34 South Bay Accent
slayed the country with their hilarious sendups
of the people and institutions that once
employed them. Their sketch and improvisational
comedy draws on all the foibles of the
contemporary political scene, an area ripe and
ready for parody in 2018. Tickets $55-$60.
Carriage House Theater, 15400 Montalvo
Road, Saratoga. 408/961-5858.
Rivest Dunlap. April 11, 8 p.m. Pulling from
life experiences and creatively poking fun at his
own complex cultural identity, Dunlap’s unique
brand of comedy has carried him to comedy
clubs all over the country and straight into Silicon
Valley. Tickets $15. Improv San Jose, 62 S.
Second St., San Jose. 408/244-7469.
Ian Bagg. April 12-15, times vary. Ian went to
school to be an explosives engineer, but a lucky
chance at an open mic made him the volatile
one. His latest one-hour special, “Ian Bagg:
Getting to F**king Know You” captivated
Showtime subscribers and his stage show
promises to be equally entertaining.
Tickets $20. San Jose Improv, 62 S.
Second St., San Jose. 408/280-7475.
Jamie Lee. April 12-15, times vary.
Lee is a stand-up comedian, TV writer
and actress, and one of the core cast
members on the hit MTV show
“GirlCode,” as well as the
host of “10 Things”
on TruTV. Lee has
appeared on myriad
late night TV stages
and was a semifinalist
$20. Rooster T.
Feathers, 157 W. El
Camino Real, Sunnyvale.
Godfrey. April 19-22, times
vary. Growing up in Chicago,
Godfrey was known as the
class clown. His Nigerian parents
his bad behavior by showing
him classic comedy films from
an early age. While performing
impressions of his college football
teammates, Godfrey realized his
irreverent style of comedy might be
more than just a hobby. Tickets $17.
San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St., San
Will Durst. May 3-6, times vary. Outraged
and outrageous, Durst is acknowledged by
even his peers as one the
nation’s foremost political
comics. A Midwestern
baby boomer with
a media-induced identity
crisis, Durst is an
the arts center then and now and much more.
Tickets are free for Montalvo members and
one guest; $10 per person for non-members.
Montalvo Arts Center, 14000 Fruitvale Ave.,
Outdoor Sculpture Walk. First Sunday of
every month, 2 p.m. This tour explores the
Stanford campus and its extensive outdoor collection
of 20th-century sculpture. Meet at the
Main Quad entrance, where The Oval meets
Serra Street. Free. Stanford University, Stanford.
Rodin Sculpture Garden and Galleries.
Wednesdays at 2 p.m., Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.
and Sundays at 3 p.m. This tour features the
three indoor galleries devoted to Rodin’s work
along with 20 bronzes in the Rodin Sculpture
Garden. Meet in the main lobby. Free. Cantor
Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford.
Stanford Memorial Church. Fridays, 2 p.m.
This tour explores the Memorial Church,
the physical heart of the campus that
is replete with stained-glass windows,
mosaics and stone carvings. Meet at
the church entrance in the Main Quad.
Free. Stanford University, Stanford.
Winchester Mystery House.
Opens daily at 9 a.m. Tour
times vary. Docents take
visitors through the
strange mansion and
its surrounding property
on the Grand
Estate Tour, Mansion
Behind the Scenes
Tour. Tickets $25-
Mystery House, 525
S. Winchester Blvd., San
Capitol Steps. April 8, 3 p.m. and
7 p.m. Congressional staffers turned
comedians, the Capitol Steps have
equal opportunity offender is exceptionally
adept at swatting both partisan political piñatas
upside their heads. Tickets $16. Rooster T.
Feathers, 157 W. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale.
Jenny Zigrino. May 10-13, times vary. With
the sweetness of the Midwest and the iron guts
of the East Coast, Zigrino packs a punch of
truly original humor. She’s charmed audiences
across the country with her wit and is a regular
performer at many comedy festivals. Tickets
$16. Rooster T. Feathers, 157 W. El Camino
Real, Sunnyvale. 408/736-0921.
Anjelah Johnson-Reyes. May 10-June 4,
times vary. Johnson-Reyes became an internet
sensation with her viral video “Nail Salon.”
She then joined the cast of “MADtv”, which
spawned another internet sensation, “Bon Qui
Qui,” one of the many characters she incorporates
into her standup routine. Tickets $20-
$35. San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St., San
Vice Ganda. May 12, 7 p.m. The Filipino
comedian, entertainer and TV host lights up
the stage with songs and laughter with “Pusuan
Mo si Vice Ganda.” The show has entertained
audiences in the U.S., Japan, South
Korea and Australia and is ready to take on
the South Bay. Tickets $48-$158. Flint Center,
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino.
Jo Koy. May 18-27, times vary. Koy sellsout
comedy clubs and theaters across the
nation with his infectious, explosive energy
onstage. The comedian pulls inspiration from
his family, specifically his son that inspires
humor across all boundaries. Tickets $20-$35.
San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St., San Jose.
Alberto’s. Latin, salsa and swing dance club.
Open daily. Offerings include the Argentine
Tango, bachata and Spanish live rock music.
21 and over. Cover charge $5-$10. 736 W.
Dana St., Mountain View. 650/968-3007.
Azucar. Salsa lounge dishes up live Latin
music and dancing Friday-Saturday, 9 p.m.
to 1 a.m. Free salsa lessons on Mondays, 8:30
p.m. to midnight. Cover charge varies. 71 E.
San Fernando St., San Jose. 408/293-8482.
Douglas Beach House. Live jazz and classical
music with an ocean view on Sundays, 4:30 to
7 p.m. Ticket prices vary. 311 Miranda Road,
Half Moon Bay. 650/726-4143.
Fairmont Hotel. The hotel’s lobby lounge
offers music and dancing Tuesday-Saturday, 6
to 9 p.m. No cover charge. 170 S. Market St.,
San Jose. 408/998-1900.
Half Moon Bay Brewing Co. Live music
and dancing in the form of rock ’n’ roll, jazz,
reggae, Latin, acoustic or the blues. Call for
schedule and lineup. 390 Capistrano Road,
Half Moon Bay. 650/728-2739.