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The Ladies Are Funny Festival?
With a rising inflection? So it's a question?
"...definitely not talking about Austin's Out Of Bounds comedy festival here...."

May 9, 2012 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ladies Are Funny Festival: Are ladies ... funny? Girls Girls Girls insist, 'Yes, yes, yes.'
The second round of the comedy fest spotlighting women adds sketch, stand-up, and more
"...Of course, ladies are funny. If they're comedians and they're good at..."

April 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ladies Are Funny Festival
More East Coast comics and a full night of stand-up add more laughs to LAFF
"...Girls Girls, Austin's all-female, all-singing improv comedy troupe, if ladies are funny, they'll tell you: "Yes!" Hell, they'll probably..."

April 30, 2010 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ladies Are Funny Festival!
The biggest LAFF is just a week away
"...It's a comedy-based thing, most definitely. This fifth annual festival brings the funny in from all over the country..."

April 28, 2011 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Lovely Laughing Ladies
Ladies Are Funny Fest opens Thursday in the ATX
"...Women are funny, despite what Christopher Hitchens and John Belushi seemed..."

May 5, 2011 Qmmunity Post by Julie Gillis

2010 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
OOB dishes up a feast of funny after a summer starved for laughs
" harbingers of autumn, the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, all the more welcome this year. In the week..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation 2002
"...Directed by: Various. Come on, fellatio jokes are funny. Admit it. I did. I'd managed to avoid..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Opal Divine’s 13th Annual Whisky Festival: A Review
A night of quaffs from those distant lands where the wild haggis roam
"...Bass last Thursday because we were attending the Whisky Festival that Scotch aficionado (and Opal’s owner) Michael Parker was..."

Dec. 7, 2015 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

More Than Just a Giggle-O
The Ladies Are Funny Festival brings the distaff laffs and more
"...this article's focus is on live performance and on funny women. Because that's what and who will be happily..."

May 6, 2011 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

All Over Creation: A Brief History of Laugh Riots in Austin
As April overflows with comedy festivals, an overview of Austin's celebrations of funny
"...invasion of narrative-based improv troupes for the Improvised Play Festival at the Hideout Theatre. Then the last week of..."

April 13, 2012 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Not So Much With Teh Suck, Actually
Or: What, things aren't awesome enough for you yet?
" grayDUCK Gallery off South First before attending the Ladies Are Funny Festival's PRO panel at Downtown's Hideout Theatre...."

May 17, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Do Women Rule The Austin Comedy Scene?
Kat Ramzinski suggests that, yeah, they sure as hell do
"...women.' But in reality, the Boston-based Women in Comedy Festival paralleled SXSW, thus preventing a typically strong feminine presence..."

Feb. 21, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

A Guide to Austin Stand-Up: Comics
The stand-up people behind the city's comedy scene
"...last year, but at the same time, her stand-up career caught fire. Lester took the FPIA crown, recorded her..."

March 31, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Guide to Austin Improv
The venues, events, troupes, and individuals who have transformed Austin into a "Yes, and" boomtown
"...lines out of thin air as they go. They are adepts of spontaneity, practitioners of the unpredictable. They are..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Sketch Fest
Skewering reality for the fifth year in a row – now with Skinny Bitch Jesus Meeting and more!
"...Mans and Rabbit Rabbit from Chicago), the Skinny Bitches are the ones we talked to. Because, hey, even though..."

May 23, 2014 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Your Weekend's Not All Wet, Citizen!
Regardless of whatever else might be happily moist
"...keep you from attending such cultural goodnesses as the Ladies Are Funny Festival at Salvage Vanguard Theater (in the..."

May 11, 2012 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin City Elections
Time to get creative with your vote
"...Hey, just because you're all amped to see the Ladies Are Funny Festival on Saturday or take the Art..."

May 11, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy: Jen Kober
Hairy lesbian tales on the comedy trail from the Louisiana comic
"...Jen Kober is in town for the Moontower Comedy Festival, and she's loaded with chewy SweetTarts...."

April 23, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Your Weekend in Film
What major releases and one-off screenings are worth your theatre time
"...Demon dolls, bad dads, and Lethal Ladies are on the film forecast...."

Aug. 11, 2017 Screens Post by The Screens Staff

Blazers, Brunch, and Sex Shops
These are a few of Janine Brito's favorite things
"...she doesn't miss San Francisco. Topping the nostalgia list are burritos, brunch, and "sex-positive, feminist sex shop" Good Vibrations...."

April 26, 2013 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

Friggin' Genius
SXSW Film announces feature film lineup
"...Think film festivals are all about dour, arty indie pics? Yeah, that’s..."

Feb. 4, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Gay Place: $$ for Cats
Laugh out loud and support some baby Bobcats
"...First Friday Ladies' Night It's the first First Friday of the year!..."

Feb. 6, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

The 'Tease That Binds
The Texas Burlesque Festival builds community among those who are hip to the strip
"...performer at and co-organizer of the 2011 Texas Burlesque Festival, it's not just about shoulder rolls and corsetry for..."

April 15, 2011 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

Moms the Word
Whoopi Goldberg on the black woman comic who started it all
"...Got Somethin' to Tell You tracks the performer's 60-year career from vaudeville staple in the Teens and Twenties to..."

May 17, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Live Shots
Dianne Reeves, Pam Hart/Austin Music Festival
"...photograph by John Carrico Austin has more annual music festivals than Willie Nelson has picnics. On this particular weekend,..."

June 18, 1999 Music Feature

Picks & Sleepers
"...can provide: advance information on over two-thirds of the festival's showcases. Already, in the last two issues, somewhere in..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

Moontower, Day 2: She-Bang
For these women comics, the operative word was "comics"
"...Pete! We all know that male comics can be funny – Jackie Kashian even said so during her set...."

April 26, 2013 Arts Post by Amy Gentry

Gay Place
Gay Standard Time and getting pumped for Pride
" a fundraiser on the morning of the Pride Festival ... then held on Sunday, from noon to 8pm...."

May 29, 2009 Column by Ash Bell

Gay Place Top 10s: IIIII-dentity!
Ring it in gaily!
" late to accommodate the giddy throng wishing to declare love, officially...."

Jan. 1, 2016 Column by Kate X Messer

The 'N' Word
Does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the bedpost overnight?
"'s serious music with a 'novel' concept, because we are pirates. We're going to have fun whether it's killing..."

May 21, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

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