Friday, July 09, 2010

Club Nutz at the MCA

Milwaukee's Club Nutz, the world's smallest comedy club/disco has landed at the Museum of Contemporary Art this week as part of the museum's Here/Not There annual performance exhibition.  Presenting a variety of experiences like comedy, dj's, and drawing workshops on their teeny tiny stage, Club Nutz has traveled the world.  Here's a description and a schedule of the remaining events from the MCA's site...

Scott Reeder, Tyson Reeder, Elysia BorowyClub Nutz
July 6-11
In "the world's smallest comedy club," visitors may experience an array of programs and events such as stand-up comedy, DJ dance parties, academic lectures, screenings, and musical performances. Every day features extended open-mic sessions for audience participation. Complete with a stage, disco ball, and DJ booth, Club Nutz is an eclectic and lively temporary venue connecting audiences with a shared Chicago culture of performers, artists, musicians, and filmmakers.

Friday-Saturday, July 9-10
10 am  Doodlenutz, a drawing event, hosted by Pooper and Pizza Dog (Fri) and Jacob Goudreault (Sat)
11 am  3-D video screening, Rasmalai Dreams, by Xav Leplae
Noon  Get Nutz open-mic. Tell a joke and win a prize!
1:30 pm  Video screening, One Mother's Love, by Michelle Grabner, David Robbins, and Brad Killam (Fri)
2:30 pm  Performances: Bernie Circuits, robot comedian (Fri); Mystery Performance by Scott Reeder (Sat)
3 pm  Performances: Sonata in 2-D by Scott and Tyson Reeder (Fri); Matt Cook (Sat)
3:30 pm  Performances: DJ Nevin Tomlinson (Fri); Marissa Perel (Sat)
4 pm  DJ ENTRO MC (Sat)
Sunday, July 11
10 am  Doodlenutz, a participatory drawing event
11am  Performance by Mrs. Hound (Andy Hall)
Noon  Get Nutz open-mic. Tell a joke and win a prize!
1:30 pm  Folk Festival
3 pm  30-minute video from Milwaukee International
3:30 pm  Derek Erdman, stand-up comedy
4 pm  Get Nutz closing extravaganza

Club Nutz
220 E Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL

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