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Thursday, January 20 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Talkies

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Talkies is the Bay Area's best unconventional, experimental, and multimedia live comedy event. At Talkies, comedians, writers, improvisers, and performers work outside of their regular routines to push the boundaries of comedy, PowerPoint presentations, characters, and off-stage antics are the order of the day. Started in the Mission District basement of Lost Weekend Video store, this monthly show has been an incubator for many unique comedy talents spreading their wings on weird flights of fancy. Talkies has appeared at SF Sketchfest, Nevada City Film Fest, Cobb's Comedy Club, All Out Comedy Theater, Roxie Theater, and Lost Weekend Video. Featuring George Chen, Aviva Siegel, Land Smith, Nick Stargu and special guests Chad Opitz, Katie-Ellen Humphries, Jay Shingle and Jordan Thewlis($25, All Ages)

Artists
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Aviva Siegel

Aviva is a stand-up comic by day, and a stand-up comic by night. Her jokes are silly (clown horn sound) yet personal (awooga), and she really just wants to have fun up there.She’s been nominated as one of the “Best Comedians in the Bay” by the East Bay Express, and owns a “Best... Read More →
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Chad Opitz

A staple of the San Francisco comedy scene due to his unique blend of one-liners, act-outs, musical inclusions and odd subject matter preferences, Chad Opitz leaves a mark that might be worth getting checked out by a doctor if you have health insurance. Oh, he's also been protecting... Read More →
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DJ REAL

Nick Stargu is a musician, comedian, writer and filmmaker who is best known for his multimedia / musical comedy act, DJ REAL, which has been featured at Comedy Central's Colossal Clusterfest, Big Sky Comedy Festival, Outside Lands, San Francisco Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival... Read More →
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George Chen

Starting comedy in SF but now based in Los Angeles, George Chen has been putting on shows at Giant Robot Gallery, Machine Project, and Night Gallery.He has performed at Sled Island Festival in Calgary, the SFMoMA, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Crash Test with Huebel and Scheer... Read More →
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Jay Shingle

Jay Shingle is a comedy performer, musician, meme creator, and writer living in Oakland, CA via Portland, OR. In his live act he combines stand-up comedy, prop comedy, and music into a mind-bending display of visceral goodness. He has opened for performers like Creed Bratton of "The... Read More →
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Jordan Thewlis

Jordan Thewlis is a comedian and writer based out of Oakland, California. He's a Daily Contributor to The Onion, and his stand-up has been featured in SF Sketchfest, SF Comic Con, and Oakland Comedy Festival. He's the lead producer of "Don't Tell Comedy" in the East and South Bay... Read More →
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Katie-Ellen Humphries

Katie-Ellen Humphries is a standup comedian, writer and sketch performer originally from Victoria, B.C. whose debut comedy album "Ladyfinger" charted at number #1 on Apple Music (iTunes) in 2020.
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Land Smith

Land Smith was born in a hole. He eats birds, twigs, and seeds. People are frightened at first because they think he is a talking Easter Island head, but they are quickly put at ease by his brilliant one-liners and on-stage confidence. He has performed at the Punch Line, Berkeley... Read More →



Thursday January 20, 2022 8:00pm - 9:30pm PST
PianoFight Mainstage 144 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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