Event Archive - “ALMOST EVERYBODY LOVES A CLOWN…” CABARET: Jacques Lalonde, Shecky Grey, ,, ,
Sat. March 20th 2004 @ Maritime Labour Centre (All Ages)
7:30PM - 2AM
$16 @ door - $12 adv
Presented by: Terry Larkin
“ALMOST EVERYBODY LOVES A CLOWN…” CABARET
WHERE: the Maritime Labour centre - 111 Victoria Drive (@ Triumph)
TICKETS: $16 at the door - $12 in advance available at Highlife Records, Zulu Records and My Orange Bag
Freeflow * Sunday Soul Service * R.C. Weslowski * Jim Cummins * C.R. Avery * Bonnie Kilroe * Omalar * Jacques Lalonde * Schecky Grey * Barbara Adler * Blessing * Clifford Enns * Lore * Miss Dolly Heart On * Ms. Kausarukis * Ana Bon Bon * Dancing Dan * Daniel Pitcheggigwan plus special guests!
Come on out to one of Vancouver’s largest cabarets of its kind featuring some of B.C.’s finest performers from all genres imaginable!
“Almost Everybody Loves A Clown....” is the first in a new venture which will proceed under the title of " Change la Vie " a line from a Rimbaud poem.
Simply the notion is to ceate new venues for live performance, as other in the city are replaced by canned music or phased out all together. It is also our intention to bring together as many performers from as many diverse elements as possible to facilitate community and tolerance.
Input into the structure of this nubile entitty is encouraged ....and as such you can see it is a loose cooperative sailed by the benevolent and oh so politically incorrect correct lilttlest dictator…Capitani Terry Larkin!
Partial proceeds of this event will be going to the “Britannia 9 Legal Defense Fund”. The charges against the “9” stem from police reaction to a small demonstration on October 3, 2002 outside the Britannia Community Centre in Vancouver. Local community members congregated to protest provincial government cutbacks in anticipation of a visit by Priemier Gordon Campbell. Campbell called off his visit, but the police moved in anyway. Reverend George Feenstra, a 53 year old United Church minister was arrested anyway.
C.R. Avery (Folk/Beat Poetry/Blues)
"Search this man out, C. R. Avery is terrific." -Tom Waits. C.R. Avery is: a). An internationally acclaimed slam poet. b). A one man band, simultaneously singing, beat-boxing, playing harmonica, and playing keys. c). An exhilarating frontman combining the everyman heart of Bruce Springsteen, the insightful words of Bob Dylan, the street attit... more info
Shecky Grey (COMEDY)
SHECKY GREY Shecky Grey is the quintessential punk rawk comedian. Having rejected the typical fromage of comedy clubs, he is a favorite at rock concerts, theatres and cabarets. He is a regular on The Nardwuar the Human Serviette Show and was featured in a Georgia Straight cover story this year. He is loud, obnoxious, and original and rips apart ... more info[Upload Show Photos] // [Add Video] // [Upload Poster]