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Jen Kober

Jen Kober

Comedian Jen Kober, of Netflix series "AJ & The Queen" and "Dead to Me," will perform Thursday, June 20, at Auburn Public Theater as part of the city's Pride Week festivities. 

Kober, of Lake Charles, Louisiana, is the 2017 winner of NPR's Snap Judgement Comedic Performance of the Year for her story "Girl Scout Cookie Caper," which went viral that year. She won the same honor the following year for "How I Was Saved By Waffles." In 2019, Kober joined the cast of RuPaul's Netflix sitcom "AJ & The Queen" as Officer Lafayette, and also appeared on the streaming service's "Dead to Me" starring Linda Cardellini, Christina Applegate and Ed Asner.

The show begins at 8 p.m. at the theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Tickets are $15 in advance, $17 at the door and $10 for student rush.

For more information, visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.


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Several other Pride Week events are scheduled in Auburn through the next week:

"Sundays Are a Drag" brunch at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 23, at the Cayuga Museum Carriage House Theater, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. With Ms. Drips, Ivanna Michaels, Trinity and Tilia Cordata. For ticket information, visit cayugamuseum.org or call (315) 253-8051.

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Panel: "Meet Your LGBTQ+ Neighbors" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. With Lithgow Osborne, Blake Chamberlain, Dr. Nina Wright, William Tenity, Lorraine Austin, Aiden Patch and more; moderated by the Rev. Patrick Heery. Free and open to the public. Visit auburnpublictheater.org.

"Lift Every Voice: Interfaith Pride Service" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 27 William St., Auburn. With music by the Syracuse Gay and Lesbian Chorus and testimony and prayer by church faith leaders; followed by reception. Free and open to the public. Visit westminsterauburn.org.

Talk: "Charlotte Cushman: Seward Family Friend and Symbol of an Age" from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center, 25 South St., Auburn. Jeff Ludwig and Mat Mac Vittie of the Seward House Museum will present the story of Cushman, an actress and early figure in LGBTQ history. Free and open to the public. Visit sewardhouse.org.

Filmmaker Erin Davies presents her documentary "Fagbug" at 1 p.m. and follow-up "Fagbug Nation" at 7 p.m. Friday, June 28, at the Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Free and open to the public. Visit myartcenter.org.

LGBTQ+ Pride Rainbow Rally at noon Saturday, June 29, at the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center, 25 South St., Auburn. With featured artist Blake Chamberlain painting on site, music by CC Ryder and Diana Jacobs Band, speakers, face painting, vendors and more; takes place concurrently with Downtown Auburn Saturday Market. Free and open to the public. Visit auburnnypride.com.

Forum "Following Our Rainbow: Parents on Supporting LGBTQ+ Children" at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Cayuga Museum Carriage House Theater, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. With panelists Kim and Chris Patch, Julianne Sanders and Lauren Webb and moderator William Tenity. Free and open to the public. Visit auburnnypride.com.

Drag show at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Hosted by Samantha Vega, with performances by Cherry Blase, Aziza Bijou, Jenna Jacobs, Celeste Lerue, Gloria Schaaft, Lala Savage, Ginger Diamond and Natasha Champagne, plus a DJ dance party. For ticket information, visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

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