Michael Winslow

Michael Winslow is the coolest thing about most B comedies in the ‘80s. You know him as the actor who made all the sweet noises in Spaceballs and the Police Academy series. (He also did the voices for the mogwai and gremlins in the Gremlins series.) Recently, Winslow began easing back into popular culture. He had a spot on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in May, sounded out the auto woes of a “real customer” in a Geico commercial and released a DVD. Winslow’s act is still driven by his noisemaking abilities, which span beatboxing, channel surfing, kung fu sounds and a Jimi Hendrix experience — he impersonates the guitar. (The last one alone is worth the price of a ticket.) 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The Improv, 7620 Katy Freeway. For tickets and information, call 713-333-8800 or visit www.improvhouston.com. $20.
Thu., July 24, 8 p.m.; Fri., July 25, 8 & 10:30 p.m.; Sat., July 26, 8 & 10:30 p.m.; Sun., July 27, 7:30 p.m., 2008
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