Epps is up at Comedy Off Broadway
Mike Epps takes time from a busy film career to bring his stand-up act to Comedy Off Broadway, in The Mall at Lexington Green. The Indiana native has appeared in a host of movies including The Hangover, Hancock, Resident Evil: Extinction and Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins. Show times are 8:30 and 11 p.m. Friday; 6, 8:30 and 11 p.m. Saturday; 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $35. Comedyoffbroadway.com.
That takes a lot of brass
The Victory Brass and trumpeter Vince DiMartino will host a free concert of brass chamber music, 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Centenary United Methodist Church, 2800 Tates Creek Road. Also performing will be the Blue Ridge Trombone Quartet, the University of Kentucky Faculty Brass, and organist Rob Vanover. Go to Lexchurch.com for more info.
Check out the threads
Check out the works of 25 local designers and photographers at Stitching Art: Designs From the Lexington Fashion Collaborative, opening Saturday at the Headley-Whitney Museum, 4435 Old Frankfort Pike. A reception featuring works of participating artists will be 2 to 4 p.m. March 23. RSVP to (859) 255-6653 to attend. Donations accepted at the door. For more info, go to Headley-whitney.org.
Get in the acts
It's a big weekend for local theater. Here are two productions; read about two more on Pages 10 and 11.
■ The latest production by Actors Guild of Lexington, Other Hands by Laura Wade, touches on technology, repetitive-motion injuries and love. Shows, through March 15, are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at AGL's theater, 4383 Old Harrodsburg Road. Tickets are $15 to $20. Call 1-866-811-4111 or go to Actors-guild.org.
■ Studio Players presents, Beyond Therapy, a comedy about a couple who seek advice from therapists, who could use a little help themselves. Shows are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday through March 23 at the Carriage House Theatre at 154 West Bell Court. Tickets are $21.50. Call (859) 257-4929 or go to Studioplayers.org.