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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

- Derric Starlight – Puppeteer  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

- TO BE DETERMINED

- 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.

19+

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.

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.

 

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.

 

You can find Candy Palmater on Twitter HERE

You can find me on Twitter HERE

Thank you for your continued support. Please feel free to leave us a message, and if you have questions, we love to here from you.

Comedian going to the dogs

Well, she is emceeing a big event for downtown Halifax Business Commission, at Grand Parade on August 10th.  The downtown Business Commission is teaming up with Litters n’ Critters animal rescue for this awesome event called “Dog Days of Summer”, and Candy Palmater is your cruise director for the event. For complete details click here.

Dog Days of Summer

Please visit the calendar page to see where Candy is next. Calendar.

Be sure to find Candy on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube Lifestyle Channel and YouTube comedy channel all under the handle ” The Candy Show”

BOOKING Candy for: Comedy, Speaking, Hosting/ Emceeing, Public Appearances please contact Denise Tompkins HERE

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