Thursday, September 18, 2008

Free Downtown COMEDY WALK - Tonight! And Two TV Stations Will Be Filming Us Tonight!

Yes - six free venues with 25 comedians all within 1/2 block of 5th and Spring! 8:30 PM - 10 PM Tonight Thursday September 18th! Go to to print your free ticket that will also get you one dollar off per person for any order at Julie Rico's WEENEZ at 5th and Spring Tonight!


COMEDY WALK in downtown Los Angeles is the biggest monthly comedy festival in the world and largest comedy event in Los Angeles. Two dozen comedians from comedy clubs, television and movies. A Los Angeles Times "Best Bet". As seen in The Onion and Hollywood Today. Your best chance to see who's funny and hot in L.A.

Please put COMEDY WALK in your calendar. See you there?

For FREE TICKETS (and pictures and links for all the comedians): or call 323-960-7773

Who... This month's featured performers include Jessica Glassberg, Johnny Dam and Keith Ashton. Jessica Glassberg is the head writer and a performer in the Jerry Lewis Telethon. Johnny Dam hosts the politically incorrect radio show DAMnation. Keith Ashton performs at The Improv. Full list of comedians below...

When... Thursday, Sept. 18th, 2008, 8:30pm-10pm

Where... This month's show is presented on six stages centered at the New Los Angeles Theatre Complex, 514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, and surrounding venues, from 8:25pm to 10pm. There's plenty of parking in the neighborhood for about $5, but check you're not parking in one of the few lots that closes early. This month's COMEDY WALK is the third Thursday instead of our usual second Thursday with Art Walk. Neighborhood galleries will be open on the 18th before COMEDY WALK for you to take in the art scene.

Coming up... Our October 16th show is Momedy, a theme of Mom Comedy and will be centered at the Tower Theatre. Our November 13th show, right after the presidential election, has a theme of Comedy for Peace and will be centered at the Palace Theatre. November will feature Middle Eastern comedians. Different acts and different venues each month. Another performer every ten minutes on six stages. Print the 1-page PDF program with schedule at

Sept. 18th COMEDY WALK Comedians:

COMEDY WALK Comedians Sept. 18th:

1. Dallas Amsden - Hollywood Improv
2. Keith Michael Ashton -
3. Aurelio Miguel Bocanegra
4. Roz Browne - ABC The View, Merry Wives of Comedy Show, Laugh Factory, Ice House
5. Jeff Capri -
6. Competitive Awesome - Sketch comedy, Monster Office, Treasure Quest,, The Newest New News (NNN)
7. Johnny Dam -
8. Celeste Davis - The Improv
9. Brian Farrell -
10. Grace Fraga - Laugh Factory, Comedy Store.
11. Chris Gehrt - The Comedy Store, The Hollywood Improv, The Ice House, Club Aura
12. Jessica Glassberg - Head writer & performer The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, History Channel History of the Joke w/Lewis Black, Laugh Factory, The Improv, Comedy Store, Governor's Comedy Club
13. Karen Haber - TV shows such as Eek!Stravaganza and London Underground and movies including My Stepmother Is an Alien
14. Gayla Johnson - BET Comic View, The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, The Ice House -
15. Stogie Kenyatta - USO comedy tour in Tokyo, Japan and Okinawa
16. Carl Kozlowski - Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, The Ice House, Comedytime -
17. Stevie Mack - Steviemack@Night airing daily at
18. Sardia Marley - The Laugh Factory, Comedy Store, Improv and The Ice House
19. Lisa Mesa - Laugh Factory, Westside Eclectic, Ha Ha Comedy Club -
20. Jodi Miller - The Comedy Store
21. Dave Mishevitz - The Comedy Store. "We Love You Mrs. Bevins" a documentary about one of his many comedy trips to Iraq with Comics on Duty at
22. Tim Powers - National Lampoon on XM radio, Hollywood Improv, Comedy Store, the Ice House, Improv Olympic, Second City L.A., Upright Citizens' Brigade
23. Maury Rogow - Entourage, Style Network host, Oceans 13, HaHa, Improv, Comedy Store
24. D' Sean Ross - hosts every other Sunday at the Laugh Factory
25. Mikey Scott - The Improv, The Comedy Store, Room 5, Queers of Comedy
26. Larry Vazeos -
27. Bill Word - National Lampoon Comedy Radio

This Month's Venues and Hosts:

Venue 1: Downstairs Theatre #3
Host: James Moorer
The New LATC
514 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
200-seat theater

Venue 2: Red Dot Room
Host: Yasmin Spain
500 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
1,500-sq.ft Seated

Venue 3: The Onion Room
Host: Dr. Dennis Neder
Spring Arts Tower
207 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
1,400 sq. ft. SRO

Venue 4: The Chicken Room
Host: Mary Nicole Walker
Spring Arts Tower
215 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
1,000 sq.ft. SRO

Venue 5: The Secret Room
Host: Hillary Layman
Rowan Building
460 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Venue 6: The Underground Vault
Host: Gabrielle Pantera
Taping comedy talk show Gosh! TV
The New LATC
514 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
1,000 sq. ft. SRO

SPECIAL THANKS to Jose Luis Valenzuela, Mark Friedman, and William Flores of The New LATC, Paul Su of Spring Arts Tower. Tom Gilmore of Gilmore and Associates. Brady Westwater of the Historic Downtown Los Angeles Business Improvement District (BID)and the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council (DLANC). For the City of Los Angeles: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, District 9 Councilwoman Jan Perry, District 14 Councilman Jose Huizar. 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 Brian Frederick, A production of

1 comment:

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Thanks for this i wasn't sure it was going on! This is so great, Comedy walk i mean, and so generous of you to post this because i didn't even know about it!