The world's gonna end soon, so you may as well end it all with laughter. The weekly Comedy Night at Hotel Andaluz will be hosting the show Fresh Faces of 2017 on Feb. 2, focusing on local comedians like the incredibly energetic Royal Wood and supporting acts Greg Ziomek and Axiao Daniels. Hosts (and comedians) Holly Byrd and Kevin Baca get the lelz rolling in the gorgeous Casablanca Showroom at 8pm every Thursday for free. Hotel Andaluz • Thu Feb 2 • 8-10pm • Free • 21+ • View on Alibi calendar
V.28 No.26 | 6/27/2019
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Are You Not Entertained?
Cedric talks CBS, stand-up and ABQ
Weekly Alibi was graced with a conversation with Cedric the Entertainer. Somehow finding time between his widely famous network TV shows, “The Neighborhood” and “The Last O.G.,” and his ambitious film career, he's touring the country with a new stand-up special.
V.28 No.24 | 6/13/2019
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Christopher Titus Talks Comedy and Tragedy
Weekly Alibi recently chatted with Christopher Titus about his body of work, coping with personal tragedy, founding Combustion World Industries and more.
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Funny Times in Albuquerque
Rusty Rutherford and the Funny Fiesta
Weekly Alibi sat down with Rusty Rutherford, a stand-up standout among the comics in Albuquerque as well as a comedy booster, to talk about the changing comedy scene here in Albuquerque and beyond.
V.28 No.10 | 3/7/2019
He’s Bringing Funny Back
Comedian Will Spottedbear is back in Burque
We chat with joke-slinger Will Spottedbear, returning for a gig in Albuquerque where weird people try to act normal.
V.28 No.2 | 1/10/2019
Call and response with John Fugelsang and Danger K. Varoz
We wanted to interview comedian John Fugelsang, but we couldn't, so we got comedian Danger K. Varoz to interview some of his jokes instead.
V.27 No.51 | 12/20/2018
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Our Own Colbert
The city’s top comedian now has her own talk show
Kendra Jean Brand, the new host of the popular public-access talk show, “The New Mexican Inquisition,” makes people laugh through political satire.
V.27 No.37 | 9/13/2018
Stand Up for What You Believe In
Comedian Hari Kondabolu brings truth, visibility to the stage
Comedian Hari Kondabolu's hyper nuanced art is like a time bomb. You might not realize why you're laughing until later.
V.26 No.6 | 02/09/2017
Address the Hero in You
Friday, Feb 17: The Lady in Question
A suspenseful tale of a world-famous concert pianist visiting Germany who finds herself enamored with a handsome professor and entangled in his attempt to rescue his mother from a Nazi prison.
V.26 No.5 | 02/02/2017
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Thursday, Feb 9: Brian Posehn
The world-renowned comedian performs live.
V.25 No.48 | 12/01/2016
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Saturday, Dec 10: OY! A Comedy with Chutzpah
A collection of short comedies which are a comic tribute to all things Jewish and all things human.
V.25 No.41 | 10/13/2016
Why So Serious
Wednesday, Oct 19: Why The Long Face Comedy Tour
Comedians Curt Fletcher, Matt Peterson, Keith Brekenridge, and Eddie Stephens perform.
V.25 No.36 | 09/08/2016
Cyclists Laugh Longer
Sunday, Sep 18: Bike In Comedy
Cyclists and residents ride in to see local comedians, a cappella infused improv, sketch comedy, musical ensemble Rumble perform. Food trucks and Tractor Brewing on site.
V.25 No.28 | 07/14/2016
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Hand to Mouth
Friday, Jul 22: Finger Mouth
The hilarious dark tale of one girl's journey through the "what's real?" world of possible mental illness.
V.25 No.26 | 06/30/2016
Guffaw, Chuckle, Giggle
Saturday, Jul 9: Laughs for Literacy
Comedian Marty Smith and friends present comedy with a bookish theme. All proceeds benefit Reading Works, a nonprofit adult literacy program.