Thursday, August 14, 2008

Downtown FREE Comedy Walk TONIGHT At Farmer's and Merchant's Bank, LATC and Spring Arts Tower!

* Get your FREE TICKET at or just come to the LATC Theatre.
* Thursday, August 14th, 2008, 8:30pm-10pm

COMEDY WALK is the biggest monthly comedy show in the world. It's like speed-dating with comedians! As seen in The Onion. A Los Angeles Times "Best Bet". A Hollywood Today selection. Featured performers this month include Courtney Ca, Mary Kennedy and Bill Word. Two dozen comedy acts. Six simultaneous 90-minute shows.

COMEDY WALK #8 is at the New LATC Theatre, 514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, and nearby venues. Different acts and different venues each month. Another performer every ten minutes on six stages. Print the 1-page PDF program with schedule at

This Month's Venues and Hosts:

Venue #1
Host: James Edward Moorer
Tom Bradley Theatre
The New LATC
514 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
500-seat theater

Venue #2
Host: Corey Blake
Lobby Theater
80-seat cabaret
The New LATC
514 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Venue #3
Host: Milka Munoz
The Farmers Room
Farmers & Merchants Bank
Across from Pete's Cafe
401 S. Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Venue #4
Host: Dennis Neder
The Onion Room
Spring Arts Tower
205 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
1,400 sq. ft. SRO

Venue #5
The Chicken Room
Spring Arts Tower
211 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
1,000-sq.ft SRO

Venue #6
Host: Gabrielle Pantera
Underground Vault
The New LATC
514 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
600 sq. ft. SRO

This Month's Comedians:

1. Kacey Arnold - The Comedy Union, one of the faces of Big Lots -
2. Aurelio Miguel Bocanegra
3. Courtney Ca - Norma Jean's Downtown Comedy
4. Jason Dudey - Hosts GaysRUs @ Hollywood Improv.
5. Celeste Davis -
6. Brian Farrell -
7. Grace Fraga - Laugh Factory, Comedy Store.
8. Chris Gehrt - The Comedy Store, The Hollywood Improv, The Ice House, Club Aura
9. Sean Green - Comedy Garage.
10. Keith Healy - Ice House
11. Paul Jacek - Las Vegas Riviera Hotel and Casino, Comedy Store, founding member of Gay and Lesbian Night/Sunset La Jolla
12. Gayla Johnson - BET Comic View, The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, The Ice House -
13. Mary Kennedy - Comedy Central, USA Network, Spike TV, the Laugh Factory, Bonkerz, Rooster T. Feathers, Rascals, Caroline's NYC, The Comic Strip, Stand Up New York.
14. Stogie Kenyatta - USO comedy tour in Tokyo, Japan and Okinawa
15. Carl Kozlowski - Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, The Ice House, Comedytime -
16. Bruno Lucia -
17. Stevie Mack - Steviemack@Night airing daily at
18. Lisa Mesa - Laugh Factory, Westside Eclectic, Ha Ha Comedy Club -
19. The Mooney Twins (Daryl and Dwayne) - BET Comic View, Montel Williams -
20. Clarinda Morales
21. Maury Rogow - Entourage, Style Network host, Oceans 13, HaHa, Improv, Comedy Store
22. Alicia Simmons - The Comedy Store, The Comedy Union, The Laugh Factory, The Ice House
23. Alysia Wood - National Lampoon Comedy Radio
24. Jon Wilson - The Ha Ha Cafe, La Jolla Comedy Store, The Tonight Show's Jay Walking segment -
25. Bill Word - National Lampoon Comedy Radio

SPECIAL THANKS to Jose Luis Valenzuela, Mark Friedman, and William Flores of The New LATC, Paul Su of Spring Arts Tower, Tom Gilmore of the Old Bank District and Brady Westwater of the Historic Downtown Los Angeles Business Improvement District (BID). For the City of Los Angeles: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, District 9 Councilwoman Jan Perry. For the Cultural Affairs Department: Executive Director Olga Garay, Assistant General Manager Saul Romo.

A big thank you to the many volunteers who make COMEDY WALK possible as a FREE event!

Executive Producer Robin Rowe, Casting Director Gabrielle Pantera, Associate Producer Hillary Layman, A production of

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