1. BAM and IFC join forces to present, , a new comedy showcase that allows comics to experiment recklessly with humor while causing only minimal harm to themselves and others. , 30 Lafayette Ave. 9 p.m.; Bar opens at 8 p.m. Free.
2. PACC's , an interactive session for business owners, focuses on getting staff on board with service, implementing thoughtful body language and more. Pratt Area Community Council, 896 Fulton St. 6 p.m. Free.
3. This month, poets Patricia Smith, Patrick Rosa and Samantha Thornhil come to Fort Greene . , 686 Fulton St. 7:30 p.m. Free.
4. , Chekhov's ode to artful human suffering that helped usher in theater's modern age, continues its run. , 651 Fulton St. 7:30 p.m. $25-$75.
5. Alternate side parking rules are in effect.