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New Meetup: Comedian Jamie Kilstein LIVE! (CFI DC event)

From: Simon
Sent on: Friday, March 19, 2010 8:44 AM
Note: This event is hosted by CFI DC and should be of great interest to DC DSA members. Many thanks to DC DSA for allowing me to post here :-)

Announcing a new Meetup for DC Democratic Socialists of America (DC - DSA)!

What: Comedian Jamie Kilstein LIVE! (CFI DC event)

When: Friday, April 2,[masked]:00 PM

Hawk N Dove
329 Pennsylvania Ave. S.E.
Washington, DC 20003

Join CFI-DC for a special live performance by outspoken progressive comedian, Jamie Kilstein!

Register here today!

Jamie co-hosts Citizen Radio with Allison Kilkenny (The Nation and Huffington Post). He has had the privilege of interviewing such distinct intellectuals as Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Ralph Nader, Tariq Ali, Eugene Jarecki (director of Why We Fight), Johann Hari, Melissa Harris-Lacewell and more. He is also a contributor to The Onion.

Jamie tours the globe tirelessly, and has made appearances all over the United States, Canada, China, the Netherlands and the UK. He was featured twice on Comedy Central and the BBC?S The World Stands Up. He was featured on Think MTV, Comedy Central's Weekly Evil and is a regular on SIRIUS Satellite Radio. This past year Jamie was Punchline Magazine's "One Comic to Watch in 2009", a Timeout Chicago?s Critics Pick, and was chosen to debut at The Melbourne International Comedy Festival's prestigious Town Hall.

Jamie has performed at venues ranging from the Lowlands Festival in the Netherlands for 55,000 to 2,000-plus seat theaters such as The Paramount Theater and The Oakland Metro Opera House, to world-famous comedy clubs and shows such as Invite Them Up, Comic Strip Live, Stand Up New York, The Comedy Store, and The UCB.

?Watching Jamie reminds me of why I got into comedy. It is like watching a combination of George Carlin and Bill Hicks? -- Janeane Garofalo

?Jamie Kilstein is at once irresistibly endearing and wonderfully audacious.? -- Tim Minchin

"We talked about it...and you were really really funny" -- Dave Foley and Kevin McDonald from Kids In The Hall

?Kilstein's savage intelligence and razor-sharp wit will make you think as much as laugh." -- Time Out, Sydney

Register here and receive a discounted price! In advance registration prices - $5 for the public, $3 for Students, Free for Friends of the Center (Friends of the Center must register!) $6 at the door.

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