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WeDay, Scott Jones and Elsipogtog and Candy Palmater

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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!

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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