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Lewis Black in conversation with Craig Ferguson

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 8:00 PM (PDT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission Ended $25.00 $2.37
General Admission + Book
Includes the book and program
Ended $40.00 $3.19
Reserved Seats + Reception + Book
includes reception(6:00-7:00pm), book and reserved seating.
Ended $95.00 $6.21

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Live Talks Los Angeles and our co-presenters, KPCC AND KCET invite you to:

Lewis Black in conversation with Craig Ferguson 

discussing his new book, I'm Dreaming of a Black Christmas

“Lewis Black is the only person I know who can actually yell in print form.” ― Jon Stewart 

“Lewis Black—the most engagingly pissed-off comedian ever.”  Stephen King


Tuesday, November 2, 2010

El Rey Theater

5515 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Tickets:

$25 General Admission

*$40 General Admission including Lewis Black's book

$95 Reserved Seating, Lewis Black's book, and reception before event, 6:00-7:00pm

*The ticket price that includes the book is an online only offer, and is not available with tickets purchased at the door. A bookseller will be on site for book sales.


“Lewis’ performances provide a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience. Lewis yells so they don’t have to. He’s a passionate performer who is more pissed off optimist than mean-spirited curmudgeon; he’s perfected expressing what the rest of us cannot say in polite company. Lewis is the rare comic who can cause an audience to laugh themselves into incontinence while making compelling points about the absurdity of our world.”

Lewis Black is a New York Times-bestselling author, stand-up comedian, actor, and playwright. Besides appearing regularly on The Daily Show, he has written and starred in a string of successful HBO and Comedy Central specials and one-man Broadway shows. He has won a Grammy, an Emmy, and the American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Stand-up Comedian.

His new book, I’m Dreaming of A Black Christmas, celebrates the holiday season the only way he knows how: by letting loose on all things Yule. Like Dickens’s most famous curmudgeon, Black says Humbug! to carols, holiday dinners, Christmas trees, decked halls, and boughs of holly. The comedian reveals his most harrowing and hilarious holiday moments, bringing into focus the true reason we gather together at this time of year.   Visit his website.

Craig Ferguson is the Scottish-American television host of the late-night talk show, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS. He is also a stand up comedian, writer, producer, director and actor. In addition to hosting that program and performing stand-up comedy, Ferguson has written two books: Between the Bridge and the River, a novel, and American on Purpose, an autobiography.

Before his career as a late-night television host, Ferguson was best known in the United States for his role as the office boss, Nigel Wick, on The Drew Carey Show from 1996 to 2003. After that, he wrote and starred in three films, directing one of them.


Net proceeds from this event will benefit KPCC 89.3 Southern California Public Radio. The mission of Southern California Public Radio is to strengthen the civic and cultural bonds that unite Southern California’s diverse communities by providing the highest quality news and information service through radio and other interactive media. We will be a public forum that engages its audiences in an ongoing dialogue and exploration of issues, events and cultures in the region and in the world, seeking to provide greater understanding and new perspectives to the people of these communities and their leaders.  Visit the station at www.kpcc.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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El Rey Theater
5515 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 8:00 PM (PDT)


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