Bridge Storage and ArtSpace, a Richmond, Calif.-based self-storage operator specializing in art/music studios, is hosting a monthly showcase featuring local comedians. “Homegrown Comedy” is hosted by JD Arandia, who books a headliner and several other comics for each show. The events include an intermission, during which attendees are encouraged to visit the facility’s art gallery of works created by tenants, according to the source.
“There’s enough solid comics in the Bay Area to keep the monthly rotation fresh,” Arandia told the source.
Founded in 1995, Bridge Storage converted a sizable portion of its storage units into art and music studios several years ago. The management office doubles as a gallery. The facility also offers co-working and meeting spaces, a commercial kitchen, film studio, woodshop and an R&R Coffee outlet.
“It’s all about community and bringing people together from such diverse backgrounds,” owner Jeff Wright told the source.
The next “Homegrown Comedy” will be held on June 22 at 7:30 p.m., with headliner Mario "The Butcher" Montes. Admission is $10.
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