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Gentilly Fest

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Hell Yes Fest

Oct 10 - 11, 2015
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Oct 10 - 10, 2015
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Oct 10 - 11, 2015
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Oct 10, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016
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Southern Rep presents…

Oct 10 - 10, 2015
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Oct 10 - 27, 2015
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The Foundation…

Oct 10 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Foundation Gallery for  House: Group Exhibition with Andrew… more

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Oct 10, 2015 - Jan 09, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

7th Annual Pumpkin…

Oct 10 - 31, 2015
The Lutcher/Gramercy Lions Club presents its 7th Annual Pumpkin Patch at the… more

HELL YES FEST to take New Orleans by its WITS

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Paulina Trujillo

HELL YES FEST to take New Orleans by its WITS

NOVEMBER 7-11, 2012, New Orleans, LA- Hell Yes Fest, the annual comedy festival held each November in New Orleans curated by Chris Trew, co-founder and Creative Director of The New Movement and co-owner of, returns for a hilarious week of Film, Improv, Standup and Sketch Comedy!

After years of performing at comedy festivals of many shapes and sizes, Trew decided to produce his own. Trew continues his mission of trailblazing the way for a comedy community in New Orleans. Hell Yes Fest takes place from November 7-11, 2012 at venues in New Orleans including: Republic, The Shadowbox Theater, The New Movement Theater, Cafe Istanbul, Siberia, and The Hi Ho Lounge.

Headliners Include:
Christian Finnegan, Joey Greco, Theo Von, Duncan Trussell, Rory Scovel, and many more will travel to New Orleans to take part in this event.

8:00p - Republic - Joey Greco keynote + Christian Finnegan + Cameron Buchholtz + Andrew Polk

7:30p - Shadowbox - Personality Plus
9:00p - Shadowbox - Handbomb + The Language

8:00p - The New Movement - Duncan Trussell
9:30p - The New Movement - Duncan Trussell podcast recording (one of the most downloaded comedy podcasts on iTunes - The Duncan Trussell Family Hour)

7:30p - Shadowbox - Deans List + Checkbook
9:00p- Shadowbox - Claws with Fangs + Water Park
10:30p - Shadowbox - Cardboard Becky + Nola Musical Improv

8:00p - The New Movement - Theo Von
10:30p - The New Movement - Stupid Time Machine

7:00p - Istanbul - Shipwrecked! (immensely popular local storytelling showcase)
8:30p - Istanbul - Austin, Texas Invasion (a group of awesome up and coming standups)
10:00p - Istanbul - The Friday 40 (a drinking game/quiz show from Los Angeles featuring Dave Holmes former MTV VJ)

9:00p - Siberia - Nola Comedy Hour - (only FREE show of the fest + location of after party)

6:00p - Shadowbox - Green Team
7:30p - Shadowbox - Blink + Super Computer
9:00p- Shadowbox - Snow Cobra + Richmond Comedy Coalition
10:30p - Shadowbox - Art Camp + improv Olympic West All-Stars

8:00p - The New Movement - Theo Von - 40
10:30p - The New Movement - The Megaphone Show w/ Joey Greco (host of Cheaters)
7:00p - Istanbul - You Don't Know the Half Of It
8:30p - Istanbul - Rory Skovel - 40
10:00p - Istanbul - Sean Patton - 30

9:00p - Hi-Ho Lounge - Altercation Punk Comedy
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