125 5th Avenue (Park Slope)
Brooklyn, New York

Southpaw presents?
Tobasabi Tuesdays Russian Roulette

Great Music, Outrageous Puppetry, Hilarious Comedians,
Rock-n-Roll Karaoke, Quizzical Quiz Night and more throughout the summer!
Doors at 7pm. Show 8-10pm
Safety Dance Party with Dj Jimmy Hat (dubbed for her pleasure) 11pm-?
Ping Pong, Poker and $1 Pool
$1 off all drinks

With your friendly neighborhood bartender?Andy Heidel

June 7 Acoustic Arcade Country Folk Song Circle hosted by Alex Battles
June 14 Monkey = Fun Brooklyn Puppet Slam starring Tim Lagasse & Jim Napolitano
June 21 Stand and Deliver Comedy Show with Amber Tozer
June 28 Throbbing Brains Quiz Show hosted by Megan Rudesill
And the Spunk Lads @9:30
For Immediate Release
Contact Andy Heidel

Southpaw presents Tobasabi Tuesdays Russian Roulette, a free weekly night of entertainment. Who knows what you?re going to find on a Tuesday night at Southpaw this summer: it could be great acoustic music, outrageous puppetry, hilarious comedians, karaoke, quiz night?anything is possible on Tobasabi Tuesdays! Bartender and host, Andy Heidel has paired up with producers and performers from NYC?s underground entertainment scene. The hauntingly playful Tom Rhodes, the King of Brooklyn Country Alex Battles, and Dock Ellis' front man Billy McCue, are all co-producing Acoustic Arcade throughout the summer, showcasing the best acoustic acts from the borough and beyond. Puppeteers extraordinaire Tim Lagasse & Jim Napolitano are co-producing the Monkey = Fun Brooklyn Puppet Slam featuring underground puppeteers and short films. The tomboy she-dude of comedy, Amber Tozer, co-produces Southpaw?s longstanding Stand and Deliver Comedy Show where you?ll experience hilarious comedians, funny music and brilliant short films. And spitfire newcomer Megan Rudesill hosts the Throbbing Brains Quiz Show.

Tuesday, June 7
Acoustic Arcade
Country Folk Song Circle
An acoustic evening of classic country-folk music sounds with Alex Battles, Jan Bell, Warren Malone, &Alice Stopkoski. Alex Battles, leader of the Whisky Rebellion, founder of the Brooklyn Country Music Festival, writes and sings songs both funny and bittersweet in the style of Johnny Cash & Tom T. Hall. http://www.whiskyrebellion.com& http://www.brooklyncountrymusic.com
Jan Bell, leader of the Maybelles, hails from Yorkshire, England and has been based in New York City for several years. Jan's vocals create an old time sound steeped in the tradition of mountain folk music from Britain and North America. http://www.littleredhenmusic.com
Warren Malone, leader of the Warren Malone Orchestra, originally from Manchester England, Warren spent time in Ireland, before moving to San Francisco in 1993 where he played constantly for 5 great years and recorded his first album Spit n kisses which featured members of the Tori Amos band. "The first record I put on was Hank Williams and The Drifting Cowboys, I was 4 years old and I remember the MGM lion spinning on its yellow label." http://www.warrenmalone.com
Alice Stopkoski, leader of Butter, formerly of Alizarin Crimson, plays edgy, ambient, soulful, fun but thoughtful, engaging and dynamic songs to appreciative fans of bluegrass and alt-country. http://www.alicestopkoski.com/
--a badass/battles production

Tuesday, June 14
Monkey = Fun
Brooklyn Puppet Slam
This isn't your Monkey's Uncle's Puppet Show.
Staring Tim Lagasse & Jim Napolitano, they will be filming live the second episode of their new web series The Rag www.theragshow.com
--a Heidel/Lagasse/Napolitano Production

Tuesday, June 21
Stand and Deliver Comedy Show with the tomboy she-dude of comedy, Amber Tozer
Featuring hilarious comedians, funny music and brilliant short films. With: Craig Baldo(Comedy Central's Premium Blend, Collegehumor.com Tour), Becky Donahue (Comedy Central's Premium Blend), Jessi Klein (Time Out NY's "Top 10 Comics We Never Get Tired Of", Comedy Central's Premium Blend,VH1's Best Week Ever) and Nick Kroll (VH1's Best Week Ever and a variety of projects with Comedy Central).

Tuesday, June 28
8PM Throbbing Brains Onstage Quiz Show hosted by Megan Rudesill
Educator, Clarinetist, Comedian and Competitive Speller Megan Rudesill presents Throbbing Brains Onstage, a fantasia quiz show that revives the thrill of the Fifties-era quiz shows that glorified eggheads and helped bring them out of their shells. (But this time with more drinking and less lying to Congress.) Booty for winners includes a cash prize and the public performance of a hit song written for and about them and their triumph.

9:30PM Goodbye America, Hello Jamaica, Punk Rock Fare thee well.
The legendary Spunk Lads make their last stop at Southpaw on their Farewell America Tour with Gaijin a Go-go. http://www.spunklads.com/

Southpaw presents:
Tobasabi Tuesdays Russian Roulette
Doors open at 7pm, Show starts at 8pm. Saftey Dance Party with DJ Jimmy Hat 11pm-?
Located at 125 5th Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn, between Sterling Place and St. John?s Place.
For information about the venue, performers, upcoming events, and directions visit:

Added by andypants on June 3, 2005

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