Comedy

Lucky '13: Stand-up comedian Heather Snow

This past year has been tough for many people, and we're eager to kiss 2012 goodbye. In hopes that 2013 will turn out to be much luckier for many, we invited some of the town's cultural tastemakers -- entrepreneurs and entertainers we're lucky to have in Denver -- to answer a trio of questions. We excerpted quotes from these Q&As in the New Year's Guide inserted in the December 13 issue of Westword, but we'll be featuring the complete interviews in a series of posts through the end of the year. Up next: Heather Snow.

Heather Snow is just one in a strong cadre of comedians continuing to push Denver as a viable place for standup comedy. Best known as the woman behind the famed (and co-ed) Ladies Laugh-In comedy night and a regular at open mics across the city, Snow has been putting herself out there for almost three years. Fresh off filming TV Guide Network's StandUp In Stilettos, Snow is getting some national attention she definitely deserves. But she took a moment to talk to Westword about having a September 11 birthday, and what it's like being a six-foot tall woman looking for a guy tall enough to kiss at midnight.

See also: - Best of Denver 2011: Best Women's Comedy Night - Ladies Laugh-In - Lucky '13: Michael Trundle: Lipgloss co-founder and resident DJ - Lucky '13: Keith Garcia, programming manager for the Sie FilmCenter - Lucky '13: Emily Tarquin from [email protected] Jones - Lucky '13: Matthew Brown of Fancy Tiger

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
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