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Tim Meadows @ Helium Comedy Club This Weekend! | Saturday Night Live, Emmy Nominated Comedian, The Ladies Man

November 19-21 @ Helium Comedy Club – Timothy “Tim” Meadows is an American actor and comedian best known as one of the longest running cast members on Saturday Night Live. During his 10 years on the popular late night show, he crafted some of the series’ most memorable characters included Leon Phelps, The Ladies’ Man and Lionel Osbourne.

Steve Rannazzisi @ Helium Comedy Club | “The League,” MTV’s Punk’d

November 12-14 @ Helium Comedy Club – Steve Rannazzisi plays “Kevin,” the League Commissioner on FX’s hit show The League. Actor/comedian Rannazzisi got his first taste of television success in 2003 as one of the smart-ass cast members on MTV’s “Punk’d.” His standup has appeared on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and is featured in the standup special “Pauly Shore & Friends.” He released his own special in 2013 called Steve Rannazzisi: Manchild which aired on Comedy Central.

Joey Diaz @ Helium Comedy Club | “The Joe Rogan Experience,” “The Church of What’s Happening Now”

November 5-7 @ Helium Comedy Club – Special EventsJoey ‘Coco’ Diaz is one of the most sought after comedians in the entertainment industry today. His love of storytelling is featured in his comedy specials in ‘The Testicle Testaments,’ which made it to the Billboard Top 100. Diaz’s raw style is highlighted on television with roles on “Stand Up Revolution,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” and “My Name is Earl” Listen in to Uncle Joey on “The Joe Rogan Experience” and on his own podcast, “The Church of What’s Happening Now.”

Rob Little @ Helium Comedy Club | Second City Comedy Club, The Best Damn Sports Show Period

October 29-31 @ Helium Comedy Club – If you don’t know the name Rob Little, you will soon! Named “The Happiest Comic in America” by NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” and Maxim Magazine’s “Real Man of Comedy,” Rob Little is one of the nation’s rising stand-up stars and a performer you won’t want to miss!

Rex Navarrete @ Helium Comedy Club | Premiere Filipino American Comedian, “Lopez Tonight,” “Badass Madapaka” & “Hella Pinoy”

October 28 @ Helium Comedy Club – The Premiere Filipino American Comedian – As seen on “Lopez Tonight” and films “Badass Madapaka” and “Hella Pinoy”

Tony Hinchcliffe @ Helium Comedy Club | “Kill Tony” Podcast, Comedy Central’s “The Burn”

October 22-24 @ Helium Comedy Club – Tony Hinchcliffe has been a sharp and clever addition to the Los Angeles stand-up scene since 2007. Tony is considered a fresh evolution to the now immensely popular roasting scene, working as a staff-writer on the James Franco Roast and contributing to the three previous Comedy Central Roasts, he is also a staff-writer for and can be seen on Comedy Central’s The Burn.

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,050+): All Jane Comedy Festival, Haunted Houses, Pumpkins, Brewers for Boobs & More! | October 15-18, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and it’s starting to feel like fall. We have two dozen active giveaways right now +  McFly Arrives Next week for Back to the Future Day! Portland’s Corn Mazes are open and it’s Haunted House season! All Jane Comedy Festival continues through Sunday & Michael Ian Black is in […]

Michael Ian Black @ Helium Comedy Club | Wet Hot American Summer,” The Skate

October 16-17 @ Helium Comedy Club – Special EventsMichael Ian Black won comedy fans with his roles in television shows like “The State” and movies like “Wet Hot American Summer,” and “Run Fatboy Run.” He is also a popular contributor to VH1’s “I Love the…”, was the star role on the cult-classic show “Stella,” made guest appearances on NBC’s “Ed”, “Inside Amy Schumer,” and “Us & Them.” In the last few years, he’s become an author, penning three books for adults and four picture books for children and has a new TV show coming out with Jim Gaffigan!

Bobby Lee @ Helium Comedy Club | MADtv, Late Friday, Premium Blend, The Tonight Show

Septeber 17-19 @ Helium Comedy Club – Special EventsBobby Lee was a regular on MADtv and has garnered millions of fans through his comedy, film and television appearances. He has become one of the biggest stars in the comedy world to date. Bobby Lee has performed stand-up on “Late Friday,” “Premium Blend” and “The Tonight Show.” He also appeared in the big screen comedy “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle,” as well as “Kickin It Old Skool.”


MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($850+): Color Run, Concerts, Theater, Storytelling, Tilikum Crossing Opens & More! | September 10-13, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and we have a huge list of storytelling events, standup comedy and tons of amazing concerts! The weather is heating back up so consider taking a sightseeing cruise, or dance cruise! This weekend is the long anticipated opening of the Orange Line + Tilikum Crossing. Add some color to […]

Jessimae Peluso @ Helium Comedy Club | MTV’s Girl Code, Failosophy

September 10-12 @ Helium Comedy Club – Special EventsJessimae Peluso is “a bottle rocket with a pulse,” headed in only the expected, upward trajectory of a firecracker, and ready to explode. The self-proclaimed “insecure narcissist” has founded a solid comic reputation in New York City and has been featured in the Huffington Post as one of the funniest comics to follow on twitter. Watch for Peluso on MTV’s “Failosophy” and MTV’s “Girl Code.”

Portland Labor Day Weekend 2015 – Brooks Wheelan @ Helium Comedy Club | Saturday Night Live, New York Comedy Festival, Comedy Central Top 10 Comics to Watch

September 3-5 @ Helium Comedy Club – Armed with a season of “Saturday Night Live” experience, an iTunes #1 comedy album, and a Comedy Central special on the way, Brooks Wheelan is a stand-up star on the rise. Named one of Comedy Central’s “10 Comics to Watch” in 2012, Wheelan has graced the stages of the Montreal Just of Laughs Festival, Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, and many others.

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): CannaGrow Expo, Anime, Viva Tequila PDX, WinCo Foods Portland Open & More! | August 27-30, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s winding down, but it’s not over yet! Enjoy your last weekend before Labor Day with tasty brews and music at WinCo Foods Portland Open. OMSI is hosting their last Anime Film Festival of 2015, and Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion is at Oregon Zoo. Stop by Bar Vivant for Flamenco Fridays and Portland’s CannaGrow Expo starts Friday. Treat your tastebuds at Viva Tequila PDX Festival and find home crafted goods at Urban Air Market!

Rory Albanese @ Helium Comedy Club | The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

August 27-29 @ Helium Comedy Show – Rory Albanese is the former Executive Producer and Writer for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” Having been a key part of the show for over a decade, winning him 9 Primetime Emmy Awards. He’s currently the executive producer of “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore,” as well as “The Approval Matrix on SundanceTV.

Mike Epps @ Helium Comedy Club | “Next Friday,” “Def Comedy Jam,” “The Hangover”

August 21-23 @ Helium Comedy Club – Special Events Mike Epps has generated an extraordinary amount of buzz among his peers within the entertainment industry for being one of the funniest comic actors to emerge in the Hollywood scene. He is best known for his role as Day-Day in “Next Friday,” and “Friday After Next.” Mike’s one hour comedy special, “Inappropriate Behavior” aired on HBO and was one of the network’s top-rated one-hour specials of the year. Mike transitioned from his HBO comedy special to hosting duties as the new host of HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam.”

Whitney Cummings @ Helium Comedy Club | “Chelsea Lately,” “The Tonight Show,” “2 Broke Girls”

August 13-15 @ Helium Comedy Club – Special EventsAs a comedian, Whitney Cummings has appeared regularly on “Chelsea Lately,” and she has performed on “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien,” “Down and Dirty with Jim Norton” and “Last Call with Carson Daly.” She is the creator and star of the NBC sitcom Whitney, as well as the co-creator of the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls.

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,400+): Bite of Oregon, Beloved Festival, Getaround & More! | August 6-9, 2015

Hello Portland! Take advantage of this weekend’s cooler temperatures with First Thursday tonight! There’s always something new to discover on an Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure and a BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour! Try something new & savory at Bite Of Oregon at the waterfront. Beloved Festival opens Friday. Need a ride? Check out car sharing car rental company Getaround + enter to WIN a vacation package.

Arsenio Hall @ Helium Comedy Club | “The Arsenio Hall Show,” Celebrity Apprentice

August 6-8 @ Helium Comedy Club – On May 20, 2012, Arsenio was crowned the “Celebrity Apprentice” for Season 5 of Donald Trump’s hit reality show on NBC, where he competed for his charity, The Magic Johnson Foundation.

Win Tickets ($34+): Brent Morin @ Helium Comedy Club | “Just For Laughs” Comedy Festival, “Conan,” NBC’s “Undateable”

Two years ago, Brent Morin was reliving the horrors of high school as part of his “New Faces” set at the Just for Laughs festival. Things are definitely looking up for the comic, who serves up episodes of personal embarrassment for strangers’amusement. In recent months, the ‘Chelsea Lately’panel regular made his late-night debut on ‘Conan'(where he was a P.A. for three years) and stars in a role opposite old pal Chris D’Elia in the NBC series ‘Undateable,’produced by Bill Lawrence.

Ryan Hamilton @ Helium Comedy Club | Last Comic Standing, Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival

June 25-27 @ Helium Comedy Club – He’s impressed industry insiders by racking up a remarkable number of national competition wins and festival appearances, including winning The Great American Comedy Festival and Sierra Mist’s America’s Next Great Comic Search. He’s also a regular performer at the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival including a gala performance with The Muppets as well as being named the winner and MVP of the Just For Laughs Comedy Leagues.

Doug Loves Movies Podcast Recording @ Helium Comedy Club | w/ Doug Benson, “Last Comic Standing,” “Super High Me”

June 21 @ Helium Comedy Club – Special Events High Times Magazine named Doug Benson ‘Stoner of the Year’! He is the host of “Doug Loves Movies,” a live podcast about his favorite subject – movies! Join Doug and his special fancy guests for conversations about… movies.

Jay Mohr @ Helium Comedy Club | Jay Mohr Sports, Saturday Night Live, “Jerry Maguire,” Portland Father’s Day Weekend

June 18-20 @ Helium Comedy Club – After landing his dream job of Saturday Night Live, and launching his career with Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire, he appeared in over 200 episodes of network television and over 25 feature films working with a plethora of Academy Award winning actors, including Christopher Walken, Rene Zellwegger, Al Pacino, Angelina Jolie, Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Cuba Gooding Jr, Ellen Burstyn, Forrest Whitikar, Kim Bassinger, Matt Damon, and Clint Eastwood.

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250): Pedalpalooza, 90s Dance Cruise, Rose Festival, World Cup & More! | June 4-7, 2015

The weekend is back and Portland is PACKED with hings to do this weekend. It’s the last weekend of the Rose Festival and that means the Grand Floral Parade on Saturday, + Fleet Week, CityFair, Milk Carton & Dragon Boat Races & KINK on the Waterfront! Pedalpalooza kicks off today with dozens of rides planned for this weekend. The long anticipated 90s Dance Cruise debuts Friday (Win Tickets)! It’s been 30 Years Since The Goonies was filmed and Astoria is Celebrating with Truffle Shuffles, film screenings, tours & More! And the Women’s World Cup kicks off this weekend, with the US playing its first game Monday.

Jon Lovitz @ Helium Comedy Club Portland

Jon Lovitz @ Helium Comedy Club | Saturday Night Live, The Wedding Singer, Little Nicky

June 4-6 @ Helium Comedy Club – Lovtiz got his big break when he was invited to join the cast of Saturday Night Live. Immediately after learning that he’d been cast, Lovitz drove straight to Randy Bennett’s class and shouted, “I got it!” Upon hearing the news, Bennett burst out in tears. Lovitz remained part of the SNL cast for five years, from 1985-1990, and during that time he created some of the most memorable and inventive characters in the show’s history: Tommy Flanagan the Pathological Liar, Shakespeare ham Master Thespian, Hanukkah Harry, and impersonations of Michael Dukakis and Harvey Fierstein.

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250): Rose Festival, Film Festivals, Prom for Adults, Speakeasy Party, Kenton Street Fair & More! | May 14-17, 2015

The weekend is back! Portland is hosting several film festivals this week including The Best of HUMP! & QDoc: Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival. Meet beings from out of this world at McMenamins UFO Festival. In theater, Soul Harmony, BUFFY, 4000 Miles and Our Country’s Good all continue this weekend. Dig out your best dress for Portland’s Prom For Adultsor have a little extra fun at Friendly House Speakeasy. And the home of Paul Bunyan is hosting the Kenton Street Fair on Sunday!

Jimmy Pardo @ Helium Comedy Club | Never Not Funny Podcast, “Conan,” + Alex Falcone & Jon Schabl

May 15-16 @ Helium Comedy Club – After Jimmy Pardon was told for the thousandth time that he was even funnier offstage than on, he dropped most of the jokes from his act. Now he spends nearly his entire set interacting with his audience. And they love it. Jimmy’s podcast, “Never Not Funny” was voted by both iTunes and USA Today as one of the top comedy podcasts. He currently works as Conan O’Brien’s opening act on “Conan,” and has performed on “Leno,” “Craig Ferguson,” and has his own half-hour “Comedy Central Presents.”

MANY Portland Mother’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800): Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Brunch, Cruises, Beer Fest & More! | May 7-10, 2015

This weekend is the perfect time to treat your mama right! We’ve got plenty of ideas, brunch, Gardens, cruise, Plants & gifts, Bubbly & Tea, Locally Made Gifts, Wine & Jewelry Treats & More! Bridgetown Comedy Festival opens tonight, featuring 100+ acts through the weekend. And Belgian Beer Fest returns Friday & Saturday,

Bryan Callen @ Helium Comedy Club | MADtv, The Hangover

May 7-9 @ Helium Comedy Club – Bryan Callen is often recognized from his numerous film and television roles. Currently, he can be seen as Captain Frank Dashell, the leader of the Undead Task Force, whose job it is to rid the valley of Los Angeles of zombies, werewolves, and vampires in the MTV comedy series, “Death Valley.” He can also be seen in a stand-out performance in Lions Gate’s Warrior with Tom Hardy, which is playing in theaters nationwide. He played Samir, the Middle Eastern strip club owner/ gun runner in The Hangover Part II, and in The Hangover, he played Eddie, the Middle Eastern owner of a wedding chapel. He has a one-hour special titled “Bryan Callen: Man Class,” which premiered on Showtime in 2012.

Norm Macdonald Special Event @ Helium Comedy Club | “Saturday Night Live,” “The Norm Show”

April 30-May 3 @ Helium Comedy Club – Special Events Comedy Central named him number 83 on the five part miniseries “100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time!” Norm Macdonald is best known for his appearances on “Saturday Night Live” as anchor of the SNL segment Weekend Update, as well as the main character on “The Norm Show.” He guest-starred on shows including “The Drew Carey Show” and “NewsRadio.”

Tommy Davidson @ Helium Comedy Club

Tommy Davidson @ Helium Comedy Club | “In Living Color,” “MADtv”

April 16-18 @ Helium Comedy Club – Tommy Davidson’s exceptional range from stand-up comedy and acting to versatile music ability have earned him a reputation as an extraordinary performer. Best known as one of the original stars of the hit television show “In Living Color.” He has also appeared on “MADtv,” “The Proud Family,” and on “Black Dynamite.” Tommy also hosted the “Comedy All-Star” series and can currently be seen as host of “Gotham Comedy Live!”

Nikki Glaser @ Helium Comedy Club | Inside Amy Schumer, @Midnight, Nikki & Sara LIVE

April 9-11 @ Helium Comedy Club – Nikki Glaser is a comedian, writer, and host whose television appearances have included The Tonight Show, CONAN, and Last Comic Standing. She was the co-host of the MTV late night talk show, Nikki & Sara LIVE, as well as the popular podcast, You Had To Be There. She lives in New York City, performing nightly at clubs such as The Comedy Cellar and The Stand, and travels frequently as a nationally touring headliner.

MANY Portland Easter Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): Egg Hunts, Bunny Hop, Spring Beer & Wine Festival & More! | April 2-5, 2015

The weekend has returned and so have spring festivals: Spring Beer & Wine Festival is at Oregon Convention Center Friday & Saturday, and the The Cocktail Demystified is on Saturday at Melody Ballroom. Comedian Chris Kattan is at Helium for tonight only! KPSU’s 30 Shows in 30 Days continues this weekend with tonight’s Kickoff Party & A Boat Party Friday! Find amazing finds at more than 600 sales at NW’s LARGEST Garage Sale and Vintage Sale! And it’s Easter Weekend! Easter Bunny, Hunts, Treats Cruises, Brunch, Tea, History & More!

Comedy Showcase w/ Chris Kattan @ Helium Comedy Club | Saturday Night Live, Night at the Roxbury

April 2 @ Helium Comedy Club – From 1995 to 2003, Chris Kattan was one of the main reasons you tuned into “Saturday Night Live,” creating memorable characters like Mango and Mr. Peepers. Chris has appeared in featured films like “Corky Romano,” “Undercover Brother,” and “A night at the Roxbury.” He’s made guest appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” as well as “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”