People, what are you waiting for? Are you going to see Aziz Ansari? If you are not, you may be making a terrible mistake. Ansari plays the ridiculously funny Tom Haverford on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.”
Whether she’s cracking jokes with Jon Stewart or talking politics with Rachel Maddow, political satirist Lizz Winstead has plenty to say. Catch her live at the Grey Eagle on Saturday.
“Bring your own brain” to Asheville Humane Society’s trivia night. Then taste some cider or celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim. There’s plenty to do this weekend, so let CalCast do the choosing for you.
The Grove Park Inn brings some of the country’s most hilarious comedians to Asheville for two nights of laughter.
Comedy (the Valentine’s-themed show pictured here), classical music and a trio of rock bands. You choose!
The Feral Chihuahuas fortel the end of the world in “The Chihuacolypse,” running two weekend at BeBe Theatre.
Local musician and comedian Jeffrey Hyde Thompson stars in this spoof video, filmed in and around Asheville. Seaweed chip, anyone?
He just won big at the Boston Comedy Festival and, we’re told, is being chased by Hollywood agents. He’s getting away from it all at the Altamont tomorrow. 9 p.m. showtime, $10 cover.
Thanks to the tireless efforts of many local standup comics (some of which write for this very paper’s “Asheville Disclaimer”), we now live in a city where you can go see fantastic local, regional and national comedians every single night of the week. But you wouldn’t know it by reading the Mountain Xpress. I cracked […]
As the Xpress Best of WNC reader poll wraps up, last year's reigning comedians The Feral Chihuahuas are gearing up for a three-night run of new material. This is what the Chihuahuas have to say: "The show is entitled A Fistful of Glitter and promises to leave hilarity clinging to the clothing of all who […]
Comic Michael Ian Black has been a cult favorite since The State debuted on MTV in 1994. The show’s screwball, absurdist sketch comedy lasted only three seasons, but it proved to be a launching pad for several of its cast members. Michael Ian Black went on to perform in such under-the-radar projects as the Comedy […]
You think your summer job is bad? Listen to this group of storytellers (part of the Listen to This: Stories in Performance series) wax comedic about the ways they spent their summers. Thursday, July 28, 7:30 p.m. at 35below.
Our town is a veritable comedy-stravaganza this week: with great shows tonight at the Magnetic Field, and four nights at the BeBe Theater starting Thursday.
* If you don’t like laughing, you might consider giving it another try by attending these shows.
This month, Jason Williams directs a double-feature at Montford, and if anything at all unites the two plays, beyond the hardworking cast itself, it is that they are both done somewhat in the style of Bollywood.