1) CBS Sketch Diversity Showcase is taking submissions until Thurs. Sept. 22nd. Must be SAG, “primarily focused on African-American, Asian-American, Middle Eastern, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander, LGBT actors, senior performers and performers with disabilities”, and able to perform and rehearse in LA.
3) “Telescope” by Uncle Mom-is not a song on KCRW’s rotation, but a hilarious new sketch from Shawn Pearlman, Zach Paez, and Payman Benz.
4) Reportedly, more open mics have opened up in the South Bay for comedy. The Comic Bug will start a comedy open mic on Thurs. Sept. 29th and Club 705 has expanded from Monday night to both Monday and Tuesday night. More details to come.
7) ON THE HORIZON
Neighbors @ The Warehouse Wed. Sept. 21st 8PM FREE
One-Two Punch @ Benton Manor Sat. Sept. 24th 8PM $3
Adult Contemporary Comedy @ Fake Gallery Fri. Sept. 23rd 9PM FREE
An Evening with Mike Birbiglia @ USC Bovard Auditorium Oct. 6th 7:30PM $25
8) COMEDY CRAWL
Jeff Garlin’s Combo Platter @ UCB Theatre 6PM $2 (stand by only)
ASSSSCAT @ UCB Theatre 7:30PM FREE
French Toast @ Taix 8:30PM FREE
Neal Brennan & Friends w/Bill Burr @ Westside Comedy Theater 9PM $5
RTDOK Presents @ Chatterbox 9PM FREE
Powerviolence @ The Complex 9PM FREE
Set List @ Flappers Burbank 9PM $12/2 item min.
Top Story Weekly! @ iO West 9PM $5
DC Pierson’s Bad at Girls @ UCB Theatre 9:30PM $5
SXSW Showcase @ Comedy Store 10PM
Shitty Jobs @ UCB Theatre 11PM $5 (stand by only)
9) OPEN MIC RUN
PALMS 8572 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA/Starts 6PM/lottery
SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA/Starts 6PM/$4 min./first come, first served
PARADISE PERKS 15475 Jeffrey Rd., Irvine, CA/Sign-up 6:30PM/Starts 7PM/only 10 spots available
NERDIST THEATRE 7522 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA (back room of Meltdown Comics)/Sign-up 7:15PM/Starts 7:30PM/lottery/30 spots available/no purchase necessary
TSUNAMEDY @ TRIBAL CAFE 1651 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA (Echo Park)/Sign-up 8PM/Starts 9PM/first come, first served/mixed mic
MARTY’S/THE OPEN MIC 7351 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA (walk up Martel past Big Mama’s and Papa’s)/5PM to 11PM/$5/multiple sets allowed/bottled water and coffee available