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Candy BBBS campaign 2014

Halifax Pride Parade and other news

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. lipstick pride

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.  BBBS and Candy

OTHER NEWS:

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! APCMA nomination 2014CLICK 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.

 

Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award – nominated TV Series

NEWS Update: This just came in over the wire last night. The hit national television series, The Candy Show, is nominated for an Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award for promoting/ supporting aboriginal musicians in Canada. This is The Candy Show’s 4th nomination for the hard work and dedication by Candy Palmater own creation. Other nominations include: 2013 Canadian Screen Award nod, 2012 Canadian Screen Award nod, 2013 ECMA (East Coast Music Award) nod, and now 2014 APCMA nod – and maybe a win. Please vote here and let’s secure a win. 

APCMADon;t Forget: Saturday June 21st  is NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY IN CANADA! This means Candy will be televised LIVE on APTN while she Hosts the big FREE outdoor event on the Halifax waterfront. Be there in person or watch from the comfort of your home on your tube.  For more information of the summer solstice concert series, click here.

Celebrity Host - Candy Palmater - Live TV Production
Celebrity Host – Candy Palmater – Live TV Production

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Celebrity Host - Candy Palmater - Live TV Production

Ultimate Host and gay and Native and funny comedian Candy Palmater

Hello friends,

Wow, what a Season we just filmed in Halifax.  The Candy Show Season 5 was a blast, and filled with high energy guests and jammed packed audiences of all walks of like, of all ages and ethnicity. The Candy Show is about love and kindness, and the hilarity of Candy Palmater along with some of Canada’s top Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal musicians and performers.  Season 5 is currently in Post Production, the dates are not set for airing yet, but be sure to subscribe to the website to not miss the Season 5 premiering date.

Immediately after filming The Candy Show, the very next day, Candy Palmater has been filming and getting ready for the Massive televised event of the year on APTN (Aboriginal Peoples Television Network), June 21st – National Aboriginal Day. Halifax hosts the big outdoor stage on the waterfront.  The event is hosted by Candy Palmater and her Co-Host Don Kelly.  Join her for some fun, some Primo entertainment, tons of music  - View the official Website here for more information.   The Event is FREE BTW, so be there Halifax.  The event is live to National TV, for many of you who cannot be there in person, on APTN.

Celebrity Host - Candy Palmater - Live TV Production
Celebrity Host – Candy Palmater – Live TV Production

Candy is also on the road for speaking gigs, comedy gigs and more. See her schedule page to see where she is… she might be in your province or country!

One June 21st in Toronto, the Book Launch of 10X10 will be during pride week. Candy is one of the featured Gay celebrities that will be in the 4th annual book.  Be sure to head over to the event if you are there.  ( Candy may or may not be there – we do not know if she can make it yet).  But the book will be for sale.

Candy is featured as one of the Nations Gay Celebrities
Candy is featured as one of the Nations Gay Celebrities

This month is gearing up to be exciting, hot and fun.

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Until next time, please be kind and love one another.

~ The Candy Show team

Candy Palmater

The Candy Show Season 5 FILMING in Halifax – FREE tickets

Do you have your tickets ? Filmed in Halifax. National Television series, The Candy Show Season 5 in front of a live studio audience, Music Guests and Performing arts from all across Canada will film over 7 nights with the queen of comedy, funny woman Candy Palmater. Stand up comedy starts each episode – 100% comedy by Candy (written 100% by Candy), and each guest is hand chosen by Candy Palmater to be on The Candy Show.  BEST in Aboriginal artists, Music, performing arts and more.  For the complete guest line up:  OR simply scroll down to the last post on this website.

HOW TO GET YOUR TICKETS?  see below.

DOOR TIME: 6:10PM to arrive at the Studio

STUDIO LOCATION: Olympic Centre on Hunter Street, Halifax ( beside Long & McQuade)

TICKET pick up date/ time:

Wednesday April 23rd – 10AM to 1PM and 2PM to 6PM

** More ticket pick up dates for the filming dates of April 30th, May 1, 2, and 3, 2014.** Watch for these dates to be posted next week.

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.

Halifax Comedy, Filming, music – Be there

Hottest event in Halifax, and Halifax has tons of exciting events happening every year. The Halifax voted #1 Comedian, Candy Palmater, is heading into her FIFTH Season of The Candy Show, National Variety Television Series on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, ( APTN).  Candy raw and pure in full form will entertain you for hours, over 7 nights.  Evening/ night filming of her hit National TV show is in front of a LIVE studio audience, and you are invited. Must be 19 + to attend. Cash bar on site, merchandise on site, the price of the ticket has no nominal value – HOWEVER, each ticket holder brings a non-perishable food item for FEED NS bins that will be at the entrance to the studio.  In addition to free night of comedy for 7 nights, Candy has Music guests from all over Canada, with majority being East Coast Music.  So, now you have Comedy, Music taken care of… but there is more.  The Candy Show will also have Poets, like El Jones Halifax Poet Laureate, plus Halifax Flamenco Dancer Maria Osende, and how about Studio Essence’s Caitlan and Christy on Duo poles… sound fun?  Check out the full line up:   FREE FREE TICKETS TICKETS click here to email your request.

APRIL 24, 2014 filming day:

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

- Christine Campbell - singer/ songwriter

- 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

- Monique Ryan – Belly Dancer

- 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 HERE

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.

Don;t forget to watch a NEW episode every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD channels. OR watch full episodes on line here

VLOGGING every day in April – even Pre-Production of The Candy Show Season 5, behind the scenes, and daily life leading up to and including on set Candy as she gears up for filming.  So much to see, Vlogril, is happening now on The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube Channel – head on ove: watch, share and subscribe.  This is FREE channel to watch.  Candy all the time!

See you again soon – Thank you for your support and love of Candy.

~ Denise Tompkins (Candy’s Manager)

 

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.

The Candy Show

 

 

 

First Nation and Inuit Power houses on The Candy Show WEDNESDAY night

This Wednesday night watch this NEW episode of The Candy Show on APTN & APTN HD channels; 10pm EST/ 11pm AST

Hosted by Mi’Kmaq (First Nation) Comedian/ Creator/ Writer of The Candy Show, Candy Palmater, and awesome East Coast Music/ Music Nova Scotia Guests. Plus unicyclist like no other performs on set of the National Variety Television series.  Smoking performances by First Nation and Inuit female talents of Canada, all under one roof.

MUSIC: East Coast Musicians/ Punk band Like A Motorcycle

PERFORMER: Halifax Circus unicyclist Ian Gallant

HOST/ COMEDIAN: Candy Palmater

Feel the power! High Octane Episode coming your way next week, WEDNESDAY 10pm EST/ 11pm AST

Like A MotorcycleLike A MotocycleThe Candy Show

This WEDNESDAY on the hit National TV Series, The Candy Show

The Candy Show Wednesday 10pm EST/ 11pm AST on APTN and APTN HD Channels. National Variety TV series with Canadian Music, Stand Up Comedy by Female Funny First Nation comic: Candy Palmater and other Performing artists.  The Candy Show is filmed in front of a live studio audience, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

This week:

MUSIC GUEST: Ryan Cook – East Coast Musician

PERFORMANCE BY: Lindsay Eekwol Knight – First Nation poet

COMEDY/ HOST/ WRITER/ CREATOR: Candy Palmater – stand up Comedian

Bookings and Business Inquiries for Candy Palmater: click here.

Candy Palmater

Candy with Ryan Cook and Band
Candy with Ryan Cook and Band
Lindsay Eekwol Knight
Lindsay Eekwol Knight

Ryan CookCandy and Eekwol

After the wall signing

WEDNESDAY Feb. 5th on APTN 10pm EST – Season 4 NEW episode The Candy Show

Season 4 is currently airing a NEW episode every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD channels at 10pm EST/ 11pm AST. Late night TV like no other.  The Candy Show is written/ produced/ starring female comedian Candy Palmater, with Guests:

IAN Sherwood: East Coast Musician and the Creator of the theme song for The Candy Show.

JACOB Pratt: Incredible, talented Hoop Performer/ dancer

CANDY Palmater: unique, gay, native, female Comedian delivers a monologue off the top.

The Candy Show is filmed in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Season 5 will be filmed end of April to first week in May 2014. For FREE tickets.

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Ian SherwoodCandy PalmaterJacob PrattThe interview Candy and Jacob

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.

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Have a great day,

The Candy Show team.