Emily Heller Live at Curious Comedy

Saturday, January 20th

9:30pm

EMILY HELLER STAND-UP ALBUM RECORDING

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Emily Heller returns to Portland to record a stand-up comedy album for Kill Rock Stars! If you watch tv, you may have seen her tell jokes on her own half hour special for Comedy Central, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Conan, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show, Maron, Inside Amy Schumer, @midnight, Chelsea Lately, or as a series regular on the TBS show Ground Floor. She has been named a "New Face" at the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs Festival and a "Comic to Watch" by both Variety and Comedy Central. She has served as a writer on TV shows for Fox, NBC, HBO, and TBS, most recently the 2018 Bill Hader series Barry. Along with Lisa Hanawalt, she is also the cohost of the long running podcast Baby Geniuses on the Maximum Fun network.

-EARLY SHOW:
EMILY HELLER
MOHANAD ELSHIEKY
KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER

-LATE SHOW:
EMILY HELLER
JASON TRAEGER
KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER


EMILY HELLER

bio:
Emily Heller is a comedian and writer who likes you very much. If you watch tv, you may have seen her tell jokes on her own half hour special for Comedy Central, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Conan, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show, Maron, Inside Amy Schumer, @midnight, Chelsea Lately, or as a series regular on the TBS show Ground Floor. She has been named a "New Face" at the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs Festival and a "Comic to Watch" by both Variety and Comedy Central. She has served as a writer on TV shows for Fox, NBC, HBO, and TBS, most recently the 2018 Bill Hader series Barry. Along with Lisa Hanawalt, she is also the cohost of the long running podcast Baby Geniuses on the Maximum Fun network. Her debut album Good For Her is available now on Kill Rock Stars. As far as nicknames, she prefers "Hell Bone".

youtube:
my most recent Conan appreance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hs5mv6kC0TI&t=7s
from comedy central half hour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiPLBR5C_Xc

twitter: twitter.com/mremilyheller

instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mremilyheller/

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mremilyheller

website: http://emilyheller.tumblr.com/


MOHANAD ELSHIEKY

bio: Mohanad has recently made it to the Top Three Funniest People in Portland in an annual contest held at Helium Comedy Club, and been named by the Portland Mercury as an undisputed Genius of Comedy. He has opened for comedians such as Colin Quinn and Hari Kondabolu, and has been on the award winning show, Live Wire. He has also been featured on the front page of Reddit. Mohanad has been on the Limestone Comedy Festival and is part of Earthquake Hurricane weekly show. Originally from Libya, he brings a unique perspective to the comedy scene, Not afraid to say what on his mind, he discusses politics, stereotypes, and has an opinion on almost everything. His comedy has been described as genuine, thought provoking and offensively non-offensive. Mohanad can be seen performing in Portland and different parts of the country. He is also the author of the "Road From Libya" Blog.

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7w0DHnTRz8&t=8s

twitter: https://twitter.com/mohanadelshieky

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mohanad.saleh.940

website: https://www.mohanadelshieky.com/


JASON TRAEGER

bio: Jason Traeger is a comedian living in Portland, OR, where he is white and wears glasses but strangely has never had a beard. He appeared in the 2016 Bridgetown Comedy Festival and was voted one of Portland's Funniest Five in Willamette Week's 2015 poll. He is a featured comic at Helium Comedy Cluband has been a three-time finalist in the club's Portland's Funniest Person Competition. Jason looks forward to producing a podcast someday.

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlOMZ8612tM

twitter: https://twitter.com/jasontraeger

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jasontraegerrr

website: http://traegermethod.com


KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER

bio: Kirsten Kuppenbender is a Power House with a heart made of precious metal. She's a comedian, she's an actor, a comedian and the visionary of a queer comedy revolution. In addition to her brilliant stand up and hosting skills, she is the Founder and Producer of Lez Stand Up: a Portland-based, all-queer, feminist comedy collective and showcase which performs up and down the West Coast. You may have seen her in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, All Jane Festival, Funny Women Festival LA and more recently, when she opened for Micheal Che!!

Youtube: https://youtu.be/reZ8SbgJM0M

twitter: https://twitter.com/kupptastic

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kirsten.kuppenbender

website: http://www.kirstenkuppenbender.com/

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