Colorful Comedy celebrates the diversity found in comedy from the Golden Gate Bridge in Northern California to Sea World in Southern California, from the Pacific Ocean to the Mojave Desert to the High Sierras. You will find these funny people talking about what it is be a Californian Comedian. Your co hosts Yvette and Raul Fernandez bring a diverse talent pool to the monthly Colorful Comedy in the Yoo Hoo Room. This month features the comedy of Melissa Villasenor. Come catch the laughter and magic, all in one place!
As a former Television Reporter, Yvette Fernandez was ''Spreading lies and taking names.'' Today, her comedy is helping her foster that journalistic standard. Her comedy has been described as intellectual and sassy with a flare of spicy salsa. Expect a lesson in ES-panglish!
She is the creator of The Colorful Comedy Series–wanting to foster unique views of comics of color in America. BOOK
Raul brings the magic of laughter to the stage. When you catch his set you will be be amazed, baffled and confused with the magic and comedy of Raul. He is the producer of the Standing Room Only A Comedy Magic Show, SRO Comedy and Showcase, R & R Comedy Showcase all here at Flappers. Come catch the laughter and magic, all in one place! BOOK
Comedian Victor Vasquez THE COMEDY STORE, ICE HOUSE, FLAPPERS BURBANK , HA HA CAFE, FLAPPERS CLAREMONT
Back into comedy after a 10 year hiatus. I have worked with Willie Barcena, Jeff Garcia, Joey Medina, Richard Villa, Honest John, Robert Zapata, DJ Cooch, Rudy Moreno, and Rick Izquieta. BOOK
Comedian Pauline Yasuda WORLD SERIES OF COMEDY, CLEVELAND COMEDY FESTIVAL, THE COMEDY STORE
Pauline Yasuda is a veteran of Acme Comedy Theatre, where she taught, directed, wrote, and performed sketch comedy for almost 7 years. She now pursues stand-up comedy and has performed at The Cleveland Comedy Festival, The World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas, and The Comedy Store, just to name few. She has also appeared on episodes of "Criminal Minds" and "The Bill Engvall Show." WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Jeff Applebaum LATE LATE SHOW W/FERGUSON, COMEDY.TV, THE RAT PACK, PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS,
Jeff´s comedy examines his life experiences, which include being the only white kid on his Little League team in Queens, NY, having a Chinese wife, and raising a son who calls himself "Jewnese," because it sounds better than "Chine-ish."
Jeff recently made his national U.S. comedic TV debut on CBS on the "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson." He has also appeared on Comedy.TV, ABC-TV, and has performed with Robert Klein, Richard Lewis, Robin Williams, Kevin Pollak, and Jake Johannsen. He's also a frequent guest on KGO Radio, AM810.
Jeff was cast by Sandy Hackett, the late Buddy Hackett's son, to play the principal role of Joey Bishop in the "The Rat Pack Is Back." Jeff is also credited and appears in the blockbuster film "The Pursuit of Happyness," starring Will Smith.
Jeff also has two engineering degrees from MIT. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Melissa Villasenor AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, FAMILY GUY- FOX, FRANK TV -TBS, LATINO 101- SITV, JUST FOR LAUGHS MONTREAL
Melissa Villasenor is a stand-up comedian and is known for her impressions and singing impressions in her stand up. She performs in Los Angeles and is a regular at the Comedy Store, Improv's, and Comedy and Magic Club. She also performs in alternative rooms in town as well. She started stand up at 15 and continued at 20. Melissa was named one of the New Faces in the Montreal Comedy Festival and most recently did a voice on Family Guy on Fox. Melissa also just wrote and is starring in her one woman show, "I'm Not Myself" and will be out Summer 2011! WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |