Celebrated author Aaron Chapman joins The Fictionals for Improv X Underground Vancouver on August 22

From speakeasies to strip clubs, the Commodore to the Clark Park Gang, Aaron Chapman is one of Vancouver’s authorities on the Vancouver’s hidden history! We’re excited to team-up with the multi-talented performer for Improv X Underground Vancouver on August 22 at Cafe Deux Soleils!

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Aaron Chapman is a writer, historian, and musician who often writes about the history of Vancouver after-dark. He is the author of The Last Gang in Town, the story of Vancouver’s Clark Park Gang, and Live at the Commodore, a history of the Commodore Ballroom that won the Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award (BC Book Prizes) in 2015. His first book Liquor, Lust, and The Law about the history of the notorious Penthouse Nightclub will be re-released in the fall 2017. As a musician has toured extensively throughout the USA, Canada and in Europe. As a voice over actor, he recently featured as the voice of Commander Masamune Kid, in the Japanese anime World Trigger. He lives in Vancouver with a couple of cats.

Come learn more about our mysterious city through comedy on August 22 at Cafe Deux Soleils! Doors at 7:30 pm, action starts at 8 pm. Tickets just $7 or $5 for students.

Aaron Chapman, authorRebecca Blissett Photography

The Quiplash Comedy Show returns to Seven Dining Lounge on October 6!

Oh the Quipmanity! Knockout Punchlines returns to Seven Dining Lounge on Friday, October 6 for another epic edition of The Quiplash Comedy Show! Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8 pm and tickets are just $7 or $5 for students!

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Join The Fictionals and some of Vancouver’s funniest improvisers as they battle it out for the Quiplash Crown! Your votes via smartphone decides which punchline inspires the comedy, and who leaves 7DL this month’s champion!

Plus sign up for our pre-show Audience Tournament for your chance to play against our comedians in the main event!

Special thanks to Jackbox Games! They really do make fun games! http://jackboxgames.com/

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Seven Dining Lounge – 53 West Broadway
Tickets: $7 at the door, $5 with valid student ID

Doors and Live Audience Tournament: 7:30 pm
Show: 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
High Fives: 9:30 pm to 10:00 pm

 

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Ding! Ding! Reynolds versus House of Haus at Vancouver Improv Fight Club on August 8!

Show up for the showdown! The next Vancouver Improv Fight Club on August 8 at Cafe Deux Soleils features the main event of Blind Tiger Comedy’s Reynolds versus House of Haus!

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Reynolds – Maarten Bayliss, Racquel Belmonte, Drew Boy Clark, Malcolm McLeod, Stacey McLachlan and Amy Prouty – is one of Blind Tiger Comedy’s two resident house teams. They perform high energy, playful, character driven, boundary pushing Harold-ish sets with an emphasis on strong ensemble work and letting their freak flags fly high. They also recently performed at the Del Close Marathon in New York City, and will be part of Vancouver International Improv Festival 2017.

House of Haus

House of Haus is Duane Evans, Marina Kononenko Thomas Tanikawi, Montana Rosalle, Kenneth Cheung, Meredith Fraser. They trained and performed, with Blind Tiger and Instant Theatre, and specialize in strange and heart-tugging long form. Welcome to the family!

Who will win this month’s comedy showdown at Cafe Deux Soleils? Join us on August 8 to decide for yourself. Doors at 7:30 pm, action starts at 8 pm. Tickets just $7 or $5 for students.

Vancouver Improv Fight Club