What: Geeks versus Nerds celebrates local geek, gamer, and comic book nerd subcultures. Fan-favourite pop culture icons battle each other with wit, hilarity, and memorable one-liners. This month’s match features Steve Urkel vs. Sheldon Cooper, and Black Magic vs. Super Science.
When: June 24
Time: 7 pm
Where: Seven Dining Lounge – 53 West Broadway, Vancouver
What: Comedy at Big Rock is celebrating one year of bringing the laughs on Sundays. Graham Clark headlines and is joined by Gavin Clarkson, Sophie Buddle, Steev Letts, Jenny Toews, Alex Sparling and Yumi Nagashima. MC for the evening is Big Rock Comedy’s own Katie Nordgren.
When: June 25
Time: 8 pm
Where: Big Rock Urban Brewery & Eatery – 310 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
What: It’s Canada’s 150th birthday and Vancouver TheatreSports League (VTSL) is celebrating with a humorous look at what makes Canadians, well…Canadian. The improv comedians will be highlighting the stereotypes associated with Canada and leaving audiences laughing until their sides hurt at The Improv Centre with their brand new show – ‘Oh, Canada – The True North Strong and Funny’.
When: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays until September 2
What: Tragedy + Time Served = Comedy is a storytelling show which shines a light on the path from Mark Hughes’s dark and grim past of street life, addiction, and prison, using introspective and playful tools gleaned from doing stand-up comedy.
When: June 29 to July 1
Time: 8 pm
Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: At the door, $15
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Daniel Chai is a writer and actor based in Vancouver, BC.