KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Because he'll shortly be deployed as a soldier on the battlefields of Ukraine, Serhiy Lipko and Anastasia Zukhvala chose to marry first, like a growing number of couples being torn asunder by war with Russia.
NEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars provoked intense opinions online, especially from comedians who felt it was an assault on their art.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Comedian and physician Ken Jeong will be the keynote commencement speaker at the university in New Orleans where he did research for a year after going through his medical residency at a local hospital.
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle said his threat to pull the plug on his plans to open a comedy club near his hometown in Ohio wasn't because he opposed a proposal for affordable housing in a nearby development.
NEW YORK (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” comics Colin Jost and Pete Davidson have purchased a decommissioned Staten Island Ferry boat for $280,100 with plans to turn it into New York's hottest club.
Jost and Davidson teamed up with comedy club owner Paul Italia on Wednesday's winning bid for the John F.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stand-up comedian Fuquan Johnson was among three people who died of a suspected overdose at a Los Angeles party, authorities said Monday.
Three people were declared dead at the scene in the Venice neighborhood early Saturday morning and a fourth was taken to a hospital in critical condition, LAPD Officer Mike Lopez said.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Some Vermont entertainment venues are asking visitors for proof of vaccination against COVID-19 to attend events.
Higher Ground in South Burlington and the Vermont Comedy Club in Burlington have announced such policies, and the coffee house, bar and music venue Radio Bean and the bar Three Needs, both in Burlington, enacted similar plans earlier this month, the Burlington Free Press reported.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Some performance venues across Vermont are preparing to reopen with help from federal money after the coronavirus pandemic forced them to close.
So far, 43 Vermont performance venues benefitted from the $13 million from the Shuttered Venue Operator Grant program, part of federal pandemic relief assistance.
Like many famous comics, Jo Koy had early struggles at comedy clubs. But, unlike them, the half white and half Filipino comedian could only seem to book spots on ethnic theme nights like “Wonton Wednesdays” and “Asian Invasion...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Hart will debut his new SiriusXM original podcast with Jerry Seinfeld as the series’ inaugural guest...
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle is set to buy a former fire station near his Ohio hometown with plans to turn it into a comedy club...
NEW YORK (AP) — The first time Pete Davidson performed stand-up, he was 16. It was in front of a handful of people at a place called the Looney Bin Comedy Club in Staten Island...
Comedian Ryan Hamilton — a Seinfeld protégé who recently gigged with Jerry at New York’s Beacon Theater — is among the very funny people who will bring laughter to Connecticut this weekend. Of course there’s lots of music, dance and theater, as well.
The Avi Resort & Casino is bringing back what proved to be a popular show with audiences, the First Friday Comedy Series. This year, however, instead of only a summer run, the series will continue throughout the year with the exception of March.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel will see a dream come true when he opens a comedy club next spring in Las Vegas where he will make regular appearances and give up-and-coming comics a chance to hone their talents...
Mark Ellis covers it all in his comedy — everything from his childhood to dating and growing old (he claims he’s ready for a retirement community). At a Gotham Comedy Club show, he once spoke about family road trips he took as a kid with his parents and two siblings.
'Iloved hecklers," Neil Wersig says, smiling, as he recalls the 10 years he spent working as a stand-up comic. "Just to rip into them, make them look stupid. Oh, I loved the hecklers."
These days, Wersig, 53, plays to a much quieter room.
Dear Answer Man, have you heard anything about Goonie's Comedy Club possibly moving into the Crooked Pint building, where Green Mill used to be?
Of course I have -- I hear everything, and I report only what I know for sure.