It is with great joy that I announce our first live event since since January 202
LEZ FEST — AT LAST!
COMEDY, MUSIC, COMMUNITY — A WEEKEND EXTRAVAGANZA!
Two Nights Only: April 2 and 3, A Different Event Each Night
Saturday, April 2: A Night of Comedy & Music!
6:00 pm: Courtyard Cocktail Hour with no-host bar
7:00 pm: Showtime with Jackie Loeb, Karinda Dobbins, Nina Goldin
8:45 pm: Under the Stars After Party – Dinner and Dancing with DJ Tish
Karinda Dobbins is a stand-up comedian, actor, and writer who has performed at comedy festivals and clubs nationwide. She has opened for Trevor Noah and Gina Yashere. She has recently released her debut comedy album, Black & Blue, available on streaming services.
Jackie Loeb is an award-winning comic, actor, singer, musician, writer, and world-renowned sugar and carb addict. Jackie can be seen in many TV shows in the U.S. and Australia, where she is originally from.
Nina Goldin is a versatile groove player of the keyboards and a dynamic pianist-vocalist-composer-songwriter with an endless passion for music. She has toured the globe and performed with various artists, including Sandra Bernhard, Holly Near, and Helen Reddy, and was musical director for a show with Phoebe Snow, where she played piano and sung background vocals.
DJ Tish Corleone is a DJ, producer, Emcee, and artist! A tax-preparer by day, she founded DJ TISH CORLEONE MUSIC EMPIRE in 1995 and has been keeping women moving and grooving on the dance floor ever since!
Sunday, April 3: Latin Lesbians Take the Stage!
4:00 pm: Showtime with Mimi Gonzalez, Gwen La Roka, Renee Santos, Nina Goldin
5:45 pm: VIP Hosted Reception – Meet & Greet with all of the weekend performers
Renée Santos gives you a little bit of everything: funny voices, wordplay, musical comedy, rapturous storytelling. Her comedy special, Outside the Box, is on Amazon Prime.
Gwen La Roka is a rising stand-up comedy star who has played comedy clubs around the country. Having won HBO Max’s “Entre Nos” Latino comedy competition, she is the first Latina from Chicago with an upcoming HBO Comedy Special.
Mimi Gonzalez is a 20+ year veteran of national comedy stages and internationally when performing for our U.S. troops. She founded and produced the open mic at Little Frida’s in the 90’s and currently Go Girl Saugatuck! She recently launched and facilitates “Write-Hear,” offering online and in person writing workshops.
Saturday, April 2
General Admission $45 (cocktail reception, comedy show, dinner, dancing)
VIP $65 (general admission items, plus preferred seating and a free drink)
Sunday, April 3
General Admission $35 (comedy show)
VIP $45 (comedy show, plus preferred seating and hosted VIP meet & greet reception)
Weekend Pass good for both evenings!
General Admission: $75 · VIP: $105
Net proceeds from all ticket sales benefit the full range of the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s free and low-cost programs and services.
Tickets available at lalgbtcenter.org/theatre or call 323-860-7300
Please Note: All current Covid-19 Protocol will be observed.
Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required.
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