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Event Archive - "A 'Live' Trailer Trash Comedy Performance with": Trailer Park Boys

Sat. March 31st 2007 Alix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages)
7:30pm - 10pm doors at 7pm
$21 Advance / $23 Door
Tickets at: Lyle's Place (Cash Only, 770 Yates St.) 250-382-8422, High Tide Entertainment
A 'Live' Trailer Trash Comedy Performance with...
Trailer Park Boys - Mr Lahey & Randy
Saturday. March 31st, 2007
Alix Goolden Performance Hall, 907 Pandora St., Victoria
Doors 7:00pm - Showtime 7:30pm - ALL AGES
Tickets: $21 Advance / $23 Door ALL SEATS GENERAL ADMISSION
Available at: Lyle's Place (cash only) 250-382-8422 & High Tide Box Office at

Randy & Mr. Lahey from the hit Showcase series Trailer Park Boys engage the
audience with this extremely unique comedy experience! Mr. Lahey (John
Dunsworth) and Randy (Patrick Roach) will perform live in their dysfunctional
character roles that are enjoyed by millions of devoted viewers. Get ready for
this high energy and behind the scenes look at Trailer Park Boys as they fully
interact with the audience through an evening of skits, stories, Q & A, contests,
prizes, laughter and more! Hop on stage for the big belly measuring contest
against Randy and stick around after the show for autograph signing in the
lobby! Don’t miss your chance to participate with Randy and Mr. Lahey in the
most spontaneous and energetic night of comedy you will ever encounter!
Jigu! Thunder Drums of China
28-member ensemble direct from Shanxi Province
Sunday, April 1st, 2007
Chan Centre for The Performing Arts at UBC
6265 Crescent Road, UBC, Vancouver BC
Doors 7pm - Showtime 8pm
Tickets: $39.50/$37.50/$35.50 + Service charges (No Service charges at Chan Centre
Ticket Office)
Available at: Ticketmaster outlets, Chan Centre Ticket Office,
Ticketmaster Charge-By-Phone: 604.280.3311 or at

"Deeply rooted in Chinese folk traditions and updated with high-tech lighting and
special effects, Jigu's spectacular movement and drumming is designed to enhance
the eyes, entrance the ears and engage the spirit."
- Chico Performances (California)

"There is something very original and elusive in their performance…this honesty
and spontaneity is a wonderful thing…not the least in the genre of folklore, but it
became a very important part of the performance that one will not soon forget!"
- Berlingske Times (Denmark)

“The thunder dragon roared in the Cultural Grand Theatre on Monday night… for
most of this exciting show, there was a strong feeling that something very special
was happening on stage!”
- South China Morning Post

JIGU! In Chinese it means to 'beat or touch the drum' and your audience will clamor
for more as they are thrilled by the powerful Thunder Drums of China! Hailing from
the Shanxi province, this world-renown company of 28 drummers, percussionists
and musicians will astound audiences in this ultra-sensory entertainment
experience. The fine art of drumming and percussive performance is indicative of the
culture of the Shanxi province. Performances by Jigu! are deeply rooted in these folk
origins, which are blended with many modern musical elements. In this fascinating,
totally new show concept from the producers of The Peking Acrobats®, high-tech
lighting and special effects add to the drama of this spectacular and awe-inspiring
cultural event your patrons won't want to miss. Not only can you see and hear the
action, but you can actually feel the intense sound! Experience the vibrant and
colorful roar of JIGU! Thunder Drums of China.

HISTORY: The Ensemble was founded in 1988 and they have performed in many
countries including
Denmark, Morocco, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.

FESTIVALS: CCTV's (China's National TV Station) Spring Festival Special Event;
The Shanghai
International Arts Festival; The Chinese Folk Art Festival; The Summer of Ha'ErBin
Arts Festival; The
Hong Kong Drum Festival and Competition. (Finalists); The 2004 China/US National
Games (They were featured performers at NBA Games)

AWARDS: Gold Medalists 2004 National Star Awards in China given for excellence in
their field of
drumming and percussive performance (also 2000, 2001 and 1992); Winners in the
1992 Chinese
Folk Dancing Competitions for Percussion and Drums Performers.
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Trailer Park Boy's Website: Enjoyed by millions of devoted viewers in their dysfunctional character rolls, Randy and Mr. Lahey will be LIVE at Richard's for a Comedy stunt which involves a little bit of everything from stand-up, to beer belly and cheeseburger eating contests against Randy, Trivia Contest with the Audien... more info
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