Comedy

FILE - Dave Chappelle, presenter for JAY-Z, speaks during the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, in Cleveland. Chappelle was tackled during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Security guards chased and overpowered the attacker, and Chappelle was able to continue his performance while the man was taken away in an ambulance. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Dave Chappelle tackled during Hollywood Bowl comedy show

Reports say attacker was carrying a fake gun with a real knife blade inside it

 

Comedian Ron James. (Submitted Photo)

PODCAST: Ron James travels coast to coast to deliver laughs

Today in B.C.: ‘All over the map’ the latest book from Canadian comedian

 

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Comedian Jim Jefferies coming to Kelowna

Jefferies is set to take the stage at Prospera Place on Oct. 20

 

Comedian Herb Dixon, aka “The Harley Guy,” performs in Penticton. (Contributed)
Comedian Herb Dixon, aka “The Harley Guy,” performs in Penticton. (Contributed)
OK, DOPE stand-up comedians Dan Duvall (left) and Nash Park will be at Marten Brewing Co. Sunday, April 17. (OK, Dope photo)

Dope duo brings comedy acts to Okanagan

OK, Dope tour stops in Vernon, Kelowna and Summerland

OK, DOPE stand-up comedians Dan Duvall (left) and Nash Park will be at Marten Brewing Co. Sunday, April 17. (OK, Dope photo)
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Comedian Russell Peters coming to the Okanagan

Kelowna one of four B.C. stops on Act Your Age world tour

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Decorated Canadian comedian Tazz Norris, better known as Big Daddy Taz, will headline a ‘comedy blizzard’ at Oliver’s Venables Theatre on Feb. 20. (Photo courtesy of Venables Theatre)

Oliver’s Venables Theatre to be treated to ‘comedy blizzard’ on Feb. 20

Comedian ‘Big Daddy Taz’ will headline the second edition of the annual show

Decorated Canadian comedian Tazz Norris, better known as Big Daddy Taz, will headline a ‘comedy blizzard’ at Oliver’s Venables Theatre on Feb. 20. (Photo courtesy of Venables Theatre)
Comedian Ed Hill received critical acclaim for his Amazon Prime comedy special titled Candy & Smiley. The Vancouver-based performer will be at the Summerland Arena Banquet Room as part of a follow-up tour on Feb. 13. (Brandon Hart photo)

Comedian Ed Hill coming to Summerland as follow up to release of Amazon Prime Special

The Vancouver-based comedian will be at the Arena Banquet Room on Feb. 13

Comedian Ed Hill received critical acclaim for his Amazon Prime comedy special titled Candy & Smiley. The Vancouver-based performer will be at the Summerland Arena Banquet Room as part of a follow-up tour on Feb. 13. (Brandon Hart photo)
Wes Barker comes to the Okanagan.

Winner of Penn & Teller: Fool Us comes to the Okanagan

Wes Barker is a comedian and magician

Wes Barker comes to the Okanagan.
“I’m sharing a queer story in my set, because a lot of the time we forget about the Two-Spirit kids that went to residential school. I get really emotional thinking about it, because a lot of them were lost and didn’t get to come home,” says Madeline Terbasket, one of the artists involved in Thursday night’s comedy event. Photo submitted by Madeline Terbasket

‘When you laugh, all your sadness goes away’ comedy night in Vernon

The event is set to take place at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre on the evening of Sept. 30

“I’m sharing a queer story in my set, because a lot of the time we forget about the Two-Spirit kids that went to residential school. I get really emotional thinking about it, because a lot of them were lost and didn’t get to come home,” says Madeline Terbasket, one of the artists involved in Thursday night’s comedy event. Photo submitted by Madeline Terbasket
Big Daddy Tazz, the Bi-Polar Buddha, brings his comedic, mental-health advocacy show to Lake Country's Creekside Theatre Oct, 14 and 15. (Mark LaLonde photo)

Comedy and magic take Okanagan stage

Spotlight shines on four fall acts at Creekside Theatre

Big Daddy Tazz, the Bi-Polar Buddha, brings his comedic, mental-health advocacy show to Lake Country's Creekside Theatre Oct, 14 and 15. (Mark LaLonde photo)
Canadian comic Norm Macdonald arrives at the NBC Universal Summer Press Day at The Langham Huntington Hotel on April 2, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision - Chris Pizzello)

Norm Macdonald’s passing recalls memories of nightmare visit to B.C.

Macdonald joked about terrible bed-and-breakfast experience on Vancouver Island

Canadian comic Norm Macdonald arrives at the NBC Universal Summer Press Day at The Langham Huntington Hotel on April 2, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision - Chris Pizzello)
Nanaimo comedian Peter Hudson’s debut single is Plexiglass, a parody of SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. (Photo courtesy Sam Balsangkar and Bryce Hills)

B.C. comedian releases COVID-19-themed parody song ‘Plexiglass’

Peter Hudson lampoons Justin Timberlake hit on first single from upcoming debut music CD

Nanaimo comedian Peter Hudson’s debut single is Plexiglass, a parody of SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. (Photo courtesy Sam Balsangkar and Bryce Hills)
Comedian Tim Nutt will put on a pair of outdoor drive-in-style comedy shows at Lake Country’s Swalwell Park on Saturday, March 27. (file photo)

Lake Country hosting first-ever outdoor comedy drive-in

Comedian Tim Nutt to perform two shows at Swalwell Park in a drive-in-style feature March 27

Comedian Tim Nutt will put on a pair of outdoor drive-in-style comedy shows at Lake Country’s Swalwell Park on Saturday, March 27. (file photo)
His impersonation of a Harley Davidson is better than anyone in the world, or at least his fans think so, which is why Herb Dixon goes by the nickname ‘The Harley Guy’. Dixon will be preforming at Venables Theater in Oliver Dec. 12, 2020. (File photo)

‘The Harley Guy’ comedian rides into Oliver

Herb Dixon is said to have the most accurate Harley Davidson impression in the world

His impersonation of a Harley Davidson is better than anyone in the world, or at least his fans think so, which is why Herb Dixon goes by the nickname ‘The Harley Guy’. Dixon will be preforming at Venables Theater in Oliver Dec. 12, 2020. (File photo)
John Beuhler performs at Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club in Vancouver in 2016. Beuhler will headline the Kelowna Curling Club for Train Wreck Comedy Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (YouTube photo)

‘COVID-safe’ comedy coming to Okanagan curling club

Eat and Laugh at the Kelowna Curling Club on Saturday, Nov. 21

John Beuhler performs at Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club in Vancouver in 2016. Beuhler will headline the Kelowna Curling Club for Train Wreck Comedy Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (YouTube photo)
Rob Balsdon of TrainWreck Comedy in Kelowna. (Contributed)

Trainwreck Comedy’s Rob Balsdon showcases quarantine routine

Balsdon made a video making light of life in isolation

Rob Balsdon of TrainWreck Comedy in Kelowna. (Contributed)
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Summerland Arts Council to host comedy night

Fundraising event will be held on Friday, March 27

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Comedian Ryan Short during his act at the Okanagan Comedy Festival in 2017 at the Red Rooster Winery. Photo submitted

Laughs coming back to the Okanagan

The Okanagan Comedy Festival is back for another year in Kelowna, Lake Country, Vernon and Penticton

  • Aug 9, 2019
Comedian Ryan Short during his act at the Okanagan Comedy Festival in 2017 at the Red Rooster Winery. Photo submitted