The Biodiversity Jam
Nov
30
9:00 PM21:00

The Biodiversity Jam

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The Biodiversity Jam brings together a menagerie of New York’s funniest comedians to talk about the weirdest and wildest animals you GOTTA know.

Scientists have recently estimated that there are 1.5 million animal species. Scientists have also recently estimated that there are 1.5 million comedians living in New York City. Coincidence? We think not!
Join your host, Karen Chee (The New Yorker, McSweeney’s) for a zoological comedy show that will take you on a hilarious (and mind-blowing!) tour of the animal kingdom.

Doors: 9:00pm
Show: 9:30pm
Tickets: $10 adv / $12 door
21+
Please note this is a mixed seated and standing venue. Please arrive early for the best seats.

FEATURING:
Aaron Jackson (The Opposition)
Jes Tom (Time Out’s Comedians We’re Obsessed With)
Lorelei Ramirez (Comedy Central)
Peter Smith (The Bongo Hour)
Arti Gollapudi (Huffington Post, UCB)
Mike Ross (Scholastic)


ABOUT THE HOST:
Karen Chee is a writer/performer based in Brooklyn. She contributes regularly to The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, and Shondaland, and has also written for Catapult, Reductress, Splitsider, and Funny or Die. Around town, Karen does sketch comedy with Lo-Fi and improv with anyone who will let her.

REFUND POLICY: Tickets maybe be refunded up to 24 hours before the event. Within 24 hours we may take exchanges for other events at our discretion. No refunds after the event.

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SPACE: A Queer Comedy Experience
Nov
30
8:00 PM20:00

SPACE: A Queer Comedy Experience

Need a couple of cuties to make you laugh and keep you warm during this cold cold season? Forget Netflix and Chill! Try SPACE and Chill. Come thru to Mad Tropical on November 30th for one of Brooklyn's finest stand-up comedy shows, starring our generations most promising queer comedians. It's an experience you won't want to miss.

Hosted by 
Andrés Govea
Walter Kelly
Kendall Payne

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Diwali Party!
Nov
1
7:30 PM19:30

Diwali Party!

Join Maya Deshmukh & Arti Gollapudi in an eclectic Diwali celebration featuring a diverse line up of Indian & South Asian performers. Arti & Maya will explore and unpack their experiences and general confusion of growing up brown in the ethereal land of Jersey. Join them in learning & celebrating India's festival of lights!
Proceeds will be going to Desis Rising Up and Moving (DrumNYC.org)

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Handmaid's Tale: The Musical
Oct
27
7:30 PM19:30

Handmaid's Tale: The Musical

  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A comical and cathartic parody of the Margaret Atwood novel and Hulu original series The Handmaid’s Tale. Set in 2028 Brooklyn, the show depicts modern millennials in a dystopian near future and the phone-less perils they must endure. A campy romp that finally gives the Handmaids some power and a voice, starring such characters as "Extremely Hot Nick," "Aunt Betsy DeVos," "Rory Gilmore," "Janine the One Eyed Bitch," and more. 


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Yourself, Your Body
Jul
17
7:30 PM19:30

Yourself, Your Body

Yourself, Your Body at Union Hall - Brooklyn
Featuring: Larry Owens, Karen Chee, Alise Morales, Morgan Miller, & Aminah Imani!
with videos & produced by Amanda Justice

Arti Gollapudi hosts a comedic variety show discussing our hearts, farts, strange parts, and minds with an aim to dismantle social binaries & the beauty standards of mainstream media through sharing stories & reclaiming space. This show is dedicated to the weird, the beautiful, the gross, and, ultimately, the human. 

"Censor the body and you censor breath and speech at the same time. Write yourself. Your body must be heard."
- Helene Cixous, The Laugh of the Medusa


Tickets: https://ticketf.ly/2LsAkbv

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The Roast of Your 15 Year Old self
Jul
14
10:00 PM22:00

The Roast of Your 15 Year Old self

NYC's favorite comedy show The Roast Of Your 15 Year Old Self is coming to Boston for one night only! 

Watch as a mix of some of NYC and Boston's funniest stand-ups roast the one person everyone loves to hate: themselves at 15!

With photos, old diary entries, and the occasional angst-filled musical number, The Roast Of Your 15 Year Old Self is a laugh riot guaranteed to make you feel better about all the embarrassing things you did as a teen.

This month featuring:
Arti Gollapudi
Bailey Edwards
Tooky Kavanagh
Pamela Ross

and your host Alise Morales

tickets available at: https://goo.gl/Lrch3x

$10!

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Old Ass Broadway: Live!
Jul
6
8:00 PM20:00

Old Ass Broadway: Live!

Old Ass Broadway: Live! at Union Hall - Brooklyn

A musical comedy variety show starring *real* Broadway legends you've never heard of. Watch (roommates/broadway legends/best friends) Betty Blanche and Crystal Rogers Sr. sing and dance their hearts out with musical numbers from never-before-seen Broadway shows like: "Not Drunk Anymore, Yet!," "White Thanksgiving", and Cole Porter's "Lion Queen". With guest appearances from funny Broadway friends and comedic legends!

FEATURING: 

Eric GersenIkechukwu UfomaduAmanda ShechtmanMatteo LaneArti GollapudiAlexandra Nader and more!!!!


Purchase: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1709559

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Comedy CUNT
Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

Comedy CUNT

  • Bluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

An evening featuring marginalized comedians from various communities each performing and sharing their own life experiences using comedy as a medium. Hosted by Arti Gollapudi this night will feature a diverse line up of stand up comedians, writers, character actors, etc in hopes to inspire dialogue about representation and build connections.

Featuring:
Dekunle
Maggie Widdoes
Calvin S. Cato
Rebecca Shortall
Lorena Russi Serna

Video from: 
Angel Yau 

& multimedia magic by Amanda Justice

http://bluestockings.com/event/comedy-cunt-collective-11/?instance_id=188789

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Handmaid's Tale: The Musical - Philadelphia Premiere
Jun
16
7:00 PM19:00

Handmaid's Tale: The Musical - Philadelphia Premiere

Following a recent string of sold out shows in NYC, PhilaMOCA presents the Philadelphia Premiere of HANDMAID'S TALE: THE MUSICAL, a comical and cathartic parody of the Margaret Atwood novel and Hulu original series. Set in 2028 Brooklyn, the show depicts modern millennials in a dystopian near future and the phoneless perils they endure.

Book & Lyrics by Marcia Belsky and Melissa Stokoski
Arranged and Accompanied by Fernanda Douglas

Cast:
Marcia Belsky (Offred)
Melissa Stokoski (Rory Gilmore)
Eudora Peterson (Aunt Betsy DeVos)
Drew Anderson (Extremely Hot Nick)
Farah Brook (Serena Joy)
Tim Platt (Commander Fred)
Karolena Theresa (Jax/OfJax)
Arti Gollapudi (Janine the One Eyed Bitch)
Isabel Martin Jr. (Gavroche)

Doors 7:00 PM / $15 advance / $18 day-of

PhilaMOCA
531 N. 12th Street
http://www.philamoca.org

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Comedy Benefit for Ocasio 2018 (w/ Usama Siddiquee+iftar served)
Jun
10
7:45 PM19:45

Comedy Benefit for Ocasio 2018 (w/ Usama Siddiquee+iftar served)

TIX: www.ocasio2018.com/standingroom

Please join us Sunday 6/10 at The Standing Room in Queens at 7:30 pm for an amazing lineup of comedians, featuring special headliner Usama Siddiquee! We will be gathering to laugh, eat (**iftar will be served!**), and learn more about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, an amazing progressive candidate running for Congress in Queens and the Bronx. Alexandria will be present, as well as some of NYC’s top comics! 

Also featuring:
Chanel Ali
Pedro Gonzalez
Arti Gollapudi
Yogi Paliwal
Suni Reyes

Get your tickets now; they'll sell out!
TIX: www.ocasio2018.com/standi
ngroom

-Alexandria and the rest of the Ocasio 2018 team

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Yourself, Your Body
Jun
5
7:30 PM19:30

Yourself, Your Body

Yourself, Your Body at Union Hall - Brooklyn

Featuring: Arti GollapudiNore DavisFareeha KhanJes TomKarolena Theresa & Mary Kate HegartyFree The Mind (Marcia Belsky & Matt Munro) & more! 
Video magic from & produced by Amanda Justice 

Arti Gollapudi hosts a comedic variety show discussing our hearts, farts, strange parts, and minds with an aim to dismantle social binaries & the beauty standards of mainstream media through sharing stories & reclaiming space. This show is dedicated to the weird, the beautiful, the gross, and, ultimately, the human. 

"Censor the body and you censor breath and speech at the same time. Write yourself. Your body must be heard."
- Helene Cixous, The Laugh of the Medusa


Tickets: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1683097

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Grandbaby
May
29
8:00 PM20:00

Grandbaby

Grandbaby is a glamorous free weekly comedy show brought to you by Mary Cella, Cara Weinberger, and Brian Bahe at Baby Grand Brooklyn. Join them every Tuesday night at 8pm in Greenpoint to catch some of New York’s best comedians!

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Take Two May 2018 Show
May
15
7:30 PM19:30

Take Two May 2018 Show

Take Two is a unique show where storytellers share one true story with two endings: one the way it actually happened, the other where they rewind time to make it all turn out differently. What happens when you take the other fork in the road, right the wrongs or wrong the rights, say what you could have said, do what you could have done, flip to a different page in the choose your own adventure? When the only thing between a storyteller and the perfect ending is the real ending, they bring it to Take Two. Co-hosted by Elana Lancaster and Harvey Katz.
www.taketwostorytelling.com

Tuesday, May 15th at C'mon Everybody (325 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn) 
Doors 7:15PM, show 7:30PM-9:00PM.

$5 to $10 suggested, no one turned away for lack of funds

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HANDMAID’S TALE: THE MUSICAL at The Bell House
Mar
8
8:00 PM20:00

HANDMAID’S TALE: THE MUSICAL at The Bell House

HANDMAID’S TALE: THE MUSICAL at The Bell House

Marcia Belsky and Melissa Stokoski present a comical and cathartic parody of the Margaret Atwood novel and Hulu original series The Handmaid’s Tale. Set in 2027 Brooklyn, the show depicts modern millennials in a dystopian near future and the perils they endure. It’s funny not sad ... we promise.

Marcia Belsky, Melissa Stokoski,Drew Anderson, Arti Gollapudi, Eudora Peterson, Sophie Santos, Karolena Theresa, Tim Platt, Greta Titelman

Accompanied by: Fernanda Douglas

TICKETS: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1641510

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Yourself, Your Body
Mar
6
9:00 PM21:00

Yourself, Your Body

"Censor the body and you censor breath and speech at the same time. Write yourself. Your body must be heard."
- Helene Cixous, The Laugh of the Medusa

Those of us who fall outside social binaries & the beauty standards of mainstream media are here to claim our space & share our stories. This show is dedicated to the weird, the beautiful, the gross, and, ultimately, the human. May our hearts, farts, strange parts, and minds forever be acknowledged in your narratives!!!!! 


FEATURING: 
Yedoye Travis
Chloe Koser
Nore Davis
Jordan Jensen
Becca Beberaggi

& back with video magic Amanda Justice

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Comedy CUNT
Feb
15
7:00 PM19:00

Comedy CUNT

An evening featuring marginalized comedians from various communities each performing and sharing their own life experiences using comedy as a medium. Hosted by Arti Gollapudi this night will feature a diverse line up of stand up comedians, writers, character actors, etc in hopes to inspire dialogue about representation and build connections.

 

Featuring: Sophie Santos, Pat Regan, Nayomi Reghay, Drew Anderson, & Milly Tamarez! 

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HANDMAID’S TALE: THE MUSICAL
Feb
10
to Feb 11

HANDMAID’S TALE: THE MUSICAL

Marcia Belsky and Melissa Stokoski present a comical and cathartic parody of the Margaret Atwood novel and Hulu original series The Handmaid’s Tale. Set in 2027 Brooklyn, the show depicts modern millennials in a dystopian near future and the perils they endure. It’s funny not sad ... we promise.

 

Featuring Marcia Belsky, Melissa Stokoski, Eudora Peterson, Sophie Santos, Karolena Theresa, Tim Platt, Greta Titelman, Drew Anderson, Arti Gollapudi, Accompanied by: Fernanda Douglas

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Yourself, Your Body
Feb
6
9:00 PM21:00

Yourself, Your Body

"Censor the body and you censor breath and speech at the same time. Write yourself. Your body must be heard."
- Helene Cixous, The Laugh of the Medusa

Those of us who fall outside social binaries & the beauty standards of mainstream media are here to claim our space & share our stories. This show is dedicated to the weird, the beautiful, the gross, and, ultimately, the human. May our hearts, farts, strange parts, and minds forever be acknowledged in your narratives!!!!! 


FEATURING: 
Jo Rosenthal
Sharon Spell
Daniel Lempert
Aminah Imani

& back with video magic Amanda Justice

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Side Ponytail: 2/5
Feb
5
8:00 PM20:00

Side Ponytail: 2/5

Side Ponytail is a FREE comedy show that takes place EVERY MONDAY at Friends and Lovers in Crown Heights from 8 -10pm.

We promote positivity and good times and scrunchies! 

Created by Carolyn Busa
Produced by Carolyn Busa, Julia Shiplett, Chelsea Taylor, Ben Wasserman and Emily Winter

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A Year of Madness! Anniversary Show
Jan
20
6:00 PM18:00

A Year of Madness! Anniversary Show

Not for Everyone and Friends Present: A Year of Madness! 

It's the one year anniversary of the first Not For Everyone show and the downfall of the United States! Join us to celebrate all that Trump hates, but we love! 

Doors at 6pm, show 7-9pm
Suggested donation of $5

Featuring: 
Pretty Sad White Girls
Milly Tea
Eudora Peterson
Blair Dawson
Morgan Root
Jerry & Barry
Wanjiko Eke
Mary Beth Barone
Becca Bernard
Karolena Theresa
Arti Gollapudi

Hosted by: Alex Andia

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LOVE: A Collaborative Evening with GHOST X PINE X Amanda Justice
Jan
14
7:00 PM19:00

LOVE: A Collaborative Evening with GHOST X PINE X Amanda Justice

Live storytelling, art exhibition, readings and drinks.
*** Performances by Arti GollapudiCha'ves JamallKarolena Theresa,Jordan Jensen, and Mamoudou N'Diaye *** Featuring art by Sophia Narrett, Anna Rindos, Najeebah Al-Ghadban and Amanda Justice***

Sunday, January 14th, 7-10pm | 893 Bergen Street, Unit 7

7-8pm PINE art exhibition
8-9pm Storytelling
9-10pm Video work + music

Please RSVP below (indicate if you are bringing guests - all are welcome!)

bit.ly/ghostxpinexlove

Free entry 7-8pm
$5 entry fee 8-10pm

@ghostxnewyork
www.pine-mag.com
www.amandajustice.com

Image Above: Work by Najeebah Al-Gahadban, featured in PINE No. 2 LOVE

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Tiny Little Love Triumphs: A Night of Pizza, Poetry + Storytelling
Dec
19
7:00 PM19:00

Tiny Little Love Triumphs: A Night of Pizza, Poetry + Storytelling

**$5 Suggested Donation**

You're invited to a night of poetry reading and storytelling exploring "tiny little love triumphs," hosted by It's Not Personal. The event will feature dozens of talented, local writers, each sharing their poems and stories and exploring what it means to find victories in all sorts of love.

And just as exciting (almost), there will be free pizza and a cash bar! 

Part of our proceeds will go to Girls Write Now, a nonprofit offering guidance, support, and opportunities for New York City's high school girls to develop their creative, independent voices, explore careers in professional writing, and learn how to make healthy choices in school, career, and life.
 

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BigFrench/EudoraPeterson/StrawPipes/LucyCo
Dec
17
8:00 PM20:00

BigFrench/EudoraPeterson/StrawPipes/LucyCo

11/17
Secret Project Robot
1186 Broadway
8p-midnight

***warning - this show is rapidly growing and will be a super show!

Big French - music that sounds equally good whether or not you have ADD

Eudora Peterson - the comedian's comedienne's comedian's comedienne

Lucy Cottrell - you're a genius, I'm a genius, guess what she is...yes, a comedian..but what else?

Straw Pipes - music that's gleeful and a little grimy but not like Glee nor Grime

Arti Gollapudi - comedy where fact and the intellect meet and then veer to the moon

Lena Einbender - were Fellini still making tragedies or comedies Lena Einbender would star

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Yourself, Your Body
Dec
5
9:00 PM21:00

Yourself, Your Body

"Censor the body and you censor breath and speech at the same time. Write yourself. Your body must be heard."

- Helene Cixous, The Laugh of the Medusa


Those of us who fall outside social binaries & the beauty standards of mainstream media are here to claim our space & share our stories. This show is dedicated to the weird, the beautiful, the gross, and, ultimately, the human. May our hearts, farts, strange parts, and minds forever be acknowledged in your narratives!!!!! 

Featuring:
Maritza Montañez
Sammie James
Anya Volz
Brian Park

w/ video queen Amanda Justice ♥

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Rally + Rise‎2nd Annual Giving Tuesday Fundraiser: Party for Repro Rights
Nov
28
to Nov 29

Rally + Rise‎2nd Annual Giving Tuesday Fundraiser: Party for Repro Rights

Rally + Rise's
2nd Annual Giving Tuesday Fundraiser: 
Party for Repro Rights

Bar Matchless
557 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday November 28, 2017. 7pm / 21+ 

All proceeds go to the National Institute for Reproductive Health.

FEATURING:
SLEEPiES 
Dakota Jones
No Honeymoon
$25 via TICKETFLY / $30 at the door

FREE FRONT ROOM ACCESS WITH DJS Mon Amie and Extra Water - DJ Voices AND 2-FOR-1 DRINKS ALL NIGHT!

MERCH by Got a Girl Crush

***all proceeds go to the National Institute for Reproductive Health(NIRH) ***

Can't make it? Donate to NIRH now: 
https://secure.nirhealth.org/page/contribute/rally-rise

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Rally+Rise is a grassroots group committed to making New York a progressive haven - all while redefining what it means to be an activist. Rally + Rise was born in the days after the 2016 election, and, in addition to state-centric legislative lobbying and educating, we're also committed to supporting groups that are dedicated to making New York a more progressive place. For our second annual Giving Tuesday fundraiser, we’re raising money for the National Institute for Reproductive Health, an organization committed to building state and local movements across the country to advance reproductive health, rights and justice. Particularly in New York, they are working to build a better future for the state by continuing to push for progressive legislation like the Reproductive Health Act and do away with outdated abortion laws.

Whether you're getting sweaty on a yoga mat or with a drink in hand, join us as we party hard and do good locally

rallyandrise.org/ Rally + Rise

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