Comedians Nina G and Mean Dave coming to LBCC Oct. 25

Nina GComedians Nina G and Mean Dave will perform their stand-up comedy routines at Linn-Benton Community College Friday, October 25 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

Nina G hails from San Francisco, and is billed as the Bay Area’s favorite female stuttering stand-up comedian. As a disability activist, storyteller, children’s book author and educator, Nina G uses humor to help people confront and understand social justice issues such as disability, diversity and equity.  

Stand-up comedian Mean Dave is a regular Cobb's Comedy Club, Punch Line in San Francisco and Sacramento, and Rooster T. Feathers. He has opened for headliners such as Judy Tenuta, Big Jay Oakerson, Allan Havey, Tom Rhodes, and Josh Blue.  

He is also the illustrator of the children’s book “Once Upon An Accommodation: A Book About Learning Disabilities.”

Mean Dave has performed with the Comedians with Disabilities Act as an addict in recovery from drugs and alcohol. He also appears in Nina G’s book “Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen,” and he performs with Nina at colleges and events across the US. The two talk about being an ally to people with disabilities and bring a unique perspective to disability awareness.

The comedy show is free and open to the public. Event is sponsored by the LBCC Center for Accessibility Resources. ASL interpreters provided during the event.

For special needs or accommodations, contact the LBCC Disability Coordinator at 541-917-4789 or via Oregon Telecommunications Relay TTD at 1-800-735-2900 or 1-800-735-1232 at least 72 hours prior to the event.