WBEZ | Blanc Gallery http://www.wbez.org/venues/blanc-gallery-0 Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Vocalo Presents the Bronzeville Comedy Showcase http://www.wbez.org/vocalo-presents-bronzeville-comedy-showcase-107875 <p><div>The annual summer Bronzeville Comedy Showcase returns for year seven, presented by &nbsp;Vocalo 90.7 and emceed by comedian <strong>Brian Babylon</strong>, host of Vocalo&rsquo;s Morning AMp and &nbsp;panelist on Chicago Public Media&rsquo;s Wait, Wait...Don&rsquo;t Tell Me!</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The Bronzeville Comedy Showcase is a weekly comedy event where comedians try out new sets in &nbsp;front of great audiences. As a local comedy hub, the &nbsp;showcase, curated by Brian Babylon, brings together diverse comedians from across Chicagoland. &quot;I have been doing this show for seven years now, and it&rsquo;s &nbsp;always one of the best places to see comedy,&rdquo; says &nbsp;host Babylon. &ldquo;We decided last year to move the show to a &nbsp;bigger venue to accommodate the large crowd that has made this the best summertime comedy showcase. The Blanc gallery is a swanky art space with a large outdoor area that takes this comedy show to the next level. This is gearing up to be the best summer to date.&rdquo;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Performances will be held in the outside courtyard at Blanc, weather permitting, and are free and open to the public. Cash bar.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Performance Dates:</div><div>(Wednesdays at 7:00pm)</div><div>July 16</div><div>July 30</div><div>August 13</div><div>August 27</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/brian%20babylon_0.jpg" title="" /></div></div><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:50:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/vocalo-presents-bronzeville-comedy-showcase-107875 Vocalo 90.7 FM Presents the Bronzeville Comedy Showcase http://www.wbez.org/vocalo-907-fm-presents-bronzeville-comedy-showcase-107874 <p><div>The annual summer Bronzeville Comedy Showcase returns for year six, presented by &nbsp;Vocalo 90.7 and emceed by comedian <strong>Brian Babylon</strong>, host of Vocalo 90.7 FM&rsquo;s Morning AMp and &nbsp;panelist on Chicago Public Media&rsquo;s Wait, Wait...Don&rsquo;t Tell Me!</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The Bronzeville Comedy Showcase is a biweekly comedy event where comedians try out new sets in &nbsp;front of great audiences. As a local comedy hub, the &nbsp;showcase, curated by Brian Babylon, brings together diverse comedians from across Chicagoland. &quot;I have been doing this show for six years now, and it&rsquo;s &nbsp;always one of the best places to see comedy,&rdquo; says &nbsp;host Babylon. &ldquo;We decided to move the show to a &nbsp;bigger venue to accommodate the large crowd that has made this the best summertime comedy showcase. The Blanc gallery is a swanky art space with a large outdoor area that will take this comedy show to the next level. This is gearing up to be the best summer to date.&rdquo;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Performances will be held in the outside courtyard at Blanc, weather permitting, and are free and open to the public. Cash bar.</div></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 16:49:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/vocalo-907-fm-presents-bronzeville-comedy-showcase-107874 Vocalo 90.7 FM Presents the Bronzeville Comedy Showcase http://www.wbez.org/vocalo-907-fm-presents-bronzeville-comedy-showcase-107873 <p><div>The annual summer Bronzeville Comedy Showcase returns for year six, presented by &nbsp;Vocalo 90.7 and emceed by comedian <strong>Brian Babylon</strong>, host of Vocalo 90.7 FM&rsquo;s Morning AMp and &nbsp;panelist on Chicago Public Media&rsquo;s Wait, Wait...Don&rsquo;t Tell Me!</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The Bronzeville Comedy Showcase is a biweekly comedy event where comedians try out new sets in &nbsp;front of great audiences. As a local comedy hub, the &nbsp;showcase, curated by Brian Babylon, brings together diverse comedians from across Chicagoland. &quot;I have been doing this show for six years now, and it&rsquo;s &nbsp;always one of the best places to see comedy,&rdquo; says &nbsp;host Babylon. &ldquo;We decided to move the show to a &nbsp;bigger venue to accommodate the large crowd that has made this the best summertime comedy showcase. The Blanc gallery is a swanky art space with a large outdoor area that will take this comedy show to the next level. This is gearing up to be the best summer to date.&rdquo;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Performances will be held in the outside courtyard at Blanc, weather permitting, and are free and open to the public. Cash bar.</div></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 16:48:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/vocalo-907-fm-presents-bronzeville-comedy-showcase-107873 Vocalo 90.7 FM Presents the Bronzeville Comedy Showcase http://www.wbez.org/vocalo-907-fm-presents-bronzeville-comedy-showcase-107872 <p><div>The annual summer Bronzeville Comedy Showcase returns for year six, presented by &nbsp;Vocalo 90.7 and emceed by comedian <strong>Brian Babylon</strong>, host of Vocalo 90.7 FM&rsquo;s Morning AMp and &nbsp;panelist on Chicago Public Media&rsquo;s Wait, Wait...Don&rsquo;t Tell Me!</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The Bronzeville Comedy Showcase is a biweekly comedy event where comedians try out new sets in &nbsp;front of great audiences. As a local comedy hub, the &nbsp;showcase, curated by Brian Babylon, brings together diverse comedians from across Chicagoland. &quot;I have been doing this show for six years now, and it&rsquo;s &nbsp;always one of the best places to see comedy,&rdquo; says &nbsp;host Babylon. &ldquo;We decided to move the show to a &nbsp;bigger venue to accommodate the large crowd that has made this the best summertime comedy showcase. The Blanc gallery is a swanky art space with a large outdoor area that will take this comedy show to the next level. This is gearing up to be the best summer to date.&rdquo;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Performances will be held in the outside courtyard at Blanc, weather permitting, and are free and open to the public. Cash bar.</div></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 16:46:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/vocalo-907-fm-presents-bronzeville-comedy-showcase-107872 Vocalo 90.7 FM Presents the Bronzeville Comedy Showcase http://www.wbez.org/vocalo-907-fm-presents-bronzeville-comedy-showcase-107871 <p><div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">The annual summer Bronzeville Comedy Showcase returns for year six, presented by &nbsp;Vocalo 90.7 and emceed by comedian <strong>Brian Babylon</strong>, host of Vocalo 90.7 FM&rsquo;s Morning AMp and &nbsp;panelist on Chicago Public Media&rsquo;s Wait, Wait...Don&rsquo;t Tell Me!</div><div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">&nbsp;</div><div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">The Bronzeville Comedy Showcase is a biweekly comedy event where comedians try out new sets in &nbsp;front of great audiences. As a local comedy hub, the &nbsp;showcase, curated by Brian Babylon, brings together diverse comedians from across Chicagoland. &quot;I have been doing this show for six years now, and it&rsquo;s &nbsp;always one of the best places to see comedy,&rdquo; says &nbsp;host Babylon. &ldquo;We decided to move the show to a &nbsp;bigger venue to accommodate the large crowd that has made this the best summertime comedy showcase. The Blanc gallery is a swanky art space with a large outdoor area that will take this comedy show to the next level. This is gearing up to be the best summer to date.&rdquo;</div><div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">&nbsp;</div><div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Performances will be held in the outside courtyard at Blanc, weather permitting, and are free and open to the public. Cash bar.</div></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 16:43:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/vocalo-907-fm-presents-bronzeville-comedy-showcase-107871 Vocalo 90.7 FM Presents the Bronzeville Comedy Showcase http://www.wbez.org/vocalo-907-fm-presents-bronzeville-comedy-showcase-107870 <p><div>The annual summer Bronzeville Comedy Showcase returns for year six, presented by &nbsp;Vocalo 90.7 and emceed by comedian <strong>Brian Babylon</strong>, host of Vocalo 90.7 FM&rsquo;s Morning AMp and &nbsp;panelist on Chicago Public Media&rsquo;s Wait, Wait...Don&rsquo;t Tell Me!</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The Bronzeville Comedy Showcase is a biweekly comedy event where comedians try out new sets in &nbsp;front of great audiences. As a local comedy hub, the &nbsp;showcase, curated by Brian Babylon, brings together diverse comedians from across Chicagoland. &quot;I have been doing this show for six years now, and it&rsquo;s &nbsp;always one of the best places to see comedy,&rdquo; says &nbsp;host Babylon. &ldquo;We decided to move the show to a &nbsp;bigger venue to accommodate the large crowd that has made this the best summertime comedy showcase. The Blanc gallery is a swanky art space with a large outdoor area that will take this comedy show to the next level. This is gearing up to be the best summer to date.&rdquo;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Performances will be held in the outside courtyard at Blanc, weather permitting, and are free and open to the public. Cash bar.</div></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 16:36:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/vocalo-907-fm-presents-bronzeville-comedy-showcase-107870