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Sarah Larson

When: Fri., April 14 2017
Price: $10
At a recent performance at the Laugh Factory, stand-up Carly Ballerini got onstage and yelled out, "Is anybody here gay?" No one in the crowded room responded. But Ballerini persevered, and she put on a set filled with jokes about her bisexuality. Often audiences think she's straight, she says, so she needs to pronounce her queerness right away. As an alternative, she wanted to create a safe and celebratory space where performers are assumed to be queer. Continue reading >>

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