San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
“Stand Up Sit Down” is a live stand-up comedy and sit-down interview show
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.
Sit down Guest Interview with Bryant Terry – Activist, Chef, Author
Bryant Terry aspires to create a healthy, just, and sustainable food system/ The San Francisco Bay Guardian named him “Best Cookbook Cheftivist.”
Afro-Vegan, his most recent book, was published by Ten Speed Press/Random House. He has also authored the critically acclaimed Vegan Soul kitchen : Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African American Cuisine, The Inspired Vegan, and coauthored Grub (with Anna Lappe), which The New York Times called “ingenious.”
Bryant has been features in The New York Times, Food and Wine, Gourmet, O: The Oprah Magazine, Essence, and the Vegetarian Times and has appeared on The Martha Stewart Show. All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and The Tavis Smiley Show. TheRoot.com, TheGrio.com, and Ebony Magazine all included him on list of 100 influential African Americans. Hillary Clinton chose him to be a part of the elite American Chef Corps.
Stand-Up Guest Comedian – Nato Green
Nato Green was summed up more or less accurately by The East Bay Express as, “erudite and acerbic, a San Francisco – raised father, union organizer, gastronome, bibliophile, and political sparkplug.”
He performs on Wednesdays at the legendary alternative comedy show at the Dark Room Theater, The Business. Nato has been named San Francisco’s Best Comedian by the SF Weekly, Huffington Post, and CBS.
$12 Adv, $15 Door
When & Where
La Peña Cultural Center