“Running Down a Dream”hits the shelves October 18, 2022 with Harper Collins Canada.
A rare treat to see Candy Palmater performing a solo, live performance. One night only, limited seating, Toronto, get your tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/candy-palmater-comedy-show-tickets-79354869551?aff=ebdssbeac
More news updates for you right here.
Candy Palmater is your 2015 Host for the Read Carpet extravaganza event in Winnipeg, at the Indigenous Music Awards, televised LIVE on APTN. The big night is Friday September 11th, 2015, and Candy’s National award winning Television series, The Candy Show, is nominated for BEST TV SERIES this year. Candy will also be a presenter for one of the awards during the night as well.
Be sure to tune in and watch your favorite artists get interviewed by Candy on the red carpet!
- be sure to tune into Netflix and watch for Season 10 of Trailer Park Boys, Candy acts in this international series. No date is posted , but we wanted to give you heads up.
- Candy will be in Halifax, Toronto, Vancouver and P.E.I this fall for various Corporate events and gigs.
- Candy is writing and Hosting the ImagineNATIVE Film Festival Award night at the TIFF Bell light box in October – watch for that!
- Writing a NEW national Television series for APTN, Sex & Candy a night time talk show – coming soon
- In development with CBC Radio for a new podcast program with Candy
- Candy is working on her first book. Far enough away from publishing yet, and no other details can be released at this time.
- Finally: A TORONTO Meet up is going to take place, and with a TON of personal giveaway items that were Candy’s/ Be sure to tune into her YOUTUBE channel, be a subscriber and do not miss the big meet up – meet the star and get your pic taken….oh and get some goodies.
- The Candy Show YouTube channel link is noted above this blog. click on over and watch, subscribe, share and like
Sorry for the long delay in our update. We have many updates and news for you. We hope you had a fantastic summer, and are enjoying the fall weather of sunshine and crispy days.
Since our last post of Dog Days of Summer, hosted by Candy Palmater in Halifax, she has been traveling for comedy, speaking and Television events all summer and into early fall. Candy has been nominated for two Awards: Nova Scotia Music Award (Media Person of the Year), and also an APCMA (Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards) for Best Television Series Promoting Aboriginal Music on a National Level. The winner of the APCMA category is: THE CANDY SHOW – Candy’s hit national TV series on APTN. Much anticipated and greatly appreciated, Candy and I would like to thank every one of you fans, family, friends, colleagues, clients and subscribers who voted. This is a prestigious Award in Canada, awarded by the people, the voters. We Thank you with all our hearts. The Nova Scotia Music Award is still a nomination at this point, but will know this fall who will win the category. (this award is for Nova Scotia only and is voted by the industry members).
Candy’s National TV show: The Candy Show, is not syndicated, is in it’s fifth season, now post-production and will soon air on APTN. No date is released by the network as of yet. You can watch The Candy Show weekly on APTN, or on line HERE.
MORE NEWS/ EVENTS:
Candy headlined the Entertainment night for the Mi’Kmaq Summer Games 2014 in Potlotek First Nation. Opening for her was Don Burnstick and another local upcoming comedian, with Candy’s set on after the family fireworks. The night was stellar and a rare treat as many witness Candy’s Corporate comedy, but this late night show was her blue comedy. The organizers planned the event to provide a mix mash of variety for the audience.
Candy has traveled to Moose Cree First Nation for comedy performance and to Wikwemikong Unceded First nation for motivational, inspirational keynote speeches, on Manitoulin Island. Beautiful place to visit.
Candy hosted the Industry Award Night presented by RBC, the Ohshki Awards – the same night her category was announced and she won. The Nationally Televised Award night, Candy was the presenter for Song of The Year, and had a stroll down the red carpet with her well earned Award. The two nights were filled with the best talent in Canada, what we call Red Hollywood, for Aboriginal people, and with guests from all across the world to attend, perform and receive awards. What a great couple of nights in Winnipeg!
NOW, Candy is back on APTN National News for the Laughing Drum segment, every other Tuesday nights, and she accepted a position to teach the Native Studies Course at Dalhousie University in Halifax, once a week. Still being able to travel all over the globe for events, comedy shows, and speaking to youth, educators, Unions, Corporations and Government – sending messages on love, inclusion, motivation, inspiration and more.
This October, she will be hosting and speaking at the NPAAMB – Dream walkers Gathering in Ontario, for Aboriginal Youth. For more details click here.
WRITING / TELEVISION
Candy is in the process of writing her first book and is busy writing treatments for a handful of other TV projects. The Candy Show kept her busy for 5 seasons of filming, with her as the ONLY writer for ALL episodes, a rarity in Television. We will keep you posted on the developments as they unfold.
We still keep up with her YouTube Channel – Click here for her channel, be sure to subscribe and not miss out on a video.
Thank you for your continued support and love. We will update you all her endeavors and keep you in the loop.
BOOKINGS / CONTACT
Simply click here and I will be happy to book Candy for an appearance, event, festival, gig , TV show and more…
See you again soon,
The Candy Show Team
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.
MORE NEWS: Candy’s calendar is a crazy busy one, but not too busy for her fans and her YouTube Channel. Right now, a GIVEAWAY Contest is on! You might win. CLICK HERE to ENTER The Candy Show YOUTUBE Channel.
The actual Video to watch on YouTube, the GIVEAWAY Contest video you must watch to enter is: CLICK HERE.
GOOD Luck to everyone – Contest closes July 20th, 2014. You can enter only one time.
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.
Don;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.
To Book Candy for your event – Host, comedian, and speaker – it is just a click away HERE
WATCH The Candy Show Lifestyle YouTube Channel too. It is free and easy to do, and again, it is just a click away. Please subscribe, we would not want you to miss out on a single video. The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube Channel.
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.
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.
This month is gearing up to be exciting, hot and fun.
Thank you for reading, subscribing and your on going support. Don;t forget to watch The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube Channel Where there is something to watch for everyone. Beauty, Book Reviews ” Candy Reads” segment, Hauls, Empties, OOTD, Favourites, odd rants, Vlogs, and so much more….. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE and share the channel with your friends. We are aiming for 5000 subscribers by December 31st, 2014. We need your help to fill this goal. It is free and easy to do. Thank you so much.
Until next time, please be kind and love one another.
~ The Candy Show team
Just wrapping up the final day/ night of filming in Halifax Saturday May 3rd. For the past 2 weeks filming this National Variety Television series, The Candy Show Season 5 has been extremely exciting, highly entertaining and very emotional. The Candy Show showcases some of the BEST Canadian Music, Canadian Performers and of course Comedy Diva Candy Palmater. Season 5 of The Candy Show airing dates are not released from the network yet. Post-Production will take place immediately after tonight’s show.
Thank you to each and every audience member, staff, crew, Guest and Candy Palmater for bringing your best to the show. Audience plays a huge part in how our product looks for HD filming, and mixing in the right guests, and all the love for Candy Palmater creates stellar footage for The Candy Show.
The Candy Show is Aboriginal Created/ Writen/ Produced/ Hosted and performed by Candy Palmater. The Production is under Fancy Shoes TV INC., owned by Mi’Kmaq TV host/ comedian Candy Palmater, co-partnered with Johanna Eliot of Ocean Entertainment. This dynamic women powerhouse team is a force to be reckoned with. Watch for more great TV by this duo.
Watch for Season 4 The Candy Show on TV now, APTN and APTN HD channels – Wednesday nights – don’t miss an NEW episode.
CATCH VLOGRIL – the month of April Candy and Denise vlogged and brought you behind the scenes on set of The Candy Show. Click here for The Candy Show Lifestyle YouTube Channel to watch. More vlogs will be uploaded soon, once we are done filming that is. Thank you to each and person who support Candy, The Candy Show, The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube channel and all of Candy Palmater’s comedy/ speaking career.
We are well on our way to week two of filming the hit National variety TV series, The Candy Show, in Halifax. The nights are all SOLD out and we are only accepting waiting list requests at this point, to be in the studio audience. The incredible line up of guests plus the funniest woman comedian we have right now in the country, Candy Palmater, together make great TV. The Season filming now will air early 2015 some time. The network is far from announcing the launch date. However, be sure to watch Season 4 on TV every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD channels.
Tune in to Candys YouTube Channel to watch “Behind the scenes” on The Candy Show Vlogging -click here to watch VLOGRIL.
Catch all the audience/ fan photos of the first 3 nights of filming – click HERE to see all the pictures on The Candy Show FB fan site
Guests yet to come: Susan Aglukark, Charlie A’Court, The Stanfields, Iskwe, Inez Jasper, El Jones, George Leach and much more – JUNO Award winners, ECMA winners and of course your TV host/ Comedian and the Creator of The Candy Show – (Sole writer too), Candy Palmater – Mi’Kmaq comedian from a tiny community in northern NB, running 5 seasons of Nationally amazing Television and supporting/ showcasing the Best talents in Canadian Entertainment.
AND…. Owner of Fancy Shoes TV INC. Aboriginally owned Production Company. Together Candy Palmater and Johanna Eliot, Candy’s business partner and owner of Ocean Entertainment, are the women powerhouse duo that make fantastic Television.
Hello Fantastic Candy fans and The Candy Show fans.
Today is day 3 of filming on the awesome TV show The Candy Show Season 5. The first 2 days/ night of filming have been a blast! We had the worlds only Ojibwe Elvis, we had duo pole performing artists, East Coast music talents by: Christine Campbell, Erin Costelo, My Living Will, Red-Suga, Hubert Francis and Halifax circus performer Brandon Gold. This is just the first 2 nights and our jammed packed audiences are wanting more tickets to other nights!It is not too late to get your tickets to more exciting nights coming up. Funny female Aboriginal ( Mi’Kmaq) comedian Candy Palmater has every one in stitches, not just with her well written monologues (written 100% by Candy Palmater solely), but the “in-betweens” keeping the audience active in between shooting, laughing so hard until you are sore. Best of Comedy, and all on The Candy Show. Wear your dancing shoes, be prepared to laugh harder than you ever laughed and get ready for premium Canadian and Aboriginal, Canadian Aboriginal Entertainment. JUNO award winners, ECMA winners, NSMW winners and so much more coming up for filming on The Candy Show Season 5.
The GUEST LINEUP:
CONTACT via email for FREE tickets – simply click on this link and email your ticket requests **DO NOT CALL** no one in office to answer your calls we all are on set of The Candy Show.
Location of Venue: 2304 Hunter Street, Halifax
DOOR TIME: 6:10PM opens, closes 6:45pm on the nose – filming begins 7PM
APRIL 30,2014 filming day: (One episode day – handful tix left)
– Tracy Bone – Singer/ song writer (country)
– Maria Osende – Flamenco dancer/ Performer
MAY 1, 2014 filming day: (LIMITED TICKETS REMAIN)
– 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: (SOLD OUT )
– 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: (SOLD OUT)
– 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**