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Tickets on sale this week for Save Mart Center events

Tickets for two Save Mart Center events will go on sale this week. On Thursday, tickets to see Mexican singer El Fantasma will be on sale at 10 a.m. The Rancheando En La Cuidad tour will make its stop in ...

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How these women shine a light to hushed voices through comedy

The Funny Asian Women Kollective (FAWK) visited Fresno State on Saturday and Sunday for a weekend of comedy, theater and educating others on microaggressions. Microaggressions are described as covert remarks with underlying implications that the remark is influenced by someone’s ...

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Justin Willman brings laughter and awe to Fresno State

Former “Cupcake Wars” host Justin Willman made his way to Fresno State on March 1 for a performance that intertwined magic and comedy. Willman has made appearances on “Ellen,” “Conan” and “The Tonight Show.” His Netflix original series that will ...

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A ‘Big Show’ comes to Fresno State’s Homecoming Week

Comedy Central’s “Workaholics” and “Pitch Perfect” star Adam Devine was booked as the headliner for USU Productions’ Big Show last Thursday, with “The Mindy Project’s” Fortune Feimster and “Spy’s” Adam Ray set to open the show. “Adam Devine is a ...

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Jonathan Kite brings millennial laughs to campus

Comedian and “2 Broke Girls ”actor Jonathan Kite performed his stand-up comedy show at Fresno State. “Colleges are such a specific [demographic],” he said. “It’s one of the only places in the world where the age is 18 to 22.” ...

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Smittcamp comedy group raises money for Camp Kesem

Organ harvesters. Lacrosse-playing flounder experts. Thigh modelling. Stay-at-home fathers. While these things may not seem like they have much in common, they were all topics covered in the improvisational comedy show by FLOCC, the Smittcamp improvisational comedy group, on Friday. ...

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Teaching new ‘Dogs old tricks: Medieval comedy troupe performs on campus

Fresno State students were transported back in time with a performance of two medieval comedies on March 4 in the Satellite Student Union. Le Cercle Français, the French club of the modern and classical languages and literatures department, brought Les ...

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Comedian brings show to campus

Hundreds of Fresno State students and staff crowded the Satellite Student Union to watch “America’s Got Talent” runner-up Drew Lynch’s comedy show Tuesday evening. The SSU quickly filled as the crowd awaited Lynch’s performance. The large audience ranged from faculty ...

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Comedian Bill Burr heads to Downtown Fresno on Tuesday

Bill Burr brings his socially-blunt and sometimes offensive comedy to the Warnors Theatre on Tuesday night, but remember, it’s only offensive if you don’t know or understand the context of his humor. Burr has been touted by many in the ...

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David Hall hypnotizes Fresno State

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‘Bad Words’ From Bateman

Actor Jason Bateman marks his directorial debut in his latest film, “Bad Words,” an edgy comedy starring Bateman as a raunchier character than his previous roles. The film centers on 40-year-old Guy Trilby, a man attempting to dominate The Golden ...

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The silent fall of the Fresno State Amphitheater

There was an amphitheater at Fresno State once.  It was a place where thousands of people gathered and listened to music, comedians or just found ways to have fun.

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‘Warm Bodies’ review: A zombie love story

For anyone that has ever wondered what you would get if you mixed elements of “Zombieland” and “Beauty and the Beast,” with just a dash of “Romeo and Juliet,” there is now an answer.

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Student-comedian looks to turn a hobby into career

Andrew Boydston has loved comedy since he was a child, and has had a passion for making people laugh for as long as he can remember. The current Fresno State student is in his sixth year at the university and has been performing stand-up comedy for the last two years.

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‘Our Idiot Brother’: Not your typical Rudd flick

“Our Idiot Brother” pieces together familiar relationships with an indie vibe, made sweet and cheerful by the cleverly casted actors that bring emotional depth to their roles. The movie begins when a uniformed officer tricks Ned, an organic farmer, into selling him marijuana.

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University Theatre puts on 2nd show of the season

The curtain goes up on the play, Eastern Standard, on October 29th. Check out what to expect from this romantic comedy.

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Comedy night brings laughs to The Bucket

Fresno State’s The Bucket Grill and Pub was transformed Tuesday night from its regular restaurant setting into a small comedy club for the “Show Me Comedy” event.

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Offensively humorous

A California State University, Fresno student has been charming audiences with blunt jokes.

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