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Bridgetown Comedy Festival

L.A. Comic Richard Bain Crowdfunds to Aid Sister Who Lost Home and Son

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 07.04.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Los Angeles-based stand-up comedian Richard Bain is raising money for his sister Ashley, who lost her home and one-year-old son in a North Carolina t...

Pre Bridgetown Interview With Yogi Paliwal

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.02.2014 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

"When I eventually did go out on the road I reached a seedy bar in a town I'd never heard of, and then told some jokes to some very kind and wonderful people. I've never dealt with anyone treating me worse than any other comedian has been treated on the road."

Pre-Bridgetown Interview With Kyle Mizono

Barbara Holm | Posted 05.14.2014 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

I first saw Kyle Mizono at the All Jane No Dick Comedy Festival in Portland. I was blown away by how hilarious, smart, absurd and adorably magical she was. She was kind enough to let me interview her.

Why the World Needs Bridgetown

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.10.2013 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

This is the sixth year of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, a bundle of the best stand up comedy shows you've ever seen, mostly compiled along Southeast Hawthorne. It's the brainchild of very funny comedians Andy Wood, Matt Braunger and awesome comedy fan Kim Brady.

The Humor Code: Comedians Versus Science at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival

Peter McGraw and Joel Warner | Posted 06.26.2012 | Comedy
Peter McGraw and Joel Warner

We managed to carry on a wide-ranging conversation on everything from comedians' drinking problems to the gender inequality to whether or not science has anything to offer stand-up comics.

Bridgetown Recap

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

The Bridgetown Comedy Festival was an amazing weekend. I felt so honored to get to perform around such fantastic comics and work in such a fun and encouraging and professional environment.

First Night of Bridgetown

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

Yay, I got here! I got to Portland Thursday for the Bridgetown Comedy Festival and as soon as I got here I got to run to see the tail end of my hero i...

Bridgetown Second Night

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.15.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

The second show at the Eagle's Lodge was my first show in the festival! I was so incredibly nervous to be performing with people I really respect like the brilliantly clever Myq Kaplan and the charismatic Alex Koll.

Bridgetown Comedy Fest: Founder Andy Wood Dishes on Portland's Comedy Revival

Peter McGraw and Joel Warner | Posted 06.11.2012 | Comedy
Peter McGraw and Joel Warner

There's no question Portland is now firmly established on the national comedy map -- and the credit goes largely to Andy Wood, an electrical engineer turned comic who helped launch Bridgetown, running this week from April 12 to 15.

Can't Wait for Bridgetown

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.05.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

Entering its fifth year of awesomeness, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival is bringing some hilarious comics to Portland, Oregon.