Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show the first Saturday of every month at The Creek and The Cave hosted by two dummies from Iowa named Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! This Saturday, Jackknife Comedy celebrates its 4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY. This milestone show offers comedy from Janeane Garofalo (WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER), Mike Drucker (FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE), Jono Zalay (COMEDY CENTRAL’S COMICS TO WATCH), Alison Leiby (THE OPPOSITION WITH JORDAN KLEPPER), Kath Barbadoro (COMEDY CENTRAL’S ROAST BATTLE), Kwasi Mensah (SF SKETCHFEST), Aminah Imani (202 DC COMEDY FESTIVAL) and Danny Stratton (WHISKEY BEAR COMEDY FESTIVAL).
Come out and party! Tickets are only $5. You can buy them at the door or online here.
Join the Knockdown Center this spring for the return of Sunday Service, a free monthly series of live work across mediums in their bar, the Ready Room. This Sunday featured curator is Mariana Valencia.
Mariana Valencia, is a dance artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Valencia has held residencies at Chez Bushwick (2013), New York Live Arts Studio Series (2013-14), ISSUE Project Room (2015) and Brooklyn Arts Exchange (2016-18). In Los Angeles, she’s held residencies at Show Box LA and Pieter Pasd (2014). Her work has been presented at Danspace Project, Roulette, the Center for Performance Research, The New Museum, The Women and Performance Journal, Lec/Dem, Ugly Duckling Presse, AUNTS and The L.A.B at The Kitchen. As a performer, Valencia has worked with musician Jules Gimbrone; video artists Elizabeth Orr, Kate Brandt, and AK Burns and in dances by robbinschilds, Kim Brandt and MPA. Valencia is a founding member of the No Total reading a partner of Artists Space Books and Talks and she has been the co-editor of Movement Research’s Critical Correspondence (2016-17). Valencia holds a BA from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA (2006) with a concentration in dance and ethnography.