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COMEDY, CONVERSATION AND CONTROVERSY: LEWIS BLACK, KATE CLINTON AND LIZZ WINSTEAD

September 8, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

In the past few decades, comedy and politics have gone from strange bedfellows to an inseparable alliance.

Satirical programming has become part of our common political culture and a primary source of news and information for youth, presenting entertaining takes on the day’s political events, while newer forms of communication like YouTube videos, Twitterfeeds and Tumblr memes regularly tackle political themes and poke fun at political candidates.

Join us for an evening of thought-provoking humor and engaging conversation with three of the country’s most popular and insightful political comedians—Lewis Black, Kate Clinton and Lizz Winstead. A mix of traditional comedy and creative interplay among the artists, this event will showcase why the intersection of politics, social criticism and old-fashioned outrage is sometimes the funniest place to be after all. Don’t miss the comedy event of the season—it is sure to be seriously funny!

This show is a benefit for Americans United for Separation of Church and State, a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization located in Washington, DC dedicated to preserving the constitutional principle of church-state separation as the only way to ensure religious freedom for all Americans. Our work includes advocating for LGBT marriage equality, protecting women’s reproductive rights, keeping religion out of public schools, fighting faith-based discrimination and exposing the radical agenda of Religious Right organizations. 

A limited number of VIP Benefit Donor packages are available which include premium seating, a pre-show reception with the performers and special recognition in the event program. VIP packages are partially tax deductible. For more information about VIP packages or to make a purchase, please email Sarah Stevenson at Stevenson@au.org or call 202-466-3234, ext. 205.

Tickets starting at $45.

Details

Date:
September 8, 2014
Time:
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.92y.org/event/comedy-conversation-controversy

Organizer

National Coalition Against Censorship
Website:
http://ncac.org/

Venue

Buttenwieser Hall
East 92nd St. and Lexington Ave.
New York City, NY 10128 United States
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Phone:
(212) 415-5782
Website:
http://www.92y.org/index.aspx