What: Celebrate Artspeak’s 31st year with a lineup of giggles and chuckles equally paired with sides of amazement and wonder. Featuring Travis the Magician, Middle Aged Magic: a joke book, Dynasty Handbag, New X-Files tote by Meghan Latta, and hosts Liz Milton and Tara Travis
When: Friday, December 1, 2017
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Russian Hall – 600 Campbell Avenue, Vancouver
What: Led by award-winning counsellor and stand up comic David Granirer, Stand Up For Mental Health teaches stand-up comedy to people with mental illness as a way of building confidence and fighting public stigma. This show features Granirer, the 2017 class and the SMH Alumni.
What: When catastrophe strikes at James and Jamesy’s Christmas tea party, the friends leap into action, finding innovative and hilarious solutions to keep them afloat. These masters of physical comedy—with over 20 comedy awards to their name—sweep the audience out to sea in a jolly aquatic escapade brimming with whimsy, action, and ingenuity in a celebration of friendship at Christmas.
When: Wednesday, December 6 and Thursday, December 7, 2017
Where: Kay Meek Centre – 1700 Mathers Avenue, West Vancouver
What: You Are It is a new creation by Vancouver theatre artists Deb Williams and Sherry J. Yoon and featuring Carmen Aguirre. A Silver Commission of the Arts Club Theatre company, phase two in the development of this piece digs deeper into the inherent comedy and touching vulnerabilities present in female friendship. As with all Micro Performance Series shows, the audience is both a spectator and participant.
When: Now to December 9, 2017
Time: 8 pm
Where: #100 1398 Cartwright St at The Fishbowl on Granville Island, Vancouver