ShowbizMonkeys.com is sometimes lucky enough to cover major events and festivals in film, music, comedy, and pop culture. Whether a major international spectacle like the Academy Awards or a more regional festival like the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, we're on the scene with interviews, photos, video, and special commentary.
See ShowbizMonkeys.com's interviews, photos, videos, and highlights live from #WFF2016, plus some of our favourite posts from around social media.
The Winnipeg Folk Festival is one of Canada's longest-running music festivals, and is a favourite not just amongst local music fans, but of performers and audience members well beyond the Manitoba borders. It's a combination of music from all genres (folk, of course, but also world music, bluegrass, indie rock, blues, and hip-hop) as well as "folk" ideals: community, good food, social justice, and connectivity around art.
The Winnipeg Comedy Festival celebrates its 15th year in 2016, and is once again bringing many of Canada's top comedians – along with a few favourites from the U.S. – out to the middle of nowhere (ie. ShowbizMonkeys.com's headquarters of Winnipeg) to make a whole bunch of people laugh.
Interstellar Rodeo -- a music festival started by Canadian indie label Six Shooter Records in Edmonton, Alberta in 2012 -- has come to Winnipeg for the first time in 2015, setting up shop at the Forks from Friday, August 14 to Sunday, August 16.
See ShowbizMonkeys.com's interviews, photos, videos, and highlights live from #WFF2015, plus some of our favourite posts from around social media.
The Winnipeg Folk Festival has been going strong on the Canadian prairies for over four decades. Music, community, environment, food, fun -- these are all integral parts of what makes the Winnipeg Folk Festival so special year after year. There are travellers from across Canada and the U.S.
The Winnipeg Comedy Festival is in full swing, and we've got you covered! Featuring a record 43 shows this year -- including galas taped for CBC's Winnipeg Comedy Festival television show, full sets at Rumors Comedy Club, brand new venues, and the festival's first "Alternative Show" on Saturday -- the festival is home for one week comedians from across Canada and beyond.
It's Oscar Sunday, and ShowbizMonkeys.com once again ventured down to Hollywood, California to bring you our own unique coverage live from the Academy Awards. With Neil Patrick Harris ready to take the reins of the biggest awards ceremony in show business, movie fans are waiting to see which of their favourite features, actors, actresses, and film editors will come away with the famed golden statuette.
For those of you who don't know me in person or on stage, I can be pretty cynical. Prior to this week, I didn't know if there was a way left for me to feel alienated. Los Angeles found a way, my friends. I have always escaped into a rich fantasy life, facilitated by the silver screen. What I am about to say next may sound stupid, and I knew it intellectually, but it still hurt, you guys...