bowl or decorative beads.  

When: Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. (Glass bead making); Saturday, April 27,  3:15 p.m. or Sunday, April 28, 1 p.m. (Shape a Bowl class)
Where: Bay Area Glass Institute, 635 Phelan Ave., Rockspring
Price: $89 (51 percent discount off regular price); Additional deals are available.
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