Posts Tagged ‘ stand-up ’

PHOTOS: Oddball Comedy Festival 2014 at Red Rocks (review)

The Oddball Comedy Fest at Red Rocks,9/7/14

The artistic risks of performing stand-up in massive, rock-ready venues are considerable, but Oddball Comedy Festival at Red Rocks proved to be a seamless evening of high-level stand-up.



PHOTOS: High Plains Comedy Festival 2014 (review)

The 2014 High Plains Comedy Festival

Denver’s 65-performer High Plains comedy festival made some tweaks and was better for it in its second year.



REVIEW: Dave Chappelle Red Rocks birthday party

REVIEW: Dave Chappelle Red Rocks birthday party

Dave Chappelle seems capable of anything, and not just because he once walked away from his hit Comedy Central show, or because he walked off stage after being heckled during a show on last year’s Oddball Comedy tour.



High Plains Comedy Festival adds national stand-ups, fill out lineup with Denver comics

High Plains Comedy Festival adds national stand-ups, fill out lineup with Denver comics

The 2014 High Plains Comedy Festival will feature dozens of Denver-area comics, including headliners and national festival veterans.



High Plains Comedy Festival unveils 2014 lineup, new dates, venues and podcast recordings

High Plains Comedy Festival

Denver’s only all-stand-up festival, High Plains Comedy Festival, is welcoming Pete Holmes, T.J. Miller, Kumail Nanjiani and many more Aug. 22-23.



Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival reveals 2014 lineup, Red Rocks date

Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival reveals 2014 lineup, Red Rocks date

Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy tour is back and better than ever with another stacked lineup of stand-up greats.



Why So Serious, Louie Anderson?

Comedian Louie Anderson credits his decades-long career with comedy that "means something." (Photo provided by Eve Sadof)

Louie Anderson is returning to Denver to play Comedy Works South, but before that he’ll kick off eTown’s new comedy series in Boulder.



Why So Serious, Matt Braunger?

Comedian and late-night veteran Matt Braunger, who co-founded the Portland, Ore.-based Bridgetown Comedy Festival, headlines Comedy Works South through May 25. (Provided by Avalon Management)

Portland-bred comic Matt Braunger talks Portland, unfortunate fashion choices and more before his Comedy Works South sets.



Why So Serious, Anthony Jeselnik? (Boulder edition)

Anthony Jeselnik wishes the new late-night talk-show comics all the best - and says the job would be like prison to him. (Provided by Comedy Works)

Anthony Jeselnik, never one to mince words, has zero interest in helming a late-night talk show. And here’s why, dear readers.



Why So Serious, Kathleen Madigan? (2014 edition)

Kathleen Madigan is in comedy for all the right reasons. (Photo provided by Comedy Works)

Respected stand-up and Colorado favorite Kathleen Madigan talks before her latest round of area comedy dates, including at Denver’s Paramount Theatre.