There are so many local comedians featured on the bill (51, to be exact) for Comedy Day a five-hour extravaganza celebrating its 37th year on Sept. 17 in Golden Gate Park, it’s hard to pick a favorite. So we chose three: Francesca Fiorentini, better known for her viral news commentary videos for the Al Jazeera online channel AJ plus; Nato Green, reliably snarky about Donald Trump; and political comedian Will Durst, who with his wife Debi has helped organize this event for many of its 37 years now. The setting is Sharon Meadow, soon to be renamed Robin Williams Meadow to honor the local standup superstar, who often used to drop in at Comedy Day as a surprise guest. Details here.

A Million Much-Needed Laughs 13 September,2017Cy Musiker


Cy Musiker

Cy Musiker co-hosts The Do List and covers the arts for KQED News and The California Report.  He loves live performance, especially great theater, jazz, roots music, anything by Mahler. Cy has an MJ from UC Berkeley’s School of Journalism, and got his BA from Hampshire College. His work has been recognized by the Society for Professional Journalists with their Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service in Journalism. When he can, Cy likes to swim in Tomales Bay, run with his dog in the East Bay Hills, and hike the Sierra.

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