AADP’s 10th Annual Comedy Show Benefit, Laugh for Lives 2017, will take place on Feb 24, 2017, at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco.
Laugh for Lives
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MC Jin is an American rapper, songwriter, and actor of Hakka descent. He is the first Asian American rapper to be signed to a major record label in the United States. He is really funny too!
As a comedian, KT Tatara has made television appearances on NCB’s “Last Comic Standing” Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham” and Showtimes “Live Nude Comedy”.
Irene Tu was named one of the “Bay Area’s 11 Best Stand Up Comedians” by SFist and one of 20 “Women to Watch” by KQED. “She excels at pleasant—almost parental—condescension and the confident undercut” - Portland Mercury
Atsuko Okatsuka is a stand up comedian, actress, and filmmaker residing in Los Angeles. She is the co-founder of Dis/orient/ed Comedy, the first ever all Asian, mostly female stand up comedy tour in the United States.
AMIR K is currently on the cast of the MTV prank show, JERKS WITH CAMERAS. Film roles in Ben Affleck’s ARGO and Alexandre Aja’s SITE (for Fox), where he stars as the love interest opposite Ashley Hinshaw.
The list of performers includes Amir K, KT Tatara, Irene Tu, Atsuko Okatsuka, hosted by, MC Jin with special guests from the San Francisco community. Join us for a special after party in the city! More details to come, so check back with us.
Special early bird and advance group pricing are available now! Get your tickets while quantities last!
We are currently seeking sponsors for our event. If you are interested in becoming a Laugh For Lives sponsor, please email, Nittu, email@example.com
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About Laugh for Lives:
An old saying goes, “Laughter is the best medicine” and we certainly believe that humor is a strong medicine for the mind and body. Laugh for Lives is a comedy show benefiting Asian American Donor Program (AADP). Our primary goal of the event is not only to provide a stellar line-up of comedians for an evening of much-needed laughs but to elevate the awareness of our mission, helping save lives of patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other blood diseases. The evening is designed to educate and encourage individuals between the ages of 18-44 years old, who are from ethnic minority communities to register as a potential bone marrow donor. Laugh For Lives is an AADP volunteer’s idea to help bring more attention about the need for donors to individuals from diverse communities.
Deeply grateful for the kind generosity of our sponsors:
Douglas Ho, First Republic Bank, DAE Advertising, Sumofish, Urban Tortilla, Scott MacAskill, ProFoods, San Francisco Lodge, Pension Benefit Consultants, Mayor Law Office, Sam Wo, Sam Yick Benevolent Assoc., Daily Fresh Fish, Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance and Sharp