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September 8, 2011

Jesse Elias At Angelica's Comedy Night

I went to Angelica's comedy night last night -- they have a free comedy night every Wednesdday -- and one of the comedians was particularly funny.

Jesse Elias, from the East Bay, here is his MySpace page.

Here is a terrible-quality video I found on TouTube:

Here's another one:

September 10, 2011

Barn Dance?

This looks interesting, over in Pescadero: September 17th Work Day and Barn Dance - Pie Ranch

On the third Saturday of each month, Pie Ranch hosts a Community Work Day, potluck dinner, and rollicking barn dance in the roadside barn. All are welcome; come lend a hand in the fields while you work alongside other volunteers and farmers. Celebrate the spirit of community at this monthly ritual of working together on the ranch, sharing locally grown food, and then spinning, laughing and dosey-doing together into the night.

The work party starts at 2pm.

We offer an optional farm tour at 4pm that begins at the upper slice toolshed ($5/person).

Then join in the potluck at 6pm

and dancing at 7pm until about 10pm.

The dance is $7-20 (sliding scale) to compensate Pie Ranch, the County Line Pickers (featuring Jim Davies, bass; Joni Davies, guitar; Josh Lane, mandolin; Ken Clarkson, banjo; Jon Young & Nancy Vail, fiddles) and caller, Andy Wilson.

Children under 12 free accompanied by their parents; if you bring a large group of youngsters (7 or more) we request prior notification and a sliding fee of $5-10 per child. Workday participants pay a discounted rate of $5-15, so come on down and hoe before you hoe down! If your group consists of more than 7, please let us know in advance so that we can be sure of ample space in the barn!

Here are some videos of the dance from the Andy Wilson Caller site:

Pie Ranch Barn Dance, July 2011:

Pie Ranch Barn Dance, June 2010:

September 26, 2011

36th Annual Stand Up Comedy Competition in the Bell Theater At Angelica's Bistro

This Wednesday!

From Angelica's email newsletter (and website):

36th Annual Stand Up Comedy Competition Semi Finals! in the Bell Theatre with Host Dan St Paul

Come watch this amazing line up of great talent at this competition of very funny people. Laugh your head off and have a great time.

Laugh your head off as the top five contenders from each of two preliminary rounds face off with their best 10-12 minute sets in a semi-final round performance. See tomorrow’s stand-up stars today, gathering from across the country to give the performance of a lifetime in this career-making contest.

Find out more information about the competition.

More information about Dan St Paul
Dinner Show 8:00 pm · Dinner seating begins 7:00 pm

Tickets $15 online, $20 at the door

Get tickets online

Call (650) 365-3226 for reservations or go to Angelica's Bistro site.

Call (650) 365-3226 for more information

September 30, 2011

Roller Derby

Oh My God! Bay Area Roller Derby!

ARDL: East Bay Lady Killers - Roller Bitches on a Killing Spree

Bay Area Derby Girls


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