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Valentines comedy comes to Old Gem

Comedians Holly Henson and Dean Johnson will delight audiences at the Old Gem Theater's annual Valentines comedy show, "My Funny Valentine" on Saturday, Feb. 14, at 8 p.m.

The Old Gem Theater celebrates love's special day with comedy, music and Cupid's Baby Mama, Holly Henson. Holly will share her "secrets of romance" amid a fun-filled evening of standup comedy, poetry and song.

Henson has appeared on MTV, Comedy Central and The USA Network and currently lives in a "fixer upper" in Ham Lake, Minn. with her husband, Tom, and a woodpecker that loves cedar siding. Ruthlessly funny, Henson can make you laugh so hard your fillings ache.

Famous for his homespun observations mixed with sly satire, Dean Johnson is a long time favorite of the Old Gem and on the Minneapolis comedy scene. Johnson has served as both guest and host on numerous radio and TV programs, and has appeared on stage with a wide range of well-known personalities including The Smothers Brothers and Louis Anderson. Johnson weaves hilarious original songs about Midwestern life throughout his act. Audience favorites include "Minnesota Blues," "Wall Drug Song," "World's Largest Six Pack" and "Lutefisk Blues."

Tickets are only $15.

Call 715-246-3285 or 800-886-8035 for reservations or more information about the Old Gem Theater. Visit:

The Old Gem is located at 116 S. Knowles Ave., New Richmond.