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September is Slammin' at 116

September may mean that it's time to go out with that extra sweater in tow, but there's no need to carry a frown when you're headed to 116 MacDougal. With their September line-up of events, there's something for everyone to look forward to.Even better, there is no cover for their weekly events.

Mondays: Hit up Gaslight Refueled (8pm) for live stand-up comedy with funny peeps from Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, NBC, and more, with host Vicky Kuperman.

Tuesdays: Hit up Open Mic (6pm) where the legendary Gaslight stage plays host to singers, poets, comics, and storytellers with host Manoo Halati.

INDUSTRY NEWS
Comedian Dies Of Overdose

Greg Giraldo was rushed to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Jersey Saturday for undisclosed reasons. At the time he was staying at a nearby hotel for a four-night act at the Stress Factory comedy club in New Brunswick.

Fans were told before the Saturday night show that he was rushed to the hospital and would not be performing. A source from his management stated, “It was an accidental overdose...”

Giraldo was only 44.