On Saturday June 9, 8-9:30pm, VAE will host two hilarious comedians in conjunction with the current exhibition, Pet The Zoo. The goal is to showcase talented comedy performers while creating deeper experiences of our exhibitions, encouraging new community connections, and giving you a chance to laugh your head off for 90 minutes.
Doors open at 7:30 - so you can have time to check out Pet The Zoo.
Show starts at 8!
Space is limited so grab your seats now!
For June's comedy showcase, guru and host Adam Cohen is bringing three professional comedians into the animal house. Check out this line up of funny!
Ryan Higgins is a North Carolina comedian who's been touring the country since 2010. His style is a perfect hybrid of standup and improvisation. He's been a finalist in North Carolina's Funniest Person Contest, the Ultimate Comic Challenge and Carolina's Funniest Comic Competition. He's hosted "TBS's National Comedy Competition" and opened for Doug Stanhope, Bruce Bruce and Rory Scovel, among others. He created the monthly show "Ryan Higgin's Brain Zaps" at Goodnights Comedy Club, and is currently touring "The CrowdWork Show" with Ryan Higgins.
Mary Kate Morookian: started her standup comedy career in the Triangle before moving to New York, where she performed at clubs all over the city, including Gotham, New York Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club and Eastville Comedy Club. She also toured the country performing at colleges before moving back to North Carolina.
Host: Adam Cohen's life is a joke. He is a standup comedian who was runner-up in 2015's "North Carolina's Funniest Person" contest, and is also a visual artist, animator and director. He is co-founder of The Dangling Loafer comedy showcase in Raleigh. His other comedic dabblings have included syndication selection of his daily comic strip "Herschel" by Creators Syndicate; co-creation of "Major Flake," an animated pilot for Cartoon Network; and many years of award-winning work as an advertising creative director. He lives in Raleigh with his wife, two kids, cat, and an assortment of fascinating compulsions.