Host Allison Dyjach interviews comedian and poet Braeden Etienne and Ben Gorodetsky, founder of local arts hub, Pinch. Broadcast live from The Lokal Lounge @ The Walper Hotel in Downtown Kitchener. 

This week we shine the spotlight on Together We're Boisterous, a regular comedy show put on by Pinch and hosted by TWB Brewing!


Braeden Etienne is a writer, comedian, poet and performer. He has performed at The Canadian Festival of Spoken Word, Guelph Comedy Festival, Ottawa Improv Festival, and Hillside festival. Braeden was the live Comedy Producer behind The Making Box which introduced improv to thousands of individuals through hundreds of classes and shows. He just released a brand new collection of Poetry entitled Threads and he is set to perform at the Together We’re Boisterous comedy show on March 11th.

Ben Gorodetsky is the creative brains behind Pinch - a hub for performing arts events and classes in Kitchener-Waterloo. He is a performance maker, writer, and producer here in Kitchener and has years of experience working in the arts from creating and hosting Edmonton’s experimental Dirt Buffet Cabaret, performing and teaching improv across the globe, and being a nominee for a Canadian Comedy Award. Since moving to KW he now runs Pinch which hosts regular improv classes, monthly cabaret shows, and regular comedy shows. 

Featuring music from Jerelle (Somewhere), Burnaby (Strings), and Clarissa Diokno (Confusion). 


ON THE SCENE is a live radio broadcast showcasing the music, film, and arts events in KW each week. Hosted by local musician and podcaster Allison Dyjach, ON THE SCENE provides listings, artist interviews, and local music. Tune in at 7:00pm every Thursday on MidtownRadio.ca. Sponsored by the Downtown Kitchener and Uptown Waterloo BIAs.