by Patheresa Wells
When we listen to a stand-up comedian, the hope is that their jokes will evoke bellyaching laughter. Good humor has the ability to take us out of ourselves, our daily struggles, and stresses. And with everything that has been happening in the last few years between the COVID-19 pandemic, BLM protests, and political unrest, I am just going to say we could use some laughs. And the founders of the Upper Left Comedy Festival agree.
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by M. Anthony Davis
About two years ago, Julius Caesar founded “Laugh Rehab,” a monthly live comedy series in Seattle that featured both local and national comedians. After a long one year hiatus due to COVID, Caesar is proud to announce that Laugh Rehab is back and better than ever.
Laugh Rehab is all in the name, Caesar says explaining the show — “It’s rehab. It gives you an opportunity for an hour and a half to unplug from everything in your life and just chill, have a great laugh, meet some of your neighbors, and catch with friends you haven’t seen in a long time.”
Caesar envisions this monthly comedy series as more than just a show. Located at the Rainier Arts Center in Columbia City, it is a community event geared to revitalizing the neighborhood and safely bringing people back together after a year of isolation.
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