Veterans Comedy Show @ Fairwinds Brewery
Jan
14
7:00 PM19:00

Veterans Comedy Show @ Fairwinds Brewery

Overview: The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) and Fairwinds Brewery are excited to host a special comedy show featuring veterans, service members, and military family members from DC Metro Area. The event will provide a platform for veteran artists showcase their talents, express themselves, and have their hilarious voices heard in front of members of the local community.

When & Where: The show is set for Sunday, January 14th at Fairwinds Brewery (7000 Newington Rd K & L, Lorton, VA 22079). Doors will open at 6:30PM and the event will begin at 7:00PM sharp. 

Tickets: General admission tickets are $10 online and at the door. Proceeds from ticket sales will directly support ASAP's programming.

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Side by Side: An Evening with Veterans & Service Dogs
Jan
20
7:00 PM19:00

Side by Side: An Evening with Veterans & Service Dogs

Overview: Side by Side is a special event to honor the dedication, sacrifice and journey of our nation’s veterans. This evening will recognize the life-changing relationship between veterans and their service dogs as a critical part of service members’ recovery and transition back home. These highly skilled animals have a positive impact not just on those who have served, but also on their families. Four graduates of ASAP's Comedy Bootcamp program - Michael Carrasquillo, Michael Garvey, Maria Batdorff, and Meg Mitcham - will be performing stand-up comedy in support of the event. 

When & Where: National Press Club (529 14th Street Northwest, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045) at 7PM on Saturday, January 20th. 

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Veterans Open Mic @ Zeider's American Dream Theatre
Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

Veterans Open Mic @ Zeider's American Dream Theatre

The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) and The Z are excited to bring open mic for veterans, service members, and military family members. This open mic will be open to all types of performers – from comics to storytellers to musicians – and it will provide a platform for veteran artists to showcase their talents, express themselves, and have their voices heard in front of members of the local community. We invite all veterans, service members, military families, and caregivers to apply to perform or read their work. For anyone interested in registering to perform, please fill out this form.

For this event, we are suggesting a $5 donation at the door. All proceeds from ticket sales will directly support the programming of ASAP and The Z, respectively.

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December Veterans Open Mic @ Dog Tag Bakery
Dec
14
7:00 PM19:00

December Veterans Open Mic @ Dog Tag Bakery

Overview: The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) and Dog Tag Bakery are excited to continue with our monthly open mic for veterans, service members, and military family members. This month's open mic will be open to all types of performers - from comics to storytellers to musicians - and it will provide a platform for veteran artists to showcase their talents, express themselves, and have their voices heard in front of members of the local community. We invite all veterans, service members, military families, and caregivers to apply to perform or read their work. To sign up to perform, please complete this form

When & Where: The open mic is set for Thursday, December 14th at Dog Tag Bakery (3206 Grace Street Northwest, Washington, DC). Doors will open at 6:30PM and the event will begin at 7PM. 

Tickets: General admission tickets are $10 online. All proceeds from ticket sales will directly support the programming of ASAP and Dog Tag, respectively.  

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Comedy Performance @ Torpedo Factory
Nov
18
7:30 PM19:30

Comedy Performance @ Torpedo Factory

Overview: The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) and Torpedo Factory Art Center are excited to host a special comedy show featuring veterans, service members, and military family members from DC Metro Area. The event will provide a platform for veteran artists showcase their talents, express themselves, and have their voices heard in front of members of the local community. 

When & Where: This show is on Saturday, November 18th @ The Torpedo Factory. The show will begin at 7:30PM.

Tickets: General admissions is $15 and available online or at the door. Proceeds from ticket sales directly benefit the Armed Services Arts Partnership and The Torpedo Factory.

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Storytelling Graduation Show @ Drafthouse Comedy Theater
Nov
12
7:00 PM19:00

Storytelling Graduation Show @ Drafthouse Comedy Theater

Overview: After weeks of creativity, collaboration, and hard work in ASAP and Story District's Veterans Storytelling Class, our veterans will take the stage to tell their stories for the first time. Join us for a powerful night exploring the military, veteran, and human experience - all in the words of the people who have lived it. 

When & Where: The graduation show for our Fall 2017 Veterans Storytelling course is on Sunday, November 12th at Drafthouse Comedy (1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC). Doors will open at 6:30PM for all guests and the show will begin at 7:00PM.

Tickets: General Admission tickets are $20 and available online or at the door. Proceeds from ticket sales directly benefit the Armed Services Arts Partnership and Story District, which are both 501(c)(3) nonprofits. 

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Stand Up Comedy Night: Veterans Take the Mic
Nov
11
8:00 PM20:00

Stand Up Comedy Night: Veterans Take the Mic

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We're partnering with the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation's American Revolution Museum at Yorktown to deliver a special comedy show as part of their "AfterWARd" series. The performance will feature alumni of Comedy Bootcamp, and will be followed by an interactive panel. To learn more about the "AfterWARd" series and reserve tickets for the show, please click the button below. 

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Comedy Show @ Two Rivers Country Club
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

Comedy Show @ Two Rivers Country Club

The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) will be delivering a special comedy show for the Two Rivers Country Club Annual Veterans Day Golf Tournament. Comedians Isaura Ramirez, Jim King, and Fred Mckinnon will be taking the stage. The performance and panel will occur during the evening reception for the event. To learn more about our performance partnership, please visit asapasap.org.partners.

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Hampton Roads Comedy Bootcamp Grad Show
Nov
5
7:00 PM19:00

Hampton Roads Comedy Bootcamp Grad Show

Overview: The Armed Services Arts Partnership invites you to an evening of laughter and community at our Comedy Bootcamp Graduation Show and Benefit. As the culmination of seven weeks of instruction, practice, and constructive feedback, eight talented veterans and service members will show off their newly developed, stand-up comedy skills. 

When & Where: Sunday, November 5th at Cozzy's Comedy Club & Tavern (9700 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA). Doors will open at 5:30PM, and the show will begin at 7:00PM. 

Registration: Seating is first come, first serve, and general admission tickets are available for online and at the door for $15.

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DC Operation Improv Grad Show @ Unified Scene Theater
Nov
4
8:00 PM20:00

DC Operation Improv Grad Show @ Unified Scene Theater

The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) is excited for our DC Fall '17 Veterans Operation Improv Graduation Show! Over the past eight weeks, our improv champions have been learning the art of improv, expressing themselves, and forming bonds with one another through the program. On Saturday, November 4th, we invite you to an evening of laughter, community, and support as our amazing graduates deliver their first improv performance!

When & Where: The graduation show is set for Saturday, November 4th at United Scene Theater. Doors will open at 7:30PM and the event will begin at 8PM sharp.

Tickets: General Admission tickets are free, but limited. We encourage you to register online to ensure you reserve a space.

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DC Comedy Bootcamp Grad Show @ DC Improv
Nov
1
7:30 PM19:30

DC Comedy Bootcamp Grad Show @ DC Improv

The Armed Services Arts Partnership invites you to an evening of laughter and community at our Comedy Bootcamp Graduation Show and Benefit. As the culmination of seven weeks of instruction, practice, and constructive feedback, 12 talented veterans and servicemembers will show off their newly developed, stand-up comedy skills. 

When & Where: Wednesday, November 1st at The DC Improv Comedy Club (1140 Connecticut Ave NW). Doors will open at 6:30PM, and the show will begin at 7:30PM sharp. 

Reserve Tickets: Seating is first come, first serve, and general admission tickets are available for online and at the door for $25.

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Hampton Roads Operation Improv Graduation Show
Oct
26
7:00 PM19:00

Hampton Roads Operation Improv Graduation Show

The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) is excited for our Fall '17 Operation Improv Graduation Show in Hampton Roads! Over the past eight weeks, our improv students have been learning the art of improv, expressing themselves, and forming bonds with one another through the program. On Thursday, October 26th, we invite you to an evening of laughter, community, and support as our amazing graduates deliver their first improv performance!

When & Where: The graduation show is set for Thursday, October 26th at The Venue on 35th. Doors will open at 6:30PM and the event will begin at 7PM sharp.

Tickets: General Admission tickets are free, but limited. We recommend that you still register for a ticket online to reserve your space.

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Veterans Open Mic @ Dog Tag Bakery
Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

Veterans Open Mic @ Dog Tag Bakery

Overview: The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) and Dog Tag Bakery are excited to continue with our monthly open mic for veterans, service members, and military family members. This month's open mic will be open to all types of performers - from comics to storytellers to musicians - and it will provide a platform for veteran artists to showcase their talents, express themselves, and have their voices heard in front of members of the local community. We invite all veterans, service members, military families, and caregivers to apply to perform or read their work. To sign up to perform, please complete this form

When & Where: The open mic is set for Thursday, October 19th at Dog Tag Bakery (3206 Grace Street Northwest, Washington, DC). Doors will open at 6:30PM and the event will begin at 7PM. 

Tickets: General admission tickets are $10 online. All proceeds from ticket sales will directly support the programming of ASAP and Dog Tag, respectively.  

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Veterans Open Mic @ Virginia Beer Company
Oct
15
8:00 PM20:00

Veterans Open Mic @ Virginia Beer Company

Overview: The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) and Virginia Beer Company (VBC) are excited to continue with our open mic featuring veterans, service members, and military family members from the Greater Richmond and Hampton Roads Areas. This month's open mic will be open to all types of performers - from comics to storytellers to musicians - and it will provide a platform for veteran artists to showcase their talents, express themselves, and have their voices heard in front of members of the local community. This is an opportunity for the civilian and military world to connect through comedy and music, dispel stereotypes and misnomers, and have an awesome time in the process. 

When & Where: The open mic is set for Sunday, October 15th at the Virginia Beer Company (401 Second Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185). Doors will open at 7:30PM and the event will begin at 8PM sharp. 

Tickets: General admission tickets are $10 online and $15 at the door. Proceeds from ticket sales will directly support the programming of ASAP.

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Garden of Jokes: A Veterans Comedy Show
Sep
30
7:00 PM19:00

Garden of Jokes: A Veterans Comedy Show

Comedy on a roof? They said it couldn't be done. Well, they were wrong. We did it, and we have the pictures to prove it. But if you missed out, fear not - Up Top Acres and the Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) are joining forces once more to host another special Veterans Comedy Show at one of Up Top's rooftop farms. This performance will feature comedians who have graduated from ASAP's Comedy Bootcamp program, the first stand-up comedy class in the country for veterans. The event will provide a platform for veteran comedians to showcase their talents and tell their hilarious stories in front of members of the DC community. Tickets can be reserved online for $15 and at the door for $20.

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ASAP Fundraiser @ New York Athletic Club
Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

ASAP Fundraiser @ New York Athletic Club

Join us at the New York Athletic Club (180 Central Park South) on Tuesday, September 19th at 6PM to witness ASAP's impact first-hand. Two alumni of ASAP's Comedy Bootcamp program - Mike Carrasquillo (Army) and Stephanie Kline (USMC) - will perform stand-up comedy. Following the performance, Mike and Stephanie will discuss the difference that ASAP has made in their transition into civilian life. At the event, we will be gratefully accepting contributions to support ASAP's impact in the community. Our suggested donation amount is $500 to $1,000. 

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Veterans Comedy Show with Team RWB
Sep
16
6:00 PM18:00

Veterans Comedy Show with Team RWB

We will be partnering with Team RWB to deliver a special comedy show featuring the alumni of our Comedy Bootcamp program. The event will be held at the John Lyon VFW in Arlington, VA. To learn more about the event, and how to attend, please contact Stephen Vallejos at stephen.vallejos@teamrwb.org. 

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Comedy Bootcamp Grad Show @ Drafthouse Comedy Theater
Aug
23
6:30 PM18:30

Comedy Bootcamp Grad Show @ Drafthouse Comedy Theater

Comedy Bootcamp is the first stand-up comedy class for veterans, service members, and military family members. Classes culminate with a graduation show at Drafthouse Comedy Theater, with each student delivering a five-minute set to friends, family, and supporters from the DC area. These shows, which typically sell out, provide an engaging outlet to hear the authentic and hilarious voices of our area's veterans and military family members. General Admission tickets are $25 online and at the door. Proceeds from ticket sales directly benefit the Armed Services Arts Partnership, which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. 

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Veterans Open Mic @ O'Connor Brewing Co.
Aug
20
7:00 PM19:00

Veterans Open Mic @ O'Connor Brewing Co.

The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) and O'Connor Brewing Company (OBC) are excited to host a veterans comedy open mic featuring veterans, service members, and military family members from the Greater Hampton Roads Areas. General admission tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Proceeds from ticket sales will directly support the programming of ASAP.

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