The Los Angeles Iowa Club would like to invite you to a comedy night on Thursday March 14th. Former Iowa Alumni Neil Campbell and Paul Rust will be performing Live at the Upright Citizen Brigade Theatre (5919 Franklin Ave., Hollywood, CA 90028). Their sketch comedy act was named “Best Improv Show” by LA Weekly Best of LA Issue, 2012. Showtime is 11:00pm and tickets are only $5.00. You can purchase tickets here! Come on out and show your support to local Iowa Alumni!
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In our first installment of “Hawkeye Spotlight”, Isaiah Scales interviewed natives of Fairfax, Virginia and Le Mar, Iowa; Neil and Paul’s comedy paths would meet at The University of Iowa.
NEIL: “We actually met at a show called “No Shame Theatre.” I was hosting a set and Paul came and did it and he did a bit that I thought was really funny and told him he should keep doing the show.”
PAUL: “I had seen Neil do about a months’ worth of stuff and I thought it was really funny, so to get encouragement from people that I was admiring at the time, encouraged me to keep doing it.”
The writing duo eventually found their way to Los Angeles still trying to find their niche. Continue Reading →
The Los Angeles Iowa Club would like to congratulate Hall of Fame hockey announcer and former Iowa Alumnus Bob Miller for his 39 years of service to our local NHL hockey team, the Los Angeles Kings, and finally getting his chance to hoist the Stanley Cup – one of sports most coveted and prestigious awards! Bob started his storied broadcasting career with Iowa Hawkeye football and basketball games. To read more about Bob’s thoughts on this historic run (LA Times article on Bob Miller) or hear his call from the game (Bob Miller’s Stanley Cup Winning Call).
Congratulations Bob! Go Kings Go!
The Los Angeles Iowa Club would like to recognize Tanna M. Frederick as one of the recipients of the 2012 Distinguished Young Iowa Alumni Award! Details of her accomplishments can be found on the University of Iowa Alumni Page. Congratulations from the Los Angeles Iowa Club!