Comedy

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Comedy Apr 29 1:30 PM

Monét X. Change's Life Be Lifin’ Tour Delayed, "But She's Still Coming Mama"

Former Portlander Kevin Bertin says they want to take a step back to focus on writing music.

Comedy Apr 24 6:47 AM

TONIGHT! It's the Hilarious TWO EVILS Comedy Game Show!

Guest starring super special guest comedian ZAK TOSCANI!

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Theater & Performance Mar 20 2:00 PM

Peachy Springs Is Portland's Premiere Hard-Working, Foul-Mouthed Bingo Drag Queen

They play for two tight hours and cash prizes. They stay for Springs’ delightfully abusive crowd work.

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Comedy Mar 19 3:30 PM

Ian Karmel's Memoir T-Shirt Swim Club Covers the Comedian's Weight Loss and the Immaculate Snacks of His Youth

His two stand-up shows at Revolution Hall will steer clear of memoir material, but probably still include funny party stories.

Comedy Jan 24 12:00 PM

Hurry and Get Those Tickets for the February 2 UNDISPUTABLE GENIUSES OF COMEDY!

It's getting close to selling out... you won't want to miss it!

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Comedy Jan 17 10:24 AM

Don't Miss Out! Get Those Tickets NOW for the Mercury's UNDISPUTABLE GENIUSES OF COMEDY!

Portland's best comedians (and special guest Kyle Kinane) all on one stage!

Comedy Jan 9 1:08 PM

Why Are People Protesting Michael Rapaport's Portland Comedy Shows?

Until recently he was yelling about Taylor Swift, but now it's all about Israel, Hamas, and Gaza.

Comedy Dec 28 12:00 PM

Get Your Tickets NOW for the Funniest Night of the Year: The Undisputable Geniuses of Comedy 2024!

Portland's best comedians all on one stage... with special guest Kyle Kinane!

Culture Dec 20 11:00 AM

Portland Remembers Patrick Buckmaster: The Club Kai Kai Creator, DJ, and Party Planner Has Died at 33

Buckmaster wove an appreciation of drag, music, and satire into a community-building practice.

Comedy Dec 10 12:45 PM

It's the Holiday Edition of the Holly-Jolly "TWO EVILS" Game Show!

With Super Special Guest Comedian, Adam Pasi!

Comedy Nov 8 10:02 AM

Win FREE TICKETS to See Tonight's Hilarious "TWO EVILS" Comedy Show!

And bring a can of food to be entered into our raffle for a fabulous prize!

Comedy Oct 10 2:49 PM

Kickstand Comedy Announces First Show In New Brick and Mortar

Los Angeles comedy troupe Holy Shit Improv kicks off a series of monthly shows with rotating out-of-town talent.

Comedy Sep 8 3:04 PM

Win Prizes and Laugh Your Butt Off with this Wednesday's Edition of "TWO EVILS"!

The live game show where the audience plays along on their phones!

Comedy Aug 29 12:54 PM

Here's "Portland's Funniest Person" for 2023

Self-described "Gen Z piece of shit" Cameron Peloso won Helium's annual stand-up comedy contest.

Comedy Aug 16 4:03 PM

Prepare for Lindy West's Every Castle, Ranked Portland Tour Date

What has she been doing? Adult braces! Throuple! And more in this informative, spoiler-free Q & A.

Comedy Aug 5 9:30 AM

Next Saturday: Don't Miss the Hilarious Fun of "TWO EVILS with Arlo & Kate"! (Special Guest: Katie Nguyen!)

It's audience vs. comedian in a live game show with plenty of EEEEEVIL!

Theater & Performance Jul 10 2:00 PM

The Mercury's 48-Hour Drag-A-Thon Live Blog

Darcelle XV Showplace and Wildfang broke a Guinness World Record—here's what happened!

Comedy Jul 6 10:48 AM

TONIGHT! Don't Miss the Hilarious "Two Evils with Arlo & Kate"!

It's "audience vs. a special guest comedian" in a laugh-out-loud battle of good vs. evil!

Theater & Performance Jun 27 12:00 PM

You Don’t Have to Be Drunk to Love Drunk Herstory

Creator and host Shandi Evans says the comedy drag night's first sober storyteller told "hands down the most insane story we've ever done."

Comedy Jun 26 12:00 PM

Watch the Hilarious TWO EVILS Game Show in Action (and Get Your Tix for the July 6 Show)!

It's a special guest comedian against the audience (who vote on their phones) in a battle of good vs. evil for PRIZES!

Comedy Jun 22 12:34 PM

Don't Miss the Next Hilarious Edition of "TWO EVILS with Arlo & Kate"! (Special Guest: Shain Brenden!)

It's the audience (who votes on their phones) against our guest comedian in a fun battle of good vs. evil!

Comedy Jun 14 5:34 PM

An Oral History of LMAO Comedy Parody Road House: The Play!

An interview with the two hilarious women who wrote it—Shelley McLendon and Courtenay Hameister.

Comedy Jun 1 12:00 PM

TONIGHT! Get Your Tix for the Hilarious "TWO EVILS" Comedy Game Show Before It Sells Out! 🏃‍♀️

It’s audience vs. a special guest comedian in a devilishly fun game of good vs. evil!

Comedy May 29 12:00 PM

This Thursday! It's the Devilish Fun of "Two Evils with Arlo & Kate!" (Special Guest: Nariko Ott!)

It’s audience vs. a special guest comedian in a devilishly fun game of good vs. evil!

Comedy May 26 1:30 PM

Kickstand Announces Comedy in the Park 2023, New Brick and Mortar Location

The Portland comedy nonprofit hopes to parlay love for their free weekly park events into fundraising a permanent indoor space for the fall.

Comedy May 24 11:00 AM

Want Some Devilish Fun? Don't Miss Thursday's "TWO EVILS" Live Comedy Game Show!

It’s audience vs. a special guest comedian in a devilishly fun game of good vs. evil!

Comedy May 23 2:00 PM

Comedy Q & A: Dulcé Sloan Raves about Shalewa Sharpe's Solo Show Don't Reach in the Bag

Sloan used her Daily Show experience to produce Sharpe's solo show, and its Portland premiere at Clinton Street Theater.

Comedy May 19 12:01 PM

Don't Miss Portland's Favorite (and Naughtiest) Live Game Show, "Two Evils with Arlo & Kate!"

It’s audience vs. a special guest comedian in a devilishly fun game of good vs. evil!

Comedy May 4 11:55 AM

Get Your Tickets Quick! Tonight's "Two Evils" Comedy Game Show Is Almost SOLD OUT!

It’s audience vs. a special guest comedian in a fun & naughty game of good vs. evil!

Comedy May 4 8:00 AM

Rip City Comedy Fest Packs First Year With Star Power

Two Helium employees, Joe Bukowski and James Bosquez, planned a weekend of unexpected comedy giants and screwball showcases where every show looks good.

Comedy May 2 11:50 AM

Don't Miss the Devilishly Hilarious "TWO EVILS" Comedy Game Show with Arlo & Kate! THIS THURSDAY!

It’s audience vs. a special guest comedian in a fun & naughty game of good vs. evil!

Comedy Apr 28 1:00 PM

Win TWO FREE TICKETS to See the Hilarious "Two Evils" Game Show This Thursday! 👹😂

It’s audience vs. a special guest comedian in a devilishly fun game of good vs. evil!

Comedy Apr 25 12:23 PM

Get Those Tickets NOW for the Devilishly Funny "TWO EVILS" Game Show with Arlo & Kate!

It’s audience vs. a special guest comedian in a devilishly fun game of good vs. evil!

Comedy Apr 19 9:53 AM

Don't Miss the Mercury's New Live Comedy Game Show, TWO EVILS with Arlo & Kate!

It’s audience vs. a special guest comedian in a devilishly fun game of good vs. evil!

Comedy Apr 3 10:49 AM

Warning: Seeing Comedy Duo Girl God Might Kill You

Worth it, though! The absurdist trans comedy duo returns to Portland on April 4.

Comedy Feb 8 12:42 PM

Comedian and Search Party Star John Early Brings His Delightfully Silly Song & Dance Show to Portland

Prepare to see a different John Early—but one that's just as funny.

Comedy Dec 21 12:00 PM

Wm. Steven Humphrey's "Unfuckwithable Rules of the White Elephant Gift Exchange"

The only sure-fire way to ensure your White Elephant party isn't a fucking disaster.

Comedy Dec 7 10:07 AM

It's Back! The Funniest Show of the Year, THE UNDISPUTABLE GENIUSES OF COMEDY, Returns January 13!

Featuring a smokin' hot lineup of Portland's funniest comedians—all on one stage!

Fall Arts 2022 Sep 12 8:09 AM

Portland Comedy Apocalypse

Five local favorites look back on how the pandemic changed their careers and the city's comedy scene.

Podcast Sep 8 12:35 PM

You're Wrong About Is the Podcast That Gets It Right

Portland Journalist Sarah Marshall Speaks Wry Revisionist Truth to Power

Comedy Aug 22 1:52 PM

Portland's Funniest Person 2022 Is Shain Brenden

After two weird years, the city's marathon comedy contest seems back on track.

Comedy Aug 19 12:24 PM

Does Portland Still Demand Lez Stand Up?

"This is a sort of toe-dip," founder Kirsten Kuppenbender said of the queer comedy showcase's tentative return.

Comedy Aug 12 3:01 PM

Comedian/Actress/Podcaster Amanda Seales Makes Her Portland Debut

We Love a Creatively Fluid and Outspoken Black Queen

Comedy Aug 3 11:30 AM

Comedian Kate Murphy Announces Her Return to Portland

To celebrate she put together a stand-up night with way too many outstanding comedians.

Comedy Jul 25 3:30 PM

Podcast But Outside, but Stand-Up and Inside

Andrew Michaan on his two-day tour with fellow comedian Brent Weinbach

Theater & Performance Jul 22 4:21 PM

The Shoebox Is Now 21ten Theatre

And two Portland actresses are now Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.

Comedy Jul 21 11:00 AM

Who's Who at the Portland Sketch Comedy Festival 2022

Relative unknowns (like TSTMRKT) and satire standards (such as Brunch) fill the fourth year's line-up.