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Character Counts

Bashing SNL is beyond trite. The late-night staple should be lauded for the continuous stream of comedians it brings into the limelight. Case in point: Dana Carvey. If the funnyman had only been Garth, hetero-life-mate to Wayne, he’d be golden. But the guy’s triple-platinum for original characters like The Church Lady and Massive Head Wound Harry. Plus, the man has the hilarious and uncanny ability to sum up over 80 celebrities’ idiosyncrasies with a few mug-assisted catchphrases. Carvey cuts up all weekend at the Tempe Improv, 930 East University Drive. Sunday, December 7’s show is at 7 p.m. and tickets are $25. Visit www.tempeimprov.com for info on Friday and Saturday’s shows or to purchase tickets in advance.

Sun., Dec. 7, 7 p.m., 2014

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