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!

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

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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!

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Shanghai Nights: 3 year anniversary Show/oke/arty | 9 pm | July 20, Aug. 24 & Sept 7 | Comedy & Karaoke | Tickets

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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:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1yq5Lt2yMs
(SFW heads up there’s Canadian Boobies) RIP and TY.

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The Speak Up: Improvised Stand Up, Storytelling, Indie Improv + July 19, 26 & Aug. 2 – 8:00 pm start

standup improv at the shang

The Speak Up

open mic – improvised stand up – storytelling – indie duo teams – improv teams – and more

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July 19, 2018 (OTHER DATES: July 26 and August 2)

Your Host: Woody Field McCadden

Featuring:

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
Dianne Skoll

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.

And featuring: The Speak Up House Team! Jesse Henne, Maria Corts Puch, Woody Field McCadden, Nick Howe, Angus Wright & Lauren Christina Banks returns!

LGBTQIA + BIPOC strongly encouraged

to request a future spot email angusbydesign@gmail.com
Subject: The Speak Up
Date:

$10 – PWYC spots available

Proceeds to go to: https://www.gofundme.com/2qgyk5nr&rcid=r01-153023109186-a7fb6bc8291c4caf&pc=ot_co_campmgmt_w

Interested in door/tech? please contact angusbydesign@gmail.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

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Paddle Smash Parking Lot Party / Beer Launch | Sat. June 2, 11:00 – 16:00 | Free/Donations to Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation

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Paddle Smash Parking Lot Party / Beer Launch

Join us on Saturday, June 2nd for a parking lot party at the Shanghai Restaurant. It will be an afternoon of beer tasting, music by Tara Holloway, knife throwing guild, and a craft marketplace filled with henna, oils, cards, fresh produce and cool finds. LeTwist Cafe and the Shanghai will offer tasty snacks! Beer $5.

Covered Bridge Paddle Smash beer will be offered alongside cool tunes and our mainline musical guest, Tara Holloway at 1pm. China Doll will be on hand for selfie shots in a photo booth!

Proceeds of beer sales and donations are for the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation.

The event is free! A $20 donation is encouraged and comes with a complimentary bevy and three throws at the onsite In-The-Air Knife Guilde.

Our event part…ners include:

The Covered Bridge Brewing Company Inc.
In The Air Knife Throwing Guild
Young Living Essential Oils
Henna Designs Ink
Kel-Lee’s Cards & Paper Crafts
Brainy Bird Creations
And more to come! (Contact us for details if you’re interested in partnering with us)

Make this event part of your early June in this great city!

 

 

CanUgan 3rd Annual Trivia Night | Wed. May 9, 7-10 pm | Tickets @ door | G8 Prizes

canugan trivia night at shanghai

Arrive early for a bite, join us for trivia and support a great cause! Come with a team of 4, or join a table! $10 per person, and all proceeds go to Kasese, Uganda for people living with disabilities.

The Shanghai, Wednesday, May 9 at 7:00 PM10:00 PM

CanUgan  Nonprofit Organization

CanUgan provides assistive devices to people with physical disabilities in Uganda.and provides necessities of life during natural disasters.

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