Amoeba Monthly Charity Auction w/ KURT BRAUNOHLER!
Amoeba Hollywood - March 2nd @ 4:00pm
Kurt Braunohler hosts our March Auction and all proceeds will benefit Doctors Without Borders!
Named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch” as well as one of Time Out NY’s “50 Funniest New Yorkers” - Kurt will auction off a bevy of awesome items - concert tickets, gift certificates to cool local places, collectibles, promo items and more.
Hot Tub with Kurt and Kristen is a weekly variety show that features comedy from today's best comics, music artists and the occasional oddity - hosted by Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal every Monday night at The Virgil (4519 Santa Monica Blvd). http://hottub.brownpapertickets.com/
Doctors Without Borders works in nearly 70 countries providing medical aid to those most in need regardless of their race, religion, or political affiliation.
Kurt was chosen as featured comic in Variety’s annual prestigious “10 Comics To Watch” 2012 list. He was also featured in Time Out New York's list of 50 Funniest New Yorkers, named as a "Comic to Watch" by Comedy Central, the New York Comedy Festival and TimeOut NY, as well as “Best Male Stand-Up” by the ECNY and “Best Unscripted Host” by the New York Television Festival.
Kurt has performed his high-energy, absurdist point-of-view stand up on Comedy Central's John Oliver Presents. He will release his first comedy album (title tba) on Kill Rock Stars in Summer 2013.
Kurt has been seen (or heard) on TV as the host of IFC’s BUNK!, Bob’s Burgers (FOX), Delocated (Adult Swim), The Heart She Holler (Adult Swim), Comedy Central Presents, Jon Benjamin Has a Van (Comedy Central), Assy McGee (Adult Swim), Human Giant (MTV). He can also be heard on the radio on This American Life talking about his 13-year relationship Rumspringa.
Onstage, Kurt has performed at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival, Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and Chicago, New York Comedy Festival (named a "Comic to Watch"), SXSW, Bonaroo, All Tomorrow’s Parties, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (IF.Comedy Award nominee), Melbourne Comedy Festival (Barry Award Winner), the HBO Vegas Comedy Festival, the Chicago Improv Festival ("Improv Ensemble of the Year” Award Winner) and he once performed at Radio City Music Hall, but only because his comedy partner (Kristen Schaal) is pretty famous.
Along with his comedy partner Kristen Schaal, Kurt co-created and co-hosted the hot NYC staple variety show, Hot Tub, for 7 years. This past winter, the duo relaunched the show in LA with a sold out show at The Virgil and continue to host Hot Tub at the venue every Monday. Kurt and Kristen also co-created the popular web-series, Penelope: Princess of Pets. Kurt also hosted the monthly late night talk show, Night of the Living with Kurt Braunohler, with past guests including Zach Galifianakis, Ted Leo, Jon Glaser and more.
"Kurt Braunohler is the Andrew WK of Comedy." – Time Out NY
"Kurt Braunohler is one awkwardly hilarious guy." - Charleston City Paper