First Friday Sneak Peek: March 2013

Welcome to Vegas Seven’s version of Preview Thursday, an interactive portal displaying some of the art that will be featured during downtown’s First Friday art walk and the real-life Preview Thursday.

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Remembering the Roots of Improv


Remembering the Roots of Improv

By Jason Scavone

Budd Friedman on hiring Andy Kaufman at the Melrose Improv: “I wanted somebody unusual to knock their socks off. I had Andy Kaufman. It worked out great for us. He was recommended to me in New York by a friend of mine who owned a coffeehouse in Great Neck. I said, ‘OK, if you say so.’ I set a date and the guy shows up in his Foreign Man costume. He says ‘How do you do, my name is Andy Kaufman.’ I said, ‘Where you from, kid?’ He says, ‘I am from an island in the Caspian Sea.’ Well there are no islands in the Caspian Sea, but I didn’t know that at the time.