LCSF The New Hot Spot
22 years together and 2 wonderful kids, Erin Garand, top saleswoman at Ford Magog and Jason Hartley, who works in the stone industry and is a volunteer firefighter for the town of Stanstead, seemed to not feel their lives were busy enough. They, like most of us, had a dream. Erin dreamt of having a catering party planning business, Jason on the other hand dreamt of a place where you could sit and listen to acoustic music and more. However, unlike others, they combined their dreams and actually made it reality by opened Cabaret Sans Frontieres. This Cafe Bar Lounge is home to Stand up comedians from The Comedy Lounge.ca every Friday nights and on Saturdays its music tributes. Not only is it unique for the area, its a great idea. With its freshly decorated modernromantic look, no wonder the comments are only positive. One satisfied customer called the Cabaret Sans Frontieres an "intimate place for shows which is very fun and the lounge ambiance is very cool, plus the staff is amazing!!!" Since the doors opened at the begining of November there have been many artist who have hit the stage. This past Friday, CSF Lounge welcomed Stand Up comic Paul Baluyot and friends. The show started at 9 p.m. and by 9:02, the MC Jason Yearow had everyone laughing. With his genuine smile and funny jokes, he warmed the crowd before welcoming fellow comedian, the Italian funny man Tony Riccio. When you ask Toni why he does Stand Up comedy the answer is simple: to see the crowd smile, to hear them laugh. Well Tony you can be proud, we sure did laugh! After the italian Stalion came the Italian Lady, Tina Jutras. For the past year now, Tina has fallen in love with Stand up Comedy and has made it her own. Not only does she seem like a natural, even if it has only been a year, she also radiates confidence and knows how to work a crowd. You would think after seeing three great comedians it would be it...but no, they had more to offer! Now came Scott Carter, a down to earth, 4 year Vancouver Comedian, who's calme, shy looking but has an assertive delivery had us laughing from the start. For Scott making it in Comedy simply means not having to work another job, being able to concentrate on his Stand up Comedy. If Scott keeps up his great work, there is no reason for this not to happen, as long as you keep your TayTay joke that was priceless! With our cheeks hurting from smiling and laughing, MC Jason welcomed the final act up on stage. I have to say, I caught myself saying all ready?! but we are having so much fun! Surprise to me... the fun was just about to get kicked up a notch. Jason walked onto stage, introduced him
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Cabaret Sans Frontières Customer enjoying a drink before the show starts.