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  • Media Seminar
    Sun, Oct 09
    FREE
    Oct 09, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
    FREE
    We make it look easy but being on social media is hard to navigate, not to mention the courage it takes to get on camera and post a video. This session is geared towards those who want to improve their social media presence & performance.
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  • Industry Seminar
    Sun, Oct 02
    Invite Only
    Oct 02, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
    Invite Only
    We make it look easy but this business is hard to navigate, not to mention the courage it to get on stage and tell joke. This session includes pre-recorded panelists from diverse areas of the entertainment industry, i.e. professional comedians, writers, producers & directors.
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  • Website Seminar
    Sun, Sep 25
    FREE
    Sep 25, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    FREE
    We make it look easy but entrepreneurship is hard to navigate, not to mention the dedication it takes to launch a website. No coding experience required. This session is geared towards solopreneurs, artists and those who need a website but don't know where to start.
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COMICS RISING™

we rise together

Comics Rising™ delivers curated entertainment in celebration of empowering movements throughout The City of Boston & beyond.

Comics Rising 2022


Comics Rising returned to The Big Apple in celebration of the 2022 Black Women In Comedy Laff Fest. Performances were held on June 16th, 10:30pm EST at the New York Comedy Club (Midtown).

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Comics Rising 2021


Comics Rising made it's New York City debut at Broadway Comedy Club during the 2021 Black Women In Comedy Laff Fest. Performances were held on June 18th, 2021.

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2021 Comics Rising Comedy Festival

COMICS RISING™

Our comedians have shined on some of the world's most renowned television networks, streaming platforms, and stages. Our upcoming phenoms and nationally touring headliners are rising through the ranks with their impeccable stand-up; widening the road to success for others. Our inaugural festival debut “Love For Humans” is being held virtually from May 5th through the 8th, 2021.

"The first edition of this showcase, with the comics and audience on Zoom, was a blast."

- Nick Zaino III, The Boston Globe


Check out what we've been up to on social media @ComicsRising

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Reece Cotton

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