Freaky Boos (Ham. ON), YlangYlang LIVE MUSIC & FUN | Fri., Jan. 11 @ 8:30 – 11:30 pm

OTTAWA PARTY PEOPLE – CREATIVE-ECLECTIC LIVE MUSIC SHOW

Hamilton super-trio *FREAKY BOOS* are rolling through town on January 11th to launch us into 2019 dancing and dreaming together, forever.

Co-presented with the magical Debaser.
Happening at the wonderful Shanghai Restaurant.
Venue accessibility Info to come.
No mean spirited behaviour of any kind will be tolerated.

READ ON:

F R E A K Y B O O S (Hamilton, ON)
https://freakyboos.bandcamp.com/?fbclid=IwAR3jB81PqCT_kLSRiGYfWBNaxlGpkYKsJM2uYzmv3EzyvxBw_6FBeaEWbd4

Is this a dream, or is this real life? ? ?

Lucky for us, the answer to this question can truly only be discovered through the musical roller coaster journey offered by none other than the Freaky Boos. Comprised of Jackson Darby (Persons, NPNP), Aaron Hutchinson (Hutchie, eschaton, haolin munk), and Becky Katz (Sourpussy, glassEYElashes, Please),

The Freaky Boos unite under the pretense of experimentally-slick yet sonically-glitchy electronic music–forging to the forefront of our surrealities, substantiating our reflexes for more brave, more weird, more succinct “dream” worlds.

Driven by the fiercely decisive direction of Dons Brown (producer), the trio have congruently melded their diverse musical maps to reflect only the brightest and oddest of jazzy tendencies and electro-r&b fevers–paired with a side of spiritual transformations.

“The one thing we do know–dream or not–the time is now. “
–Dons Brown,

Y L A N G Y L A N G (Montreal, QC)
https://ylangylang.bandcamp.com/

A prolific experiment in the balance between improvisation and composition.

C H R I S S Y (Hull, QC)

A new thing! A little bit of rock a little bit of pop? Come see it here first.
(members Guy Madonna, The Submissives)

https://www.facebook.com/events/214757522811930/

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Speak Up: Comedy + Improv and Karaoke Party Fri., Dec. 14 @ 7:30 PM – 12:00 AM

It’s the Speak Up Comedy + Improv + Karaoke Party
HOLIDAY SHOW!!!

Proceeds from the door, and donations will go to HighJinx to directly help our more vulnerable neighbours over the Holiday Season! *More details below

Your hosts are Chelsea Fahey & Deborah Ring

“What I Want For Christmas”
Performed by: Angus Wright

“The Meaning Of Giving”
Performed by: Maria Corts Puch and Nick Howe

“Traditional Christmas Song”
Performed By: Lauren Christina Banks and Woody Field McCadden

Special Performance By: Judy Reid
Longform Improv By: Speak Up – Improv Comedy Team

Then Karaoke Party with DJ Best-DJ-Ever Rich Hilborn

HighJinx is a social enterprise, community hub, friendly living room for vulnerable neighbours. They are grassroots, action packed doers who take no government funding. They provide support, a furniture bank, a food pantry and also provide hot meals.

We will accept any donations including cash, gift cards, food items, toiletries, new socks, toilet paper especially needed at our show and will pass them on to Highjinx to provide support.

VISIT THEIR PAGE, & THE STORE. Consider vintage & local when shopping for loved ones and help even further.

Photography Vernissage: The Red Thread of Fate |Friday, Nov. 23 @ 6PM–9PM } Karaoke to follow! FREE!

PhotographyThe Red Thread of Fate

Vernissage/Art Show for Neon Lilith’s new exhibition of photographs. The event will start at 6pm and the artist will be formally introduced at 6:30pm in a semi-theatrical performance. LP Jerry will spin carefully selected tunes from his extensive vinyl collection, finger foods will be served, and drinks may be purchased. The art show will be followed by Karaoke with Chinadoll, so stick around and enjoy the rest of the evening at Shanghai.

Time: Doors at 6pm, artist introduction 6:30pm
Location: Shanghai Restaurant, 651 Somerset St W
Admission: Free

The setting is casual, and though this art party starts at 6pm, feel free to drop by anytime from 6pm to 9pm to say hello and take a look at the new works.

Legend has it, that two people who are destined to meet are connected by an invisible red thread. This spiritual thread may stretch or tangle, but never break. This, and many other legends, myths, and fairly tales are the inspiration behind the surreal photography we invite you all to see.

https://www.facebook.com/events/343998399695352/

https://www.facebook.com/neonlilith/

 

Shanghai Comedy & Karaoke: Snow Tire Celebration Day! Fri. Nov. 16 | Comedy @ 9, Karaoke @ 11, Rave to follow | Tickets @ door/online

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Join us this Friday, November the 16th, 2018 for our monthly edition of Comedy, Karaoke and quality fortune cookies (brought to you by Wings^tm).

Edit: This month we celebrate the discovery of Snow Tires and all snow related paraphernalia (sp?)! From Boots (single most important buy in the capital,IMdoubleHO) to goggles (you crazy communist cyclists!)!

Show starts @9 Punto m.
Karaoke @ 11 (23:00hr).
24 hour rave to follow.
$10 @ door. $7 online. Proceeds to Charity(PC). -> Click above for Tickets!
Dumplings.

Run-on sentence/paragraphs aside this month features a wide range of Ottawa’s comedic and vocal talents all while raising moolah($) for charity. This month’s charity is the Easter Seals foundation as we help fellow human, Steven p.Dangle, raise $for children with disabilities across Canada in order to help improve them with their independence and self esteem, more details here (to update link to more user friendly link): https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/mobile/mobileTeamPage.aspx?EventID=242591&LangPref=en-CA&TeamID=812212

Mark Normand on having trouble sleeping:
“I could sleep on a gravel path of i had a good childhood.” – he’s on Spotify check ‘immm out

https://www.facebook.com/events/1953539418274213/

 

Speak Up – Improv Comedy Team‎Speak Up: Comedy + Improv & Karaoke Party |Fri. Nov. 9 | Doors @ 7:30 pm | $7

Speak Up - Improv Comedy Team‎Speak Up Comedy + Improv & Karaoke Party

Speak Up: Comedy + Improv + Karaoke
November 9/2018 Doors 7:30 to Midnight
$7
Shanghai Restaurant 651 Somerset Street West

Join your hosts Chelsea Fahey & Deborah Ring

Segments this month will also include Matt Barrow!

With a long form improv set by Speak Up (Woody Field McCadden, Lauren Christina Banks, Nick Howe, Maria Corts Puch & Angus Wright)

Speak Up is an Ottawa based Indie Improv team formed in the Summer of 2018. Special thanks to Shanghai Restaurant for providing us the space to play & party and the support from The Improv Embassy where we all met!

https://www.facebook.com/events/515849912235002/

Speak Up: Comedy + Improv + Karaoke Party | Fri., Oct. 12 @ 7:30 PM door, 8 PM show

speak up improv comedy and karaoke party

Speak Up: The Party Show + Karaoke
Friday, October 12, 2018
Doors 7:30 Show 8:00
$7 Shanghai Restaurant 651 Somerset Street West

Hosts: Chelsea Fahey & Deborah Ring

Join Maria Corts Puch, Lauren Christina Banks, Woody Field McCadden, Nick Howe, and Angus Wright for a night of comedy, sketch and improv!

Then join Rich Hilborn a.k.a DJ Best-DJ-Ever for some KARAOKE!!!

Special thank you to: Mabe, Edward, & Don Kwan for hosting our party in their second home Shanghai Restaurant. We appreciate the love and support!

Big thanks to The Improv Embassy, Ottawa’s best theatre company for learning Improv, Sketch and now Stand Up! You can do this too, they can show you how!

https://www.facebook.com/events/324295248344184/