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5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: March 2 to 8

Daniel Chai Mar 01, 2018 12:19 pm 479

Start your March with a few nights of laughter! Sasheer Zamata, the Vancouver Comedy Awards, and more, are all coming this week.

Here is our list of five comedy events to check out in Vancouver from March 2 to 8.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Sasheer Zamata

  • What: Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress, writer, and four-season cast member on Saturday Night Live. She just released her first one hour special, Pizza Mind to rave reviews. Sasheer co-created and co-starred in the web-series Pursuit of Sexiness, and has also appeared on Transparent, Inside Amy Schumer, and People Of Earth.
  • When: Friday, March 2, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $22.50

Comedy Short Shorts

  • What: Comedy Short Shorts shines a spotlight on the filmmakers and comedians of the Pacific Northwest, as they compete for a first prize of $1000 and the chance to have their short screened at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 12:30 pm
  • WhereRio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Vancouver Comedy Awards

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Vancouver Comedy Awards (JFL NorthWest / Facebook)

  • What: Discover Vancouver’s favourite comedy spaces, supporters, podcasts and everything in between. Hosted by Graham Clark and Talent Time’s Paul Anthony!
  • When: Monday, March 5, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Laugh n’ Lounge Open Mic Comedy at the Flamingo

  • What: Got jokes? Strut your stuff and finesse your craft at the Laugh n’ Lounge Open Mic, Surrey’s newest spot for comedians of all styles and ability.
  • When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Flamingo – 10768 King George Boulevard
  • Admission: Free

Sparks! Book Launch!

  • What: Join author Ian Boothby, artist Nina Matsumoto, and colourist David Dedrick for the launch of Scholastic’s new graphic novel, Sparks! Best known for their Eisner Award winning work on The Simpsons comic, Ian and Nina will be talking about their new book as well as directing people towards snacks.
  • When: Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: kidsbooks – 2557 West Broadway, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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