Comedy Off Broadway Oakland presents comedians featured on Comedy Central, HBO, BET, Late Night talk shows alongside up-and-coming local stars in the historic Jack London Square.
Every show features 6 of the best local and touring comedians every Thursday, Friday & Saturday. The show is produced/hosted by Joe Gleckler (a local Bay Area favorite, Baltimore-born, lived in Japan & Korea) and Samson Koletkar (World's only Indian Jewish comedian, creator of Mahatma Moses Comedy Tour, entertained clubs and colleges in India, Canada & all over the USA).
Dinner and bar menu is available at the show, so come laugh and have a great time!Click here for tickets $8 with code EBAYEX
Every Friday, the Launching Pad (2649 Russell St., Berkeley) hosts the Friday Night Launch, featuring spiritually focused spoken word, discussions, and music for young adults. The events start at 7 p.m. and are free, although donations are accepted; there's a group vegetarian dinner available at 6 p.m., too. 510-859-3150 or LaunchingPadBerkeley.comfree/donation
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