Comedy

John Wing performs in Salmon Arm. (Train Wreck Comedy)

Laugh it up with John Wing in Salmon Arm

The comedian performs on Sept. 22 at the Salmar Theatre

 

John Wing takes the stand. (Train Wreck Comedy)

Longtime comedian John Wing to take the stage in Salmon Arm

Train Wreck Comedy show scheduled for Sept. 22 at Salmar Classic

 

The Train Wreck comedy show is coming to the Kelowna Actors Studio Aug. 12 and 13. (Photo from Unsplash)

Train Wreck Comedy partners with Kelowna Actors Studio for August show

Kelowna Actors Studio sets the stage for a Train Wreck Comedy show in August

 

(Photo - Twitter)

‘Hi, I’m Steve-O, and welcome to Kelowna’: Jackass star coming to town

The show is October 28 at the Kelowna Community Theatre

(Photo - Twitter)
Simon King joins the OK, DOPE comedy tour in Vernon July 9 at Marten Brewing. (Contributed)

Sophomore stand-up comedy tour returns to Okanagan

Simon King joins OK, DOPE in Vernon, Kelowna and Summerland

Simon King joins the OK, DOPE comedy tour in Vernon July 9 at Marten Brewing. (Contributed)
David Milchard and Ken Lawson will be bringing their improv comedy show, David and Ken: Comedy with Music!, to Salmon Arm’s Shuswap Theatre on June 4 and 5. (Contributed)

Comedians to make up for cancelled Salmon Arm shows

David and Ken: Comedy with Music!, scheduled for two nights plus improv workshop

David Milchard and Ken Lawson will be bringing their improv comedy show, David and Ken: Comedy with Music!, to Salmon Arm’s Shuswap Theatre on June 4 and 5. (Contributed)
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

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)
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

Comedian Ron James. (Submitted Photo)
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Comedian Jim Jefferies coming to Kelowna

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

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Comedian Herb Dixon, aka "The Harley Guy," performs at the Salmar Classic on April 8. (Contributed)

Laugh without a ‘pass’ with Herb Dixon in Salmon Arm

Train Wreck Comedy brings a show to the Salmar Classic on April 8

Comedian Herb Dixon, aka "The Harley Guy," performs at the Salmar Classic on April 8. (Contributed)
(Photo/Russell Peters Facebook)

Comedian Russell Peters coming to the Okanagan

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

(Photo/Russell Peters Facebook)
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)
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)
The KamComedyFest is bringing a trio of stand up shows to Salmon Arm in October. (Submitted)

Comedy festival bringing stand up shows to Salmon Arm

Three Canadian comics will grace the stage at the Salmar Classic.

The KamComedyFest is bringing a trio of stand up shows to Salmon Arm in October. (Submitted)
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)