Rock the Boat, Rock the Joke: Film, Comedy and Music Celebrating the L.A. River

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You'd better wear your life jacket for this

Don't miss a great chance to get to learn more about the L.A. River, while sampling El Cid's new food and drink menu.

Admission is free!

8:00 - 9:45 -- "Rock the Boat " Screening and FIlmmaker Q&A

"Rock the Boat" is a rarely-screened documentary about the groundbreaking 2008 expedition down the entire 52 miles of the Los Angeles River.

Led by adventurer George Wolfe, 12 hardy souls spent three days making the journey that helped establish the L.A. River as a "navigable" waterway subject to heightened public protection.

Filmmaker Thea Mercouffer and Wolfe will be on hand for a Q&A after the screening.

9:45 - 11:00 -- "Rock the Joke" Comedy

Stand up set curated by Jeffrey Tipton, a doctor, river guide and one of the original dozen in the "Rock the Boat" expedition.

He'll be joined by Aiko Tanaka, Shishonia Francesca and Zara Mizrahi.

11:00-12:00 - LA River Music

Ryan Fuller of the "melodramatic pop" group Fort King share his original songs inspired by the L.A. River,  and also promises a "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" singalong.

Free/21+ show

Doors open at 7 p.m., show promptly at 8 p.m.

Seating is limited and on first-come, first-served basis.

Patch thanks El Cid for their help in making this event possible.

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