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By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  February 20, 2008

A comedian who isn’t jaded, likes to have a good time, and doesn’t care one way or the other about morphing into an über-celebrity? How refreshing. At least not all home-town funnymen (and -women) are giving their roots a bad rep by making movies with Jessica Simpson.

“TEARING THE VEIL OF MAYA” | Museum of Fine Arts, Remis Auditorium, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston | February 28 at 7:30 pm | $18 | 617.369.3306

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