Stand Up, Stand Out! April Fools’ Day at XY

By Kendell Yan

Come support some local fools who are queering the comedy scene in Vancouver at Stand Up, Stand Out! April Fools’ edition! Who knows? You may just have your heart broken by a lovesick poet at the open mic beginnings of a burgeoning career, or at the very least find yourself in stitches and with a tighter mid-section from laughing far too out loud!

Steev Letts | Image via Facebook

Hosted by Steev Letts, Vancouver’s Funniest Amateur Comedian 2016, and headlined by Fatima Dhwore, panelist on OUT-TV’s “Morgan Brayton & Other People”.

Fatima Dhwore | Image via Facebook

Tickets are available online or at the door, with a sliding scale of 10-15$.

This month, the show is proud and excited to have ASL interpreters in efforts to creating an even more inclusive and accessible culture of community events for everyone.

What: April Fools’ edition of Stand Up, Stand Out! Local comedians and open mic night for LGBTQ2+ humans.
Where: XYYVR, 1216 Bute St. Vancouver, BC
When: All Fools’ Day, AKA April 1st. Doors and open mic sign up start at 7:30pm, show at 8.
Why: Because you’re either the fool or the fool’s fool, so why not support community in the process?

Kendell Yan is a queer, second-generation POC who navigates the hyphen of mixed ethnicity LGBTQ2+ living in Vancouver. Kendell has a penchant for drag Queens and Kings that borders on obsession, and he favours events that encourage free expression, inclusivity, and love in all flavours.

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