2UP – Only Four Shows Left

Hope to see you at one of our last four shows! Wed 17 – 7:15PM, Fri 19 – 11:00PM, Sat 20 – 4:00PM, Sun 21 – 2:00PM. All shows are at Metro Cinema (Garneau Theatre on 109th St). Tix available at the Edmonton Fringe or $3 cheaper at the door for cash only.
Here’s a taste of one of the skits.

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New Fringe Show – 2UP: Second Player

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Mostly Water is back for their first fringe in five years with a new sketch show, blending stage, song and video into a hilarious, soupy pile of goodness.

From the makers of ***** fringe hits 1UP and 15 Minutes, 2UP: Second Player explores the gamification of life and the past and present games that fill up our heart-meters.

We’ve pulled out all the stops for this baby with fine sketch, music, animation, marionettes and an epic continuation of our popular Oilers Lost viral hit.

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Tickets will also be available at the door before all shows.

Shows are at Venue 26: the beautiful Garneau Theatre on 109th Street (Metro Cinema). It’s also a PokéStop so you can stock up on pokéballs and eggs before and after the show. Or if you don’t play Pokémon Go, then you can stock up on beer and popcorn.

Showtimes:
Fri 12 – 9:00pm
Sun 14 – 2:30pm
Wed 17 – 7:15pm
Fri 19 – 11:00pm
Sat 20 – 4:00pm
Sun 21 – 2:00pm

With Matt Stanton and Trent Wilkie on-stage.

Joined by Mostly Water members Craig Buchert and Sam Varteniuk on-screen.

With appearances/voice overs by Mark Meer, Jill Pollock, Samara Sedmack, Louise Casemore and Ryan Byrne.

Video direction and editing by Jason Ludwig.

Director of photography: Brad Thomson

It’s gonna be a blast. Hope to see you there! We’re totally Excitebike about it. excitebike

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Metro Shorts: Season 8 Finale

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The grand finale of METRO SHORTS Season 8 is upon us. We’ve seen so many great short films this year. The talent in this city and consistent quality of submissions astounds us each episode.

Join us for the big final show of the season:

Thursday, April 7th @ 7PM
Metro Cinema (Garneau Theatre) on 109th St.

Adjudicating the evening will be national treasure Dana Andersen, Peter Brown, and Davina Stewart.

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Mark Jowett gets judged after presenting his short film “Face Explosion Man”.

There will be great prizes for filmmakers with the winner of the season taking home a special prize presented by Dylan Pearce of FAVA.

Come out and have a great time supporting local filmmakers and celebrating this city’s awesome film scene.

http://www.metrocinema.org/film_view/5744/

 

 

 

Ronnie Jimmie releases new comedy album

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RonniePress3For those who don’t know, Ronnie Jimmie ‘The funniest man in Canada™’, is alive and well and living in Edmonton.

Fresh off his recent ‘Double Trouble’ tour, Jimmie is releasing the latest collection of his work in the form of a comedy album called ‘A Day Late and a Loonie Short’.

I was lucky enough to catch up with the former East Coaster at his home on the north side to not only ask him a few questions about he upcoming album, but to also find out where this can-con icon got his start in comedy.

He has been on the job for a while. In his first live recording, Ronnie Jimmie Having fun, things didn’t really go his way. Maybe it was the audience, maybe it was him, he isn’t really sure. One thing he is sure about though is the CBC really ‘Oh Shit’ the bed.

That didn’t stop Jimmie…

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