Congratulations to SFBG’s 2013 Best of the Bay’s Best Comedian, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan. You can catch her this Thursday at Storking Comedy with guest host Richard Toomer.


"In Alabama, If you’re not white, you’re black. So it was interesting being black in Alabama."

- Dhaya Lakshimnarayanan @ Comedy Day [Paraphrase]

"In Alabama, If you’re not white, you’re black. So it was interesting being black in Alabama."

- Dhaya Lakshimnarayanan @ Comedy Day [Paraphrase]

(Source: flickr.com)

Dhaya Lakshminarayanan by Leo Hochberg
6/4. Ladies Love the Punch Line @ San Francisco Punch Line. 444 Battery St. SF. 8pm. $7.50-$15. Featuring Marga Gomez, Anna Seregina, Mary-Alice McNab, Layla Baird, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Queenie TT and hosted by Lydia Popovich. Tickets Available Here & Here. CODE WORD: LADIES. 

[The "Ladies Love" series has been an overflowing bastion of smart and funny in the Bay Area. Whether it be at the Layover in Oakland, or the Punch Line or abroad, it’s featured a spectrum of comedy in a fun, nurturing environment. It’s hard to find a more balanced, non-patronizing, sincere showcase in the City, especially for so cheap at a landmark venue. Go support it out if you know what’s good for you.]

6/4. Ladies Love the Punch Line @ San Francisco Punch Line. 444 Battery St. SF. 8pm. $7.50-$15. Featuring Marga Gomez, Anna Seregina, Mary-Alice McNab, Layla Baird, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Queenie TT and hosted by Lydia Popovich. Tickets Available Here & Here. CODE WORD: LADIES. 

[The "Ladies Love" series has been an overflowing bastion of smart and funny in the Bay Area. Whether it be at the Layover in Oakland, or the Punch Line or abroad, it’s featured a spectrum of comedy in a fun, nurturing environment. It’s hard to find a more balanced, non-patronizing, sincere showcase in the City, especially for so cheap at a landmark venue. Go support it out if you know what’s good for you.]

Rolling w/ Keith Lowell Jensen: Episode 9. The Pigeonhole. Directed by Danielle Mandella. Cameos by Karinda Dobbins, Jessica Sele, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan and Mike Patten.

Dhaya Lakshminarayanan by Leo Hochberg

Dhaya Lakshminarayanan by Leo Hochberg

10/31. The Romane Event (Politics/Halloween Show) @ The Make-Out Room. 3225 22nd St. SF. 8pm. $5-$10. Featuring Caitlin Gill (headlining), Will Durst, Marga Gomez, Paco Romane, Samson Koletkar, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan and hosted by Joe Tobin. Tickets and Information: Here. 

10/31. The Romane Event (Politics/Halloween Show) @ The Make-Out Room. 3225 22nd St. SF. 8pm. $5-$10. Featuring Caitlin Gill (headlining), Will Durst, Marga Gomez, Paco Romane, Samson Koletkar, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan and hosted by Joe Tobin. Tickets and Information: Here

10/17. The Comikaze Lounge @ Cafe Royale. 800 Post St. SF. Free. 8PM. Featuring Casey Ley, Jennifer Dronsky, Red Scott, David Gborie, Jules Posner, Jesse Elias, and Dhaya Lakshminarayanan. Hosted by Stefani Silverman and Kate Willett. 

10/17. The Comikaze Lounge @ Cafe Royale. 800 Post St. SF. Free. 8PM. Featuring Casey Ley, Jennifer Dronsky, Red Scott, David Gborie, Jules Posner, Jesse Elias, and Dhaya Lakshminarayanan. Hosted by Stefani Silverman and Kate Willett. 

10/3,11,16,22. Presidential Debate/Comedy Show @ Washington Inn. Oakland. 6pm. $10. Featuring Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Samson Koletkar, Maureen Langan, Marga Gomez, Dan St. Paul, Aundre The Wonderwoman, Will Durst and more. Information: Here. Tickets: Here.

This October Bay Area’s best comedians come together on the 4 most important comedic events in the past 4 years - the 2012 Presidential and Vice-Presidential debates. Sit alongside the comics, watch the debates, then watch the comics standup and dish out hilarious commentary on candidates. Hosted by Dhaya Lakshminarayanan and Samson Koletkar

10/3,11,16,22. Presidential Debate/Comedy Show @ Washington Inn. Oakland. 6pm. $10. Featuring Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Samson Koletkar, Maureen Langan, Marga Gomez, Dan St. Paul, Aundre The Wonderwoman, Will Durst and more. Information: Here. Tickets: Here.

This October Bay Area’s best comedians come together on the 4 most important comedic events in the past 4 years - the 2012 Presidential and Vice-Presidential debates. 

Sit alongside the comics, watch the debates, then watch the comics standup and dish out hilarious commentary on candidates. 

Hosted by Dhaya Lakshminarayanan and Samson Koletkar

10/6. BEC’s Comedy Jam & After Party @ BEC’s Bar & Bistro. 2271 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA. Free. 8pm. Featuring Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Gaspar Bernal, Johnny Taylor, Lyall Behrens, Sam Meeker and Sammy Obeid. Hosted by Johan Miranda. More Information: Here. 

10/6. BEC’s Comedy Jam & After Party @ BEC’s Bar & Bistro. 2271 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA. Free. 8pm. Featuring Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Gaspar Bernal, Johnny Taylor, Lyall Behrens, Sam Meeker and Sammy Obeid. Hosted by Johan Miranda. More Information: Here