What the fuck is up, friends? It’s a lovely damp warm day here in Airport City, n’est pas? You might be thinking to yourself, well, lucky me, it’s Friday. I can get my laugh on at the Bagdad tonight, or at Fly Ass Jokes at the Brody, or many other places as well. And you would only be a little bit right, in the “many other places” part. Because this week both Portland’s weekly Friday stand-up showcases are moving to Saturday.
Why? Something in the ether, maybe because Mercury is in retrograde. Maybe because on this day in 1859 Joshua A. Norton declared himself “Emperor Norton I” of the United States, and hosts Tristian Spillman and Ian Karmel have the due amount of respect for His Imperial Majesty to defer their comedy shows and allow everyone the chance to celebrate the holiday today in their own way, with family and friends.
Whatever the reason, The Fly Ass Comedy Showcase will feature Sean Jordan, Shane Torres, Nathan Brannon, and Richard Bain, showtime at at 8pm, costing just $10. Comedy Night at the Bagdad will feature Marcia Belsky, Carmen Trineece, Whitney Streed (me), Timmy Williams, Don Frost, all for $5 starting at 10pm. See you there or in hell, friends!
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I’ve just received troubling news, comedy friends: the widespread rumor that there will be two moons visible in the sky tonight is apparently a vicious lie. I know, I’m a little crushed myself.
To console you in this time of great disappointment, I come bearing also some goodness and light: tonight’s showcase at the Bagdad looks like it’s going to be fantastic! Srsly. Phil Schallberger, The Dan Cossette, Tim Hammer, D’Emmanuel, and Virginia Jones! Plus it is hoast Tristian Spillman’s birthday! Much revelry will be had. Show starts at 10pm and is as always still only $5.
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