2011 World Series Of Comedy Competition Winner Is Here Jan. 25-26

Friday, January 4, 2013

The 2011 World Series of Comedy competition winner and Comedy Central act, Ryan Dalton, performs at Vaudeville Cafe on Friday, Jan. 25, at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 26, at 10:30 p.m. 

In 2011, Mr. Dalton beat some 50 other finalists in Las Vegas at the World Series of Comedy competition. Later that year, Mr. Dalton finished as a finalist at the Boston Comedy Festival. Previously, he also made his national television debut on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham.

 

Opening for Mr. Dalton is comedian Noah Gardenswartz. 

Review for Noah Gardenswartz; 

Mr. Gardenswartz emerged from Atlanta’s comedy scene with a laid-back delivery and mischievous perspective that have made him one of the freshest guilty pleasures in stand-up. Described as a cultural mix between Woody Allen and Wu-Tang, his intelligent writing, playfulness and unapologetically raw subject matter have left audiences entertained. Aside from performing at festivals, colleges and clubs, his credits include Super Deluxe’s FarkTV, TBS’ Today’s Riff, Comcast’s King David’s of Comedy, the independent film Slice, and Another Comedy Podcast.

Review for Ryan Dalton:

Mr. Dalton is out of Cleveland, Oh.  Mr. Dalton's comedy has led him to regular appearances in the country's best comedy clubs.  Mr. Dalton is a regular on the Bob and Tom Radio Show. He has been recognized as one of MySpace’s Featured Comedians.  In 2011, Mr. Dalton made his first USO tour of Qatar and Afghanistan. He made his television debut on the third season of Comedy Central's LIVE AT GOTHAM. Mr. Dalton wrote for Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen in 2011

Advanced tickets, reservations and more information is available online at http://funnydinner.com or by calling the Vaudeville Cafe’s box-office at 634-9929.


Ringgold's Public TV Moves From Channel 2 To 197

Charter Cable customers accustomed to seeing the Ringgold Government Access Channel or "PEG Channel" on channel 2 will now have to tune into channel 197.  The "PEG Channel" which stands for "Public Educational or Government" channel is a TV channel set aside by local cable providers to allow municipalities to provide emergency or educational public broadcasting to their local ... (click for more)

Tickets On Sale For 2015 Jazzanooga Festival

Since 2011, Jazzanooga has been growing and working to offer local musicians performance opportunities and "bringing the best" in contemporary Jazz to Chattanooga. The 2015 music festival features world renown musicians in both large-scale and intimate performances, and an exhibition about jazz legend, Dave Brubeck. Take 6, Gretchen Parlato, Eric Roberson, JazzReach's Metta Quintet ... (click for more)

6,533 Apply For Chattanooga Housing Authority Voucher Program

The Chattanooga Housing Authority closed its Housing Choice Voucher Program application process Monday at 11:59 p.m. There were 6,533 applicants. CHA will randomly select 1,000 of those names on Monday, for the voucher program waiting list. Anyone who is not selected will need to apply again in the future.  The Housing Choice Voucher program is a federal government program ... (click for more)

Times Free Press Pays Bonuses, Has Layoffs

The Chattanooga Times Free Press told employees on Monday that the newspaper had improved financial performance over the prior year quarters and employees were receiving two percent bonuses. Sources said at the same time, the newspaper announced some layoffs. Those include four people in the newsroom and an unspecified number in other departments. Bruce Hartmann, president, ... (click for more)

We Need The Chattanooga History Center

Having been on several of Dr. Daryl Black's walking tours, I can say that they weren't just informative, but a treat. The downtown, Fort Wood and Ninth Street of yesteryear were brought dramatically to life. We stood on the ground where Sherman had his headquarters (near the Ice Cream Show) and the corner where Bessie Smith sang as a young girl. And we also stood beneath the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: He’s Exempt From Drunk

I love the old story about a popular Senator who, during the Cuban Missile Crisis, was asked late one evening, “Sir, what if we get bombed?” to which came the quick reply, “I’d be absolutely delighted … I can get one of my aides to drive us home afterwards.” You think of stuff like that when word comes from Kentucky that state legislator Brandon Smith was caught driving erratically ... (click for more)