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the group that brings comedians and speakers to Cornell!
Joel McHale - March 10th - Bailey Hall
CUPB is proud to announce comedian Joel McHale! Joel stars as Jeff Winger, in the NBC comedy series "Community." In addition, McHale
satirizes pop culture and current events each week on E!'s "The Soup."
Tickets will be available on Wednesday, February 20th (for Students, and Thursday Feb 21st for General Public) at www.CornellConcerts.com! RSVP to the event HERE
McHale will be performing at Bailey Hall on Sunday, March 10th at 7:30pm.
The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour
- March 6th - Statler Auditorium
CUPB Presents W. Kamau Bell, Star of FX’s Totally Biased! Tickets are FREE (and will be available from Willard Straight
Hall starting February 13). RSVP to the event HERE.
San Francisco-based socio-political comedian and community activist W. Kamau Bell stars in his own series on FX, Totally
Biased with W. Kamau Bell, executive produced by Chris Rock. Bell dissects topical issues of race, sex, politics, class,
and culture through commentary and comedic sketches.
Jay Pharoah - November 11th - Statler Auditorium
Jay Pharoah, who is currently performing on SNL for his third season, is coming to Cornell! Pharoah is most known for his wide array
of uncanny celebrity impressions including President Obama, Will Smith, Eddie Murphy, Denzel Washington and Kanye West, as well as for
his recurring character of school principal Daniel Frye.
Student tickets on sale Tuesday, October 23rd only at cornellconcerts.com
HitRECord with Joseph Gordon-Levitt - November 18th - Bailey Hall
Joseph Gordon-Levitt (known for his starring roles in films such as Looper and The Dark Knight Rises)
will serve as the unique show’s host for the evening, presenting new short works of collaboratively made video,
music and writing created by the hitRECord world-wide community of artists. Gordon-Levitt will also direct, and
will be performing and interacting with the live audiences in sketches, readings and musical moments — contributed
by the hitRECord community. Of course, he’ll encourage audiences to record the proceedings on their cameras, phones and
other portable RECording devices. Student tickets on sale Thursday, October 4th only at
John Oliver - September 8th - Bailey Hall
Everyone's favorite "Senior British Correspondent" is coming to Cornell Saturday, September 8th at 7:30pm!
Apart from the Daily Show, John appears in NBC's Community and his own series for Comedy Central, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show.
Tickets will go on sale Thursday, August 23rd at 9AM. Students are $17 and $19. Only available at
CUPB had three great shows in the Spring 2012 semester: To Write Love On Her Arms founder Jamie Tworkowski, Saturday Night Live head writer Seth Meyers, and Nickelodeon alum and SNL star Kenan Thompson! Thanks to everyone for coming!
Can't wait to see who the next speaker or comedian CUPB brings will be? Make sure to check back here, visit our Facebook fan page, and follow Cornell Events on Twitter for the latest updates.
Want to join CUPB? New members are always welcome! Meetings are every Wednesday at 5:00 PM in Willard Straight Hall International Room (main floor, near the ATMs).
CUPB members with Seth Meyers, March 2012.
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