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Season 5 filming end of April + beginning of May

TV Filming in Halifax – Be in the Audience/ Guest Lineup released

The Candy Show Season 5 Guest line up is now released and ready to share with you. The Candy Show is filmed in Halifax, all 13 episodes, which consists of 26 guests plus Candy Palmater, (Comedian/ Host/ Star) of The Candy Show,  over 7 days and nights.

Here is Season 5 guests:

APRIL 24, 2014 filming day:

HOST/ WRITER/ COMEDIAN/: Candy Palmater - funny female comedian/ monologue every episode brand new material. Candy Palmater

- Derric Starlight – Ventriloquist Performer

- Erin Costelo - singer/ songwriter

- Hubert Francis – Singer/ songwriter

- Brondon Gold – Circus Performer

APRIL 25, 2014 filming day:

- Gerry “Big Bear” Barrett – Ojibwe Elvis Impersonator

- My Living Will – Band/ Music

- Caitlan & Christy – DUO pole performers

- Red Suga – Music

APRIL 26, 2014 filming day:

- Troy Lane – Tattoo artist (Tribal Ink Tattoo)

- Slowcoaster – Band/ Music

- Moe Clark – Poet/ spoken word artist

- Jessie Brown & The Black Divine – Band/ Music

APRIL 30,2014 filming day:

- Tracy Bone – Singer/ song writer (country)

Maria Osende - Flamenco dancer/ Performer

MAY 1, 2014 filming day:

- Neon Dreams – Music/ band

- El Jones – Halifax Poet Laureate

- Charlie A’Court – blues musician w/ Kev Corbett

- INEZ Jasper – Music

MAY 2, 2014 filming day:

- Irish Mythen – singer/ song writer

- Eastern Eagle – The Candy Show Host DRUM

- Susan Aglukark – Global artist/ Music/ JUNO winner/ Order of Canada

- Rich Aucoin - Music/ symphonic pop

MAY 3, 2014 filming day:

- Iskwe – Music/ singer-song writer

- Deception “A Rock Opera” – performance/ acting

- The Stanfields – music/ Band

- George Leach – music/ singer- song writer/ JUNO award winner

**Please note: Guest list is subject to change.  If any changes are required, they will be updated here**

TICKETS  TICKETS   TICKETS  TICKETS   email ONLY please.

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Fancy Shoes TV INC. A partnership of Candy Palmater and Johanna Eliot of Ocean Entertainment.

Fancy Shoes TV INC. A partnership of Candy Palmater and Johanna Eliot of Ocean Entertainment.

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Season 5 filming end of April + beginning of May

HALIFAX filming of The Candy Show S5 – Be a part of National TV audience

FREE   FREE   FREE  Tickets to the most AMAZING event of the year in Halifax.  So many awesome events occur on an annual basis in Halifax, but this is the ONE that most talk about for months afterward.  What makes this event so darn amazing? Well, here is the list:

1. National TV filming and you get to be a part of it for FREE ( as long as you are 19+ ), and you can see yourself on TV when the episode airs, if you happen to be seated in the right place.

2. BEST Canadian Performers, Musicians, Comedy all under one roof – and it is the best price ever – we ask for each ticket holder to bring ONE non-perishable food item for the food bins for FEED NS on site. In return you will receive the BEST in entertainment for the evening/ night while we film in HD for TV.

3. The other awesome fact: We are not STUFFY on set.  We want you, the AUDIENCE, to have fun so come prepared to dance, laugh hard, scream when asked and dressed in your craziest, best, or come however you like, just no birthday suits please, the network will not like that.  We want you to relax and be with Candy Palmater as she makes you feel warm, welcome and invited into her House to play, and enjoy yourselves. Dance, Laugh, Meet new people.

4. The Candy Show is as proud of it’s audience as it is of its performing guests! Silver Donald Cameron, reporting for The Chronicle Herald, described The Candy Show audience by saying:

“They were young and old; gay and straight; Black, White, Asian and Aboriginal; all brought together by a common taste and attitude”

5. This creatively awesome and most Highly talented bunch of Entertainers will be on set/ stage filming for TV and for you, and it is all FREE. YES, FREE – You can Thank Candy Palmater for this.  As the Creator/ Host/ ONLY Writer/ and Producer of The Candy Show – that has garnished her with an ECMA Nomination and the show itself for 2 Canadian Screen Award Nominations, she always wanted her fans and many of her guests fans from across the country to enjoy artists that never come here and at the best price tag, FREE + one non-perishale food item for FEED NS.

TICKETS click here and order.  DATES: April 24, 25, 26, 30, May 1, 2, 3 – The Guest list will be released this week, on this website.  Make sure you SUBSCRIBE and not miss the update when it is posted.  

The Candy Show Audience in waiting....

The Candy Show Audience in waiting….

Season 5 filming end of April + beginning of May

Be in the LIVE studio Audience – Filming in Halifax



SEASON 5 Guest LINEUP w/ dates of filming

Thursday April 24th – Derric Starlight – ventriloquist performer
– Erin Costelo – Singer/ song writer lives in Halifax
– Hubert FRancis – singer/ song writer lives in NB
– Brandon Gold – Circus Performer

Friday April 25th – Gerry Big Bear (Ojibwe Elvis impersonator) – performer
– My Living Will – Band in HRM
– Caitlan & Christy – Duo Pole perfomers
– Red “Suga” – Musician

Saturday April 26th – Tattoo Artist – Troy Lane
– Slowcoaster – Band/ Music
– Moe Clark – Metis Poet from Quebec
– Jessie Brown & The Black Divine – band in NS

Wednesday April 30th – Tracy Bone – singer/ songwriter (country)
– Maria Osende – Flamenco performer

Thursday May 1st – Neon Dreams – Music in Halifax
– El JOnes – Halifax Poet Laureate
– Charlie A’Court – w/ kev Corbett
– Inez Jasper – Music

Friday May 2nd – Irish Mythen – singer/ song writer
– Eastern Eagle – Drum
– Susan Aglukark – singer/ Order of Canada/ JUNO award winner
– Rich Aucoin – Music/ performer

Saturday May 3rd – Iskwe – Music
– Deception “A Rock Opera” – performance
– The Stanfields – Band in Halifax
– George Leach – Music/ JUNO Award winner 2014

Canadian Screen Nominated – The Candy Show

NEWS: This just in. The Candy Show Season 3, for Episode “Small Spaces, Familiar Faces” written/ Produced by Candy Palmater, and Directed by Multiple Award winning Director Trevor Grant, has been nominate for a Canadian Screen Award, 2014.  We will have to wait until March to hear who won. Good luck to every one and congratulations on every single nomination. For all the 2014 Canadian Screen Nominations

Be sure to catch a NEW Episode of Season 4 each and every WEDNESDAY on APTN and APTN HD Channels 10pm EST/ 11pm AST APTN National TVThe Candy Show, National Variety Television – getting ready for filming Season 5 this spring, 2014, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Trevor Grant - second Canadian Screen nod for Best Direction on The Candy Show - on the right, Cory A Gibson is Candy's right hand but he is on the left in this pic

Trevor Grant – second Canadian Screen nod for Best Direction on The Candy Show – on the right, Cory A Gibson is Candy’s right hand but he is on the left in this pic

Happy Holidays from The Candy Show & News update

Hello and welcome to many of our new subscribers and of course to our fabulous supporters who have been with us already.  Candy and I really want to thank you ALL for being such awesome supporters, without you Candy would not be where she is today.  A massive heart felt Thank you.

Have a safe Holiday season

Have a safe Holiday season

A few news updates for you.

First, The Candy Show Season 4 will be premiering on Wednesday January 8th, 2014 11PM EST, on APTN and APTN HD Channels.  Candy’s National Award nominated Television series will be showing many NEW episodes from this past spring’s filming of hot Canadian Musicians, Performances of Magic, Trapeze, Hoop Dancing, Mi’Kmaq drummers and dancers, and much more exciting performances; and of course, the incomparable and hilarious Canadian stand up comedian, Candy Palmater, always starts off each episode with a monologue of such comedic brilliance.

The Candy Show is filmed in front of a live studio audience of 150 , every night,in Halifax Nova Scotia.  We film 13 high octane, exciting Episodes over 2 weeks.  Candy is the ONLY writer for every single episode,as well as being the Creative Executive Producer, so every single guest you see they are hand picked by Candy.  Every comedy monologue Candy delivers is written 100% by her alone.  This is a very important fact, as all other National Television series have a team of writers, but The Candy Show is truly Candy’s baby, and her own creation.  Candy does collaborate with her Multiple Award winning and Award Nominated for The Candy Show Director, Trevor Grant, out of Prince Edward Island.  Together, Candy and Trevor make beautiful magic for all of you to witness, on your HD channel.  Candy’s Executive Producing partner, Johanna Eliot, of Ocean Entertainment and her fantastic team, and the BEST TV crew in the business, bring The Candy Show to life.  This is a work of Love, Passion and fun – there is no other National Variety Television series like this running right now.

You can catch the first 3 seasons every Wednesday night 11PM EST on APTN and APTN HD Channels, and/ or watch on line right now: APTN.CA/THECANDYSHOW Click on the link. **click on each photo to make it larger**

one of Candy's looks

one of Candy’s looks

Jenny Reeves who feeds all us

Jenny Reeves who feeds all us

outside the studio

outside the studio

Candy and my walkies while on set

Candy and my walkies while on set

Candy Show, plus Jenny Reeves who fed us, and some crew who we like to call The Candy Show Posse. Best Crew ever. ( The photos of our guests cannot be used until we get closer to the airing date. But, I will be posting them as we get closer). Click on each picture to slide through the tiny gallery.

Candy Show, plus Jenny Reeves who fed us, and some crew who we like to call The Candy Show Posse. Best Crew ever.
( The photos of our guests cannot be used until we get closer to the airing date. But, I will be posting them as we get closer). Click on each picture to slide through the tiny gallery.

Part of Candys private dressng room

Part of Candys private dressng room

part of the set, on stage

part of the set, on stage

 

YouTube

Don;t miss Vlogmas on Candy’s Lifestyle YouTube Channel – TheCandyShow  Candy vlogs every day in December.  We bring you with us everywhere, for gigs, on the road, shopping, sharing the advent calendars with you, and much more.  Be sure to click “thumbs up ” button on each video, and subcribe, because you wouldn;t want to miss out on a single day.  But if you do, we have created a Playlist for the entire Vlogmas, and you can watch it here: Vlogmas 2013

Hope you have a safe, happy, Holiday Season.  We will be back with more information just after Christmas.

 

 

WeDay Atlantic Canada 2013

Good day everyone.

Just wanted to share with all of you some pictures from yesterday.  The WeDay event held at Halifax Metro centre was a blast, and the amount of energy each student was exuding was so powerful and positive over the day.  Candy spoke about Love, kindness, acceptance and inclusion.  Here are a handful of pictures we would like to share with you.  They can be found on The Candy Show Fan Page on Face Book, and I wanted to share them with you here:

Candy with front man Jacob Hoggard of Hedley providing the metal scowl, back stage in green room of WeDay

Candy with front man Jacob Hoggard of Hedley providing the metal scowl, back stage in green room of WeDay

Candy Palmater speaking to 8000 students at Halifax Metro Centre centre stage at WeDay 2013

Candy Palmater speaking to 8000 students at Halifax Metro Centre centre stage at WeDay 2013

Candy with the right honorable Michaelle Jean back stage at WeDay 2013

Candy with the right honorable Michaelle Jean back stage at WeDay 2013

Candy delivering a powerful message to 8000 students on the center stage of WeDay 2013

Candy delivering a powerful message to 8000 students on the center stage of WeDay 2013

Candy speaking center stage of WeDay, note the jumbo tron, and how immensely massive this place is.  Halifax Metro Centre. So fun.

Candy speaking center stage of WeDay, note the jumbo tron, and how immensely massive this place is. Halifax Metro Centre. So fun.

 

Thank you for your continued support and love.  I will be adding for photos to this album as I receive them.

You can find and follow Candy Palmater  on Twitter   Instagram   Facebook fan page

You can follow me (Candy’s Manager) on Twitter for updates/ news and more about The Candy Show and Candy’s events/ gigs/ tour dates and more…..

Until next post….

WeDay, Scott Jones and Elsipogtog and Candy Palmater

Good day to everyone,

First Things First

Thank you to every one of you who have subscribed to the free subscription to our website updates.  We appreciate every fan and welcome each of you to our website. Candy reads all your comments, and will reply to your messages directly.

All blog posts at this point are by Candy’s Manager/ wife: Denise Tompkins (Me) For all inquires and bookings please contact me here  I would be happy to help.  To view Candy’s schedule, to see if she is available for bookings, here is her calendar ( Please note: some dates have been added today, and will show up within 24 hours after posting). Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

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NEWS for week of Nov. 26th- Dec.1st

What a week Candy has.  Tuesday is a filming day with APTN (Aboriginal People’s Television Network), where she is on National News “Laughing Drum” segment.  “Laughing Drum ” is segment where Aboriginal Comedians comment and speak about issues and topics that relate to Canadian politics and other agendas.  It is fun, thought provoking and sometimes silly, all depending on the topic of course.  You can check it out on Tuesday nights. For Candy’s own National Television series, The Candy Show, currently airing on Wednesday nights, the first 3 seasons, you can watch online or on TV.  Season 4 Premiere with brand NEW episodes will air this winter. (good thing you have subscribed to our website, so you do not miss the premiere).  Season 5 filming dates TBA for 2014.

Wednesday: Candy is a part of the International fundraising event, WeDay, coming to Atlantic Canada,  Candy Palmater is one of the celebrity speakers at this momentous event for young people, being held at Halifax Metro Centre. For details here is the website

Thursday: Candy hosts a benefit fundraiser for Scott Jones.  If you are 19+ you can come out and support this important cause.  For details about Scott Jones, click here.

Saturday: Candy Palmater hosts the huge Benefit for the Elsipogtog Mi’Kmaq Warriors on the Fracking issues in NB.  Elsipogtog benefit Concert This affects all Canadians, and of all ethnic cultures. This is held at the Marquee Ballroom on Gottingen Street in Halifax. Poster for benefit Nov.30MORE TV News to come…….

The following week Candy and I will be on the road for Comedy gigs over the maritime provinces.

December 4th is Candy’s Birthday!

Thank you so much for reading this update, we appreciate your support and please feel free to leave Candy a message anytime.

PS/ Don;t forget to follow Candy on Social media too:

Twitter    YouTube   FaceBook Fan Page   Instagram   My Twitter (Candys Manager)

Have a great day,

The Candy Show team.

 

Remembrance Day November 11th

The Candy Show Remembers all the Canadian soldiers who fought hard for our beautiful country. Not only on November 11th, but the other 364 days of the year.

Thank you Canadian troops for keeping us safe, and performing the difficult arduous duty for us all to live free.  You are always in our hearts and minds.rememberingRemembering

Elsipogtog Benefit Concert hosted by Comedian Candy Palmater

Benefit concert picElsipogtog Benefit Concert time and venue details for Halifax, Saturday, November 30th!! **2 parts, 2 venues, 2 mins from each other lol**

First Location:
Mi’kmaq Native Friendship Center
6-8:00pm: Cultural Showcase, Vendors & Silent Auction!

Our Cultural Showcase features an internationally renowned group of Mi’kmaq singers, Eastern Eagle, as our host drum group. We also have All Nations Drum Group, dancers from all powwow styles and a Hoop Dance Exhibition. The Silent Auction will include Artwork, Fancy Shawl and Jingle dresses, hand drums, earrings, and anything else people would like to donate to help the benefit raise funds. All vendors are welcome and can contact me to reserve a table!

Candy Palmater hosts this amazing event on November 30th. Get your tickets before they are gone!

Candy Palmater hosts this amazing event on November 30th. Get your tickets before they are gone!

Second Location:
The Marquee Ballroom (19&Up)
8pm-2am: Fashion Show, Stand-Up Comedy, Solo Singers and 4 Live Bands!

To start, we have one super funny Mi’kmaq.. who was recently voted as Halifax’s Best Comedian, nominated by the ECMA’s, and host of “The Candy Show”, Candy Palmater, as our nights event host!! The Fashion Show will showcase HeadRush, The Vault and InkStarz Native designs by “Natasha Patles” and “Dwayne Ward”- which will include both female and male Mi’kmaq models. We then have special guest, “Ryan McMahon”, a very hilarious Ojibway Comedian, who’s flying in from Winnipeg to do Stand-Up Comedy for us! Our stacked music line-up includes Listiguj’s very own “Melissa Girven” and “Gmanwolf Productions”, “Kicking Krotch”, and two Aboriginal Hiphop Music groups who were recently nominated by the East Coast Music Awards for Aboriginal Recording Of The Year, “City Natives” and “Black & Grey” to perform for us LIVE!!!

Aboriginal Comedian and National Television host on stage of Season 4 of The Candy Show

Aboriginal Comedian and National Television host on stage of Season 4 of The Candy Show

Comedian/ Television Personality Candy Palmater

Day 2 Blog by Candy’s Manager: Denise Tompkins

Yesterday I blogged about Candy Palmater in her role as an International speaker.  Today is about Candy in the capacity that many of you know her best. The role of Entertainment. Candy Palmater has been making us laugh, making us cry, making us exhausted as we saunter home from a show we lay witness to, and feel like we had been made love to by Candy’s wit, charm and unique style of comedy.  She is more of a comedic story teller. Candy does deliver impromptu one liners when we least expect them, and she certainly lays everything on the stage for her audience. Candy’s innate ability is evident. Her humble and charming personality is no match for her on stage candour and honesty about topics that range from “what we are not to speak about in public” to politics. Breaking the barriers and pushing the comfortable envelope are her specialties.

Stand Up comedy styles

Unlike many other comedians, Candy has Two types of Comedy routines: 1. Corporate comedy, above the belt style for corporate functions, companies, Television Galas, Awards Show and many functions that like to keep things light , and number  2. Candy’s standard comedy – she pushes the envelope on topics that make people squirm in their seats. And let’s face it, most of us love to feel uncomfortable, breaking away form norm and social rights, this is why we love Stand up comedians, right? Candy utilizes her life experiences, her intelligence and her brashness to create the  material we see on stage.  No one gets hurt, and no one gets picked on in her shows. It is all in good fun, extremely entertaining and everyone loves to laugh until they have to pee. Candy is your huckleberry. 19 +.

Gift of Laughter with Candy Palmater - Aboriginal Comedian

Book Candy for your Holiday party 902 404-0047 or email denise@thecandyshow.com

Candy writes 100% of her material.

Candy’s comedy on line – Stand up Playlist

UPCOMING EVENTS/ SHOWS/ NEWS

Candy has been performing all over the country. She performs on her hit national TV series, The Candy Show, that airs every Wednesday nights on APTN/ APTN HD channels. (Check your service provider for exact times in your zone). OR watch the first 3 seasons on line here.  Season 4 will air this winter – be sure to subscribe to our website and not miss the season premiere and about Season 5 news!

Candy recently won BEST COMEDIAN in Halifax by The Coast viewers pole. This Thursday Candy will be performing on stage at a Corporate function, and then heading over to the Awards Gala for award and a party. Get your tickets!

Candy has more Comedy events/ gigs coming up – check out our calendar of events

and just shared the stage with some Canadian greats.  In 2014 Candy has set her sites on a cross Canada comedy tour with Jean Paul and Kenny Robinson, still in the works and we will keep you posted on the cities/ towns they will be performing in.

Toronto - 3 comedians

Kenny Robinson, Candy Palmater and Jean paul – Tour coming in 2014 -stay tuned for more details.

Kocihta Picture

Scott Thompson (Kids In the Hall), Candy Palmater (The Candy Show) and Don Kelly (Fish out of Water)

Thank you for your support.

The Candy Show Team

Canadian Keynote Speaker and Aboriginal Comedian

Updates from Candy’s Manager – Denise Tompkins

Bookings: 902 404-0047  OR Email your request here

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TCS S4 set

The Candy Show Season 4, small part of the set where Candy interviews her Music guests. This is a replica of her high school bedroom, where she dreamed of having musicians hang with her and talk about music.

Candy Palmater has been very busy lately, working on many National Television projects that include: The Candy Show – National Variety Television series Created by and 100% written by, Candy Palmater. The Candy Show filmed it’s 4th season in Halifax spring 2013 at the Olympic Gardens, where we transform the large building into a giant filming studio. Seasons 1, 2 and 3 can currently be viewed every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD Channels. ( Check your service provider for exact airing times in your time zone). Season 4 is currently in Post Production, but be sure to subscribe to our website to not miss out on the FREE news updates.

OTHER Television NEWS:

Candy Palmater has acted on Call Me Fitz, Season 4, as Cholita, opposite Jason Priestly, for HBO Canada.

Candy in her character role as an ex-con named Cholita on Season 4 of Call Me Fitz.

Candy in her character role as an ex-con named Cholita on Season 4 of Call Me Fitz.

She has acted in Thom Fitzgerald’s NEW series Sex & Violence, Season 1, as Louella opposite Olympia Dukakis  for OUTtv.

Candy has a NEW role in Thom Fitgerald,s NEW series, Forgive Me, Season 1, as Agnes, for Super Channel. ( Currently filming)

Watch for another NEW National Television series, Created by Candy Palmater, and she has hired another know Canadian writer, Drew Hayden Taylor, to write with her, called Pink Indian.  Candy has a development deal with APTN, and is currently working away writing and developing her Pilot and a few episodes, hoping to begin filming in 2014.

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KEYNOTE Speaking

When Candy is not filming, writing of performing her Stand up comedy, she is on the road traveling all over the country delivering her stellar keynote speeches, to thousands of participants at various events, gigs and Education seminars. As an International Speaker, Candy is consistently traveling to where she is needed to deliver her powerful messages. Candy delivers many messages in her speeches, and you will never find her speeches video recorded, or on line and not for sale.  In order to hear Candy speak,and inquire about speaking rates,  you can book her for your event here.

Some topics: Aboriginal/ First Nation Rights, Power of Language, Education, Motivational/ Inspirational topics, Women’s Rights, Gay/ Lesbian Rights, Anti-Bullying, One Love, Inclusion, just to name a few.

Candy at Cape Breton University delivering a powerful keynote speech. You can here a pin drop drop when Candy is at the podium.

Candy at Cape Breton University delivering a powerful keynote speech. You can here a pin drop drop when Candy is at the podium.

 

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