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G.E.M.S. I Care About My Community Comedy Show

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G.E.M.S. I Care About My Community Comedy Show Tuesday, August 26, 2014 08:00 PM Ontario Improv, Ontario, CA
  • 18 & over
  • Two items minimum
  • Dress Code Enforced-No sleeveless shirts or tank tops on men
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Show Details
  • Ticket Price: $10.00
  • Door Time: 7:00 PM
  • Show Type: Stand Up
  • Tags: Stand Up Comedy
  • Restrictions: 18 & over
    Two items minimum
    Dress Code Enforced-No sleeveless shirts or tank tops on men
Performing Artists (Click on Artist for Reviews and Previews
  • Shang Forbes

    Shang Forbes

     

     

    SHANG, a transplanted New Yorker whose carefully nurtured evolution from stand-up comedy to socio-political satire gives heavy flight to the spoken and outspoken word. The 2009 Famecast Comedy Winner,  has been seen on CBS’S THE LATE LATE SHOW,  BET's COMIC VIEW , HBO 's DEF JAM,  STARZ 1st AMENDMENT,   Si TV, COMIC’S UNLEASHED, NBC’S “HEROES”, CBS’S “CSI” QUE’ LOCOS, & COMEDY CENTRAL, and will be seen in his own up coming 1 HOUR SHOW TIME SPECIAL  late 2010. With over a Million fans signed up thru his website and sell out shows all across the country, SHANg is one of the comedians to watch for.  

    “Provocative, Edgy, Political and Extremely Funny”-LA TIMES

     

    “This guy kills, leaving the audience rolling!”-DVD VERDICT

    "Funny, Raw very insightful"-PHILADELPHIA WEEKLY

    "Extremely Funny & socially relevant " -NY TREND


     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZHwe6z2k5E http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zw3WG6z0V_Y http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cx5bu7LzgNs
Description:                ENJOY COMEDY, PLAY GAMES,
       WIN PRIZES, AND HELP YOUR COMMUNITY!

G.E.M.S. (Getting Every Mother Situated) is a 501 c (3) non profit organization that prevents homeless and battered families from having to return to their abusers.  We provide emergency housing, counseling, resources, and referrals so that victims of domestic violence don’t have to live in fear.  We help abused families rebuild their lives by giving them the tools they need to become self sufficient, independent, and free from the chains of an abusive household.
G.E.M.S. was founded by Activist, Author, and Comedian Trizah.  Because when she was a battered, pregnant, and homeless mother living in her car on the streets of Compton, CA there was no network of resources to guide her through the process of walking away from her abuser once and for all.  She would leave and be forced to go back simply because she couldn’t make it on her own.  The last time she returned almost cost her and her unborn baby’s lives.  Being confined, raped, and beaten for hours and forced to squeeze her 8 month pregnant body through a second story bathroom window ended a life of hurt and began a life of healing. Once she got her life together Trizah wrote a novel about her experiences titled, ‘Miracles Of My Mistakes’.  She used the money from her book to start G.E.M.S. so that no family would have a reason to return.
Becoming a comedian gave Trizah an opportunity to let others laugh and learn from what she has been through.  She has performed at major comedy clubs and opened for top comedians everywhere and recently wrapped up the Growth Spurt Tour at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas.  Her comedy is hilarious and outrageous it’s been said that Rosanne Barr and Robin Harris had a secret love child who does comedy and her name is Trizah.

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