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Stand Up Sit Down: A live stand-up comedy and sit-down interview show with special guest Elaine Brown

La Peña Cultural Center

Friday, April 11, 2014 from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)

Stand Up Sit Down: A live stand-up comedy and sit-down...

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"Stand Up Sit Down” is a live stand-up comedy and sit-down interview show with special guest Elaine Brown hosted by socio-political comedians, Karinda Dobbins and Dhaya Lakshminarayanan. Imagine if renegade comedians locked Wolf Blitzer in a broom closet and then ran CNN’s “Situation Room.” You would have the Stand Up Sit Down” show. Hosts Dobbins and Lakshminarayanan will join fellow comics on stage to cover weighty topics with a light touch. The show will culminate in a humorous discussion between the hosts and a subversive interview guest, who might be an activist, entrepreneur, artist, politician, professor, or superhero.

Elaine Brown - Former Leader of the Black panther Party, Author & Criminal Justice Activist

Elaine Brown is a former leader of the Black Panther Party. She is the Author of A Taste of Power which was recently optioned by HBO for its miniseries The Black Panthers. Elaine is presently co-authoring For Reasons of Race and Belief, The Trials of Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown) with Karima Al-Amin. Throughout the last four decades, Elaine has been committed to and organized significant efforts toward effecting progressive change in the United States. Much of her recent work has been focused radical reform of the criminal justice system and related efforts. Elaine regularly lectures at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

$12 Adv, $15 Door

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