Fraser Valley Comedy is bringing two shows to Chilliwack this month.
First up it’s First Nations Comedy and Friends featuring Dino Archie, and hosted by local Sto:lo comic Helena Paul.
Archie is the 2015 International Seattle Comedy Contest winner. He has performed on Jimmy Kimmel in 2016 and has appeared on the Comedy Network. He has toured with some of the biggest names in comedy and has released an album to critical acclaim.
He performs Saturday, Jan. 21 at 8 p.m. at Chances Chilliwack – The Well. This is a free event. Call 604-701-3800 for table reservations.
Next is Patrick Maliha, the world record holder for most impressions in one minute — beating out the previous record holder, Dana Carvey. His act has been described as Ray Romano meets a 21st century Don Rickles.
Maliha co-hosted The Afternoon Buzz every Monday to Friday on Talk 1410 Radio for which he won numerous awards including, Favourite Afternoon Radio Show. His love of television and film has led him to become a voting member of the Vancouver Film Critics Circle, one half of “The Movie Guys” on the TV show Urban Rush, head writer and producer for the KVOS television show Off Centre Television, host of UR at The Movies, and the nationally syndicated television show The New Driver’s Seat.
A professional stand-up comedian and talented impressionist, Maliha has headlined and emceed various shows at a multitude of comedy clubs, festivals, and corporate events through out Canada and the U.S. In 2008 and 2009 he was voted Favourite Vancouver Comedian in the prestigious Georgia Straight “Best Of” awards and has been featured on CBC radio, XM and Sirius satellite radio’s various comedy programs. His one-hour Comedy Now special aired in the fall of 2011 on both CTV and The Comedy Network.
Maliha performs on Friday, Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. at Rosedale Roadhouse Bar & Grill. This is a free event. Call 604-794-3389 for table reservations.