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2024 Cocktails and Comedy

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm MDT

EVENT POSTPONED TO MAY 16 DUE TO WEATHER

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Join Athena Project for the delayed-but-still-fabulous 12th Annual Cocktails & Comedy Fundraiser at Town Hall Collaborative, located in Denver at  525 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO on Thursday, May 16th. Doors open at 6pm and the event begins at 6:30 pm. Tickets for the general public are $75 in advance and $80 at the door. Special artist rate of $25/person with proof of a business card, website, or headshot/resume at the door.  Beads to enter games and win a chance for prizes are $25.

Featuring several local talented comedians, Athena Project’s 12th Annual Cocktails & Comedy Fundraiser will surely tickle your taste buds AND give you the giggles. All tickets include a full meal + desserts, FREE laughs, a specially created Athena Project Cocktail, and a chance to play games and win prizes. We believe that art, like food, is better when shared and necessary to overall health, healing, and growth.

If you already purchased your tickets for the March 14 postponed event and would like them to be transferred to the new date, please email us at boxoffice@athenaprojectarts.org. Thank you for your support!!

Meet Our Comedians

Janae Burris

Janae Burris

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Janae Burris

Janae Burris is a comedian, actor and event host as well as former cohost of The Denver Post’s Cannabist Show. She is a South Los Angeles native and a California Institute of the Arts alumna. Janae has worked with Local Theater Company, Colorado Shakespeare Fest, The Denver Center for Performing Arts and recently closed a starring role in Queens Girl in The World  at Aurora Fox Theater. She’s opened for  Michael Che, Roy Wood Jr., Beth Stelling and Josh Blue to name a few. Janae has performed at Just For Laughs Montreal, Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival, High Plains Comedy Festival and has headlined at Aspen Laugh Fest. She is a Comedy Works “Pro”, the first black woman promoted to the highly respected list, and was crowned Comedy Works New Faces Champ in 2016. Janae was chosen to receive a grant through Spotify’s Sound Up Podcast Bootcamp and is currently developing her podcast Dead Daddy Issues. Janae is also a proud camp counselor for Athena Project where she teaches stand up comedy to teenage girls.

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Janae Burris

Janae Burris is a comedian, actor and event host as well as former cohost of The Denver Post’s Cannabist Show. She is a South Los Angeles native and a California Institute of the Arts alumna. Janae has worked with Local Theater Company, Colorado Shakespeare Fest, The Denver Center for Performing Arts and recently closed a starring role in Queens Girl in The World  at Aurora Fox Theater. She’s opened for  Michael Che, Roy Wood Jr., Beth Stelling and Josh Blue to name a few. Janae has performed at Just For Laughs Montreal, Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival, High Plains Comedy Festival and has headlined at Aspen Laugh Fest. She is a Comedy Works “Pro”, the first black woman promoted to the highly respected list, and was crowned Comedy Works New Faces Champ in 2016. Janae was chosen to receive a grant through Spotify’s Sound Up Podcast Bootcamp and is currently developing her podcast Dead Daddy Issues. Janae is also a proud camp counselor for Athena Project where she teaches stand up comedy to teenage girls.

Miriam Moreno

Miriam Moreno

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Miriam Moreno

Miriam is a Denver raised comedian. Once described as a semi depressed goth Latina in a good way, her humor makes any dark topic seem laughable. She’s been featured on High Plains Comedy Festival, Boulder Comedy Festival, Savage Henry comedy fest and has won the Phone it In contests several times for her sketch comedy. She is the host of Good Night Denver, a late night comedy talk show.

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Miriam Moreno

Miriam is a Denver raised comedian. Once described as a semi depressed goth Latina in a good way, her humor makes any dark topic seem laughable. She’s been featured on High Plains Comedy Festival, Boulder Comedy Festival, Savage Henry comedy fest and has won the Phone it In contests several times for her sketch comedy. She is the host of Good Night Denver, a late night comedy talk show.

Debbie Scheer

MC – Debbie Scheer

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Debbie Scheer

Debbie Scheer is an auctioneer, emcee, humorist and single mom of two boys so she identifies as primarily tired! She is the co-producer and co-host of Broadsided Comedy: An Estrogen Fueled Comedy Show and the producer of Track Suit Chronicles: Stories for the Long Haul. To find out more information about where she will be next head on over to her website debbiescheerspeaks.com.
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Debbie Scheer

Debbie Scheer is an auctioneer, emcee, humorist and single mom of two boys so she identifies as primarily tired! She is the co-producer and co-host of Broadsided Comedy: An Estrogen Fueled Comedy Show and the producer of Track Suit Chronicles: Stories for the Long Haul. To find out more information about where she will be next head on over to her website debbiescheerspeaks.com.

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4th Annual Women In Their Infinite Forms

4th Annual Women In Their Infinite Forms

Athena Project in collaboration with Denver Milk Market and Dairy Block have curated an art installation exhibit taking place March 8-31 inside of Denver Milk Market.  The theme of the Installation is Women in Their Infinite Forms.  Artists have been commissioned to design and build their interpretation of this theme using a table top lamp as the base of the artwork.

Discover a wealth of creativity! Starting March 9th, all artwork will go on sale, with proceeds benefiting Athena Project as it celebrates Women’s History Month. Explore the full collection here and visit the event page for more details!

Details

Date:
May 16
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm MDT
Event Category:

Organizer

Athena Project
Email
info@athenaprojectarts.org
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Venue

Town Hall Collaborative
525 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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