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Comedy

August 10, 2000

Who's in town highlighted by Paul Brownfield (Page 7).

ACME Comedy Theater (135 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, [323] 525-0202). "You Bet Your Honkey," Fri., 8:30 p.m. "ACME Unplugged," Fri., 10 p.m. "ACME McBeal," Sat., 8 p.m., "J. Keith Van Straaten Show," Sat., 10 p.m. "A Raisin in the Sunday Show," Sun., 7:30 p.m.

The Comedy and Magic Club (1018 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach, [310] 372-1193). Gordy Brown, Thurs.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 10 p.m. call for details; Jay Leno, Sun., 7 p.m.

Comedy Store (8433 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood [323] 656-6225). "Thursday Night Funnies," Thurs., 9 p.m. "Sergio Presents," Fri., 8 and 10:30 p.m. "Belinda Presents Clean Comedy," Sat., 8 p.m. "Best of," Sat., 9 p.m. "Potluck," Sun., 7 p.m. "Pop-Ins," Sun., 9 p.m. Also: Continuous comedy, Thurs., 8:30 p.m., Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 9 p.m.

Groundling Theater (7307 Melrose Ave., [323] 934-9700). "Cooking With Gas," Thurs., 8 p.m. "Groundlings vs. the State of California," Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 8 and 10 p.m. "The Completely Different Late Show," Fri., 10 p.m. "Groundlings Smackdown Sunday," Sun., 7:30 p.m.

Hollywood Hills Coffee Shop (6145 Franklin Ave., Hollywood, [323] 860-8843). "Last Laugh," Thurs., 7:45 p.m. Maria Banford, Ted Glass, Pete Grey, Heather Lawless.

The Hollywood Improv (8162 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, [323] 651-2583). Call for acts. "Freaky Monday," 8 p.m. "Comedy Showcase Spectacular," Tues.-Thurs., 8 p.m., (Drew Carey often performs on Thurs., call to confirm); "Comedy Showcase Spectacular," Fri.-Sat., 8:30 and 10:30 p.m., Sun., 8:30 p.m.

The Ice House (24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena, [626] 577-1894). Willie Barcena, Wed.-Aug. 19.

Irvine Improv (71 Fortune Drive, Irvine, [949] 854-5455). Brian Regan, Wed.-Aug. 19. Wed.-Thurs., 8:30 p.m., $12; Fri., 8:30 and 10:30 p.m., $15; Sat., 7, 9 and 11 p.m., $15.

Largo (432 N. Fairfax, Hollywood, [323] 852-1073). "The Largo Comedy Show." Mon., 9 p.m.

Laugh Factory (8001 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood [323] 656-1336). Call club for acts. "Current and Future Comedy Stars," Mon.-Thurs., 8 p.m., Fri.-Sun., 8 and 10 p.m.

LunaPark (665 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, [310] 652-0611). "Comedy Showcase," Thurs., 7:30 p.m. "Feminist Comics," Fri. 7:30 p.m. Sat., call for lineup. "Beth Lapides' Uncabaret," Sun., 7:30 p.m.

The Martini Lounge (5657 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, [323] 467-4068). Comedy every Tues., 7 p.m., $6. Call for schedule.

Second City Alumni Jam (Arcadia, 250 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, [310] 260-4807). Every Wed., 8 p.m.

The Sun Theater (2200 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, [714] 712-2700). Sandra Bernhard, Aug. 18, 8:30 p.m. $26.50.

Dance

Dance events covered in Lewis Segal's roundup (Page 12).

SATURDAY, AUG. 12

Collage Dance Theater (Culver City Hall Courtyard, 9770 Culver Blvd., Culver City, [818] 784-8669). "Governing Bodies." 4 p.m. Free.

Balletfest 2000. All events listed below will be held at Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State L.A., 5151 State University Drive, intersection of the 10 and 710 freeways. (323) 343-6600 for tickets and information.

TUESDAY, AUG. 15

Dance on Camera Festival Tour. Two ballet documentaries: "Yuri Soliev: I'm Tired of Living in My Native Land," and "Karen Kain: Dancing in the Moment." 8 p.m. $10.

THURSDAY, AUG. 17

BalletFaire. Dancewear, dance equipment and a selection of dance publications. 3-7:30 p.m. Free.

Inland Pacific Ballet Company, "Who Cares?" and "Giselle, Act II"; Pasadena Dance Theater, "Etudes." 8 p.m. $20-$25.

FRIDAY, AUG. 18

Diablo Ballet Company, "Apollo"; Francisco Martinez Dancetheatre, "Miniatures"; State Street Ballet Company, "Carmen." 8 p.m. $20-$25.

SATURDAY, AUG. 19

Diablo Ballet Company, "Walk Before Talk"; Los Angeles Chamber Ballet, "Knockaround." 8 p.m., $20-$25.

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