Saturday July 26th is the infamous annual Halifax pride parade. Thousands of people will come out to watch, participate, show their alliance and unity that really, one love is human nature, and this day marks this fact. Halifax pride parade is the 4th largest in Canada. That is awesome considering we are a tiny province and our person per province tally is lower than most. We sure know how to pump out an awesome pride festival and parade. See you Saturday 1:30PM parade start time. MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE.
Candy , a proud 2 spirited woman, has united for a special campaign with BBBS Halifax (Big Brothers Big Sisters). She is the face of the their campaign and will be on the big float, helping to gather clothing donations from the parade goers to help the kids that are in desperate need of help. MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE.
The Candy Show (National Television series) is nominated for an Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award 2014. Voting is open to people all over the world, help Candy win! CLICK HERE TO register and vote for FREE
Simple: To vote you must register , but it is FREE, and then you go to the voting categories. The category you are looking for is: BEST TELEVISION SERIES and THE CANDY SHOW is the second on the list. Click the little box and send in your vote, and that is it! It’s that simple. You can only vote once, so make sure you click on the correct box. Share with everyone you know. Let’s help Candy win! Thank you for your vote and your support.
Candy Palmater (The Candy Show) has an Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award nomination for BEST TV show showcasing and promoting Aboriginal Music and Music in general. We ask if you could take a few minutes to VOTE for The Candy Show in the BEST TV category. Registering to vote is free and easy, and one click beside THE CANDY SHOW will submit your entry. The Voting has been extended now to July 31st 2014, so plenty of time to vote. You can vote HERE: CLICK HERE
ALSO: You can vote all around the Globe – no matter if you are in Australia or Africa, you can vote. Help The Candy Show win a much deserved award for the hard work and promotion of awesome music through a National medium. You can catch the first 4 seasons on the Network’s website here: CLICK HERE for The Candy Show on line
HUGE THANK YOU to every single person that voted and will do so in the next week. Please share with your friends and ask them to vote too. ( no shame in asking). Thank you again.
Hello everyone around the Globe. Exciting news is The Candy Show has been nominated for an Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award. The voting can be done by anyone and everyone around the Globe. Simply click on this link, and register, vote for THE CANDY SHOW under the category Best TV series supporting Aboriginal Music, it’s that easy. TO watch some of The Candy Show on line, click here. OR watch a NEW episode every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD channels. Thank you for taking the time to Vote for The Candy Show. We appreciate your continued support. Happy Friday, have a great and safe weekend.
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.
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.
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
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 The Candy Show, National Variety Television – getting ready for filming Season 5 this spring, 2014, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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.
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**
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.
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:
Thank you for your continued support and love. I will be adding for photos to this album as I receive them.
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.
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. MORE 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!
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