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East Point

Head 2 Head Dad Joke Slam

Get ready for an unforgettable evening of laughter and wit as ArtsXchange and She Pirate Productions present the ultimate clash of creativity: The Head 2 Head Dad Joke Slam!

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Head 2 Head Dad Joke Slam
Head 2 Head Dad Joke Slam

Time & Location

Jun 17, 2023, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

East Point, 2148 Newnan St, East Point, GA 30344, USA

About the event

Get ready for an unforgettable evening of laughter and wit as ArtsXchange and She Pirate Productions present the ultimate clash of creativity: The Head 2 Head Dad Joke Slam! Taking place on Saturday, June 17th at 8pm, the ArtsXchange will play host to an epic showdown between Team Comedy Improv and Team Poet.

These two teams will engage in a battle of wits, delivering their best jokes and puns in a series of three rounds. Each round will test their comedic prowess and ability to make the audience roar with laughter. Expect a hilarious face-off as the teams bring their A-game, leaving no stone unturned in their quest for victory.

But the excitement doesn't stop there! As a bonus, a final round will be presented, where both teams will be challenged to unleash their ultimate dad jokes, leaving the audience in stitches. Who will come out on top? The judges will have the difficult task of determining the winner. Hosted by the esteemed Nicholas Tecosky from Write Club Atlanta with Theresa Davis as partner in pun!

Team Improv

Mark Kendall is an award winning comedian and filmmaker. Along with Bill Worley, he is the co-founder of CoolCoolCool Productions (coolcoolcoolpro.com) where they use comedy to encourage civic engagement. Mark was named best Professional Funnyman by Creative Loafing in 2015 and was the Readers Pick for Best Comedian in Creative Loafing Atlanta in 2019. Check out his Instagram @markkendallcomed

Frances Chang is a writer/producer/director in Atlanta, GA. While she primarily focuses on comedy, her works will generally also carry a topical message or social commentary. Frances began her creative journey on an unconventional path from puppets, professional wrestling, a circus to improv, sketch writing and filmmaking. She has been "yes and-ing" life ever since and looks forward to whatever adventures the future may hold.

Carter Deems is a stand up comedian, writer and friendly battle rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is a cast member on the MTV show Wild ‘n Out and he is a writer on the Emmy nominated series Epic Rap Battles of History. Carter was also on the writing staff for the TV show Drop The Mic on TBS. He has made appearances on Funny Or Die, Snoop Dogg’s Gladiator School, and Animation Sandwich. Carter has performed at the Comedy Store, UCB Franklin, Zanies Chicago, the Laughing Skull, the Red Clay Comedy Festival, the Milwaukee Comedy Festival, and the Asheville Comedy Festival.

Team Poetry

Johnny C. Weaver

Bio coming soon!

Mistafunn

Born at a very young age Mistafunn learned from the mistakes of others who took his advice. They say a good father never plans. He smiles because he has conditioned his children to believe duct tape can fix anything. Sawdust is man glitter and without adult supervision chocolate cake is a breakfast food. As the creator of the Daddy's Log: Adventures in the People's Republic of Children, Mistafunn tells the tale of his cultural immersion into the lives of his children.

Marq G.L., formally known as Quez, is a poet/writer, performer and a cool ass blerd. He's been a part of the Atlanta local poetry scene and the National circuit for over well over a decade and has been a member of the Java Monkey and Art Amok Slam Teams.

Tickets for this rib-tickling event are available at $15 in advance and $20 at the door. So mark your calendars and prepare to witness the clash of comedic and poetic titans at the ArtsXchange. Bragging rights, trophies and collar-popping are on the line, making this a night you won't want to miss!

This program is in partnership with South Fulton Institute.

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