Chris Gethard’s Off-JFL show may well be the most human hour of comedy and performance you see at the festival this year.
*Alaclair Ensemble play alley show in Hochelaga
*Local designer pop-up shop Aire Commune
*Deafheaven, Drab Majesty and Uniform at Théâtre Fairmount
*Chris Gethard performs solo show for JFL
*Slut Island music fest at le Ritz
Neal Brennan’s Off-JFL show is a winner even though it doesn’t exactly reinvent the wheel.
Neal Brennan thinks comedy is just anger in a tuxedo.
*Radiant Baby and Paupière DJ at Jardins Gamelins
*Marché des Possibles weekend 5
*The El Salomons comedy show at MainLine Theatre
*Live Analog DANCE Rhythms afterparty
Highlights of the Just for Laughs festival’s alt programming.
More than 40 local comics have won coveted places on JFL or Off-JFL stages. Here’s our guide to the festival’s 514 content.
* Fantasia fest at Cinémathèque québécoise
* Marc Maron book signing at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly
* Turcot by Michel Martino at Visual Voice Gallery
* Polish Fantastic: A Multimedia Presentation by Daniel Bird
* CollegeHumor premiere Coffee Town at Just for Laughs
* MEG presents NOIA, Hissy Fit & Country
* Sam Simmons at OFF JFL
30 Rock alum Judah Friedlander talks about saving mermaids, getting back to stand-up and being a world champion.