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Comedy Legend Jim Carrey Honoured During Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival

Comedy Legend Jim Carrey Honoured During Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival

By Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press

Jim Carrey
Actor Jim Carrey poses as he arrives for the Just for Laughs awards show at the annual comedy festival in Montreal, Friday, July 28, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

MONTREAL – When Jim Carrey was 17 years old, one of his first out-of-town standup gigs was in Montreal.

Decades later, the Canadian comedy legend was back in the city receiving the Generation Award presented by the Just For Laughs comedy festival.

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U.S. Metallica Fan Who Lost Car in Toronto After Concert Says It Has Been Found

U.S. Metallica Fan Who Lost Car in Toronto After Concert Says It Has Been Found

By The Canadian Press

Birds and the Bees: PTE Unwraps New ‘Saucy’ Comedy

Birds and the Bees: PTE Unwraps New ‘Saucy’ Comedy

The Birds and the Bees
The Birds and the Bees runs March 29 to April 16 at Prairie Theatre Exchange. (HANDOUT)

Remember being sat down to hear about the birds and the bees? A new production at Prairie Theatre Exchange delves deeper, but is literally set against a backdrop of actual birds and bees. (Get your mind out of the gutter).

“The Birds and the Bees” is a comedy about sex, love and relationships, following characters who navigate romantic emotion and all the extras that come along with it.

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Comedian Lisa Lampanelli in Winnipeg on May 13

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli in Winnipeg on May 13

Lisa Lampanelli
Lisa Lampanelli

Raunchy comedian Lisa Lampanelli, known as the “Queen of Mean,” is set to play the Burton Cummings Theatre this spring.

Lampanelli will appear Saturday, May 13 as part of her latest comedy tour.

Lampanelli’s rise to the top of the comedy food chain began in 2002, when she was the only female comedian invited to skewer Chevy Chase on the NY Friars Club Roast.

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Shawn Wayans Returning to Rumor’s Comedy Club

Shawn Wayans Returning to Rumor’s Comedy Club

Shawn Wayans
Shawn Wayans

Comedian Shawn Wayans is making a return to Rumor’s Comedy Club.

The actor from “In Living Color” fame, “Little Man”, “White Chicks” and “Scary Movie 1 & 2,” will play six shows April 20-23.

Tickets are $42 and can be purchased by calling the Rumor’s box office at (204) 488-4520.

— Staff