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Barrio Daze
La Raza's Edge – with a sense of humor, ese
"...Adrian Villegas, el Jefe of the Latino Comedy Project, is..."

Aug. 31, 2011 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Barrio Daze
Barrio Daze, a series of damn funny and poignant sketches created, woven together, and performed by Adrian Villegas is both absurdly funny and dead-on insightful, not only dissecting stereotypical views other groups hold of Hispanics, but challenging those Hispanics have applied to themselves.
"...and poignant sketches created, woven together, and performed by Adrian Villegas. Each of Villegas' characters uses a familiar Latino..."

March 7, 2003 Arts Review by Molly Beth Brenner

Trouping Ahead
The Latino Comedy Project keeps creating laughter and its own opportunities
"...prominent representation on the stage, or more importantly to Adrian Villegas, artistic director of the Latino Comedy Project, the..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Arts Feature by Patti Hadad

Pilot Program
The Latino Comedy Project eyes a move to TV with El Channel
"...When Adrian Villegas first started working with Austin's Latino Comedy Project,..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Six Mexicans Named Gonzalez
In Six Mexicans Named Gonzalez, writer-performer Adrian Villegas is not afraid to confront American racism and spit in its ghoulish eye – and he's pretty damned funny as he does it
"...engenders. And that's why I have tremendous respect for Adrian Villegas, the writer of and (almost) sole performer in..."

May 14, 2004 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Your City Is About To Be Gentrifucked
The Latino Comedy Project returns with a fierce new skewering
"...a troupe of sketch artists helmed by the multitalented Adrian Villegas, has done a lot of shows in the..."

May 31, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

A Nation Laughs
On the eve of its fifth Latino Comedy Fiesta, Austin's Latino Comedy Project has discovered a national audience for its signature brand of humor lampooning ethnic stereotypes and challenging cultural assumptions.
"...There's no getting a word in edgewise with Adrian Villegas. Though late in the afternoon, the artistic director..."

Aug. 22, 2003 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

TV Eye
Ajua, Austin! The Latin Comedy Project, Paul Saucido, and Los Bad Apples make a summer splash.
"...of the sky, the Latino Comedy Project, led by Adrian Villegas, has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy. No,..."

June 12, 2009 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

The Latino Comedy Project
The LCP gets its first nod from Emmy for an ad campaign it did for MTV Tr3s
"...nod from TV's highest honor? As LCP Artistic Director Adrian Villegas explains it on the comedy team's blog, LCP..."

May 29, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'AlienNation': Making cabrito of immigration scapegoating
In its first new show in two years, Austin's Latino Comedy Project roasts the immigration debate
"..."It's so funny," says Adrian Villegas, LCP's artistic director, "there's such a Kabuki dance..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Exhibitionism
Latino Comedy Festival: Ripeness Is All
"...living "La Vida Gorda." Next on the bill was Adrian Villegas, artistic director for LCP and a young man..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Arts Review

Top 10 Most Memorable Theatrical Offerings That I Chanced to See in 2004 (A Hierarchical List)
Barry Pineo lists his favorite stage productions of 2004
"...10) (tie) Six Mexicans Named Gonzalez (Teatro Humanidad) Adrian Villegas' one-man, six-character comic rumination on racism. Staged by..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Exhibitionism
Chronicle Art Reviews
"...Adrian Villegas' Six Mexicans Named Gonzalez is a whirlwind tour..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Arts Review

Latino Comedy Project
The sketch troupe says bye to Bush by serving up its best jabs at W one last time
"...mass derision lobbed at el jefe, LCP Artistic Director Adrian Villegas demurred at first: “The Bush sketches are all..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Citizen Quién?
The Latino Comedy Project's 'Citizen Quién?' hits the audience like a 300-pound masked Mexican wrestler rebounding almost horizontal off the ring ropes of parody
"...With this new show, LCP artistic director Adrian Villegas and crew unleash their usual multimedia onslaught of..."

June 3, 2005 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Culture Flash!
Esther's crowns new wits, and Chase Staggs gets a check from SVT
"...by Brady Sylvester. Five comedy specialists Latino Comedy Project's Adrian Villegas, ProArts Collective's Boyd Vance, National Comedy Theatre's Les..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Arts Column

The Latino Comedy Project Sells Out
In their newest sketch anthology, The LCP Sells Out, the Latino Comedy Project subjects the motivations of Latino artists and celebrities, as well as those of their media exploiters, to a jesterly scrutinizing in a fast-paced, enthusiastic, muy silly parade of skits, videos, and songs.
"...During the recurrent LCP Sells Out frame (written by Adrian Villegas), in which the motivations of Latino artists and..."

May 11, 2001 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Second Austin Latino Comedy Fiesta: A Long Way
Local Arts Reviews
"...a brilliant sketch, "The Pendejo Self-Defense Kit," written by Adrian Villegas. Arredondo demonstrated a kit that women can use..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Arts Review by Mary Jane Garza

Taking the World Stage
How more theatre made Here is getting Out There and what that means
"...is smart, daring, and of the moment," according to Adrian Villegas, artistic director of the Latino Comedy Project. "And..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Five Arty Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 8-10
Not so’s to overload your entertainment schedule or anything, right?
"...Check it out, ese, as the Latino Comedy Project’s Adrian Villegas goes brilliantly solo in Barrio Daze at the..."

Sept. 7, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Five Good Things to Do in Austin This Weekend
On what’s already the second weekend of June, yes
"...town. And you know we recently interviewed the LCP’s Adrian Villegas about the whole deal, right?..."

June 9, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

OoBer Alles
A guide to the troupes in the 2007 Out of Bounds Improv Festival
"...Latino Comedy Project: Adrian Villegas, el jefe of Austin's LCP, opens up a..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Exhibitionism
Little Shop of Horrors: All The Fine Young Cannibal Plants
"...Reyes, Jr., who penned the successful comedy Petra's Pecado, Adrian Villegas, who was responsible for the amusing Six Mexicans..."

March 13, 1998 Arts Review

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Afro-Colombian funk crew connects disparate dots of diasporic music across the Americas
"...(from Houston with Bogotá roots) and Medellín native Andres Villegas, both on guitar. Singer Jaime Ospina landed in town..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

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