Results tagged with 'Comedy'
Published Jan. 27, 2015
Kevin Hart is one of the hardest working men in the business, appearing in "The Wedding Ringer," "Ride Along," "Top Five," "About Last Night" and "Think Like a Man Too" all just in the past year - with "Get Hard" along side Will Ferrell still to come in March. This morning, his busy schedule got even busier as the comedian added a live tour stop in Milwaukee.
Published Jan. 4, 2015
Last month, Var Gallery and Studios opened at 643 S. 2nd St. in a former aluminum foundry that had been empty for a couple of years. The gallery, artists' collective and bar showcases art shows, acoustic live music, comedy performances, workshops, open figure drawing, talk sessions, social gatherings and more.
Published Jan. 3, 2015
Years ago, Lena Cole traveled to big cities like Chicago and New York to check out comedy shows and musical acts until one day she decided to bring the talent to Milwaukee. In 2009, Cole started two ongoing events, R&B Live and Funny First Sundays. She also runs her own management and event planning business, Above Average Entertainment.
Published Oct. 29, 2014
After nearly 10 years of more or less being off the radar with only the occasional stand-up gig, comedian Dave Chappelle decided to embark on an earnest comeback tour and many presumed - although some questioned if - he could bring it back.
Published Oct. 20, 2014
In 2012, comedian Tig Notaro went through a series of intense, significant personal crises that would be overwhelming in a four-year stretch, much less in merely four months. In a matter of a few months, Notaro faced a break-up, a sudden death in the family and two potentially fatal ailments. And in the middle of all of that, she had a stand-up gig at Largo in Los Angeles. The rest, as the cliché says, is history.
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Friday August 22nd, 2014 – Island Lake, IL We interrupt this regularly scheduled sabbatical to bring you some positive news for a change! I have been taking a break from cataloging my daily thoughts in order that I might devote my full energy to my forthcoming book about hav...
Thursday July 24th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL A lot of things sound really great in theory. Communism is a big one, but nobody has been able to pull it off successfully for any significant amount of time. Polygamy is another. It sounds like a party, but there are laws against i...
Tuesday July 22nd, 2014 – Island Lake, IL Oh, how time flies. Four years ago today my appearance on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” aired. I’d recorded it the previous March, and by the time it ran I honestly thought it would never air. When it did...
Saturday July 19th, 2014 – Milwaukee, WI Ahhh…nothing is as thoroughly refreshing as an oasis in the desert. Tonight I was booked for a pair of shows at my all time favorite performance venue which is The Northern Lights Theatre at Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee. I lo...
Friday July 18th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL My life is an extended mess, and I don’t know how to fix it. It’s not messy like a lot of people, and in fact my mess is pretty boring. There are no drug or alcohol addictions or cheating on my pregnant wife with a se...
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