Fortune Feimster in Conversation with Beth Lapides

Beth Lapides

The City of West Hollywood’s Lesbian Speakers Series presents FORTUNE FEIMSTER IN CONVERSATION WITH BETH LAPIDES, an evening of hilarious stories and conversation!   Free event! Free Parking! Reservations here… The Lesbian Speakers series is an ongoing series of FREE talks, performances and readigs featuring phenomenal lesbians and queer friends, sponsored by the City. This event is co-sponsored by Los … Read More

UnCabaret with Kira Soltanovich, Lauren Weedman, Alec Mapa, Jamie Bridgers and More!

Beth Lapides

Beth Lapides hosts a stellar line up of comedy luminaries and their musical muses almost every every Sunday. Scheduled to appear Dec 3 Kira Soltanovich, Lauren Weedman, Alec Mapa, Jamie Bridgers and More! Tickets UnCabaret is a legendary venue for wildly fun, idiosyncratic, intimate, conversational comedy. A place for comedy luminaries and their musical muses. Live on Sundays in residency … Read More

UnCabaret with Scott Thompson, Jill Sobule, Sam Pancake, Hunter Hill and John Riggi!

Beth Lapides

Beth Lapides hosts Scott Thompson (Kids In The Hall), Jill Sobule (I kissed a Girl, TED), Sam Pancake (Gilmore Girls), Hunter Hill and John Riggi (30 Rock, The Comeback, The Tonight Show)! Story based, LGBT friendly, femme friendly, all ages venue. Comedy but also more than comedy! Live music, stories, upbeat. AuLac Lac serves delicious plant based food, created by Chef Ito. Musical Director Mitch Kaplan.

UnCabaret with Shelby Lynne, Julie Goldman, Alex Edelman, Jackie Kashian, Hunter Hill, Liz Feldman!

Sunday Dec 10 Beth Lapides hosts Shelby Lynne, Julie Goldman, Alex Edelman, Jackie Kashian, Hunter Hill, Liz Feldman! Mitch Kaplan Musical Director. Denise Fraser on drums. Tickets UnCabaret is a legendary venue for wildly fun, idiosyncratic, intimate, conversational comedy.  A place for comedy luminaries and their musical muses. Live on Sundays in residency at Au Lac DTLA and on Amazon.com, … Read More

LGBTQ Comedy

Oct 8, 2017

You might be wondering why there’s a pic of a cartoon face in front of a performer’s face on this week’s poster. Maybe you thought she thought it was cute. Well that’s true but not the big truth of it. Esra’a is from Bahrain. “A country slightly larger than this room,” as she says. She’s also LGBTQ. I think you … Read More

Our Community of Comedy!

Someone just asked me about our community. Which I always feel is very obvs. But here it is spelled out! We are a creative community centered on the art of comedy and the music that supports it. Comedy luminaries. Light shiners. We are a community of artists who aim for the truth and make it funny. Funny is not enough. … Read More

Lenny at The Library Pick in LA Weekly

In conjunction with the American Library Association’s annual Banned Books Week, held every September, Beth Lapides hosts Lenny at the Library, a panel discussion on one of the most controversial comedians of all time, Lenny Bruce. Lapides, creator of the comedy and storytelling series UnCabaret, will muse on the outlaw stand-up comic with fellow comedian Andy Dick, as well as Paul Krassner, editor of Bruce’s 1965 autobiography, How to Talk Dirty and Influence People; Merrill Markoe, co-creator of Late Night With David Letterman; Kliph Nesteroff, author of the 2015 book The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy; and Robert Weide, director of the excellent 1998 Oscar-nominated documentary Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth, which featured Krassner as well as Bruce’s ex-wife, Honey, and daughter, Kitty.