It’s no secret that racial tension, largely in relation to discriminatory policing practices, is one of the most talked about social justice issues in the U.S. right now—the unfortunate truth is that violence targeting minorities is not a thing of the past. But the good news is that activists are fighting hard for change, and some of them are our favorite comedians: among others, Aparna Nancherla and Abbi Crutchfield will be telling jokes this Thursday night at Shea Stadium in Brookyln, NY to raise money for organizations campaigning for police reform in New York. Read More
BY Marissa Dubecky
on Dec 05, 2014
We're giving away a pair of tickets to a fantastic lady-centric show happening at Joe’s Pub on Tuesday December 9. You'll bond with some crazy-talented women over diverse passions, intimate struggles, and of course, drinks. Women of Letters will be hosting its second inaugural event in New York City, and judging by the responses to the first one, you’ll want to be a part of it.
According to musician Amanda Palmer, Women of Letters is "the perfect alchemy of literary art-party and storytelling, with drinking and bonding for all genders of truth-seekers. Read More
BY Narciso Espiritu
on Sep 17, 2013
The Second Annual All Jane No Dick Comedy Festival is returning to Northeast Portland on October 17th-20th. The first and only festival of its kind, this four-day event features a carefully-curated blend of the best rising comedic performers and nationally headlining comics from across the country and beyond. Read More