Our City Online

comedy

Interview: Comedian Kyle Kinane

Grant Walters Grant Walters Interview: Comedian Kyle Kinane

Riding the critical and popular success of his latest album and Comedy Central comedy special "Loose in Chicago", Kinane makes a stop at Ace of Cups on Tuesday night

If you’re someone who believes that comedy should be a reprieve from the political deluge that’s soaking our country, Kyle Kinane’s Tuesday show at Ace of Cups might just be what you’re looking for. “I’m not a political comedian and I don’t want to see…there are a lot of comedians who confuse making a point […]

No Comments

The Confluence Cast: Comedy in Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Comedy in Columbus

Stop asking why and start asking how. That’s the lesson from comedians Amber Falter and Brian Doney. We talk this week about the Columbus comedy scene, how they work, and their current tour. http://theconfluencecast.com/episodes/17_comedy.mp3 Click here for shownotes This Confluence Cast episode is sponsored by Art Makes Columbus, Columbus Makes Art,  featuring stories about our city’s incredible […]

No Comments

Interview: Comedian Tig Notaro

Grant Walters Grant Walters Interview: Comedian Tig Notaro

Creating levity from her difficult past and relishing her new role as a mother, Notaro returns to Columbus on Sunday with fresh material - and more reasons to sustain her status as one of the most intriguing comedians in the business

I saw Tig Notaro’s stand-up for the first time in 2015 when she performed just down the street at The Bluestone, a converted church in Downtown Columbus. I’ll get right to the point: it was one of the best hours of comedy I have ever seen. Some important context for those who are unfamiliar with […]

No Comments

Dave Chappelle Hosting Juke Joint in Yellow Springs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dave Chappelle Hosting Juke Joint in Yellow Springs

A lot of Columbus locals are aware that comedy icon Dave Chappelle lives an hour west in the small town of Yellow Springs, and if you’ve ever wanted to head over there and hang out with him, then now’s your chance. Chappelle is hosting a party called Juke Joint this weekend, featuring Frederic Yonnet & the […]

1 Comment

Shadowbox Live’s Jimmy Mak Releases First Book, “Daddies Shouldn’t Breakdance”

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner Shadowbox Live’s Jimmy Mak Releases First Book, “Daddies Shouldn’t Breakdance”

Jimmy Mak always saw himself writing a book. The 1994 Ohio State English graduate and current head writer for Shadowbox Live had planned to go on to attend graduate school, become a professor and write a book, but got sidetracked during his gap year. “I saw there was this little theater company that wrote their […]

No Comments

New Improv Theater Opening Downtown in October

Ella Douglass Ella Douglass New Improv Theater Opening Downtown in October

“Get a job in computers.” If you’ve ever told your parents you want to entertain for a living, you likely received a similar response. But the virtues of a solid career in IT didn’t keep Tara DeFrancisco or Rance Rizzutto from pursuing improv comedy professionally in Chicago. Now, after more than 10 years performing with […]

No Comments

Grandview Theater Hosting Comic Rory Scovel

Hope Madden Hope Madden Grandview Theater Hosting Comic Rory Scovel

Grandview’s newest movie theater and bar may become Grandview’s newest comedy club, if all goes well. Stand-up comic Rory Scovel will appear at the Grandview Theater & Drafthouse’s first such live event on Saturday, September 24 at 9pm. The theater’s Charlie Pulliam is pretty geeked about it. “He’s a really funny dude,” he says. “When […]

No Comments

1 2 3 12

entertainment categories