Humor Fest: Rising Stars featuring Emmy Blotnick and Jon Savitt

Catch the rising stars of the comedy world before they fly off into the stratosphere! Emmy Blotnick Emmy is a stand-up/actress/writer based in NY. She has appeared on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, where she was also a staff writer. Previously, she was head writer for the Comedy Central series THE PRESIDENT SHOW. She […]

Humor Fest: Writing Funny with Matt Goldman

Presented as part of the 2020 Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival.  Join Emmy winning television producer, writer and novelist Matt Goldman for an intimate conversation where he breaks down the process behind his success writing for shows like Seinfeld, Ellen and The New Adventures of Old Christine. TV enthusiasts, Seinfeld aficionados and literary lovers will […]

Humor Fest Opening Night: Yidlife Crisis presents YidLive!

Opening Night of the 2020 Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival! Join Jamie & Eli, the creators and stars of the award-winning Yiddish-ish web series YidLife Crisis – in the fleisch! The boychiks from Montreal present an evening of comedy, film and music reflecting their unique take on the modern Jewish experience. No knowledge of Yiddish […]

Improv-ing My Life

About three years ago, that was the case for me in taking my first improv class. My original goals were to stop overthinking, face some fears about looking stupid, and perhaps learn a thing or two that would help me out in my occasional auditions for community theater. I’ve wound up with a heck of a lot more.

Stop the Blame, Stop the Hate

The conflict between Israel and Gaza is, and always has been, more nuanced than we sometimes like to admit. And we do ourselves a disservice by not at least acknowledging that. But if peace is our goal, we need to start.