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Yuk Yuk's on Tour with Lori Gibb & Donovan Deschner
Fri, 4 November 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM MDT
Doors: 7:00 PM
Live and uncut, Yuk Yuk’s is renowned as some of the best comedy in Calgary. Get your laugh on at RPAC as Yuk Yuk’s tours through Okotoks.
*Rated R; 18 years and up
Lori Gibb is an irresistible comedian who has become a favorite on comedy stages across Canada. Her comedy is genuine, surprising, and wonderfully energetic, appealing to both men and women. Lori is a nominee for Best Standup Newcomer at the Canadian Comedy Awards 2009 and was the Alberta finalist in Yuk Yuk's Great Canadian Laugh Off 2008.
Donovan Deschner’s commitment to prolific writing, manifested in the forms of Red Carpet Comedy and 260 Minutes, ensures that every time he steps on stage the audience is treated to a constantly-changing, unique and, of course, hilarious performance. Drawing heavily from his own experiences (with apologies to friends and family), he offers commentary on the big picture through his personable and approachable perspective. With his breadth of experience not only as a performer but as a producer (including award-nominated work such as the documentary, “The Inside Joke”), Donovan is at home on any stage. That relaxed nature and confidence quickly puts an audience at ease, guaranteeing they’ll be rolling in the aisles and laughing from their bellies.
Opener: Kathryn Smith
With a combination of folk, indie, and curious lyrics, KP Smith considers herself a new and eager singer songwriter in the Calgary music scene. Her songs have been described as unusual, unique, and darkly funny. In May of 2016, KP Smith won the Ship and Anchor Untapped Newcomer Song Writer award and since then has released her first solo EP while navigating the busy music scene. KP has been seen at the 15 Minutes of Fame Folk Festival in Rosebud, will be appearing in the Femme Wave Festival in Calgary this winter, and has done numerous song writing commissions for theatre companies in Southern Alberta.