Expect some honest satire tonight when AD and Akwame perform as part of the Denver Black Arts Festival. Their comedy showcase, I Ain't Lyin', also features local comic Louis Johnson, who's been on Comedy Central, BET and A&E, and also won Showtime's Funniest Person in America contest.
"For our twentieth anniversary, we want to present all facets of the arts," says Perry Ayers, the festival's founder. "Comedy is an art. It is a skill where the right word usage and language can describe our culture and make us laugh."
The annual festival, which draws more than 100,000 attendees each year, features daily events through Sunday, July 16. For more information, call 303-860-0040 or visit www.denbaf.org. The comedy showcase costs $10 and begins at 9 p.m. at Jazz@Jacks in the Denver Pavilions.
Sat., July 14, 5 p.m.