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Friday, January 22 • 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Porchlight, a Storytelling Series, with Beth Lisick and Arline Klatte with guests Jon Daly, Iris Haas-Biel, Moshe Kasher, Jackie Kashian, Kyle Mizono and Aparna Nancherla, with music by Bart Davenport

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Porchlight has been showcasing San Francisco storytellers since 2002. Founded by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick as a way of getting people onstage to tell their true stories, the shows continue to attract new audiences and storytellers each month at the Verdi Club and Hemlock Tavern. In addition to collaborating each year with Sketchfest, Porchlight has worked with the San Francisco Film Festival, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, the Bay Area Science Festival, the Storymoja Hay Festival in Nairobi and Shakespeare and Co. in Paris. Their popular podcast lets people all over the world get a little piece of SF. $20, 21+

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Aparna Nancherla

Aparna Nancherla has an intimidating name, but don't be scared! In fact, she's quite approachable | onstage, from a heckler's perspective. She enjoys seeing the world through awkward contact lenses. Her | maiden chuckle voyage took off in Washington D.C. (it's all about the Washingtons). | Her credits include 2007 NBC Stand Up for Diversity Finalist and 2008 College Tour, Last Comic | Standing 6 (2008, NYC Regional Showcase), the Bridgetown... Read More →
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Arline Klatte

Arline Klatte is the co-host of the successful San Francisco-based storytelling show, Porchlight.
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Beth Lisick

Beth Lisick is a writer and actor. She is the author of five books and has appeared in films screened at Cannes, Sundance, and the San Francisco International Film Festival. | | Her books include the memoir collection "Yokohama Threeway" and "Other Small Shames," the New York Times bestselling comic memoir "Everybody Into the Pool," the gonzo self-help manifesto "Helping Me Help Myself," the story collection "This Too Can Be Yours," and the... Read More →
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Iris Haas-Biel

Iris Haas-Biel is a real adult person living in the Bay Area. By day she teaches middle schoolers to be slightly less annoying and by night she tries to make other adult people laugh. These feats are equal parts traumatizing and rewarding. 
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Jackie Kashian

Jackie Kashian is a nationally touring standup comic and has been building a podcast fort, the safest space in podcastville, since 2006. Jackie invites a wide variety of guests, from standup comics, authors, actors and perfectly nice regular people to “dork out” on the thing they love most. It can be, and has been, comic books, video games, anime, action figures and science fiction. It has also been Trains, the history of Baseball... Read More →
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Jon Daly

Jon Daly is an actor and comedian living in L.A.  He starred in Amazon's "Betas," Comedy Central's "Kroll Show" where he plays multiple characters and serves as writer and Co-Executive Producer.  He is featured in Ben Stiller's latest film "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," and is also Bill Cosby Bukowski, Sappity Tappity, Barry R, Mall McCartney and many other ridiculous characters. Jon also appears in the Martin Lawrence/Raven... Read More →
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Kyle Mizono

Originally from San Francisco, Kyle Mizono is one of the last international Beanie Baby collectors and a comedian. Along with being a face frequently seen in the San Francisco and Los Angeles comedy scenes, her festival performances include SF Sketchfest, Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival and All Jane No Dick. She recently performed at The Funny or Die Hideout during SXSW. She’s also been involved with such nationally and... Read More →
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Moshe Kasher

Moshe Kasher. Comedian. Child Genius. Jew. Jew Comedian. OBGYN. Pleasure center. Good tipper. Guiding light. Beefcake. | He lives alone in LA. | Featured on: NBC, E!’s Chelsea Lately, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central’s Drunk History, @midnight, Conan, Carson Daly, Showtime’s Shameless, MTV & more… | Currently the Co-host of The Champs podcast and the author of the acclaimed memoir Kasher In The Rye on Grand Central... Read More →



Friday January 22, 2016 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Swedish American Hall 2174 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

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