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1970 Jazzfest Movies

Apr 17 - 17, 2014
Join the Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum’s… more

30 Americans

Apr 17 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Concerts in the…

Apr 17 - 17, 2014
The Historic New Orleans Collection is proud to announce the lineup for its… more

Ogden After Hours-…

Apr 17 - 17, 2014
Ogden After Hours is the place to go on Thursday nights to to hear Southern… more

The Andrews Brothers

Apr 17 - 26, 2014
Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and miscal treasures fill this… more

Georga Porter Jr. &…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
George Porter, Jr. is best known as the bassist of The Meters, along with Art… more

The Contemporary Arts…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Join the CAC and Junebug Productions for an evening of poetry—during… more

Walter Wolfman…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Walter “Wolfman” Washington has been an icon on the New Orleans… more

"Run For It - Run For…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
“Run For It – Run for Spot!” Crescent City Classic… more

An Evening with Chita…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who… more

Crescent City Classic

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
With top runners from throughout the world participating in previous years, the… more

Earth Day Festival…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Join us in celebrating Earth Day with music, food, art, local green vendors,… more

Family Workshop:…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Don’t touch that dial! In this fun-filled family workshop, kids and… more

Historic Saturday…

Apr 19 - Nov 22, 2014
One of the keys to understanding NOLA’s past, present, and future is to… more

Living History Corps

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
The Museum’s World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the Living… more

LIVING LEGEND CHITA…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
***Two time Tony winner and Broadway’s original Anita in “West Side… more

Southern Rep, Stage…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Southern Rep, the Stage Door Canteen at the National WWII Museum and… more

Victory Corps Saturday

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
During D-Day on June 6, 1944, the Naval Construction Battalions called… more

Double Violin Concert…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Performing Bach's violin concerto and Vivaldi's double violin concerti. more

Early Modern Faces: …

Apr 20 - Jun 29, 2014
This exhibition brings together nearly ninety Old Master paintings and prints… more

1970 Jazzfest Movies

Apr 17 - 17, 2014
Join the Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum’s… more

HELL YES FEST to take New Orleans by its WITS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Paulina Trujillo
Paulina@alinepro.com
504-237-0015


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 Studio8.net, 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.

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

THURSDAY
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)

FRIDAY
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)

SATURDAY
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
For more information and full schedule visit: http://alinepro.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=704f3b4ab4a8b60a7870068e6&id=1397670917&e=cb330748bb