Thursday, August 18, 2022, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace in Playa Vista
Come sit, stay and laugh for a good cause! On Thursday, August 18, Wallis Annenberg PetSpace will host New York-based comedy show, Must Love Dogs and Comedy, a dog-friendly comedy show to support animal rescue and create space for underrepresented artists. The show will begin at 6 p.m. and run until 8:30 p.m. at the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace at 12005 Bluff Creek Dr., Playa Vista, CA 90094.
“As part of the month-long ‘DOGust’ celebration – the universal birthday of shelter dogs – PetSpace is bringing the comedy show to the West Coast for a lively evening for a good cause, welcoming humans and their furry friends. in their outside Barks and Rec yard,” event organizers said in a press release.
The evening’s lineup includes acclaimed comedians Danielle Perez, Mateen Steward, Robby Hoffman, Theresa Bateman, host Jolie Dudley and more.
According to event organizers, Must Love Dogs and Comedy is a small, woman- and minority-owned business that produces dog-friendly comedy events for change. A portion of all ticket sales are donated to animal rescue efforts and lineups feature heavily female, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC and POC artists featuring stand-up comedies, musicals, storytelling, characters and skits for humans and their canine friends. TimeOut NY recently called the series “The Happiest Place in New York!”
DOGust continues Saturday, August 20 with PetSpace’s DOGust Birthday Bash featuring games, photo ops, food trucks, giveaways, a puppy pool, and more. And on Thursday, August 25, as PetSpace hosts Work of Arf, an interactive drawing and watercolor workshop with pet portrait artist Annie Brown.
Tickets are $25 and include two free drinks from Three Weavers Brewing Company or Rescue Rosé and a puppy treat from JustFoodForDogs. A portion of all tickets will be donated to the Annenberg PetSpace Extraordinary Care Fund. To purchase tickets, visit Eventbrite.