G.I. Joke

Whether you have only a tiny kernel of a funny idea that wouldn’t add up to half a tweet or you have long, entertaining stories that need to be chopped up and polished, it’s time to shape up if you intend to be a soldier of hilarity. Comedy commandant Tony Vicich drops knowledge Monday, September 23, in his Intro to Stand-Up Class.

Vicich has nearly 30 years of experience in pulling down the LOLs from coast to coast as a stand-up comic. In addition to producing shows here in the valley, he’s chock full of expert lessons that he’s passing on to eager students. This intro class covers the basic training of joke-writing and performing on stage.’s Intro to Stand-Up Comedy Class is held at the Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 West Rio Salado Parkway. Admission is free and the class starts at 7:30 p.m. For more info, visit or call 818-571-5653.

Mon., Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m., 2013
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Jose Gonzalez