"Rock The Boat"/Rock The Joke: A Film & Comedy Celebration of the L.A. River

Echo Park-Silver Lake Patch presents...

"Rock The Boat"/Rock The Joke: A Film & Comedy Celebration of the L.A. River

Wed, January 23, 2013

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Free at the door. Early arrival recommended.

Free

This event is 21 and over

"Rock The Boat"/Rock The Joke: A Film & Comedy Celebration of the L.A. River - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
"Rock The Boat"/Rock The Joke: A Film & Comedy Celebration of the L.A. River
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Don't miss a great chance to get to learn more about the L.A. River, while sampling El Cid's new food and drink menu.

8:00 - 9:45: "Rock the Boat " Screening and FIlmmaker Q&A

"Rock the Boat" is a rarely-screened documentary about the groundbreaking 2008 expedition down the entire 52 miles of the Los Angeles River.

Led by adventurer George Wolfe, 12 hardy souls spent three days making the journey that helped establish the L.A. River as a "navigable" waterway subject to heightened public protection again.

Filmmaker Thea Mercouffer and Wolfe will be on hand for a Q&A after the screening.

9:45 - 11:00: "Rock the Joke" Comedy

Stand up set curated by Jeffrey Tipton, a doctor, river guide and one of the original dozen in the "Rock the Boat" expedition.

He'll be joined by Aiko Tanaka, Shishonia Francesca and others.

11:00: Special acoustic set w/ river songs and other surprises by Ryan Fuller of Fort Kind

Free/21+ show

Doors open at 7:00, show promptly at 8 p.m.

Seating is limited and on first-come, first-served basis.

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Venue Information:
El Cid
4212 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA, 90029
http://www.elcidla.com/