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Jan. 28-30

Don’t punch his baby

Among other things, Brian Posehn doesn’t want you to punch his baby. Posehn co-writes Marvel’s “Deadpool,” and hosts “Nerd Poker,” a podcast where fellow comedians play Dungeons and Dragons. He’s starred in Comedy Central’s “The Sarah Silverman Program,” has three comedy albums, and is one of the original members of the “Comedians of Comedy.” He’s also appeared on many sitcoms such as “Seinfeld,” and “The Big Bang Theory.” Catch him at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, as well as 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29-30, at Helium Comedy Club, 1510 S.E. Ninth Ave. $22, $30. Info: 888-643-8669, www.portland.heliumcomedy.com.

Jan. 29

Country values

Country-singer-comedian Rodney Carrington isn’t exactly what you’d call polite, especially if you’ve been drunk and hit on him at a bar. Be guaranteed he’ll write a profane song about the experience with a twinkle in his eye. You can catch his “Here Comes the Truth” tour at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St. $44.75, $187.85. Info: www.portland5.com/keller-auditorium.

Feb. 3

Gay ole time

Andie Main will host a series of shows like this to benefit SMYRC (Sexual and Gender Minority Resource Center) at Kickstand Comedy Space, 315 N.W. Davis St. The 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, show features Whitney Streed (producer of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Kirsten Kuppenbender (ringleader of comedy troupe Lez Stand Up), Joann Schinderle (producer of Control Yourself at Alberta Street Pub) and Jason Treager (token straight white man and one of Willamette Week’s Funniest Five in 2015). $10 in advance, $15 at the door (cash only). Info: www.facebook.com/events/205220029822780/.

Feb. 12-14

Thin line

For some, Valentine’s Day is a chance to shower their love with kisses and candies. For others, it’s, well, an excuse to cuddle with their cat and eat candies. Either way, Curious Comedy Theater, 5225 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., understands, and will host improvisational “My Funny Valentine” shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12-13, and at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, as well as My Sh***y Valentine” shows at 9:30 p.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from as little as $10 to as much as $100, depending on what show you want and whether you want to eat and drink. Info: 503-477-9477, www.curiouscomedy.org.

Feb. 25-28

Harmison at Harvey’s

Heath Harmison specializes in PG-13 comedy, and has played such events as the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, opened for such comics as Louie Anderson and Eddie Griffin, and does celebrity impersonations, accents, sings and dances. You can catch him at seven different shows at various times, from 5 p.m. to as late as 10 p.m., from Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 25-28, at Harvey’s Comedy Club, 436 N.W. Sixth Ave. Info: 503-241-0338, www.harveyscomedyclub.com.