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"The Gay Comedy Jam": This touring show features Houston-based standups Scott Kennedy and Kevin Maye, who dish on targets gay and straight; Kennedy's an Arizona native. Performances are scheduled at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 29; and the same time Wednesday, July 30, at the Tempe Improv Comedy Theater, Rural and University (at Cornerstone mall). Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 the day of the show. For details call 921-9877.

The 007's: Hollywood's Sprague Brothers (Frank and Chris) and masked bassist Mr. X play "secret agent spy music" like the theme from Goldfinger, plus "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" and other Cocktail Nation curiosities. Phonoroyale shares the stage. Showtime is 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at the Rhythm Room, 1019 East Indian School. The cover is $4. For details call 265-4842.

OMC: The name stands for "Otara Millionaires Club," but the act consists--on a recording basis, at least--solely of New Zealand dance/pop dude Pauly Fuemana, born to a mother of Maori descent and raised in the South Auckland ghetto of Otara. The Southern Hemisphere hit "How Bizarre" gained Pauly entree to the North American market. The Murmurs share the stage. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at Gibson's, 410 South Mill in Tempe. Tickets are $7, available at Ticketmaster. For details call 967-1234 or 784-4444.

"Canyonland Visions" and "Crossing the Frontier": See Thursday.
"The Great Dinosaur Extinction": See Friday.

wednesday
july 30
Skavoovie and the Epitones, Spring Heeled Jack, and Isaac Green and the Skalars: The Third Wave ska acts--from Boston, Connecticut and St. Louis, respectively--gang up for "Moonstomp II" on Wednesday, July 30, at Hollywood Alley, 2610 West Baseline in Mesa. The all-ages show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 the day of the show, available at Dillard's. For details call 820-7117 or 503-5555.

"Canyonland Visions" and "Crossing the Frontier": See Thursday.
"The Gay Comedy Jam": See Tuesday.
"The Great Dinosaur Extinction": See Friday.

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