“If you go to one debate this election season, go to a real one. But also go to this one.” –San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, May 14 7pm
The STUD, San Francisco
What exactly is the difference between the candidates for mayor of San Francisco? Come to the final unofficial public appearance of the top 3 candidates at “Unfuck the Mayor: The Last Debate” to find out. Part debate, part gameshow, comedians and performers take on the role of each candidate and deliver answers to your pressing questions using actual quotations from the campaign trail. Hosted by 100 Days Action and Directed by Michael Hunter, Unfuck the Mayor features performances by Irene Tu, Baruch Porras-Hernandez, Jody Frandle, and Krista Fatka.
Show begins promptly at 7pm, come early for a drink and a seat. Foam fingers and vuvuzelas encouraged. Check for updates on our Facebook event page.
About the Performers
Motor City native Karinda Dobbins (@karindadobbins) was born into a politically active family of skilled storytellers and sharp wits. Dobbins moved from Michigan to California’s Bay Area and responding to repeated dares from a girlfriend who challenged her to try making the crowd laugh at an open mic, Karinda finally took the stage at Woody’s Café. She has performed at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Punch Line SF, Cobb’s Comedy Club; has opened for Hari Kondabolu, and Trevor Noah; and has toured with W. Kamau Bell. Dobbins made her primetime national television debut on Coast-to-Coast Episode 1 on NickMom Night Out. karindadobbins.socxs.com
Krista Fatka (@kristafatka) is an Oakland-based comic and writer. She produces a regular show at The San Francisco Punch Line called The Charm Offensive and has performed at festivals in the Bay Area such as SF Sketchfest and Outside Lands. In 2017, Fatka was a semi-finalist in the San Francisco International Comedy Competition and won first place in The Sacramento Comedy Competition. kristafatkacomedy.weebly.com
Baruch Porras-Hernandez (@baruchporrashernandez) is a writer, performer and standup comedian who was named one of the 13 Bay Area Writers to Watch in 2016 by 7×7 Magazine. He’s been featured in Writers with Drinks, Radar Productions, LitQuake, Literary Death Match, The Moth, BawdyStorytelling, Muni Diaries, and is a two-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize. As a comic he’s performed at Tourettes Without Regrets, ManHaters, Marga Gomez’s NYE Comedy Fiesta and all over the Bay Area. baruchporrashernandez.wordpres
Irene Tu (@irene_tu ) is a Chicago-born, San Francisco-based stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. In 2017, the SF Chronicle singled her out as an “artist on the brink of fame,” on the heels of being named one of the “Bay Area’s 11 Best Stand Up Comedians” (SFist), and one of 20 “Women to Watch” (KQED). She has performed at SF Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and Riot LA and has opened for comedians such as Anthony Jeselnik, W. Kamau Bell, Gary Gulman, Hari Kondabolu, and Aparna Nancherla. Tu hosts several popular shows in the Bay Area including Man Haters, The Mission Position, and Millennials Ruin Everything. irenetu.com
Raphael Noz is a San Francisco-based visual and performance artist. He had performed as Cortezuma–a fusion between Cortes and Montezuma–at the San Diego Museum of Art, Berkeley Art Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, as well as many galleries and venues in the Bay Area and beyond. raphaelnoz.wordpress.com
Jody Frandle performs stand up, improv (chicken scratch improv) and third grade instruction in San Francisco. futurechachi.com