Smart bets: Carolina Sketchfest

There are a number of do’s and don’ts when it comes to the third annual Carolina Sketchfest: Do buy tickets in advance (they sold out the first two years), don’t bring the kids (there’s adult language and themes), do like dogs (concession proceeds benefit Brother Wolf Animal Rescue). What isn’t going to the dogs is sketch comedy in Asheville — the one-night show features award-winning comedy groups performing their best material and fan-favorite sets. The Comic Thread from Chicago was named Best Group at the L.A. Comedy Festival; Altanta’s Sketchworks won an outstanding achievement award at this year’s Georgia Entertainment Gala; and The Don’t We Boys from Grand Rapids, Mich., opened for Bob Odenkirk’s Birthday Boys. Asheville’s The Feral Chihuahuas host (but don’t perform) at “Asheville’s Biggest Night of Sketch Comedy.” Held at Asheville Community Theatre on Saturday, March 28, 7:30 p.m. $20. carolinasketchfest.com. Photo courtesy of The Don’t We Boys

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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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