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Winnipeg Comedy Festival 2016 Coverage

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  April 2, 2016 @ 12:36pm

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.

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Interstellar Rodeo Winnipeg Preview: What is it, who's coming, and why should you go?

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  August 12, 2015 @ 1:33pm

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.

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Comedian Big Daddy Tazz hosts his 14th annual fundraiser this Saturday in Winnipeg

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  January 22, 2015 @ 5:47am

Big Daddy Tazz has been performing at comedy clubs and theatres across Canada and beyond for years, making people laugh about the mundane while also opening up about his own struggles with bi-polar disorder.

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Live Review: Norm Macdonald, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Posted by: Chris Hearn  //  November 11, 2014 @ 2:46pm

Norm Macdonald. What can one say about this guy? Legendary? Okay, that one will do. Well, the legendary 51-year-old former Saturday Night Live star made his way onto the stage at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg, Manitoba last Friday night to an extremely enthusiastic audience.

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Live Review: the smalls, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Posted by: Chris Hearn  //  November 8, 2014 @ 2:47pm

Sold out! And for good reason, after all, it was the smalls, on their big return to Winnipeg for their (Slight Return) reunion tour, and people were excited. Well, I know I was. And so was the bass player for Black Mastiff who was the opening band for the tour. He expressed it often, using much profanity, just how excited he was to be part of this.

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The Supporting Act Podcast Ep. #046 with Bahamas

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  October 22, 2014 @ 11:14am

Bahamas is Afie Jurvanen, a Toronto, ON-based singer/songwriter raised in quiet-lake-surrounding city of Barrie. It was there that his industrious nature picked up a few tricks on the guitar. He adopted the moniker Bahamas for his 2009 debut record Pink Strat.

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Live Review (and some ramblings): Amon Amarth in Winnipeg, MB

Posted by: William O'Donnell  //  October 8, 2014 @ 2:38pm

It was a Monday night. What better way to escape the mundane and celebrate being one-day into your work week than with some eardrum shattering metal? Who said a good night's rest?! Get out of here! .... Good...

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The Supporting Act Podcast Ep. #043 with Fred Penner

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  October 1, 2014 @ 7:00am

Hey kids! It's Fred Penner! The legendary Canadian singer/songwriter has spent the past four decades entertaining children and adults alike. In the late 70s he captured national attention with his rendition of Harry S. Smith's "The Cat Came Back". In 1985, His engaging and endearing live show made its way to national television.

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The Supporting Act Podcast Ep. #042 with Stephen Sim

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  September 24, 2014 @ 11:56am

This year marks the fifteenth Winnipeg if... Improv Festival, which takes place September 30 to October 4 at the Gas Station Arts Centre. The event features members of Hip. Bang!, Rapid Fire Theatre, Der Kaktus, and The Kids in the Hall.

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The Supporting Act Podcast Ep. #041 with Daniel Peloquin-Hopfner of Red Moon Road

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  September 17, 2014 @ 1:35pm

Red Moon Road are on the fast track to becoming Canada's favourite campfire band. Their sound is rooted in tradition but capitalizes on the genre's ability to transcend time. The folk trio spent their summer plucking, strumming, and singing for festival-goers across the country.

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