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Comedian Hasan Minhaj will headline Al-Madinah Cultural Centers Comedy Night on Sunday.

UMN’s Al-Madinah hosts Comedy Night to raise awareness, raise laughs

by Maddy Folstein
Published March 29, 2017
Comedian Hasan Minhaj of “The Daily Show” will headline Al-Madinah Cultural Center’s April 2 show
Comic book writer Eliot Rahal poses in his office in front of his published comic books at his home in Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.

Comic book writer Eliot Rahal starts new hybrid stand-up comedy show

by Joe Cristo
Published December 1, 2016
The show, called “New Comic Book Day,” will include live sketches, faux comic reviews and interviews with fake superheroes.
Local comedian and host of Magnotronic, Maggie Faris who will be headlining Comedy Corner Underground this weekend.

A sucker for silly

by Austen Macalus
Published May 3, 2016
A&E sits down with local comedian Maggie Faris to talk about her ridiculous stand-up.
Comedian Kurt Braunohler, who will be headlining Acme Comedy Club through Saturday.

Constant comedy

by Austen Macalus
Published April 26, 2016
Comedian Kurt Braunohler is continually producing, performing and progressing his work.
Comedian Mary Mack who will performing in Crash & Burn and will headline a week at Acme Comedy Club in June.

Let’s see how this goes

by Austen Macalus
Published April 19, 2016
Risk and opportunity abound for comics in the annual “Crash & Burn” show this week.
Pat Susmilch

Validation after all these years

by Austen Macalus
Published April 14, 2016
Local stand-up comic Patrick Susmilch’s debut album digs into personal matters.
Comedian Emily Galati

Quick on the draw

by Austen Macalus
Published April 12, 2016
Chicago comedian Emily Galati brings her snappy, socially aware humor to Minneapolis.
Left to right, Ryan Lear, Mike Fotis and Jason Ballweber of Four Humors Comedy Theater rehearse We Gotta Cheer Up Gary in the Southern Theater on Wednesday night. The show runs from April 8-22.

Don’t worry, be happy

by Danylo Loutchko
Published April 7, 2016
Four Humors Theater presents “We Gotta Cheer Up Gary” at the Southern Theater.
Comedian Shane Mauss will perform at Acme Comedy Company on Tuesday. Hes touring behind his latest special, A Good Trip.

Getting the giggles

by Jared Hemming
Published April 5, 2016
With "A Good Trip," comedian Shane Mauss talks psychedelics at Acme Comedy Company.
Tommy Ryman

Up close and personal

by Austen Macalus
Published March 31, 2016
Local comedian Tommy Ryman performs at the Joke Joint this weekend.

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