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Big Medicine Comedy

Thursday, September 29, 2022

7:30 pm (show)
$20 (General)

Come see what’s so funny in Montana’s Indian Country, where Indigenous folks have been making each other laugh for 30,000 years.

Native people of the Northern Plains embody tremendous cultural, familial, and personal resilience through ceremony, storytelling, and humor. This evening celebrates the power of Indigenous humor as a tool for survival.

If you’ve never seen Rezzalicious or Beef do standup before, you’re in for an absolute treat.

Kasey “Rezzalicious” Nicholson (A’aninin/Gros Ventre and Pikuni/Blackfeet) is a Seattle-based standup comic who’s also a trainer for the Native Wellness Institute and a motivational speaker. He has a bachelor’s of science degree in health and human development and a master’s degree in mental health and rehabilitation. He is very dedicated and passionate about sharing, teaching and creating positive change in tribal communities. Kasey is also a grass dancer, pow wow MC, husband, father and lives by the teachings of his ancestors.

Donovan “Beef” Archambault is an actor, known for his appearances on “First Nations Comedy Experience” (2018), a television series featuring Native American and World Indigenous comedians as well as some of the biggest names in stand up comedy. He has been performing since 1982.

The Myrna Loy celebrates Montana Native American Heritage Day with an Indigenous takeover – a series of events celebrating that all of Montana is Indian Country.

Indigenous Takeover events:

Wednesday Sept 28:

5:30 pm – Artist reception in the Jailhouse Gallery honoring the opening of the “In Dreams” art exhibit featuring four Native American artists. Free and open to the public

7:00 pm – Special screening of the film “Daughter of a Lost Bird”

Thursday Sept 29

6:00 – Dedication ceremony for Blackfeet artist Louis Still Smoking’s new mural for The Myrna Loy

7:30 – Big Medicine Comedy performance

Friday Sept 30 – Sunday Oct 2 – Last Chance Community Pow Wow – at Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds. see you there!

Sponsored by First Interstate Bank
This event is a collaboration with:
OPI Office of Indian Education | Last Chance Community Pow Wow | Native American Comedy Jam
With generous support from Helena Area Community Foundation

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