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LAUGH OUT LOUD

Shenkman Arts Centre Ottawa NEW DATE NOVEMBER 4, 2021

Laugh Out Loud LIVE! Thursday November 4th, 2021. Join Host Ali Hassan and special guest's, David Pryde, Rick Currie, Don Kelly, Derek Seguin and more! C'mon Ontario! Let's flatten the curve and celebrate with live comedy!
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There is a special place for you and your leather pants.

From the HA! Comedy Festival, Ali is pleased to present Debra DiGiovanni in a slightly racy (parents), but hilarious set including how to survive in a post-apocalyptic world. Graham Chittenden, recorded at the Icebreakers Comedy Festival, spares no detail on his feelings about Tiny Homes.
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Spotlight on Graham Clark

Today we shine our spotlight on a man who can find comedy in molasses, bathroom attendants and the phone book. Don't know what a phone book is? Graham Clark will explain it to you - page by page!
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Sometimes a cookie is not just a cookie...

From Accent on Toronto, Jen Sakato cautions against feeding marijuana to an elderly parent, and host of the evening Arthur Simeon shares his opinion on crappy presents!
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When it comes to roadkill, we all have different tastes.

Charlie Demers and an unsuspecting Winnipeg audience go down the list of animals they love - and could do harm. (no animals were harmed!) And Peter White is trying his best to care about the future of humanity, but he's also open to a future without the British? C'mon! It's comedy!
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There's plane travel, then there's intramural travel.

From Winnipeg, comedian and musician Dean Jenkinson offers some marriage advice - he's had a couple so there's some experience behind that...and Damonde Tshritter reminds us that one shouldn't change lifestyle based on a rumour.
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Part 2 Downward Facing Broad with Deborah Kimmett

In this, part two of Deborah Kimmett's one-woman show Downward Facing Broad, Deb delivers with wit and wisdom, a searing review of life in her early 60's. Dating, napping, Netflix and hugs:just a few things that are more important than you probably realized.
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Sixty is the new forty? Tell it to the cops!

In her one woman show Downward Facing Broad, 40 year comedy veteran Deborah Kimmet delivers a searing review of life as she's come to know it. Aquafit, body changes, seniors discounts and all that jazz.
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What do you do with your whisk?

Today we shine the spotlight on one of the most requested comedians on our show - Tim Nutt! Recorded in Banff for our 10th Anniversary Birthday bash. Tim shares stories on PVR's, phones and...plungers. Old technology for a new world.
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Whether you love cats or hate 'em...be it resolved that humans are a nuisance to them.

From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Bobby Warrener and Leonard Chan talk about the love they've reluctantly given their cats...and their parents. Cassie Cao teaches the socially distanced Winnipeg audience about how safe a safe word can be. No comics were harmed in the taping of this show.
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Have emotional support animals gone too far?

From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival last October, Nick Beaton reminds people: if you're going to be a conspiracy theorist, at least be a good one! And Martha Chaves shares a comedy show horror story involving a sticky bathroom floor. You know it's going to be funny!
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How to put an end to small talk at work. (note: it will end all other talk too)

Thomas Calnan suggests that if you’re looking at an alternative to small talk at work…there’s always talk about…murder? And Heidi Foss got drunk at the company Christmas party again this year…she can fill you in on the details.
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Make fun of millennials all you want - but you're going to need them one day!

Recorded this past October with a small but dedicated audience at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Noor Kidwai says sure, Millennial's might not be perfect - but the blame may lie with the parents! And Craig Fay delivers some messages to his old bosses. An older, but classic set from Lara Rae starts off the show.
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"I got lost in translation but found some pie!"

Comedians Gino Durante and Frank Spadone entertain today with tales of travel, children and sleepless nights. Recorded at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival last October, and the Cottage Country Comedy Festival.
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LIve from our 10th Anniversary in Banff with Derek Seguin!

Our spotlight shines on Derek Seguin and his nautical adventures! And as an extra bonus, Steve Patterson and friends have a little song to sing!
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Sometimes the best advice can come from a witch's mother!

From Lake Country BC, Ryan Short tells us how to make the most of a speech impediment - and Emily Bilton shares how she learned a most valuable life lesson from Mom. No - not her mom - Sabrina the Teenage Witch's Mom.
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No bah humbugs here! It's all jingle bells and HO HO HO!

It's Christmastime and that's just as good as any other time for some holiday comedy. We've got musical tributes to Baby Jesus, memorable gifts from hockey players, and a lovely song abut the Christmas at the Post office.
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Take it from a Grade 9 gym teacher. You boys need a shower!

Comedian Jenn Labelle paints the perfect picture of every Canadian family on movie night, and from our comedy vaults, James Cunningham takes you on a journey...across the ironing board! Recorded pre-pandemic at Icebreakers Comedy Festival at Ravine Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
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Whether you dislike spin class, bowling or rolling - this show's for you!

From the record label Comedy Records, we feature Mark Debonis and John Cullen. Mark makes bowling a little grosser than it needs to be, and thinking of joining a spin class? Fine. But DO NOT talk to John Cullen about it.
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Stop goofing around and fall for my joke already!

Recently recorded at a safe distance in Winnipeg, Comedian Matt Falk has some bones to pick with a number of animals who wronged him...and Edmonton's Dan Taylor contemplates his options for when someone insults his mother. They all end in bad news for the other guy.
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Comedians can create world peace. The secret is in the spoken word...

Recorded at the 905 Comedy Festival last fall, Joze Piranian suggests that perhaps HE is the very hope for world peace that we have all been waiting for, and Jacob Balshin takes you on an angry tour of his favourite fast food restaurants.
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Advice for when the teens take to Twitter.

Erica Sigurdson presents the men in her Winnipeg audience with some very sobering information and Chris Locke paints a picture of his eventual funeral, The food is going to be pretty good from we understand! Chris was recorded in January at the sold-out Icebreakers Gala at Ravine Winery.
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When comedy turns into a religious intervention.

Comedian Nour Hadidi brings a little bit of G-O-D into her set at the YYC Comedy festival and Charles Haycock has not one, but 2 jokes about different kinds of couches. This man may have done some creative sitting in his life!
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At some point you just HAVE to stop going to nightclubs.

Comedian John Beuhler talks about the emotional pain of getting older. Lesson number one, stay away from young people! And we play a classic set from teacher Steve Brinder, recorder at Accent on Toronto in 2007.
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Patience is a virtue - unless you are trick-or-treating!

Halloween may not look the same for everyone this year, but that doesn't mean we can't have a Halloween song and comedy SPOOK-tacular on the radio! Coming up: Cullen, Lubin, Westerholm, Seinfeld and more!

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