Wednesday 24 October 2012

Comedy Cares About Learning, Steam Whistle, Toronto, ON

I got VIP tickets through work for tonight's Comedy Cares About Learning event and Gord and I went.

Comedy Cares and Learning Enrichment Foundation will host the third annual Comedy Cares About Learning fundraiser at 7:00 p.m., Steam Whistle – The Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto, ON. All money raised from this exclusive event will go directly to the Learning Enrichment Foundation.

The Learning Enrichment Foundation offers employment services, skills training, language training, childcare services and supports for children and families, newcomer services, youth programs and community enterprises programs.

The VIP tickets gave us access to the VIP lounge with gourmet appies and a couple drinks.

There was a good turnout tonight.

You could buy an arms length of tickets and choose which prizes you'd like a chance to win such as hockey tickets, hotel vouchers, etc. ... alas, we didn't win anything.

This guy playing the fiddle was amazing!  He played everything from Johnny Cash to Adele to Selena Gomez.

The appies ...

 Here are Sia and Natasha (I work with Natasha).

And here are Gord and I.

The venue was Steam Whistle Brewing (they were also a sponsor) ...

Royale was a sponsor ... they had displays in the two bathrooms in the VIP lounge.

The show was next to where they make beer ... we could smell the malt.

Vong Sundara opened the show.

Paul Bellini was the emcee.  I remember him from Kids in the Hall.

The first comic was K. Trevor Wilson.  He was one of my favs.

Then came Ron Sparks ... he was okay.

I don't this guy's name.

Gilson Lubin is originally from St. Lucia and was funny ...

Then came Amanda Brooke Perin.

Andrew Ivimey was funny.

Here's Karen O'Keefe.

Craig Fey was okay.

Martha O'Neill was the last comic.

There were cool goody bags for everyone ...

It was a fun night and I hope they raised lots of money for such a good cause.


Teresa said...

Sounds like fun!

Fizzgig said...

VIP, super sweet!!! I bet this was a lot of fun!!

Masshole Mommy said...

Look at you miss VIP badass! That's awesome - sounds like an awesome night!