In route to a triumph of the laugh off?

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With its characters of rock stars decadent, the duo Sèxe Illegal flirts constantly with the limit separating the good taste of its opposite, and recalls, by the fact, that the vulgarity is in this world first the case of the powerful.

Dare the peremptory affirmation : humour quebecois has more enjoyable buds less in the shade of large machines. A Rare exception to this rule : Katherine Levac, who, after several dates of filming in the province, plays the grand game of the traditional montreal return with Velvet, February 7, at Théâtre Maisonneuve.

 

It is otherwise mostly in the margin that it is good to laugh, under the influence of imaginary, often flourished on the Web. First example : Arnaud Soly, nice hellion who charmed the social networks thanks to his concertos for flute (performed have his nose). How stand-up began at the end of January a small trip — that is self-generated ! — rooms to large-scale, the Maison des arts de Laval or the Theatre Granada in Sherbrooke.

 

Autoproduire performances : the strategy that has propelled Jay to The Temple to Bali gaining other followers. In march and April, the very fanciful, and just as feminist Richardson Zéphir of the court in Quebec thanks to Sexy chocolate. The host of the podcast The square of sand, Pierre-Bruno Rivard, continuing on her tour-Negotiable, which you can attend in exchange for a mere 5 $ (or more if affinities).

 


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Katherine Levac plays the grand game of the new season in montreal with his show “Velvet.”

In a group (or not)

60 minutes of material is brand new, every last Saturday of the month ? This is the challenge that will continue to meet The Peak-Bois at the Théâtre Sainte-Catherine, in addition to resume The league of improvisation from 24 to 27 January (as well as the 31 January to the Anti-Quebec). This parody is affectionate relations of power tyrannisant a league of improvisation at college received this summer at the Zoofest the prix Coup de coeur du public.

 

Not yet recovered from the withdrawal of the waves in the weekly meeting of the Appendices ? Its members Julien Corriveau and Jean-François Provençal you comfort on the 22nd February at the golden Lion. Christian Vanasse, freed also from his group, The Zapartistes, in V for Vanasse, that it premiere in the heart of his region of adoption, June 16, at the Zaricot, Saint-Hyacinthe.

 

The festival

 

With its characters of rock stars decadent, the duo Sèxe Illegal flirts constantly with the limit separating the good taste of its opposite, and recalls, by the fact, that the vulgarity is in this world first the case of the powerful. Her luxurious coach tour stamped Legends crossed the proverbial region throughout the winter and parked it in front of the Rialto on April 12, on the occasion of Dr. Mobilo Aquafest.

 

The third edition of the festival parallel builds of 6 to 14 April, out of a crew of choice, which includes the public enemy Mike Ward and the more dreamy of the grumpy (or is it the opposite ?) Maude Landry.

 

The one that we discovered recently in the first part of Adib Alkhalidey among the new voices, the most captivating of laughter in quebec. Fred Dubé y anime for its part common Front comic, show collective, ” on the different forms of power, their abuse, their consequences “. But where he could find such an idea ?

85 000 tickets sold ? Oh la la..!

It is the ego of Martin Matte that threat without a doubt currently to explode under the intoxicating effect of the 85 000 tickets already sold out for Oh la la..!, his first lap around the track post-Beautiful discomfort. The Narcissus of the second degree, to return to the stage after a seven year absence, will he be welcomed as warmly as in the past, at a time when the irony of which claim some of his colleagues ignites social networks ?

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