Saturday, June 23, 2018

A NIGHT WITH AMAL CLOONEY, A MAGIC SHOW IN A CASTLE AND EIGHT OTHER...

Lawyer and activist Amal Clooney takes part in an onstage interview with journalist Nick Clooney (yes, he’s her father-in-law) to discuss the world’s most pressing human rights issues.

Giant Beach Ball Installation Announced for Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by Billy Bishop Airport

Though not quite as large as last summer's rubber duck, the festival anticipates this year's activation will make just as big of a splash.

‘DAY PLAYERS’ UP FOR BEST SHORT AT CANADIAN COMEDY AWARDS

Vote for DAY PLAYERS. #SupportCanadianTalent. The film follows the story of six up-and-coming actors as they struggle with the day-to-day hardships of working – or not working – as an actor in Toronto.

2018 Federal Budget: FAME Disappointed to See Festivals and Events Ignored

Following the presentation of the federal budget for 2018-2019, Festivals and Major Events Canada (FAME) is disappointed that the federal government did not see fit to support the development and growth of the event industry at this time.

The Honourable Mélanie Joly announces major investments in the Canada Arts Presentation Fund

The Government of Canada provides financial assistance to promote Canadian artists to the world

Fests heat up local stage scene during dark days of winter

As arts fans in Vancouver well know, festival season isn’t just for summertime: our town hosts a plethora of midwinter events that liven up the coldest, darkest days of the year and aim to pull you away from your couch.

Quebecor claims rights over sale of embattled Just For Laughs comedy festival

Media giant Quebecor Inc. is claiming the embattled Montreal-based Just For Laughs company cannot be sold without its consent.

Emily Carr University’s Big Reveal offers hands-on art experiences

Emily Carr University of Art + Design is holding an open house Friday and Saturday to showcase its new $122.6 million campus in Vancouver.

15 Comedy Fans Share Their Favorite JFL Moments 2017

Nobody can see all the shows, and even with a team up in Montreal we couldn’t begin to scratch the surface so we sent Vito Calise out to talk to fans and find out what their favorite moment at JFL’s 35th Festival were.

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, TWO WOMEN TAKE HOME “JUST FOR LAUGHS” TITLE

D.J. Mausner and Courtney Gilmour both won the Just For Laughs Homegrown Comics crown, but festival organizers say women in comedy still face an uphill battle.

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