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Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement

Comedy Night: ‘What Are You?’ And Other Awkward Racially Centered Conversations Featuring Wit Privilege (Curtis Cook, Bri Pruett, Caitlin Weierhauser)

Date: 7:30pm PST February 25, 2015 Location: Trail Room in Templeton Campus Center

Trail Room in Templeton Campus Center

Trio Comedians Curtis Cook, Bri Pruett, and Caitlin Weierhauser make up “Wit Privilege.” Join us for a night of comedy and “awkward” racially centered conversations. This show is free and open to the public. 18+ only.

Caitlin Weierhauser grew up in an Ewok tree fort with her rubber band cross-bow, her wolf, and her budding resentment for The Man.
Caitlin has performed on All Jane No Dick Comedy Festival, Grrrl Front, Not Enough! Fest, was included in the AfterEllen list of 40 Hot Queer Ladies in Comedy and has opened for James Adomian. She won the Moth StorySLAM 12/2013, and plans to take down the patriarchy by Christmas.

Bri Pruett is a stand-up comic and improviser from Portland, Oregon. She’s appeared at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the All Jane No Dick comedy festival, the Seattle International Comedy Competition, and Bumbershoot. She’s makes regular appearances at Helium Comedy Club, Curious Comedy Theater, and other Portland showcases.

She’s the comedy sidekick, writer, and co-creator of Late Night Action with Alex Falcone, a live, talk/variety show. Along with comedy buddies Alex Falcone, Curtis Cook and Anthony Lopez she is the power quartet behind weekly comedy showcase, Earthquake Hurricane. She has a background in improv and teaches these skills at Curious Comedy Theater where she’s a regular player with improv singing-ensemble: Pipes.

Bri is a monthly contributor to the ever-popular Portland Mercury, Blogtown, USA, with her sex and dating column: Let’s Do It! with Bri Pruett. She’s also published freelance pieces in Portland’s Willamette Week. In 2013, Willamette Week named her one of the Funniest 5 Comedians in Portland.

Curtis Cook is a comic from Cleveland, Ohio now living in Portland, Oregon. He has performed in venues and festivals throughout the country, including the Cleveland Comedy Festival, the Chicago Comedy Exposition, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and San Francisco’s Sketchfest.

In addition to performing, Curtis co-hosts a weekly podcast titled Black By Popular Demand, is a contributing writer to Laugh Staff, and presently holds an undisputed record for 2014’s highest number of consecutive tweets about the 4 Non Blondes.

The Portland Mercury described his comedy as “sleepy, slam poetry,” and the Willamette Week listed him as among 2014’s funniest five comics in PDX.

Event Cost

Free and open to the public. 18+ only.

Event Contact

jchi@lclark.edu