We want to thank the city of Bellflower, Frazer Smith, Bruce Jingles, Tom Clark, Stephanie Clark, and Brian Kiley for a great show. Also a special thanks to all those who came to support comedy. We will be planning our next event for June 9th, 2018. Stay tuned!
We wanted to post an article retraction from issue #7. The Josh Nasar article author should be changed from Lindsey Hitt to Josh Nasar. Thank you
- Vitello’s Italian Restaurant has been tucked away in the quaint Tujunga Village of Studio City, CA. for more than 50 years. Vitello’s serves contemporary Italian fare, from saucy favorites and fresh seafood dishes to tasty appetizers and home-made desserts. Locals and tourists alike share the good times and great food that has made Vitello’s famous. A Studio City staple, Vitello’s is a warm and welcoming establishment. Star-seekers beware, Vitello’s is a favorite among its local celebrity residents. And if you’re looking for great entertainment visit us nightly Upstairs at Vitello’s for Live Music in our supperclub or at our piano bar each evening as well as Saturday & Sunday for brunch. Upstairs is hidden gem of a venue that hosts music and comedy events. The best part of the experience is knowing that they have a world class dining experience with a diverse selection of entrees and spirits to quench any appetite. It’s not everyday you find a comedy club that has Chilean Sea Bass or Lobster Ravioli. When you first enter the room, the ambience quickly grabs your attention and sets you in the mood. It is a guaranteed great time! They have top tier comedy talents that have performed in their club such as Arsenio Hall, George Lopez and Russell Peters. It is best to check out their calendar of events so the events to get sold out! http://www.vitellosrestaurant.com/calendar
We dive in to Summer with a fresh face of comedy to dawn the cover our our latest issue, Rachel Feinstein. For those of you reading who are not familiar with Rachel, the good news is you can read up on her now. She has multiple projects in the works and happens to be besties with Amy Schumer. So take some time to check her out and read on fellow comedy enthusiasts.
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Please come join us @ The Irvine Improv for the Launch of our 4th Issue. Come laugh seeing Pablo Francisco and get your copy of the new issue.
NBC has bought a comedy script penned by “The Millers” scribe Austen Earl based loosely on the life of comedian Sebastian Maniscalco, Variety has learned. The project, which is exec produced by Earl and “Millers” creator Greg Garcia, follows a newly married man who attempts to stay true to his blue-collar roots while adjusting to a world full of people he finds increasingly offensive. It’s produced by CBS Television Studios and Garcia’s Amigos De Garcia Productions shingle. Co-EPs are Maniscalco (pictured), Judy Brown-Marmel, Norman Aladjem and Alix Jaffe. It’s still unclear as to whether Maniscalco will star in the project. Maniscalco, whose Showtime special “Aren’t You Embarrassed” airs November 14, is represented by UTA, LEG and attorney Gregg Gellman. Earl, whose credits also include NBC’s “Up All Night,” is repped by CAA, Management 360, and Sloane, Offer, Weber and Dern. Garcia is repped by CAA.
Here is the link to the event with Amir at the laugh factory. Come out to a great event and celebrate our third print . http://www.laughfactory.com/clubs/hollywood/date/2014-10-09
Zimbabwe loves stand-up comedy too, which can be displayed at this year’s Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo. The festival runs from September 23 to 27, because Stand-up comedy has been on the rise in the country in the last few years and has become one of the main attractions in arts festivals throughout the country. The comedy night to be held on the last day festival will feature some of the country’s leading stand-up performers in Doc Vikela, Babongile and Ntando Van Moyo. The three comics are accompanied by comedians in Zwe and H.O, who will also take to the stage on the night. This will be a true treat for all in attendance. Comedy in Zimbabwe, proves comedy is sure to experience a massive boom, if not already.