Author Archives: whitney streed

Susan Rice at Harvey’s Tonight! (7/6/13)

susanIf you haven’t seen Susan Rice do comedy, you’ve done yourself a disservice. She is wry and witty and wise and I’m sorry for the alliteration but she’s wonderful. Susan been performing for over 30 years, slaying audiences and inspiring comics the whole time. You’ve still got three chances to see her tonight at Harvey’s (5pm, 7:30pm and 10pm) with the also amazing Nathan Brannon and Jacob Christopher. Be there folks!!

Comedy Night @ The Bagdad — This Friday and Every Friday, Until the End of Time

If you’re not already enjoying Tristian Spillman’s excellent weekly showcase at the Bagdad on a semi-regular basis, then this poster (and this awesome line-up) should absolutely compel you to do so.

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Tim Hammer headlining feels exactly like this.

Comedy Night @ the Bagdad is every Friday, usually at 10pm, always $5.

Bridgetown is One Month Away! Get Your Tickets or Sign Up to Volunteer Now!

bridgetownPeople! Can you believe it? The Bridgetown Comedy Festival is only one month away! It is well worth your time and resources to spend the week enjoying the awesomest comedy event in Portland that happens all year.

Bridgetown has grown bigger and more packed with talent with each passing year. In this, its sixth year, the line-up is spectacular, with big names like Dana Gould, Reggie Watts, and Peter Serafinowicz and Robert Popper. Beloved former Portland comedians like Dax Jordan, Richard Bain, and Virginia Jones will also be there, plus a host of startlingly talented folks from all over the country (I’m talking Todd Glass and Kurt Braunholer and Moshe Kasher, people. I’m talking Jake Weisman and Guy Braunum and Brandie Posey and Emily Heller. I’m talking KATE BERLANT here, people.  I could go on but I won’t. It’s going to be fantastic.)

The festival is  April 18 – 21 and will primarily be held on Hawthorne Boulevard. Weekend passes, priced at $79, are on sale now at http://www.bridgetowncomedy.com, with an additional $10 pre-sale discount available through March 27th.

Also! There is still time to volunteer! Bridgetown couldn’t happen without the amazing people who contribute their time and energy. Whether you want to sit at a table selling tickets or shirts, drive things and people around, or just lift heavy boxes for a while, the festival would love your help. You can volunteer a little or a lot, and your reward is free admission for a night or the whole weekend. Sign up now at http://submissions.bridgetowncomedy.com/apply-to-volunteer and you will hear back within a couple weeks about what your role will be. Comedy all the time, people! All! The! Time!