Mark B. Hughes says it’s the actions of workers and volunteers in the Downtown Eastside that encouraged him to produce this Thursday’s comedy fundraiser for the Overdose Prevention Society (OPS).
David E. Freeman, who lived with cerebral palsy, wrote the savagely funny play on a typewriter he operated with a stick held between his teeth.
“I’m calling this emotional insulin for the Christmas saccharine,” quips one of the show's codirectors.
Belgian dance maverick German Jauregui is taking the troupe into this new territory.
Between February 16 and 25, more than 20 standup, sketch, and improv shows will be presented at various venues throughout the city.
The Straight asks comedians about their life-changing shows, favourite comedy albums, and a time they bombed on stage.
If you're strolling down Cartwright Street on Granville Island this weekend, keep an eye out for a hologram projection appearing on the exterior of Boca del Lupo's Fishbowl.
Here's where you can scratch that holiday-season itch.
The popular annual holiday show takes a raucous two-wheel trip into a favourite fairy tale, with lots of locally sourced gags along the way.
This Early Music Vancouver presentation celebrates the special relationship between the arts of the baroque era.