What: Jacob Samuel is a very funny stand-up comedian who’s been on Sirius XM Radio, Shaw TV’s Talent Time, and the JFL Northwest comedy festival. He also recently made his debut on CBC as part of the Winnipeg Comedy Fest, and is also a published humour cartoonist for The New Yorker. Also featuring Randee Neumeyer, Rory Dunn, Stuart Jones, and host Alex Biron. Plus an open mic after the show.
What: The lead-up to the US election, Kate and Will’s visit, climate change, the demise of Brangelina and the construction of more bike lanes are just a few of the stories that grabbed the headlines this year. All these and more provide fodder for Vancouver TheatreSports’ quick-witted improvisers as they find the funny in the important and not so important events of 2017.
When: Now to Sunday, December 31, 2017
Time: Various showtimes
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
What: A variety show to ring in the New Year. Hosted by Patrick Maliha, featuring Little Miss Risk, Burns The Dragon, The Gentlemen Hecklers, Roman Mancini, Gina Harms, and headliner Shirley Gnome. Ticket includes party favours and complimentary glass of bubbly to ring in the New Year!
When: December 31, 2017
Time: 9 pm
Where: Rio on Broadway – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
What: Sunee is a national touring headliner who has graced stages around the world. He has performed in comedy festivals such as Montreal’s Just For Laughs, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, the Halifax Comedy Festival and JFL Northwest. He has worked with such talents as Tom Segura, Jim Belushi, Bryan Callen, Tony Rock, Mike MacDonald, Jo Koy, Sugar Sammy and Charlie Murphy. Sunee can regularly be heard on XM Radio and has done his very own Comedy Now! special, which airs on CTV.
When: Sunday, December 31, 2017
Time: 8 pm
Where: Lafflines Comedy Club – 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster
What: Storm Crow is showing the season 11 premiere of the X-Files hosted by the rogue agents of X-files podcasting: Courtney & Alison of the XX-Files Podcast. Along with the screening, there will be spooktacular raffle prizes, fan contests and themed drinks for the evening. Proceeds from the raffle will go to the Downtown EastSide Women’s Centre.
When: Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Storm Crow Tavern – 1305 Commercial Drive, Vancouver