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Stand-up artist Ron James is touring again after an almost two year hiatus. Contributed photo

Ron James back where he belongs, on the road and ready to poke Vancouver Islanders

Canadian comedian adds 5 Island stops to his post-pandemic tour

 

Canadian comic Bruce McCulloch will share stories of the “weird things” from his life that put him in “weird” situations when he performs at Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre Nov. 4. (Photo courtesy of Mary Winspear Centre)

Kids in the Hall alumni Bruce McCulloch brings humour, poetic storytelling to Sidney

Canadian comic’s one-person show titled Tales of Bravery and Stupidity on stage Nov. 4

 

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 Victoria ‘scrabble story’ resurfaces following death

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

 

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)
Six-year-old Callaghan McLaughlin set up a joke stand in his front yard in Cadboro Bay two weeks ago where he tells jokes for free. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Saanich boy gives free giggles with roadside joke stand

Cadboro Bay’s Callaghan McLaughlin is now a local celebrity

Six-year-old Callaghan McLaughlin set up a joke stand in his front yard in Cadboro Bay two weeks ago where he tells jokes for free. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Russell Brand is coming to Victoria on April 5, 2020 (File contributed/UVic)

Russell Brand is coming to Victoria this spring

Brand will bring forward his new discussion, Russell Brand: Recovery Live in April 2020

Russell Brand is coming to Victoria on April 5, 2020 (File contributed/UVic)
Internationally known comic Danny Bhoy brings his trademark Scottish storytelling and razor-sharp wit to the Royal Theatre for two shows, Dec. 4 and 5, as part of the Age of Fools tour. dannybhoy.com

Oh Danny Bhoy: His Scottish pipes come calling to Victoria

Internationally popular comic brings his Age of Fools tour to the city Dec. 5-6

  • Nov 30, 2019
Internationally known comic Danny Bhoy brings his trademark Scottish storytelling and razor-sharp wit to the Royal Theatre for two shows, Dec. 4 and 5, as part of the Age of Fools tour. dannybhoy.com
Rick Mercer, shown here ranting in Graffiti Alley in Toronto, hosts two shows for the Just for Laughs Comedy Night in Canada tour Nov. 16 at the University of Victoria. (Rick Mercer Report)

Rick Mercer-led comedy team in for second Just for Laughs show at UVic

Comedy company will stage two shows Nov. 16 at Farquhar Auditorium

Rick Mercer, shown here ranting in Graffiti Alley in Toronto, hosts two shows for the Just for Laughs Comedy Night in Canada tour Nov. 16 at the University of Victoria. (Rick Mercer Report)
Animal-loving comic Carla Collins performing fundraiser show for SPCA

Animal-loving comic Carla Collins performing fundraiser show for SPCA

Sellout show June 20 could raise up to $35,000 for Victoria branch of organization

  • Jun 11, 2019
Animal-loving comic Carla Collins performing fundraiser show for SPCA
Gaffigan set to spend some Quality Time with Victoria audience

Gaffigan set to spend some Quality Time with Victoria audience

Popular comic brings his family friendly act to Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on April 12

  • Apr 6, 2019
Gaffigan set to spend some Quality Time with Victoria audience
Rick Mercer brings his Canadian rant to Sidney in April

Rick Mercer brings his Canadian rant to Sidney in April

Beloved TV comic will touch on everything Canada: past, present and future in Winspear Centre talk

Rick Mercer brings his Canadian rant to Sidney in April
Why you still have hope of securing John Cleese tickets

Why you still have hope of securing John Cleese tickets

Tickets still available for veteran British funnyman’s 2019 show at Victoria’s Royal Theatre

Why you still have hope of securing John Cleese tickets
Monica Ogden is a feminist YouTuber and solo performer in 2017’s Victoria Fringe Festival. (Victoria Simpson photo)

Local YouTuber champions social justice in Victoria Fringe Festival

Monica vs. The Internet presents “the gross underbelly of life online”

  • Aug 10, 2017
Monica Ogden is a feminist YouTuber and solo performer in 2017’s Victoria Fringe Festival. (Victoria Simpson photo)
Chelsea Lou will be appearing as one of the comedians at the Summer Daze Comedy Show.(Photo courtesy Christian J. Stewart)

Comedy comes to the Saanich Peninsula

Comedy has been described as the only honest art form. It’s also…

  • Aug 3, 2017
Chelsea Lou will be appearing as one of the comedians at the Summer Daze Comedy Show.(Photo courtesy Christian J. Stewart)