What’s on at Part II of Vancouver Fringe Mini-Festival

Fresh off a hugely successful first mini-festival, and a safe and exciting return to live theatre, the Vancouver Fringe Theatre Society have announced programming for the Fringe Festival’s second offering. Continue reading:
What’s on at Part II of Vancouver Fringe Mini-Festival

Homo-Normative Drag Show Closes Out January’s Smash Comedy Festival

By Rachel Rosenberg

Coming up, bundle up with a warm scarf and tuque before heading out for The Smash Comedy Fest. Produced by the Nasty Women Comedy troupe, this is the festival’s second year and it lasts for three days from January 23-25. The various events highlight “Vancouver’s best and brightest women/trans/femme/plus performers”. It sounds like it will be delightfully funny and will feature “feminist-forward comedy from an elite squad of sketch, improv and stand-up comedians…writing and improv workshops, dance parties and killer drag performances”. This is a burgeoning festival that should not be missed.

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Homo-Normative Drag Show Closes Out January’s Smash Comedy Festival

Sandra Bernhard Boldly Kicks Off the Chutzpah! Festival in Vancouver

Image by BJ Graham | Via Sandra’s official website

By Rachel Rosenberg

Sandra Bernhard has definitely reached icon status in pop culture, as an actress, writer, singer and radio host. She’s also a very talented live performer, appearing in both on and off-Broadway shows, so don’t miss out on her October 31st cabaret-style show at The Vogue, 8 PM.

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Sandra Bernhard Boldly Kicks Off the Chutzpah! Festival in Vancouver

All New at Vancouver Pride: The Queer Improv Festival

Image submitted by Daniel Dumsha

By Rachel Rosenberg

Brand new this Pride Season is The Queer Improv Festival, which is running from July 10th to August 7th. All the shows are being held at The Junction (1138 Davie Street), and have been curated by Michael Sousa, a 4-year-strong-member and the current Artistic Director of the QueerProv troupe. We spoke to Michael about QueerProv and this new festival.

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All New at Vancouver Pride: The Queer Improv Festival

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!

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

A Drag Reunion with a Romy and Michele at Vancouver’s Screen Queen Sequel

By Kendell Yan

Join B-Roll cofounder Dee Blew and Sleepy Girl Amy Grindhouse for the Vancouver Arts and Leisure Scene Queen sequel, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion! This 1997 cult classic stars Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino as two dim-witted friends who concoct elaborate lies about their lives and head to their ten-year high school reunion to impress their classmates.

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A Drag Reunion with a Romy and Michele at Vancouver’s Screen Queen Sequel

JFL NorthWest to Include Jim Gaffigan, Colin Quinn, Michelle Wolf, Todd Glass, and More!

JFL NorthWest, taking place February 16-25 and presented in association with SiriusXM, announced today the following additions to the 2017 festival lineup:

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JFL NorthWest to Include Jim Gaffigan, Colin Quinn, Michelle Wolf, Todd Glass, and More!