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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Stand-up veteran Erica Sigurdson on making a career out of comedy and returning to the WCF

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 1, 2016 @ 9:05pm

Vancouver comic Erica Sigurdson has been a mainstay in the Canadian comedy scene for well over a decade now.

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The Supporting Act Podcast Ep. #038 with Graham Clark

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  August 20, 2014 @ 2:42pm

Graham Clark is a comedian based out of Vancouver, BC. He and fellow comic Dave Shumka co-host the popular Maximum Fun podcast Stop Podcasting Yourself.

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A Walkthrough of New Image College and New Image Entertainment

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  July 21, 2014 @ 1:47am

The first thing you notice when you step off the elevator in Vancouver's Standard Building -- home of New Image College of Fine Arts -- is that this isn't quite the educational learning facility you're expecting.

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Special effects make-up takes over Vancouver at NorthWest Fan Fest

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  June 26, 2014 @ 11:48pm

Have you ever wished you could be your favorite superhero or movie character at Halloween? Do you have dreams where you wished you were Hellboy or The Hulk or an undead zombie? I mean, really be those characters, not just wear a lame store-bought costume? What if I told you that there's a school in Vancouver that can not only transform you into whatever your imagination might dr

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: New York-based stand-up comic Phil Hanley

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 9, 2014 @ 3:25pm

Stand-up comic Phil Hanley has had a great last couple years since moving from Vancouver to New York to take his comedy career to the next level. He's appeared multiple times on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, as well as shown up on John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central.

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Review: Darcy Michael - One Skinny Bitch

Posted by: Tony Hinds  //  October 4, 2012 @ 4:16pm

Vancouver comic Darcy Michael's new stand-up special, One Skinny Bitch -- not quite a comedy DVD as it's available exclusively for download -- opens with our man locked outside of the venue. He bangs on the door, shivering in the cold.

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Interview: Matt Layzell of Canadian roots-rock band The Matinée

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  September 7, 2011 @ 11:03pm

Earlier this past year, I caught up with Vancouver music producer Jonathon Fluevog as he was preparing the first Vogville Day and Night Festival, which happened at Vancouver's Alpen Club. One of the acts on the bill was Coquitlam-based The Matinée.

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Interview: Corey Allan Hawkins of Vancouver rock band Azimyth

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  August 15, 2011 @ 8:31pm

Chances are, if you're not from Vancouver, you haven't heard of the band Azimyth.

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Globetrotting stand-up comedian Pete Johansson

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  April 7, 2011 @ 1:45am

There's a new wave of Canadian comics living in and gaining success in the United Kingdom. One of the stand-ups doing quite well in the motherland, to the point where he now lives in London, is Pete Johansson.

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Megamind Mayhem in Vancouver's Stanley Park

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  October 27, 2010 @ 12:46am

Megamind Mayhem took over the annual Halloween Ghost Train at Canada's largest urban park, Stanley Park, in Vancouver last night.

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