Winnipeg’s reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic has ranged from a toilet paper hoarding frenzy to a general sense of malaise as students try to navigate online classes, with many scrambling to apply for EI.
Four years ago, Angie St. Mars decided to take the chance to try standup comedy, and she never stopped.
Commando is back! The wacky Winnipeg Fringe Festival hit from the mind of comedian Cory Falvo is returning to the the Gas Station Arts Centre on Feb. 22.
After all the Valentine's Day chocolates have gone on sale, Wee Johnny’s will host a special open mic celebrating friends. Comedian Angie St. Mars hosts a monthly storytelling comedy event at Wee Johnny’s on the last Saturday of every month.
“How do I describe myself in the world of theatre? I guess (as) a professional amateur.”
Sorting through the many hundreds of votes for the Uniter 30 is a long and occasionally mind-numbing process.
1. Issa Kixen
2. Riva Billows
3. Dana Smith / Tyler Penner (tie)
Earlier this month, Rumor’s Restaurant and Comedy Club announced plans to book American comedian and actor Louis C.K.
While RuPaul’s Drag Race sits at the forefront of drag representation in popular culture, there’s much more to the art form than simply female impersonation. Behind every drag performer, there are local histories spanning many decades.
Red Green returns to Winnipeg for his “This Could Be It” tour
Laughter is Medicine is a hit. Back for its third installment on March 15, the night of ingenious Indigenous comedy has sold out both its previous shows.
2018 was a big year for Chanty Marostica.
Winnipeg’s comedy scene was marked by profound change in 2018. Long-standing open mic nights ended, and festivals were shelved. Simultaneously, existing rooms have taken off, new venues have arrived, and many old staples are still going strong.
Comedian Lara Rae believes it’s possible to address any topic with humour. This approach extends to serious topics, like poverty.
WOKE Comedy Hour is held once a month at the Good Will Social Club. Occuring on Feb. 20 this month, WOKE showcases Indigenous folks and People of Colour, with an emphasis on women and non-binary individuals
Improv is a life skill, according to Riva Billows, executive director of Common Crow Improv Co.
Women and non-binary folks are often underrepresented in many domains, including comedy.
Ashley Burdett spends her days as a hairstylist and her nights as a stand-up comedian.
Aug. 24 to 27 // Not your average block party
God is a Scottish Drag Queen IV // Prairie Fire’s Indigenous issue // World premier of dance // Reading Week plans // MAC’s strategic plan