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About IamDanielChai

Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

Kwasi Thomas joins Pop-Up Comedy Jam on June 18 at Cafe Deux Soleils

Another epic Improv & Stand-Up Mashup is happening at Cafe Deux Soleils on Tuesday, June 18! Joining us for Pop-Up Comedy Jam is stand-up special guest Kwasi Thomas!

Kwasi Thomas

Kwasi Thomas began his stand up comedy career in Montreal in November of 2002. He has performed all over the country, including Laugh Shop in Edmonton, Heckler’s in Victoria, and Comedy Nest in Montreal. He also represented Montreal at the Just For Laughs Homegrown Competition. Now residing in Vancouver, Kwasi can be found performing his irreverent east coast style of stand-up on at Yuk Yuks, Lafflines, Comedy Mix, and more.

Kwasi has also been featured in television shows and movies such as “Altered Carbon”, “iZombie”, and the upcoming “SnowPiercer”.

Kwasi’s stand-up will inspire the improvisers along with your suggestions, so come join the fun! Hot Improv Tuesdays on June 18 starts at 8 pm (doors at 7:30 pm), and tickets are just $7 or $5 for students!

Teaming up with Toronto’s Cassie Cao for Pop-Up Comedy Jam on June 4 at Cafe Deux Soleils

Pop-Up Comedy Jam kicks off a jubilant June at Cafe Deux Soleils on Tuesday, June 4! Our specal guest for The Improv & Stand-Up Mashup this week is Cassie Cao from Toronto!

Cassie Cao

Cassie Cao is a Canadian Comedy Award nominated standup comedian and improviser based in Toronto. She was a recipient of the 2018 NBC Second City Diversity Fellowship, and she is now teaching and understudying with the Second City Education Company.

Cassie performs standup across Canada with Yuk Yuk’s and has been featured on Sirius XM’s Top Comic, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival, Toronto Sketchfest, Big City Improvfest, Camp Wavelength Festival, the Mirvish CAA Theatre, and the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Her satirical writing can be seen published on CBC Comedy. Follow her on social media @thecassiecao.

Cassie’s stand-up will inspire the improvisers along with your suggestions, so come join the action! Hot Improv Tuesdays on June 4 starts at 8 pm (doors at 7:30 pm), and tickets are just $7 or $5 for students!

Double your fun with The Fictionals on The Brett Martin Show on June 7 and June 28

A double dose of The Brett Martin Show in June at Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver, and we’re excited to be part of the action! Come enjoy Vancouver’s funniest (and only) live Late Night Talk Show on June 7 and June 28 with host Brett Martin, sidekick Sam Tonning, and lots of great comedians!

The first show on Friday, June 7 features special guests Canada Comedy Jam! Andrew Verge, Matt Baker, and Velina Taskov are on the road for an up close and personal look at some of the great comedy and comedians Canada has to offer.

Canada Comedy Jam

Then on June 28, The Brett Martin Show is back with with stand-up performances, talk-show segments, and some of our favourite classic games!

Show starts at 10:30 pm, and ticket are $14.29 plus tax. More info at and Yuk Yuks!

And while you’re there, get your tickets to our Knockout Punchlines: Improv And Stand-Up Showdown on Friday, July 12!

The Brett Martin Show