Comics take to the stage at LPCA

LAKE PLACID After a night dedicated to children, costumes and candy, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts will host an evening just for the adults. LPCA presents an outrageous night of comedy Saturday, Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. featuring Jamie Lissow and Friends. Lissow is a native of Rochester and he graduated from Fredonia State with a degree in Mathematics and Psychology. He then decided to abandon his plan of becoming a lawyer and entered the world of stand-up comedy. Several years later, after working many treacherous road gigs and college shows, Lissow was invited to audition for the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival. The Just For Laughs Festival as its known in comedy circles provides up-and-coming comics the chance to showcase their skills to the fields best and brightest. In 2001, Lissow made his debut at the Montreal Festival. At Montreal, interest in Jamie continued to grow. His appearance at the festival was a huge success, earning him mention in the Hollywood Reporter and Variety magazine. Since Montreal, Lissows career has soared. Hes made appearances on The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, NBCs Late Friday, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy Centrals Premium Blend and is a proud Star Search loser. He now resides in New York City and can be seen touring nationally, headlining at the nations top comedy clubs. Appearing at the LPCA with Lissow is Nore Davis, a new breed of comedian who delivers an energetic performance filled with witty quips and sharp punch lines, all done with an amazing stage presence. Both edgy and clean, Davis tells it like it is. He is a comedian for the masses, leaving no stone or topic unturned. From relationships to family, race and politics, he delivers a smash-mouth, charismatic performance night after night in the biggest comedy clubs in New York. With reoccurring shows at Carolines On Broadway, Comic Strip Live, NY Comedy Club, HA Comedy Club, and Broadway Comedy Club, and even a feature spot on MTVs hit show Yo Momma, Davis is always perfecting his act. Youve seen them on television and online, nows your chance to see them live in the LPCAs intimate 355-seat house. The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is excited to welcome these great comics to the stage for a one-night-only performance. Tickets are $16 and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 523-2512.

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