On Friday, September 24th at 8pm, Minority Retort, the NW’s premier stand-up comedy showcase featuring Black and brown comedians, and The Rendezvous & Jewelbox Theater are proud to present, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan & Karinda Dobbins!
About the co-headliners:
Dhaya is a nationally touring comedian who was named winner of the Liz Carpenter Political Humor Award in 2016 and has opened for the likes of Janeane Garofalo, Marc Maron, Greg Behrendt, Jello Biafra, the late Dick Gregory, Anthony Jeselnik and even former Vice President Al Gore. She is also a comedic storyteller frequently featured on NPR’s Snap Judgment and is currently the host of San Francisco’s monthly Moth StorySLAM.
Karinda is a San Francisco-based comedian who has performed in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival and Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest. She has also opened for Dave Chappelle, Trevor Noah, Michelle Wolf and toured with W. Kamau Bell. Bitch Magazine called Karinda one of “Six Hilarious Comedians You Don’t Know Yet – But Should”.
Joining Dhaya and Karinda on the lineup will be the hilarious Julia Ramos, J. Jones and Chris Mejia!
About Minority Retort:
Minority Retort has become one of Portland’s most popular and critically-acclaimed comedy shows. Hosted and produced by Jason Lamb (XRAYFM radio, Portland Podcast Festival), Julia Ramos (All Jane Comedy Festival) and some of the NW’s finest comedic talent, the show’s goal is to provide comedians of color with a platform to speak their minds and share their unique perspectives, as well as reach the diverse comedy audience that exists within the so-called “whitest city in America”.
National touring comedians Baron Vaughn (Netflix’s Grace & Frankie), Nico Santos (NBC’s Superstore), Dulce Sloan (The Daily Show), Marcella Arguello (@midnight) Ahmed Bharoocha, Dino Archie, Yedoye Travis, David Gborie and Maggie Maye have performed on the show, as well as many Black and brown comics frequently featured in Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Curtis Cook, Mohanad Elshieky and Nathan Brannon.
Doors 7:30pm // Show 8pm
$15 advance // $20 at the door
Food & Drink available!
*PLEASE NOTE: The Rendezvous & Jewelbox Theater requires proof of full vaccination (or Negative COVID19 Test within 48 hrs of event) for entry into our venue. We also are requiring all patrons to be wearing a mask within our spaces*