Jazz Mondays are back and they will not disappoint!
Join us every 2nd and 4th Monday in April, May, and June for unforgettable Jazz performances from 6PM – 8PM!
Headliner: Alia Janine
Alia Janine is a New York City comedian, actress, writer, producer, and podcaster. She was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and has lived all over the U.S. Alia has an A.S. in Criminal Justice and a B.A. in Psychology. She graduated with high honors in 2018 and has been inducted into numerous national and international programs honor societies.
Alia moved to NYC from Los Angeles in 2013 to pursue a career in comedy and attend college. To help her comedy career, Alia had taken courses at UCB (Upright Citizen’s Brigade), Manhattan Comedy School, and Rick Crom’s Comedy School. Alia has performed at some of the city’s best comedy clubs, including; The Stand, The Comedy Cellar, Stand Up NY, and Gotham Comedy Club. She has had the privilege of performing with today’s hottest comedians like; Dave Attell, Big Jay Oakerson, Greer Barnes, Yamaneika Saunders, Nikki Glaser, Brody Stevens, Chris Redd, and many more.
Before comedy, Alia had an eclectic array of professions including: bar/restaurant manager, data entry, factory worker, armored car driver, and private investigator. For 10 years, Alia was an adult entertainment performer. From feature dancer to adult model and actress, Alia did it all. During her short time in the adult film industry, Alia quickly became a fan favorite and filmed around 150 films, which many of her fans still adore today.
Alia has delighted her fans by appearing on multiple popular national radio shows, including Sirius XM’s Sway in the Morning, The Jason Ellis Show, The Karen Hunter Show, The Jay Thomas Show, and The Bennington Show. She is a regular guest on Tell Me Everything with John Fugelsang. Likewise, she has appeared on many popular podcasts, including, The Legion of Skanks, Guys We F*cked, YKWD, and The SDR Show. Alia was nominated by the AVN (Adult Video News) Awards for Mainstream Star of the Year in 2015 for her transition into comedy from the adult industry, has been named “The Funniest Porn Star on Earth” by TheHuffingtonPost.com, and has been featured on hip-hop star 50 Cent’s website Thisis50.com, Vice.com, the Village Voice, NY Post, the New York Times, and The Daily Dot. She has also written blogs and appeared on the comedy websites Interrobang.com and LaughSpin.com.
Featuring: Damien Speranza
Damien is a CT based comic who was born in NY and performs all over NY and comedy clubs across the country. Damien; he loves making people laugh and being on stage and is always working to get better. With having performed at legendary places such as Apollo Theatre and recently being on tour with Capone Lee, he is sure to have you laughing!
Opener: Josh Wesson
Josh Wesson, born in California and raised on Long Island, brings plenty of life experiences to the stage that will definitely make you laugh. He grew up in quite a few different environments, from homeless shelters to motels to the suburbs, all of which has helped him to understand and relate to people of all backgrounds. Josh has a laid-back style of observational comedy that will make you feel like you’re just hanging out with one of your friends. He’s part of the successful Fat Baby crew, whose show was featured in the 2015 New York Comedy Festival. He has been seen on MTV2’s Charlamagne & Friends, Comedy Central, and FX, and is a regular at The Stand Comedy Club in NYC. Follow him on Twitter @JAYWESS.
Opener: Rebecca Kaplan
Rebecca Kaplan is a comic based out of New York with a dark humored style. She hosts a monthly standup showcase, performs regularly across the city, and also does a comedic web series of improvised awkward first dates called ‘Love at First Skype’. Rebecca also loves to write, produce and edit parody video of songs (mostly of pop and broadway!) Her credits includeRubber City Comedy Festival (best in fest 2022), Ladies Room Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival (semi-finalist 2020), Salem Comedy Festival, Plano Comedy Festival, NY Underground Comedy Festival, Good Karma Festival, NY Sketchfest, GNOVA Comedy Festival, She Makes Me Laugh Fest, winner of audience award for best podcast at Dark Comedy Film Festival.
Hosted By: Ayesheh Mae
Ayesheh is CT based comic who is very crass and loves emo music. She currently produces the successful Filthy Comedy which she runs all on her own. She runs shows at breweries all across the state, and has also performed at COMIX at Mohegan Sun, the Grisley Pear and Broadway Comedy Club in NYC, and recently performed in the Portland Comedy Festival.
Let the inner artist(s) within you free with The Creative Hour making its monthly return to The Local!
Ashley the Creator is back hosting our St. Patrick’s Day paint + sip night from 6PM – 8PM! Grab some friends and come let the creativity flow, join us for some St. Patty’s Day weekend fun!
Tickets can be purchased below!