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Federation Uniquely Jewish Event Series Presents Jews and Comedy

GaryGulman-frameJews and comedy – the two often seem to go hand in hand.

The next Jewish Federation of Louisville Uniquely Jewish Campaign event will be a thank-you event for donors: Jews in Comedy featuring Gary Gulman on Thursday, May 15, 9:15 p.m. at the Laughing Derby at Comedy Caravan.

Admission is free for those who have made a pledge to the 2014 Federation Campaign, and $18 for those who have not made a donation to the Campaign. Admission includes the program, one food item and one beverage.

Gary Gulman always knew he wanted to be a comedian, and his humor is unique, clever and highly entertaining.

He also always loved late-night television and dreamed of being a guest one day. That dream came true and he has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Craig Kilborn, Last Call with Carson Daly. He has also appeared on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, Comedy Central (one-hour special, “Gary Gulman: Boyish Man”), “Showtime Presents Gary Gulman,” Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen, Jimmy Kimmel Live, HBO’s “Dane Cook’s Tourgasm,” Last Comic Standing (seasons two and three, runner up), and was a guest star on Last Comic Standing (season four).

Gulman also performed at three NASCAR year-end banquets, New York Comedy Festival (at Madison Square Garden), HBO’s Las Vegas Comedy Festival, Just for Laughs Montreal International Comedy Festival and Just For Laughs Gala in Canada.

He hosted New England Sports Network’s Comedy All Stars and New England Emmy Awards and appeared on National Lampoon’s Rising Stars DVD.

He has also performed at over 100 colleges including Yale, Harvard, Boston College, Tulane, Villanova, Boston University, NYU, UCLA, Ohio State, Texas Christian University, Brandeis and MIT.

Gulman’s latest album, “No Can Defend” from Comedy Central Records, debuted at No. 18 on iTunes.

Space is limited, so reserve your place by contacting Kristy Benefield, 238-2739.

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