DSI Comedy Theater and the NC Comedy Arts Festival proudly partners with Albert Nerenberg, director of Laughology, to hold the third Annual North Carolina Laughter Championship. Competing in a series of Laugh-offs contestants will be awarded the title "2014 NC Laughter Champion" by the crowd and our winner will be entered into the South EastFind out more »
In partnership with the UNC Center for the Study of the American South, Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, UNC's Department of American Studies, and Muslim Life at Duke, the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival proudly presents a screening of "The Muslims Are Coming!" followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.
The film is truly about freedom of religion in America for people all faiths. And rest assured, you’ve never laughed this hard at a Muslim!Find out more »
The NC Comedy Arts Festival has performances all over Chapel Hill and Carrboro throughout the weekend, including two shows a night at Nightlight (405 1/2 West Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516) Tonight's participants are: 7:30pm - Shane Smith + Rob Rubin + Peter Schwartz + Michael Clayton + Louis Bishop +Drew Robertson + Brian Frange + Aaron Glaser 9:30pm- Ryan Darden + Elizabeth O'Neill + Luke Wienecke + Isaac Hirsch + Drew Harrison +Hunter Gardner + Andrew Rider + Amber KarlinsFind out more »
The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Tyler Leak on drums plays organ trio jazz at West End Wine Bar in downtown Chapel Hill.Find out more »
“Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke.” - Lynda Barry The pleasures and pains of romantic love are the theme when Transactors Improv takes The ArtsCenter stage Feb. 7 for The Love Show. This two-act performance is wholly improvised and based on audience suggestions. “We love The Love Show,” says director Greg Hohn. “What’sFind out more »
For your dancing pleasure we proudly present some of the best string bands and callers in North Carolina. Our gatherings feature the social dances and straight-up hard-driving banjo and fiddle music that have been a part of our regional culture for over a century. Beginners are always welcome and you don’t need to bring a partner,Find out more »
The Love Language Friends and fans of The Love Language songwriter and frontman Stuart McLamb have learned to expect a lot, but rarely in a timely manner. Completing a triumvirate of spiritual transmissions spent lost (2009’s The Love Language) and found (2010’s Libraries), 2013’s Ruby Red exorcises the transient brilliance fostered by McLamb within theFind out more »
The Largest Comedy Festival in the Southern United States, proudly produced by the DSI Comedy Theater in Carrboro, NC.
We've been working since February 2001, curating and producing one of the premiere comedy festivals in the country right in the liberal heart of North Carolina. Acts from New York, LA, Chicago, DC, Boston, Philadelphia, and every city in between flock here to perform, network and develop as the next generation of comedy talent.Find out more »