Kirksville, MO - Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Sep
28
7:00 pm19:00

Kirksville, MO - Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Truman State University

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Charlotte, NC — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Sep
29
7:00 pm19:00

Charlotte, NC — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Cone University Center

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Washington, DC - Stand-up Comedy
Oct
13
8:00 pm20:00

Washington, DC - Stand-up Comedy

  • SIxth & I

With season one of his hit CNN docu-series United Shades of America in the books, Kamau is back on the road doing the stand-up comedy that got him here in the first place. Kamau's first hour long comedy special, Semi-Prominent Negro (directed by Morgan Spurlock), debuted in the spring to rave reviews, getting a grade of "B+" in Entertainment Weekly and an "A" in The Onion's A.V. Club. The A.V. Club said, "W. Kamau Bell isn’t going to stay just semi-prominent for much longer."
 

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New York City - Stand-up Comedy
Oct
14
8:00 pm20:00

New York City - Stand-up Comedy

  • Gramercy Theatre

With season one of his hit CNN docu-series United Shades of America in the books, Kamau is back on the road doing the stand-up comedy that got him here in the first place. Kamau's first hour long comedy special, Semi-Prominent Negro (directed by Morgan Spurlock), debuted in the spring to rave reviews, getting a grade of "B+" in Entertainment Weekly and an "A" in The Onion's A.V. Club. The A.V. Club said, "W. Kamau Bell isn’t going to stay just semi-prominent for much longer."

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Boston MA - Stand-up Comedy
Oct
15
8:00 pm20:00

Boston MA - Stand-up Comedy

  • The WIlbur Theater

With season one of his hit CNN docu-series United Shades of America in the books, Kamau is back on the road doing the stand-up comedy that got him here in the first place. Kamau's first hour long comedy special, Semi-Prominent Negro (directed by Morgan Spurlock), debuted in the spring to rave reviews, getting a grade of "B+" in Entertainment Weekly and an "A" in The Onion's A.V. Club. The A.V. Club said, "W. Kamau Bell isn’t going to stay just semi-prominent for much longer."

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Portland, OR - Stand-up Comedy
Oct
21
7:30 pm19:30

Portland, OR - Stand-up Comedy

  • Aladdin Theater

With season one of his hit CNN docu-series United Shades of America in the books, Kamau is back on the road doing the stand-up comedy that got him here in the first place. Kamau's first hour long comedy special, Semi-Prominent Negro (directed by Morgan Spurlock), debuted in the spring to rave reviews, getting a grade of "B+" in Entertainment Weekly and an "A" in The Onion's A.V. Club. The A.V. Club said, "W. Kamau Bell isn’t going to stay just semi-prominent for much longer."

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Portland, OR - Stand-up Comedy
Oct
21
10:30 pm22:30

Portland, OR - Stand-up Comedy

  • Aladdin Theater

With season one of his hit CNN docu-series United Shades of Americain the books, Kamau is back on the road doing the stand-up comedy that got him here in the first place. Kamau's first hour long comedy special, Semi-Prominent Negro (directed by Morgan Spurlock), debuted in the spring to rave reviews, getting a grade of "B+" inEntertainment Weekly and an "A" in The Onion's A.V. ClubThe A.V. Club said, "W. Kamau Bell isn’t going to stay just semi-prominent for much longer."

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St. Louis, MO — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Oct
26
7:00 pm19:00

St. Louis, MO — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Washington University in St. Louis

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

San Francisco, CA - Kamau Right Now!
Oct
27
Oct 28

San Francisco, CA - Kamau Right Now!

  • Nourse Theater

Fresh from the launch of his new CNN series United Shades of America and his Showtime stand-up comedy special "Semi-Prominent Negro," W. Kamau Bell is back in the Bay Area and ready for the next episode of his live public radio show Kamau Right Now! Kamau aims to create a "three ring circus of relevance" as he and his guests and a live audience try to figure out what is going on right now. There will be provocative conversation and awkward talks. There will be respectful debates. There will be much laughter (and probably a few hugs, too).

Get tickets here!

Portland, OR - Stand-up Comedy
Nov
7
8:00 pm20:00

Portland, OR - Stand-up Comedy

  • Agnes Flanagan Chapel

With season one of his hit CNN docu-series United Shades of America in the books, Kamau is back on the road doing the stand-up comedy that got him here in the first place. Kamau's first hour long comedy special, Semi-Prominent Negro (directed by Morgan Spurlock), debuted in the spring to rave reviews, getting a grade of "B+" in Entertainment Weekly and an "A" in The Onion's A.V. Club.The A.V. Club said, "W. Kamau Bell isn’t going to stay just semi-prominent for much longer."

Santa Barbara, CA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Nov
9
12:45 pm12:45

Santa Barbara, CA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Garvin Theatre

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

San Francisco, CA - W. Kamau Bell hosts 'Equal Justice: Post-Obama' at City Arts and Lectures
Dec
5
7:30 pm19:30

San Francisco, CA - W. Kamau Bell hosts 'Equal Justice: Post-Obama' at City Arts and Lectures

  • Nourse Theatre

Kamau hosts a dialogue about the Black Lives Matter movement and racial injustice in the post-Obama era. Panelists include:

  • Jeff Adachi, Public Defender of the City and County of San Francisco
  • Deray Mckesson, protestor, activist and educator
  • Malkia A. Cyril, founder and Executive Director of the Center for Media Justice (CMJ) and co-founder of the Media Action Grassroots Network 

Get tickets here! 

Hanover, IN - Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Jan
15
7:00 pm19:00

Hanover, IN - Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Hanover College

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Pullman, WA - Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Jan
26
7:30 pm19:30

Pullman, WA - Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Washington State Universtiy

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Auburn, AL — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Feb
1
6:30 pm18:30

Auburn, AL — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Auburn University

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Muncie, IN — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Feb
6
7:30 pm19:30

Muncie, IN — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Ball State University

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Stanford, CA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Feb
17
8:00 pm20:00

Stanford, CA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Stanford University

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Saratoga, CA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Feb
22
12:30 pm12:30

Saratoga, CA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • West Valley College

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

East Lansing, MI — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Feb
27
7:30 pm19:30

East Lansing, MI — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Michigan State University

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Arcata, CA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Apr
10
7:00 pm19:00

Arcata, CA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Humboldt State University

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.


Oakland, CA - Kamau Right Now!
Sep
22
6:45 pm18:45

Oakland, CA - Kamau Right Now!

Fresh from the launch of his new CNN series United Shades of America and his Showtime stand-up comedy special "Semi-Prominent Negro," W. Kamau Bell is back in the Bay Area and ready for the next episode of his live public radio show Kamau Right Now! Kamau aims to create a "three ring circus of relevance" as he and his guests and a live audience try to figure out what is going on right now. There will be provocative conversation and awkward talks. There will be respectful debates. There will be much laughter (and probably a few hugs, too).

Kingsville, TX — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Sep
20
7:00 pm19:00

Kingsville, TX — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Texas A&M University

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

San Antonio, TX — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Sep
19
7:00 pm19:00

San Antonio, TX — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Trinity University

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

St. Mary's City, MD — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Sep
15
7:30 pm19:30

St. Mary's City, MD — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • St. Mary's College of Maryland

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Youngstown, OH — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Sep
14
7:00 pm19:00

Youngstown, OH — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Youngstown State University

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Easton, PA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Sep
13
8:00 pm20:00

Easton, PA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Lafayette College

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Easton, PA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"
Sep
12
9:00 am09:00

Easton, PA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour"

  • Berkshire School

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Oakland, CA - From Revolutionary Roots to Liberated Futures: Ella Baker Centers' 20th Anniversary Celebration
Sep
8
5:30 pm17:30

Oakland, CA - From Revolutionary Roots to Liberated Futures: Ella Baker Centers' 20th Anniversary Celebration

  • The Rotunda Building

For 20 years, the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights has worked to advance people-powered campaigns to win power, prosperity, and opportunity in our communities.

Kamau will lead a panel conversation with Patrisse Cullors, Bryan Stevenson, and Eva Paterson at the Center's special anniversary celebration. 

Buy your tickets here!

San Francisco, CA - Kamau Right Now!
Aug
18
6:45 pm18:45

San Francisco, CA - Kamau Right Now!

  • Swedish American Hall

Fresh from the launch of his new CNN series United Shades of America and his Showtime stand-up comedy special "Semi-Prominent Negro," W. Kamau Bell is back in the Bay Area and ready for the next episode of his live public radio show Kamau Right Now! Kamau aims to create a "three ring circus of relevance" as he and his guests and a live audience try to figure out what is going on right now. There will be provocative conversation and awkward talks. There will be respectful debates. There will be much laughter (and probably a few hugs, too).

This month Kamau's LIVE radio talk show on KALW features Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza.

Get tickets HERE. 

 

Jackson, WY - The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour
Jul
12
8:00 pm20:00

Jackson, WY - The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

Get your tickets here for this rare Wyoming WKB show.!

Pittsburgh, PA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour" at the Center for Popular Democracy
Jul
8
6:00 pm18:00

Pittsburgh, PA — Presenting "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour" at the Center for Popular Democracy

  • The Pittsburgh Convention Center

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

The Center for Popular Democracy works to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact base-building organizations, organizing alliances, and progressive unions. CPD strengthens our collective capacity to envision and win an innovative pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda. 

San Francisco, CA — Bay Area Urban Debate League Gala Awards Dinner
Jun
1
6:00 pm18:00

San Francisco, CA — Bay Area Urban Debate League Gala Awards Dinner

  • The City Club of San Francisco

BAUDL will bring together over 200 guests from Bay Area law firms, corporations, government and nonprofit organizations at the beautiful City Club in downtown San Francisco for its Sixth Annual Gala Awards Dinner. 

At this dinner, BAUDL will present its 2016 Great Debater Award to socio-political comedian, racial justice ambassador for the ACLU, and sexiest man alive (2012), W. Kamau Bell for taking a stand for both young men and women of color and against street harassment. 

Chicago, IL — Housing Forward Presents W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu
May
20
7:00 pm19:00

Chicago, IL — Housing Forward Presents W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu

  • Merle Reskin Garage Theatre

A benefit for Housing Forward, a social service agency in west Cook County, IL with a comprehensive "housing + services" solution for transitioning individuals and families out of homelessness.

My best friend Jason Smith is on the board of directors and finally I am famous enough to help him out. Also it will be a rare treat for me to be onstage with Hari Kondabolu, my Totally Biased buddy.

Tickets HERE!

May
19
6:45 pm18:45

Oakland, CA - KALW presents Kamau RIght Now!

This month me & the KALW three ring circus of relevance are in Oakland and our guests are writer / performer Adam Mansbach, activist Lauren Chief Elk, comedian Natasha Muse and more.

Get tickets
& use the discount code kamaunow16 for cheap tickets!
If you aren't in the Bay Area you can also listen LIVE at www.kalw.org.

Doors: 6:00 PM
Show: 6:45 PM

Showtime - Semi-Prominent Negro (1 Hour Special)
Apr
29
10:00 pm22:00

Showtime - Semi-Prominent Negro (1 Hour Special)

Comedy special featuring socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell, who brings his characteristically biting and hilarious take on the real issues of contemporary America from gentrification to raising his family in a post-Obama nation. Morgan Spurlock directs.

 

CNN — United Shades of America premiere
Apr
24
7:00 pm19:00

CNN — United Shades of America premiere

  • Showtime

My new CNN original series! A show about sending a Black man to places you would never expect him to go or where he absolutely shouldn't go.

In this debut episode, I talk to the Ku Klux Klan. Yup. You read that right.

On CNN right after Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain.
10pm EST / 7pm PST

San Diego, CA - 7th Annual ASU GSV Summit
Apr
19
6:45 pm18:45

San Diego, CA - 7th Annual ASU GSV Summit

  • San Diego, CA

I'll be performing The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour.

The 7th Annual ASU GSV Summit is April 18-20, 2016. We support education and human capital innovation and catalyze the #entrepreneurial ecosystem.

St. Paul, MN — Presenting “The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour”
Mar
24
2:00 pm14:00

St. Paul, MN — Presenting “The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an Hour”

  • St. Paul College

Performing The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in about an hour at St. Paul College.

The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a comedic exploration of the current state of America’s racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau. And because racism is always attacking in new ways and from new angles, Kamau attacks back by constantly adding new material. The W. Kamau Bell Curve is a seamless mix of stand-up comedy, video and audio clips, personal stories and solo theatrical performance.

 

Oakland, CA — Kamau Right Now!
Mar
17
6:45 pm18:45

Oakland, CA — Kamau Right Now!

  • Impact Hub Oakland

This month my LIVE radio talk show on KALW features Davey D, Lateefah Simon, Bucky SInister, and The Mayor of Oakland, Libby Schaaf. Get tickets HERE: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2491562