The Connection

The Connection

A NYC Social Justice, Arts & Comedy Podcast, Hosted by Agunda Okeyo

Saturday · October 6, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

$12

This event is 21 and over

Native New Yorker and Global Citizen Agunda Okeyo produces & hosts AU Productions live podcast: The Connection. Beginning in Oct 2018, The Connection is an ongoing conversation between writers, comedians, activists, filmmakers, visual artists, musicians and all manner of thinking people discussing life in New York City, current local/global events and the implicit value of creativity. Drawing on the spirit of old school NYC, where creatives would haunt the bars, taverns and happening apartments of the city that birthed James Baldwin, Fran Leibowitz and Spike Lee--This is New York.

**Please note that this event will be mixed seating/standing. Please arrive early for the best seat selection.

 

Agunda Okeyo
Agunda Okeyo
Agunda Okeyo is a writer, producer and activist known for creating the longest running black women centered comedy show in NYC, entitled Sisters of Comedy. Sisters has been in New York Comedy Festival, Tribeca Film Festival The Schomburg and Afropunk Festival. Okeyo is a published writer with O Magazine, The Daily Beast, The Progressive and Huffington Post. She has been featured as a rising producer and activist in The New York Times, Time Out New York, on Ebro in The Morning and Sway in the Morning. She is also Co-Chair of Women's March NYC and Co-Founder Women's March Black Leadership Action Coalition (WM-BLAC).
Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215
http://www.thebellhouseny.com/