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Quinn in ‘Long Story Short’ at Gallo Center

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POSTED February 24, 2012 8:17 p.m.

MODESTO —The Gallo Center for the Arts welcomes comedian Colin Quinn, performing his highly acclaimed show, “Long Story Short,” directed by fellow comedian Jerry Seinfeld on March 15 at 8 p.m.

Quinn’s stand up act focuses on the demise of empires, including our own. LONG STORY SHORT is a hilarious blend of incisive observation, sharp commentary, and Colin’s channeling of the personalities of the past. From Socrates to Snooki, Quinn uses satire to take on the attitudes, appetites and bad habits that toppled the world’s most powerful nations.

Brooklyn native Colin Quinn began his stand-up career in New York as a regular on the comedy club circuit. He made his television debut as co-host of MTV’s popular game show “Remote Control”. In 1995, he landed a spot on the legendary late-night show “Saturday Night Live”, where he entertained audiences for five seasons with his writing and unforgettable characters before stepping in as anchor for Saturday Night Live’s popular Weekend Update segment.

Tickets start at $19 and are available at or by calling 209-338-2100.

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