Decolonize Your Mind

Decolonize Your Mind

Larry Owens, Karen Chee, Hari Kondabolu, Benito Skinner, ​Joyelle Johnson, Karolena Theresa, Xazmin Garza, Lorelei Ramirez

Fri · January 25, 2019

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

$8 advance / $10 day of show

This event is 21 and over

**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

*Individual performer appearances subject to change without notice.

Decolonize Your Mind
Decolonize Your Mind
Decolonize Your Mind is the comedy variety show of your dreams! Come and laugh as everyone's favorite twins Larry Owens and Karen Chee host some of New York's funniest comedians...just for YOU!
Larry Owens
Larry Owens
Larry is a performer, writer, director, and comedian residing in New York City.

He is a staff writer on upcoming TruTV show Paid Off, where the winner of each show will receive full student loan debt relief. Awesome!

Larry recently completed his first feature film, To Dust, opposite Matthew Broderick. Named one of TimeOutNY's "comedians we're obsessed with " Larry studied drama and improvisation at the School at Steppenwolf.
Karen Chee
Karen Chee
Karen Chee is a comedy writer/performer who contributes regularly to The New Yorker, McSweeney's, and Splitsider. She has also written for Reductress, Shondaland, Funny or Die, and The Washington Post. Around town, Karen does sketch comedy with Lo-Fi and improv with anyone who will let her.
Hari Kondabolu
Hari Kondabolu
Hari Kondabolu is a Brooklyn-based, Queens-raised comic who the NY Times has called “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today.” In March 2014, he released his debut standup album “Waiting for 2042” on indie-label Kill Rock Stars. He is currently NYU’s APA Institute’s “Artist in Residence” for the 2014-2015 Academic Year.​ ​Hari has done standup on the Late Show with David Letterman , Conan , Jimmy Kimmel Live, Live at Gotham and John Oliver’s New York Standup Show. His Comedy Central Presents half-hour television special debuted on the network in February 2011.His documentary “The Problem With Apu” is now available on the truTV website & app, iTunes, Roku, and Amazon Fire.
Benito Skinner
Benito Skinner
Benito Skinner is an actor/comedian from Boise, Idaho currently living in Brooklyn. For the past few years, he has been consistently ordering wigs from Amazon and making original comedic sketches for Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. He recently performed his live show "Overcompensating" at Caroline's on Broadway for the New York Comedy Festival. He plans to tour the show this spring!
​Joyelle Johnson
​Joyelle Johnson
Joyelle Nicole Johnson brings joy to the stage. She regularly features for Hannibal Buress and has opened for other legends like Dave Chappelle, Russell Peters and Maria Bamford.
She is currently the warm up comic for Hasan Minhaj’s talk show Patriot Act on Netflix. Joyelle made her network TV debut on Late Night with Seth Meyers and most recently she wrote for Broad City.
Karolena Theresa
Karolena Theresa
New York-based, Queens-native, stand-up comedian, actress, comedy writer and comedic improviser. She's going on tour with Awkward Sex and the City and hosts the shows The Black Out and Big Mouths! Her make up is on fleek and her Snapchat is lit: Karobeanah
Xazmin Garza
Lorelei Ramirez
Lorelei Ramirez
Lorelei Ramirez is an artist, comedian, and writer residing in New York where she is attempting to do everything she can before I dies because dying is scary and who will see through these eyes when she's done? An ill tempered demon? She hosts a Monthly show at C'mon Everybody in Bedstuy called Not Dead Yet and another monthly show at Vital Joint called Sloop Jumbly. Follow her on @pileoftears for laughs and @pileoftears_art for some artwork.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/