Aug
22
7:30pm 7:30pm

Nite Howl

 

School is back in session and you know you need a laugh! This Tuesday, Nite Howl has the Professor of Comedy himself, Duncan Carson, headlining this bill full of Future Comics of America! Come out and get some FREE education!! The porch is ready for you! 

Headliner: 
Duncan Carson - Sure Thing

Features: 
Holli Cuomo
Leo Garcia
Valerie Nies
Josh Castro

Hosted by Emily Howell 😎

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Aug
5
10:00pm10:00pm

SMILE MORE August

 

Smile More! is a monthly feminist standup comedy show that’ll have the audience smiling, but not because some random dude on the street suggested it. Austin’s most unapologetically funny women break through the glass microphone to deliver big laughs. Period.
Valerie Nies hosts a curated night of comedy from a combination of veteran and beginner all-female, all-funny standup comics in this showcase that recurs the first Saturday of the month.
Grab friends, get drinks, and guffaw!
AUGUST LINEUP
Jaci Kramer
Marley Cullers
Meghan Ross
Norah Franklin
and JASMINE ELLIS

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Jul
1
10:00pm10:00pm

SMILE MORE July

Smile More! is a monthly feminist standup comedy show that’ll have the audience smiling, but not because some random dude on the street suggested it. Austin’s most unapologetically funny women break through the glass microphone to deliver big laughs. Period.

Valerie Nies hosts a curated night of comedy from a combination of veteran and beginner all-female, all-funny standup comics in this showcase that recurs the first Saturday of the month.

Grab friends, get drinks, and guffaw!

JULY LINEUP

Allison O'Conor
Cassidy Wienecke
Kat Combs
Tess Hermes
and ARIELLE NORMAN

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Jun
3
10:00pm10:00pm

SMILE MORE June

Smile More! is a monthly feminist standup comedy show that’ll have the audience smiling, but not because some random dude on the street suggested it. Austin’s most unapologetically funny women break through the glass microphone to deliver big laughs. Period.

Valerie Nies hosts a curated night of comedy from a combination of veteran and beginner all-female, all-funny standup comics in this showcase that recurs the first Saturday of the month.

Grab friends, get drinks, and guffaw!

JUNE LINEUP
Ashley Overton
Courtney Peterson
Rachel Hall
Tanya Nascimento
and LISA DELARIOS

Add us on Do512: http://do512.com/events/2017/6/3/smile-more-an-all-female-standup-showcase

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May
6
10:00pm10:00pm

SMILE MORE May 1 Year Anniversary Show

This month, SMILE MORE celebrates the life of Lashonda Lester, the Queen of Austin comedy. Proceeds from the show will benefit the family she left behind, her husband and special needs son. It's also our 1 Year Anniversary of doing shows at The Institution, so there will be TREATS! 

Smile More! is a monthly feminist standup comedy show that’ll have the audience smiling, but not because some random dude on the street suggested it. Austin’s most unapologetically funny women break through the glass microphone to deliver big laughs. Period.

Valerie Nies hosts a curated night of comedy from a combination of veteran and beginner all-female, all-funny standup comics in this showcase that recurs the first Saturday of the month.

Grab friends, get drinks, and guffaw!

MAY LINEUP
Nikita Redkar
Megan Tucei
Ronnita MIller
Brett VerVoort
and KATIE STONE

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May
2
8:00pm 8:00pm

We Run This

Tuesday, May 2nd, WE RUN THIS brings you BEAT IT: jokes & stories about winning, running away, and let's face it, there's no way at least one of them will not be about wanking. 

Featuring: 
The magic headlining powers of BOB KHOSRAVI. 

WITH: 
Valerie Nies
Lea'h Sampson
Roman Gonzalez
Marie Valerio
Adam Serwa
Rachel Hall
Claude Ramey
Emily Howell
Ky Krebs
Symply Courtney

And, as ever, your hosts: Melody Shifflet and Michelle Mirsky!
$5 // doors at 8 // show at 8:30

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Apr
6
8:00pm 8:00pm

Tightrope Risky Reading

I'm debuting a story about signing a virginity pact when I was 14 years old!

 

 

 

The FREE SHOW is hosted by Camp sLaughter and features authors and creators of all types sharing their first drafts for the first time. 
Featuring: 
Gloria Rabil Bankler
Nicole Becklet
Valerie Nies
Nichole Bennett
Casey Marie Quinlan
Scott Hearne

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Apr
1
10:00pm10:00pm

SMILE MORE! April

Smile More! is a monthly feminist standup comedy show that’ll have the audience smiling, but not because some random dude on the street suggested it. Austin’s most unapologetically funny women break through the glass microphone to deliver big laughs. Period.

Valerie Nies hosts a curated night of comedy from a combination of veteran and beginner all-female, all-funny standup comics in this showcase that recurs the first Saturday of the month.

Grab friends, get drinks, and guffaw!

APRIL LINEUP
Jacqueline Leona
Kim Stacy
Caitlin Feeney
Rachel Streitmann
and LISA FRIEDRICH

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Mar
17
10:00pm10:00pm

FREE ADVICE Standup & Q&A: Help Wanted LIVE

Help Wanted presents: FREE* ADVICE, a standup showcase and Q&A! Austin's funniest comedians perform sets and aftewards offer advice to your hosts and self-help addicts, Valerie Nies and Regina Soto. Because everyone knows comedians have the healthiest advice!

Lineup includes: 
Ali Thompson (FPIA Finals)
Elizabeth Spears (FPIA Finals)
Robert Segovia (SXSW, SF Sketchfest, Fun Fun Fun Fest, OOB). 
Vanessa Gonzalez (Standup Empire, Women in Comedy Festival, Oddball Comedy and Curiostiy Festival, 3rd place FPIA)
and MORE!

*This event actually costs $5, but for that chump change you'll receive plenty of free advice!

This event will also be Help Wanted podcast's debut LIVE recording.

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Mar
10
to Mar 11

That Time of the Month

The late night show hosted by women that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered is premiering in Austin!

Once a month (assuring both are not on their periods so they can make clear-minded hosting decisions), Meghan Ross and a guest co-host will showcase talented acts from humans who happen to be women, including an interview with a Strong Female Lead(er) in Austin.

This month's 2-Year Anniversary episode features:
Guest co-host Valerie Nies (SMILE MORE, Reductress)
Strong Female Lead(er) Lexie Cooper (President of Austin NOW)
Stand-up from Yola Lu (Bumbershoot, Austin Sketch Fest)
Improvised commercials from Damn Gina (Night Watch, Austin Chronicle)

$5 ticket includes free anniversary treats & champagne!

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Mar
4
10:00pm10:00pm

SMILE MORE March

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Smile More! is a monthly feminist standup comedy show that’ll have the audience smiling, but not because some random dude on the street suggested it. Austin’s most unapologetically funny women break through the glass microphone to deliver big laughs. Period.

Valerie Nies hosts a curated night of comedy from a combination of veteran and beginner all-female, all-funny standup comics in this showcase that recurs the first Saturday of the month.

Grab friends, get drinks, and guffaw!

MARCH LINEUP
Brittany Flurry
Samantha Stepp
Tess Hermes
Zaeli Kane
and AVERY MOORE

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