Monday, April 23, 2018

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.

JEFFREY GURIAN’S JUST FOR LAUGHS RECAP 2017

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian ... This week Jeffrey headed north and covered the scene at Just for Laughs in Montreal!

New Faces: The Creators Shows Off Their Inaugural Class at Just for Laughs

This year, JFL introduced a new showcase to its stable of New Faces presentations – the Creators.

Jeffrey Gurian Jumps Around Just For Laughs 2017 Part 1: Jim Carrey, Kevin Hart,...

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. This week Jeffrey headed north and covered the scene at Just for Laughs in Montreal!

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