January/February Newsletter

Wow! I barely made it before January was over! Happy New Year (Year of the Ox) and Valentine's Day everyone. We have a lot going in StandUp Academy land. We have new classes, new family members and teachers, and the StandUp Academy 5th-Year Anniversary show!! Plus, Bobbie is now the Ice House Coordinating Producer!! I will be the booker for the Annex from now on. If you are interested in finding out how to produce shows in the Ice House Annex, email Bobbie for information.

As always, if you have something you want posted in the Rubber Chicken Gazette, email all newsletter items to: rubberchickengazette@gmail.com

Hope to see you all at a show soon!! Love, Bobbie (mama)

Welcome the new class!

Welcome to the new brothers and sisters in our comedy family!!

Welcome to…

Sassan, Sarah, Mike B, Ryan, Virginia J, Angel, Sami, Michael G, John Mc, Manny, Frankie, Mike K, Tim C., Aiko, Mark A, Jim T, Susan, and John S

Welcome back…

Steve L, Mary, Mike A, Mike G, Virginia R, Gary G., Amy, Alexandra, Rudy, Denise, Corey C, Chuck, Richard B, Richard C, Mike R, Lucy, Aly, Carlos, Chris O, Jeanne, Kathi, Marie D, Saemi, Jonathan V, and Marv

StandUp Academy adds a new Writing class!

Comedian and comedy writer Phil Perrier joins StandUp Academy! We now have 3 stand-up classes, an improv class and a comedy writing workshop!

For more info on Phil's writing class and John Fontaine's AWESOME improv class, click here.

StandUp Academy 5-Year Anniversary Show!!

It's the 5th anniversary of StandUp Academy! Yay!! The Original Suckers are back to recreate their first grad show! Don't miss your awesome big brothers and sisters. Special guests: Sally Mullins, John Fontaine, and Phil Perrier. Only $5 for alums.

Sunday Best- February 8

Only $5 for alums! Lots of family members in the show!!

Don't miss family members Yak, Tom, Robbie, Rich, Puzant, Mark, Vince, Carl, and Corey plus other great comics in this awesome line-up on Feb 8 in the Ice House Main Room! *Chance Glasco is no longer on the bill.

Chicks with Mics-February 26

Only $5 for alums!

Grad Shows-March 8, 9, & 10!!

Doo Dah Parade

The Doo Dah parade on January 18 was awesome! We had so much fun!! Check out the pic above and the rest of the pictures that I took are here.

StandUp Academy Groups

Are you on MySpace? Friend Bobbie at myspace.com/bobbieoliver

Have you joined the StandUp Academy MySpace group? If not, visit http://groups.myspace.com/standupacademy

Have you joined the StandUp Academy Yahoo Group? If not, hit up Bobbie for an invitation.

Are you on Facebook? If so, friend Bobbie here.

The Joke Gym

Stand-up comedy comes to Arcadia!

Paula Johnson and Scott Shimamoto bring you…

The Joke Gym happens at
Mexican Restaurant
101 S. First Avenue
Arcadia, CA 91006

Like to laugh? The Joke Gym open mic happens in the back room at Zapata Vive at 7 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of every month.

Free parking, no cover charge, just lots and lots of laughs. Bring your friends for a great evening of anything-goes comedy.

Comedians, read this before your next visit to The Joke Gym.

Micheal Pardue-Looking for room to rent in LA

Gay Comic looking for someone that would like to rent out a room
In the L.A. Co. area. 24 years old, one cat that is behaved.

Call Michael

House Keeper

I can totally recommend Linda!! She does such a great job! Hit her up. Bobbie

House ~ Cleaner
Fair Rates.Honest. And does One Hellava JOB!!!

Call Linda Lou

Chili Cook-Off - January 31

Thanks to Steve Leifer for the info!

KellerWilliams Chili Cook‐Off

Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ Noon

KW Parking Lot & Training Room
445 S. Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105

Goal: To raise $1,000 for KW Cares and create a family, friend and client event!
All proceeds of the event will go to KW Cares. The Purple Frog will be providing (for a small fee) Custom E‐Flyers to send to friends, family, clients & recruits. You can use this event as a “client party”!

• Chili Contest Entry fee=$25: Children under 12 are $5
• Includes: Entry to the KW Chili Cook‐Off
Chili Cook‐Off Prizes:
• 1st Place: TBA
• 2nd Place: TBA
• 3rd Place: TBA

Taste Testing fee=$10

• Includes= Tasting of all chili, cornbread, bottle water or soda
• Come away with a winning recipe of Chili to take to your Super Bowl Party!
• Beer & Wine for purchase $5, Sponsored by Landmark Trust Escrow
Please make your checks payable to: KW CARES, and give your money to Noel at the Front Desk.

Any Questions…contact Natalie Birtalan
626‐204‐3302 x308

nataliebirtalan@kw.com www.nataliebirtalan.com

End of January/February Newsletter