7:00 PM — 10:00 PM
500 16th Street #320

Denver, CO 80202 United States
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Cocktails & Comedy

Cocktails & Comedy is BACK!

The most hilarious, most outrageous, most delicious Gala Fundraiser you’ll go to this year!

 Join Athena Project for the 8th Annual Cocktails & Comedy Fundraiser at Live@Jack’s 500 16th St #320, Denver, CO on Monday, October 7 at 7pm.  Tickets for the general public are $40 in advance and $45 at the door.  There is a special artist rate of $25 each with proof of a business card, website, or headshot/resume at the door.  All tickets include appetizers, desserts, FREE laughs, and a chance to play games and win prizes. Purchase your tickets below.

Once again Debbie Scheer stars as our venerable MC and she will be joined by local comediennes to help fill the evening with laughter.

Debbie Scheer is an auctioneer, emcee, humorist and single mom of two boys so she identifies as primarily tired! She is the co-producer and co-host of Broadsided Comedy: An Estrogen Fueled Comedy Show and the producer of Track Suit Chronicles: Stories for the Long Haul. To find out more information about where she will be next, head on over to her website www.debbiescheerspeaks.com.



Debbie’s perspective on life and her humor has an element that will get a laugh from anybody. Her comedic timing is naturally clever while being kind but provocative in nature.  Debbie brings to her speaking engagements the ability to create an authentic and vulnerable space as she shines the brightest of lights on topics that many feel shy talking about. Debbie passionately believes that combining humor with education is the only way to approach sensitive topics and she seamlessly weaves the two together to create captivating presentations and that will engage the audience in new and powerful ways.

ShaNae Ross - Athena Project Artist

ShaNae Ross


ShaNae Ross is just goofy for no reason! Native of Oklahoma has been in a relationship with comedy since 2006 and doesn’t plan on divorcing anytime soon. Finalist of The New Face Comedy Competition 2017 for Comedy Works. 2018 High Plains Comic.

Brandy Bryant - Athena Project Artist

Brandy Bryant


Brandy Bryant is a Denver based comedian new to the scene but already making a name for herself. She pulls from her life experience as a transgender woman to bring levity and humor to a topic considered controversial to some.

Rachel Weeks - Athena Project Artist

Rachel Weeks


Rachel Weeks is a Denver-based comedian and writer from the western suburbs of Chicago. True to her Canadian-Midwestern parentage, Rachel is sweet and approachable with a chewy, judgy center. She is a regular performer at Denver’s famous Comedy Works and has appeared on NBC’s First Look, Seeso’s Hidden America with Jonah Ray, and the RISK! podcast. She produces the Denver chapter of Chicago storytelling favorite We Still Like You and has been featured on High Plains, Limestone, Orlando Indie, and Crom comedy festivals.


Live@Jack's - Athena Project Sponsor


October 7
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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