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Bridgetown Comedy Festival, day 4: Theme Park with Oscar Nunez, Janet Varney, Michael Hitchcock, Natasha Leggero

Bridgetown Comedy Festival, day 4: Theme Park with Oscar Nunez, Janet Varney, Michael Hitchcock, Natasha Leggero

By | April 22, 2013 at 5:39 pm | No comments

PORTLAND -- My last stand at this year's Bridgetown Comedy Festival came via the world of long-form improv, a tightrope walk that can provide brilliance and failure in heaping helpings. Luckily, we were in the hands of a bunch of masters: Theme Park, the improv group that...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival, day 3: Matt Braunger, Kurt Braunohler and more!

Bridgetown Comedy Festival, day 3: Matt Braunger, Kurt Braunohler and more!

By | April 21, 2013 at 10:15 pm | No comments

Portland -- Which three-word phrase is going to be hardest to wrest from my head in the post-Bridgetown weeks to come: "stocks and bonds" or "place on plate"? I've heard the former at least three times via former Portlander Matt Braunger. The tall, cherubic comic (his...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival, day 2: Dad Boner, Ian Karmel, Peter Serafinowicz, more!

Bridgetown Comedy Festival, day 2: Dad Boner, Ian Karmel, Peter Serafinowicz, more!

By | April 21, 2013 at 1:09 pm | No comments

PORTLAND -- The appearance of Funny Over Everything on the schedule for the Bridgetown Comedy Fest comes as no surprise for local stand-up fans. The monthly event never fails to surprise and delight via some smart booking decisions (recent shows have featured Kyle Kinane,...

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Bridgetown Diary: Inside Portland’s annual comedy festival (Daily updates)

Bridgetown Diary: Inside Portland’s annual comedy festival (Daily updates)

By | April 19, 2013 at 5:27 pm | 6 comments

PORTLAND -- Bridgetown is comedy Christmas. For the locals like me it usually starts a day early. Kickoff shows on the eve of the festival are filled to the brim with comedy nerds hoping that a comedian of note is in town early. It just so happens Bridgetown favorite Todd Glass...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival, day 1: Lance Bangs, Megan Amram, Moshe Kasher and more!

Bridgetown Comedy Festival, day 1: Lance Bangs, Megan Amram, Moshe Kasher and more!

By | April 19, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 3 comments

PORTLAND -- The first night of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival featured no references to the craziness that happened in Boston this week nor any of the insanity that was still unfolding. But if there was a prevailing mood that hung over the opening events of this annual...

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LA comedy represents in Portland; a SoCal perspective on the Bridgetown Comedy Festival

By | April 25, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments

As the fourth annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland came to a close yesterday, some of the best, brightest, and most original in comedy were put on display to uproarious, standing room only crowds. This is especially true for the LA comedy scene. Looking at the list of...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 4

By | April 25, 2011 at 11:16 am | One comment

PORTLAND, OR - Sunday marked the last day of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and though there were fewer shows to attend, I did see some solid comedy to end the weekend. I popped around a lot on Sunday to check out some of the festival's up-and-coming comics. Mostly I tried to...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 1

By | April 22, 2011 at 7:23 pm | No comments

PORTLAND, OR - The first night of Portland’s 4th annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival began last night and the skies of Oregon shined down. Literally. Like, it was over 50 degrees, you guys. There was sunshine. Every hipster in attendance was excited, but they would never tell...

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Why you should go to Bridgetown Comedy Festival

By | April 12, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 4 comments

Back in December, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland was voted by Punchline Magazine's readers as the Best Comedy Festival even though it's only in its third year. Heavily featuring stand-up comedy, which the organizers agreed when they founded it, was experiencing a...

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