It’s the Speak Up Comedy + Improv + Karaoke Party
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.
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. $7 online. Proceeds to Charity(PC). -> Click above for Tickets!
Run-on sentence/paragraphs aside this month features a wide range of Ottawa’s comedic and vocal talents all while raising moolah($) 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
Tell people more about the event:
Who? Comedians, Musicians and You!
What? An intimate evening of weird loose comedy, beautiful live music, and passionate karaoke.
Why? Running an independent comedy show for 3 years at the institution that is Shanghai Restaurant. Celebrations are to be had.
Where? The city or the institution?
How? Dedication, loose morals and removed ego.
Show starts @ 9 pm.
Karaoke @ 11 pm until close or when Don starts playing the educational videos.
Cost: $10 – (psst -> $7 online … shhh https://shanghainights3year.bpt.me)
Proceeds go to Charity. (A personal thank you and give back to society.)
Lineup is filled with some of my favourite acts from the past years and a special musical guest – dogs/cats/ferret people are all welcome, just not their pets or kids (we tried that once… wasn’t the good weird.)
Tickets available soon.
So some Tragically Hip in the meantime:
(SFW heads up there’s Canadian Boobies) RIP and TY.
The Speak Up
open mic – improvised stand up – storytelling – indie duo teams – improv teams – and more
July 19, 2018 (OTHER DATES: July 26 and August 2)
Your Host: Woody Field McCadden
The Speak Up: Sign up at the door to be selected to do 2-3 mins of improvised stand up about topics submitted by the audience. Topics may include current events, opinions, or ANYTHING! Names will be drawn to determine who participates.
Stand Up by: TBD
Special performance by: Judy Reid
Judy will perform a segment of her hit Ottawa Fringe show HOW TO GET OVER A GUY IN 723 DAYS (AND OTHER USEFUL THINGS I LEARNED FROM AFGHANISTAN, THE DILDO DORY GRILL, AND PTSD)
The HMU: Sign up at the door to be selected at random to perform a 2-3 minute improvised duo with suggestions from the audience. Choose from a hat, or ask the audience for a suggestion.
LGBTQIA + BIPOC strongly encouraged
to request a future spot email firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: The Speak Up
$10 – PWYC spots available
Interested in door/tech? please contact email@example.com
Producer: Angus Wright
As producer, I would like to acknowledge that these performances are taking place on unceded Algonquin territory.
To learn more, visit: http://www.canadashistory.ca/explore/politics-law/algonquin-territory
Artwork By: Dani Alon
Now serving Local Beer that supports Chinatown’s very own Team Showboat The Covered Bridge Brewing Company Inc. Paddle Smash Tall Boy is now available at Shanghai! Summers here… Drink up!
SHOWBOAT: It’s on baby! Paddle Smash, The beer with charitable qualities is now available at the Shanghai. Thank you Mabe Kwan, Don Kwan and China Doll for making this happen, alongside our team sponsor, The Covered Bridge Brewing Company Inc.. Proceeds of sales flow back to the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation!