On Thursday June 19th at 8pm, The Palm Springs Copa, in association with Some Fabulous Leo’s, will present some very funny comedians while raising money for CASA for Riverside County, Inc.. CASA is a non-profit organization which advocates for the rights of abused and neglected children placed in Riverside County’s foster care system. For more information visit their website at : www.casariversidecounty.org
“Comedy for a Cause” will feature professional comedians bringing laughter to raise money for this worthwhile cause. There will also be door prizes, raffles, and a silent auction. Come out to support this worthy cause, and laugh out loud at the new hot spot of Palm Springs – The Copa.
Lahna Turner has played top comedy clubs and theaters all around the world, along with numerous tours for the USO. In addition to touring, Lahna has appeared on NBC, Comedy Central, and VH1, and has been featured as a commentator on CMT Insider. She pitched and appeared in pilots for Showtime and VH1, can be seen in the film Teacher of the Year as well as an episode of the The Dog Whisperer. Her YouTube channel has received hundreds of thousands of hits and her two comedy albums have received airplay at top radio stations across the country. Her music has also been on National Lampoon’s Top 40 Comedy Countdown and is currently in rotation on Sirius Satellite Radio. If you’ve yet to catch Lahna’s act, she delivers a unique blend of stand-up and original comedy songs, making for a truly unforgettable performance. What the critics are saying about Lahna: “No small laughs… Some of the best musical comedy I’ve ever heard” – ComedyCritic.com; All Access Magazine proclaims, “Lahna is truly hilarious.”
Richard Weiss is a popular comedian, producer, comic strip author, and Palm Springs resident who shares openly in his comedic performances about his pilgrimage from insanity, shame, and pain to spirituality, love, and laughter. Richard’s credits include Caroline’s, The Standup to Addiction Tour (headliner), Cal State University of Northridge, National Lampoon, producer and host of the TV show Present Nostalgia, TLC, and CBS with Wayne Brady.
Gayla Johnson can be seen currently on REELZ TV Hollywood Hillbillies and Beverly Hills Pawn, episode “Gone with the Wind”, Showtime’s Fierce Funny Women, B.E.T.’s Comic View, TBS, and Comics Unleashed. She also appears in TV spots including Comedy Central’s Workaholics, ABC’s “Don’t Trust B—- in Apartment 23 and Brothers and Sisters; upcoming spots include the Arsenio Hall Show.
Antonio Lopez III, co-producer, host, puppeteer, and organizing member of Some Fabulous Leo’s.
Tickets on sale now at $10 general admission and $20 VIP seats. (760) 866-0021
The Copa 244 E. Amado Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262 www.coparoomps.com