The Symposium: Academic StandUp *Blackademia Show*

SUN // FEB 09
It's Black History Month, so what better way to celebrate than to have NYC's funniest Black academics & smartest Black comedian doing standup about all the other things your textbooks are missing. Expect some dark comedy and lots of hot educational entertainment covering history, sex education, burlesque, genetics, Queer civil rights, racial profiling, and more! 
Guest hosted by Drexton Clemons
Performances by

C Brandon Ogbunu (Genetics/Epidemiology - professor at Brown University)
Darien Sutton (ER Medicine - ER Doc NYU Langone Health, co-host of Doctor Radio Studio (SiriusXM) & Doctors Without Boundaries)
Marcela Onyango (Comedian, host of Profiled: A Comedy show about Racial Profiling)
Junior Mintt (Black-Trans-Femme Artist, host of In Living Color, a #QTPOC centric variety show)
Sweet Lorraine (aka 'The Grace Jones of Burlesque', creator of Shades of Burlesque)
Justin Williams (History professor at The City College of New York, comedian & co-host of Why Your Train is F*cked: The G Train)


Doors 6:30 PM, show 7:00 PM.
Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door.
This event is mixed seated and standing room. Seats are first-come, first-served.
No outside food or drink is allowed. See our menu here
REFUND POLICY: Tickets may be refunded up to 24 hours before the event. Within 24 hours we may take exchanges for other events at our discretion. No refunds after the event.

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