Sisters at Afropunk
8/25 Sisters of Comedy goes to Afropunk Brooklyn! The showcase at Knitting Factory will feature an ALL Star lineup including Chanel Ali (MTV’s Girl Code) Sam Jay (Netflix), Sasheer Zamata (Saturday Night Live), Vladimir Caamano (NBC’s Superstore), Wyatt Cenac (HBO’s Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas), and Janelle James (HBO’s Crashing) with Special Guest Alicia Garza (Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter Network)! PLUS DJ Taela Naomi will be spinning the 1s and 2s during and after the showcase with uptempo hip hop and afrobeat music!
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Agunda Okeyo heads up this comedy show, which is New York’s longest-running to feature black women at its center. This month she hosts an anniversary show, celebrating four years of the series.
Sisters Of Comedy Teams Up With Afropunk To Give You The Laugh You Didn’t Know You Needed
For five years “Sisters of Comedy” creator Agunda Okeyo has made Black women’s voices in comedic performance her focus. On August 25, the showcase is teaming up with Afropunk at the Knitting Factory in New York City as part of its “Afropunk After Dark” series.