Friends of the People and MTV's Bugging Out. Spotlighting local openers Derrick Stroup and Mina Thorkel, the showcase kicks off a week of local events DeForest is headlining. Visit Sexpot's events calendar to learn more about this show and to see the rest of the series' busy August schedule. Tickets, $7, are available from Nightout.com.
Over the past few months, Sexpot Comedy's headliner showcases have settled into their new home at Syntax Physic Opera (554 S. Broadway). An inviting hub for Denver creatives of all stripes, Syntax's red-velvet-adorned stage provides ideal aesthetics and acoustics for comedy and music alike. In the first of a pair of showcases it's producing this month, Sexpot welcomes Brooklyn-based comedian Kenny DeForest to run his hour. Named one of 2015's "Comics to Watch" by Comedy Central, DeForest is a festival favorite who co-hosts an esteemed showcase at Brooklyn's Knitting Factory and has also appeared on TruTV's