Laugh Your Craft Off: The Circle of Life


MCA Denver
1485 Delgany St.
Denver, CO 80202
United States


About The Crafter

Shanel Hughes is a creative, originally from Denver, CO. She works in custom pieces and loves glitter more than anyone should. Her inspiration comes from her loved ones and nature. Find more of her work at


About The Comedian

Joshua Emerson is a Dine’ (Navajo) stand-up comedian, actor, and writer based in Denver, Colorado. He is the co-chair of the Denver American Indian Commission, a founding member of the award-winning DeadRoom Comedy and a regular contributor on CityCast Denver. Joshua has performed at venues and festivals all over the country including SF Sketchfest, High Plains, and 10,000 Laughs. In 2023, Joshua was selected for the Excellence in Culture & Arts - Innovation Award by the Mayor of Denver. He lives at home with his partner, Rachel, and their pets, Lola, Henry, and Joanna78.