KUCR 88.3 fm and The Barn at UC Riverside present Comedy Apocalypse 8 on Wednesday, May 22. Headlining the show is Rory Scovel, who has become a favorite in the festival circuit, performing at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, Vancouver Comedy Festival, Seattle Comedy Competition, Del Close Improv Marathon, Bumbershoot Festival, Sasquatch Music [...]
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Riverside, CA — KUCR 88.3fm’s long-running Comedy Apocalypse series returns to the Barn on Wednesday February 27th at 8pm when award-winning comedian Jimmy Dore presents a night of his brand of uproarious ultra-hip, ultra-smart comedy in a hilarious new 2013 edition of the acclaimed stage and club show “Left, Right & Ridiculous!.” In this show, Dore’s spot-on humor takes apart today’s [...]
It’s that time of year again…fair season! Friday the 13th of July starts us off with the very popular Orange County Fair! Although it is technically smaller than the Los Angeles County Fair, it’s hardly noticeable with the wide variety of food and shopping opportunities. Grab your friends and just eat your way through the [...]
Stand-up comedian Bill Burr will be performing at the Ontario Improv, June 29th through July 1st. Burr is best known for his critically acclaimed, hour-long special, Let it Go, which was filmed at the Fillmore Theater in San Francisco and debuted on Comedy Central back in 2010. He has also made several guest appearances on [...]
The labyrinthine streets of downtown Riverside came alive with an explosion of culture this past weekend during the 11th annual Saturation Fest. The festival highlighted all the alternative arts and entertainment that the Inland Empire has to offer, from local bands to street vendors to artists. Hundreds of people from all across the region convened [...]
If you’ve ever wanted to get in touch with your inner redneck and receive a heaping helping of down-home comedic goodness, then heeeeeere’s your siiiiiign. Bill Engvall, one-fourth of the popular comedy quartet behind the massive Blue Collar franchise, including “Blue Collar Comedy Tour” and “Blue Collar TV,” will be paying a visit to the [...]
Shawn and Marlon Wayans will visit UC Riverside on Thursday, May 31, 2012 for “The Last Laugh.” Doors at the Student Recreation Center will open at 7:30 p.m. and the show begins at 8:00 p.m. The show is presented by the Associated Students Program Board. Tickets may be purchased at the UCR Fine Arts Theatre [...]
Riverside, CA — KUCR 88.3fm continues its series of cutting-edge “Comedy Apocalypse” shows at The Barn with a new “2012 ELECTION YEAR POLITICAL FACE-MELT edition,” featuring four critically acclaimed performers. The show is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23rd, 8:30 p.m., at UC Riverside’s Barn. Doors open at 7 p.m. Performers include: Jimmy Dore – of [...]
Looking for the best Valentines Day date ideas that will surprise your special someone? As St. Valentine once said “Surprising your girl with Coachella tickets is always chill, but if Wahoo’s is all you can afford, she will love you for who you are. If not, tell her to take a hike.” OK, that last part wasn’t so romantic, but you get the idea!
One of the best things about having The Barn at UCR in the Inland Empire is the number of events they have. Located on the beautiful campus of UCR, they host anything from top notch musical guests ranging from Mos Def to Against Me!, to political talks with folks like Cornell West and Reza Aslan. [...]
Demetri Martin will bring his brainy word-play humor and music to the Fox Theater in Pomona on July 24, 2011. Martin uses extensive wordplay, one-liners and drawings on a large pad, often accompanying his jokes with music on a guitar, harmonica, piano, keyboard, glockenspiel, toy bells, ukulele, or tambourine, sometimes all at once.