Since releasing her full-length debut, Barons Court, in 2015, Calgary-born composer Sarah Davachi has experimented with minimalist composition,
Just for Laughs will still be delivering their annual dose of hilarity. The festival's 42nd edition will be taking place online on October 9 and 10. As usual, the event will feature an incredible lineup of performances, panels and more.
Just for Laughs 2020 will be completely online and free to attend. Included among their long list of star-studded guests are Hannah Gadsby, Nicole Byer, Tituss Burgess, Howie Mandel and Trixie Mattel. Plus, you’ll even get to catch a panel with the top four finalists of Canada’s Drag Race, which just wrapped up its inaugural season.
What can you expect from some of these can’t-miss events? Get a behind the scenes look at the first-ever Canada’s Drag Race competition; live, unscripted conversations between Hannah Gadsby and Deanne Smith, and Trixie Mattel and Nicole Byer; and watch viral sensation Sarah Cooper chat about making the jump from working in tech to pursuing comedy.
You’ll also be able to catch a special showcase of upand-coming digital creators that were hand-picked from hundreds of submissions. Plus, find out who is on this year’s list of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch.”
For more information on how to enjoy Just for Laughs 2020, and to stay up to date on everything you need to know about the festival, head to hahaha.com.
I started going to therapy because I realized that, if I didn’t confront some deepseated childhood trauma, it was going to take over my life and hold me hostage. I thought that I could go for a session or two and be on my way. I had shit to do, you know? I quickly learned from my therapist that this was going to be a long- term journey with many ups and downs. Five years later, I’m still going. I got these arrows, created after my first solid year of therapy. I look down at them when shit gets tough, to remind myself that I am a warrior from the cosmos, who is always equipped for battle. Tattoo done by @ tattoohell_ mira.