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Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival – Tickets – The Sinclair – Cambridge, MA – June 30th, 2013

Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival

Wesley Stace's Cabinet of Wonders

Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival

Eugene Mirman, Wesley Stace, Bobcat Goldthwait, Tanya Donelly, Steve Almond, Damon & Naomi, Bill Janovitz + Chris Colbourn (of Buffalo Tom), Jenny Dee, David Daniel

Sun, June 30, 2013

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

$20 advance / $25 day of show

Tickets Available at the Door

This event is 18 and over

This is a partially seated show.
Tickets available at TICKETMASTER.COM, or by phone at 800-745-3000. No service charge on tickets purchased in person at The Sinclair Box office Tuesdays-Saturdays 12-7PM, or at the Royale box office Fridays from 12-6PM.

Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival
Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival
Eugene Mirman is bringing his Comedy Festival back to Boston for a second year featuring four nights of outstanding comedy May 1-4. Eugene is a comedian and hero who was raised in the Boston area and now lives in Brooklyn where he curates his hugely popular annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival. Last summer, Eugene brought his fantastic multi-night festival to Boston for the first time ever and it proved to be such a hit that this Spring he will be back with another line up of fantastic shows and talent.

The Sinclair and Berklee Performance Center will host the 2nd Annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival Boston. Joining Eugene will be fellow MA-raised humorist John Hodgman, “Bob’s Burgers” co-star Kristen Schaal, legendary UK comedian Daniel Kitson, Wyatt Cenac, Nick Thune, Ken Reid and a very special Boston edition of the hit live show and podcast StarTalk Live! with guest host Bill Nye The Science Guy, plus more special guests tba! Shows + ticket links below.

Comedian/actor Eugene Mirman voices "Gene" on Fox's hit animated series Bob's Burgers, now in its fourth season. He’s had roles on Flight of the Conchords and Delocated, and has two Comedy Central Specials. He was named Best New York City Comedian by the Village Voice, one of "50 Funniest" by Time Out New York, and one of the 10 best comedians of the last decade by Paste Magazine. He's released four comedy albums including Eugene Mirman: An Evening of Comedy in a Fake Underground Laboratory, available on cd/dvd on Comedy Central Records. He's also the author of an incredibly funny parody-ish self-help book, The Will to Whatevs. Named by Rolling Stone as "Hot Twitterer," Eugene also keeps over 311k followers entertained daily.
Eugene Mirman
Eugene Mirman
Brooklyn resident (and Russian immigrant) Eugene Mirman is a really great guy and comedian. Eugene has appeared on television, which is still a relevant medium for another few years. Some examples include: his own half hour special on Comedy Central, appearances on Conan O'Brien, a recurring role on HBO's Flight of the Conchords, Bob's Burgers, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Home Movies, Lucy, Daughter of the
Devil and the Adult Swim live action series Delocated.

Photo: Seth Olenick
Wesley Stace
Wesley Stace
Wesley Stace is the author of the international bestseller Misfortune and By George. He has released fifteen albums under the name John Wesley Harding, and he lives in Philadelphia.
Bobcat Goldthwait
Bobcat Goldthwait
Bobcat Goldthwait is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film and television director. He is commonly known for his energetic stage personality, his dark, acerbic black comedy, and his gruff but high-pitched voice.
Tanya Donelly
Tanya Donelly
Tanya Donelly (born July 14, 1966, in Newport, Rhode Island) is an American Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and guitarist based in New England who co-founded Throwing Muses with her stepsister Kristin Hersh. She then went on to work in The Breeders and Belly in the 1990s. In the late 1990s, she settled into a solo recording career, working largely with musicians connected to the Boston music scene.
Steve Almond
Steve Almond
Steve Almond is the author of two story collections, My Life in Heavy Metal and The Evil B generic cialis.B cialis online. Chow, the non-fiction book Candyfreak, and the novel Which Brings Me to You, co-written with Julianna Baggott cheap viagra. He lives outside Boston with his wife and baby daughter Josephine, who can and will kick your ass with cuteness viagra.
Damon & Naomi
Damon & Naomi
Ancient History: Damon & Naomi, born and raised in New York City, started playing music together in Galaxie 500, in Boston in 1987 -- Damon played drums and Naomi played bass and occasionally sang. Galaxie 500 broke up in the spring of 1991, just as Damon & Naomi released their first work as a duo -- an EP under the name "Pierre Etoile." At the same time, they start a book publishing company, Exact Change, specializing in Surrealist and other experimental literature and artists' writings. Damon takes care of the editorial aspects, Naomi the design.
Medieval History: From 1992 - 2002, Damon & Naomi release 5 records -- the first with Shimmy Disc and the subsequent ones with Sub Pop Records. A tour with the Japanese band, Ghost, in 1995, is the beginning of a fruitful cross-continental collaboration, culminating with the album "Damon & Naomi with Ghost" (2000, Sub Pop). In 2001 they start to tour as a trio with Ghost's electric guitar hero, Michio Kurihara, and in 2002 release a live CD "Song to the Siren" (Sub Pop) packaged with a DVD of a tour diary filmed by Naomi.

Current Events: In 2005 Damon & Naomi form their own label, 20/20/20, release their album, "The Earth is Blue", and tour the world, with memorable shows in far-flung places such as Istanbul and Seoul and Tokyo. Damon also publishes a book of prose poems, "The Memory Theater Burned" (Turtle Point Press). In 2007, Damon & Naomi follow with the album "Within These Walls", and undertake an even longer tour, first teaming with Boris (!) around the USA, continuing on their own to the UK, Europe, and Japan. For reviews, interviews, Naomi's photos, Fun Facts, and merchandise go to the official Damon & Naomi website.l
Bill Janovitz + Chris Colbourn (of Buffalo Tom)
Bill Janovitz + Chris Colbourn (of Buffalo Tom)
Bill Janovitz & Chris Colbourn (of Buffalo Tom)
Jenny Dee
Jenny Dee
Singer/songwriter Jenny Dee will be making an appearance at the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival
David Daniel
David Daniel
David Daniel was raised in Murfreesboro in Tennessee and is a poet of national acclaim. He has been the poetry editor for Ploughshares a literary journal published by Emerson College in Boston. Ploughshares has had guest editors such as Seamus Heaney, Peter O'Malley as well as many others including David Daniel.

Daniel wrote several reviews of poetry in Ploughshares in his two periods as poetry editor. His poems and reviews have also appeared in numerous other journals including the Harvard Review, Agni, post Road and Witness. He served as the poetry editor from 1992 until 2007. After this role he moved to become the director of undergraduate creative writing at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. He also performs the role of political editor for The Literary Review at the same university.

David Daniel's most famous book of poems - Seven-Star Bird published by Graywolf in 2003 won the Levis Reading Prize from Virginia Commonwealth University. He also wrote essays and reviews which have been published in various places including The Harvard Review, Ploughshares, Boston Review and The Journal of Country Music.

David Daniel has also travelled across the United States of America with his book and also music bringing the words to life with his Tennessee twang. Daniel also picked up degrees from Vanderbilt University, John Hopkins University and the University of Virginia. At the University of Virginia Daniel was also a Henry Hoyns Fellow.

In 1992 David Daniel wrote a chapbook entitled The Quick and The Dead which was published by Haw River.
Venue Information:
The Sinclair
52 Church St
Cambridge, MA, 02138

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