Fil-Am Comedy Laughs For Literacy

Monday, October 12, 2009

Definitely sounds like a great night to be had by all unless you just don't like to laugh, but if that's the case, then probably nothing sounds that great to you anyway.

Six Fil-Am Comedians (as seen on Comedy Central, HBO, Fox..etc) perform together on WED Oct 21 to help increase Literacy for Filipino Youth

****AND in light of recent events in the Philippines. PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED to The Philippine National Red Cross to help Flood Victims****

When: OCT 21, 2009
Time: 8:30 PM
Price: 10.00 (entrance).....Plus 2 drink min
DONATE A BOOK and "ENTRANCE FEE" is REDUCED to $7.00. Proceeds to Flood Relief.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED: either call club 212-614-2500 or email (either way: leave name and specify # of people attending...thats it)

About the Artists:

PETE ISIP (host)
Pete's stand up comedy journey began in 2004. His comedy reflects the hardships of dealing with a Filipino family, his obsession with the gym and other great ssues in his life. He performs at the Bamboozle Music Festival Tour, at clubs and colleges all over and is one chapter of the sketch group Savage Animal.

Dr. Kevin Nadal is a professor, psychologist, performer, activist, and author. He was named one of People Magazine's hottest bachelors in 2006 and was a guest on Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor.” He is the author of the new book Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice.

Air is a comedian, host and producer from Long Island New York. He has been seen on NBC, FOX and has hosted Asian America on PBS. He has performed in a wide range of clubs, colleges and special events throughout the country. He also co-produces the Jammin Asian Show: New York City’s premiere monthly Asian American live comedy and variety showcase.

Jamaal Sedayao is an up and coming comedian from Queens, NY. Jamaal first fell in love with the art of improv comedy in his senior year of college. He now regularly trains and performs improv comedy at
the Magnet Theater and Upright Citizens Brigade. He has recently performed at the Bowery Poetry Club with the improv troupe, Asian Flush.

Regie Cabico has appeared on two seasons of HBO's Def Poetry Jam and is the first Asian American spoken word performer to take top prizes in The National Poetry Slam. He received the 2006 NY Innovative Theater Award for Best PerformanceArt Production as part of the NY Neo-Futurists' Too Much Light.Makes The Baby Go Blind.

Kevin Camia has been seen on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham. He has performed throughout the country and was recently awarded Best Up And Coming Comic at the 2009 Rooftop Aspen Comedy Festival.
sponsored by

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Manilla Gorilla (

About main sponsor

"BKPNY, Inc. is a 100% volunteer-based nonprofit organization which collects used English children's books for shipment to partner community libraries in the Philippines and supports community literacy programs. BKPNY, Inc. is affiliated with BKP, Inc. and BKP-Philippines. BKPNY, Inc. holds fundraising events and book drives throughout the year to support its literacy-projects."

Bringing a Book?: Books should not have yellowed, missing or torn pages. Books should be culturally appropriate and relevant to Filipino children between the ages of 3-12. Encyclopedias and other teaching materials are welcome. Children’s magazines like Highlights and Crickets, as well as Reader’s Digest and other child-friendly serial publications are also welcome.

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