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Sunday, January 13 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Deep Night with Dale's Vortex Variety Hour

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Join wellness guru and possible cult leader, Dale Seever (comedian James Bewley) as he welcomes a stellar lineup of comedians, musicians, and noted experts for a cosmically-attuned variety show with a focus on the future. Will we need gills to survive? Can I marry a drone? Are ghosts still a thing in 2040? Dale explores all these questions and more as he plummets through a range of possible timelines with help from his guests: Janeane Garofalo, Stand-Up Comedy legend; The Templeton Philharmonic, razor sharp sketch comedy duo; Rose Eveleth, host of the Flash Forward podcast; Sureni Weerasekera, stand-up comedian; Comics of the Future, time traveling comedy partners; Francesca Fiorentini, comedian and journalist; playwright Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, reading a new work; a video by Cole Kush; a visit from Dale’s ex-wife; and other surprises. Featuring psychedelic sounds from the band, Agouti. $15, All Ages

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Agouti is a psychedelic rock band that surfaced from songwriter and producer Carmen Caruso after a trip to Costa Rica’s cloud forests. Escaping from chronic fatigue and dysfunctional routine, she ruminated on what to do next. Caruso realized many of her musical facets - early experiences... Read More →
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Comics of the Future

Comics of the Future. Larry and Lawrence (Jon Wolanske and Brian Perkins) hail from a future that feels increasingly close. Not seen in San Francisco for more than a decade, the time traveling duo have returned with observations and a few comedic warnings about what’s to come.
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Dale Seever

Your guide through the Deep Night is noted wellness advisor and entertainer, Dale Seever. Wearing his signature black turtleneck and owl-shaped amulet, Dale opens up a portal to an hour of regrets, revelations, and rising stars. Dale has performed across the country to sold-out halls... Read More →
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Deep Night with Dale's Vortex Variety Hour

Host of the long-running Deep Night podcast, Dale Seever is the alter ego of Brooklyn-based performer and writer James Bewley. He has presented work both as Dale and under his own name, as part of numerous comedy and storytelling events around the country including SF Sketchfest... Read More →
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Francesca Fiorentini

Francesca Fiorentini is a B-list Internet personality and stand up comic known for her work on Newsbroke on AJ+ (2013-2018). She is been behind viral hits like “The Real Deal with the U.S. Mexico Border”, monologues like “How the Rich Want to Keep You Dumb." and sketches like... Read More →
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Janeane Garofalo

Actress and comedian Janeane Garofalo has been an American institution since she burst on the scene in 1992.Janeane has had many memorable and critically acclaimed roles in films such as “The Truth About Cats and Dogs,” “Wet Hot American Summer,” “Ratatouille,” “Steal... Read More →
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Peter Sinn Nachtrieb

Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, 6’6”, is a San Francisco-based playwright whose written a bunch of plays and won a bunch of prizes.  His work has been seen off-Broadway and across the country including at Ars Nova, Woolly Mammoth, Seattle Repertory, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Southern... Read More →
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Rose Eveleth

Rose Eveleth is a producer, designer, writer and animator. She's dabbled in everything from research on pelagic invertebrates to animations about beer to podcasts about fake tumbleweed farms. These days, she explores how humans tangle with science and technology. She's been a columnist... Read More →
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Sureni Weerasekera

Sureni Weerasekera is a Sri Lankan-born, San Diego-raised, & San Francisco-based stand up comedian, actor and writer. Currently suffering a college sentence at UC Berkeley by her immigrant parents, comedian Sureni Weerasekera combines her puppy-like heart with the void where her soul... Read More →
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The Templeton Philharmonic

The Templeton Philharmonic are a Toronto-based comedy duo comprised of Gwynne Phillips (HBO's "Sensitive Skin," CBC's "Kim's Convenience") and Briana Templeton (SyFy's "The Expanse," The Comedy Network's "The Beaverton"). The two are known for their sketches which blend period pieces... Read More →

Sunday January 13, 2019 8:00pm - 9:30pm
PianoFight Mainstage 144 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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