Stand Up For Autism on July 2nd

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Recent Posts | 0 comments

On July 2 at 8:00 pm at Soho Santa Barbara come see DWAYNE PERKINS of Comedy Central and Carol Metcalf, Edward Giron, Catherine Remak, Karen Rontowski, Cat Wagner, Paul Clay and the inimitable Justine Sutton for titters, twitters, snickers, chuckles, giggles, polite laughter, boffos, boffolas, cachinnation, cackles, chortles, guffaws, horselaughs, hee-haws, belly-laughs and downright delirium – for a great cause: Autism Society Santa Barbara. Soho 1221 State St. Santa Barbara (805) 962-7776 for table reservations.  ...

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What Are We Doing Tonight – April 2015

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Recent Posts | 0 comments

Eight short plays on the subject of relationships at the Anyi Gallery If you’re thinking of asking someone out on a date, “What are you doing tonight?” could be a confusing question were you to ask that person to go with you to the collection of one-act plays under the umbrella title of What Are You Doing Tonight? Presented by DIJO and Virtual Theatre Productions, and written by local actor/director/writer Ed Giron, these eight short plays on the subject of dating will debut as stage readings on Saturday and Sunday, April 24 and 25, 8 p.m. at the Anyi Gallery, 216 State St. Directed by William Waxman, Carol Metcalf (pictured) and Jerry Oshinsky, the cast features Sean Jackson, Hannah Wade, Alison Waxman, Stuart Orenstein, Aden Hailu and Sean O’ Shea. There is an element of romantic comedy in almost all the plays, but some have serious themes underlying the lightness. “I’m hoping the audience will laugh, maybe shed a tear and also relate on some level to the situations the characters find themselves in,” says Giron. Admission is only $5, (plus a suggested additional $5 donation) and available at the door or by advance email reservation at...

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Carol Metcalf At Dancing Under the Stars

Posted by on Mar 15, 2015 in Recent Posts | 0 comments

‘Dancing Under the Stars’ to Benefit Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation The sixth annual Dancing Under the Stars benefit event on March 15 will feature a celebrity dance-off and professional dance showcase. (Dancing Under the Stars photo) By Karen Hermanson for Dancing Under the Stars | Published on 03.09.2015 8:34 a.m. Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Santa Barbara presents the sixth annual “Dancing Under the Stars” from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 15, a local celebrity dance competition and fundraiser to benefit the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara. The event will take place at The Fess Parker DoubleTree Resort Hotel, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd., and will include a 13-piece orchestra for dancing as well as our featured “celebrity dance-off” and professional dance showcase. The gala includes a silent auction to raise funds for the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation, which helps the families of child cancer patients in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura Counties. Dancers included Rudy Alvaro, Deborah Bertling, Mary- Margaret Humes, Sebastian Lebeau, Carol Metcalf, Shirin Rajaee, Monique Rodriguez, and Jeff Zamora. General admission is $75, and VIP admission is $150. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation. Reservations are recommended. For reservations and tickets, click here or call 805.886.9937. Dancing Under the Stars Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit...

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Carol Metcalf Hosts Top Comedy Talent at Blind Tiger March 7th

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Recent Posts | 0 comments

Santa Barbara, CA, March 7, 2015– Carol Metcalf begins her fourth month producing live standup comedy shows at Blind Tiger. The first show of the New Year features headliner Dwayne Perkins, who just filmed a Stand up Special January 11th in LA. His observations on living with roommates, his family and ironic humor is  very funny. Carol Metcalf is a local comedian and actor. Carol has promoted comedy events for over 20 years in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Blind Tiger is at 409 State Street, phone (805) 957-4111. The Show begins at 8 PM. Tickets are $15.00 at the door, $10.00 in advance and may be purchased at the Blind Tiger website blindtigersb.com. The comedy talent includes: Dwayne Perkins has performed throughout the U.S. and on National TV, including CNN, Comedy Central, the Laugh Factory, and filmed his first Comedy special in LA January 11th for HBO He performs throughout California and nationally. Carol Metcalf lives in Santa Barbara and has performed at the LA Improv, as a regular at The Comedy Store, Groundlings, appeared on Comedy Central, and with Chelsea Handler on Girls Behaving Badly. She recently headlined in San Francisco and Austin. Melanie Baldonado has appeared on Stand Up and Deliver, The Craig Ferguson Show and is a headliner at clubs across the nation. Jason Love has appeared in comedy clubs throughout California and nationally and was part of San Francisco Comedy Festival and the Santa Barbara Comedy Festival. He is also creator of a syndicated cartoon, Snapshots. Maija DiGiorgio has appeared in Hollywood Outlaw the movie, Laugh Factory, and has had a successful run of her One Woman Show, “You Probably Thing This Song Is About You” She has headlined nationally. Cat Wagner is an up and coming young comic who has appeared at clubs across California and winner of the Burbank Comedy Festival. A portion of March 7th show will benefit Teddy Bears for Cancer. Teddy Bears for cancer provides free counseling and financial help for families who are caring for children who are fighting cancer. # # # If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Carol Metcalf at 805-280-5389 or email at carol@comedybycarol.com....

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STAND-UP COMEDY ARRIVES IN SANTA BARBARA

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Recent Posts | 0 comments

STAND-UP COMEDY ARRIVES IN SANTA BARBARA

STAND-UP COMEDY ARRIVES IN SANTA BARBARA Blind Tiger Club Hosts Top Comedy Talent Santa Barbara, CA, January 20, 2015– Carol Metcalf begin her fourth month producing live standup comedy shows at and The Blind Tiger. The first show of the New Year features headliner Jose Sarduy. Jose Sarduy is a Cuban-American comic who also serves as an officer and pilot in the United States Air Force. His act is a hilarious depiction of his upbringing in Miami with immigrant parents. He is the American dream and very funny. Carol Metcalf is a local comedian and actor. Carol has promoted comedy events for over 20 years in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. The Blind Tiger is at 409 State Street, phone (805) 957-4111. The Show begins at 8 PM. Tickets are $15.00 at the door, $10.00 in advance and may be purchased at the Blind Tiger website blindtigersb.com. The comedy talent includes: Jose Sarduy has performed throughout the U.S. and on National TV, including CNN, Comedy Central, the Today Show, and he hosts Stand-up and Deliver at performances throughout California. Carol Metcalf lives in Santa Barbara and has performed at the LA Improv, as a regular at The Comedy Store, appeared on Comedy Central, and with Chelsea Handler on Girls Behaving Badly. Karen Rontowski has appeared on David Letterman, The Tonight show and is a headliner at clubs across the nation. Grace Fraga has appeared in comedy clubs throughout California and nationally and was part of Hot Funny Femmes at the Santa Barbara Comedy Festival. Cat Wagner is an up and coming young comic who has appeared at clubs across California and winner of the Burbank Comedy Festival. Melanie Baldonado is a regular at The Comedy Store in Hollywood and Flappers in Burbank. If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Carol Metcalf at 805-280-5389 or email at...

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