IJokeULaugh and Grizzlee Radio Comedy Night
Take Back Your Monday with laughter at Club Bonafide!
September 12th, 2016
IJokeULaugh is hosted by Calente Johnson and will feature the following comedians:
TuRae’s comedy career began in the 1990′s while attending Temple University. Encouraged by friends, he entered and won his first open mic competition at the famous Philadelphia Laff House. The club immediately named him house MC providing the opportunity to develop his thoughtful and unique point of view.
In 2007, he traveled to London, England where he won the World Cup Comedy Clash at Londons Hackney Empire Theater. In the summer of 2008, TuRae performed at the prestigious Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal where industry watchers lauded TuRae’s strong point of view as reported by The Hollywood Reporter who went further naming him a standout of the New Faces showcase. TuRae headlines clubs and colleges and has competed in and won a number of competitions including the Def Jam Comedy Competition and The WBs Comedy After Midnight.
Last fall witnessed TuRae’s debut on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham”. With more than 10 stand up appearances on the BET network programs such as “Comic View, The Sumner Report, One Mic Stand, and Partners in Crime”, TuRae has become a recognizable face on the network and a favorite in the marketplace. The urban comedy magazine Humor Mill voted TuRae one of the Top Comedians of 2009 and also described TuRae’s performance on the 2008 season of HBOs Def Comedy Jam as one of the funniest of the season. In 2009 TuRae delighted viewers on the nationally televised formats: the Starz Networks Martin Lawrence Presents; 1st Amendment Standup & Byron Allens Comics Unleashed. In 2010 TuRae again appeared on national television with his standout performance on “The Monique Show” and Byron Allen’s “Comedy.TV.” TuRae’s also made his first movie debut in 2011 as he appeared in Kevin Hart’s “Laugh at my Pain.” The wave continues as TuRae creates “Soul Comedy” a monthly stand up performance show slated for pay per view release. TuRae currently resides in the New York area and can be seen regularly in clubs around the city.
After performing at several local nightspots and getting very positive responses, A.G. took his act to Harlem where he performed at the renowned Uptown Comedy Club. He passed their “New Jack” segment of the club and was asked to return as a regular. Later receiving his first national broadcast opportunity on the club’s newly televised TV show: The Uptown Comedy Club. Through these stand-up routines, airing national on the FOX network and in syndication. A.G.’s unique style gained familiarity through the comedy arena. Emphatically accepted by New York audiences, talent agents suddenly received word of A.G. White. Agents who observed and enjoyed several of his performances, then asked him to perform at the prestigious Apollo Theater in Harlem. This led to his performances on the television show. “It’s Showtime at the Apollo” where A.G. was featured as the guest Comedian at the Tribute to Robin Harris, held at the Apollo Theater.
Since then; A.G. has hosted and performed internationally at various venues including Comedy Clubs, Colleges, and Fashion Shows. He has expanded his diverse comedic style to reach audiences of BET’s Comic View and is even producing live Stand-up Comedy Events at National Amusement Theaters. A.G. has also extended his Stand-up Comedy to charitable functions including Comic Relief IV, which raised money for homeless people. He has also been seen on the HBO comedy series “Puff Daddy Presents The Bad Boys of Comedy” – now out on DVD.
A.G. White is a contributing participant to HBO’s “SNAPS” in addition to the book “SNAPS” volumes I, II, III. He also has honorable mentions in “I Am the New Black” by Tracy Morgan, ©2009 and “Call Me Russell” by Russell Peters, ©2010.
Avoid mundane Mondays! Take Back your Monday! Come and join us for Happy Hour at 6pm! Doors for the performance open at 7pm. Special guests will be in the building! Join us after at 10pm for live music, cocktails and meeting people to share your laughter!
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