Join us tonight on our monthly voyage through the stars and into your hearts! Come laugh at our opening acts, Brendan D'Souza and Fusion Comedy and the adventures of the crew of the USS Hummingbird.  Tickets are $15 at Comedy Bar box office and $10 in advance - so get them now! Consider Holodeck Follies an Intergalactic Black [...]

This weekend's Black and Funny show, produced by Coko Galore at Bad Dog Theatre, was packed to overflowing with an audience enthusiastic for black comedic excellence. When Jamillah Ross and I stepped onto stage to represent The Dandies with a quick Star Trek set, the audience burst into cheers. Jamillah coined the phrase "Intergalactic Black [...]

In February I am going to start adding more performer profiles, mostly for my own edification. Check out this casual analysis (from 2001) that someone created on Species / Race / Gender / Ethnicity Breakdown Among Star Trek Cast Members. I analyzed the ethnic, gender, and species makeup of Star Trek cast members just out of [...]

On Saturday, February 14th, SirMikeGreen and MsTypo will join The Dandies at the 3rd annual Toronto Black Film Fest to watch: First Impression By Arthur Muhammad When a man finds a woman, who seeks a man, he only gets one chance at a First Impression…or does he? First Impression is a romantic comedy that takes you [...]

The Toronto Black Film Fest returns for its third year, running from February 10 to 15, 2015 The Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF) was created in 2013 by the Fabienne Colas Foundation, a not-for-profit, professional, artistic organization dedicated to promoting Cinema, Art and Culture in Canada and abroad. Learn more... The Dandies are proud to [...]

Holodeck Follies - Season Three It is the first Wednesday of February and that means that The Dandies return to The Social Capital Theatre with Holodeck Follies - their improvised Star Trek variety show. "Divergency" is our Black History Month / Valentine / My Birthday / Post-Traumatic Groundhog episode. So many things to celebrate, so let's [...]

Together with some of Toronto's funniest black improvisers... In two nights we're going further Into Darkness to make light of the skewed racial divide within Star Trek. Gavin Stephens Will record his stand-up set for his "Geeks Will Inherit The Earth" documentary with Andrew Young. Silly improvisation, taken seriously. 

I know there are other performers that could be acknowledged here as part of this black history month mini-series, but none make me as giddy as Avery Brooks. Artistic director, director, singer, jazz pianist, actor, professor, and father. Primarily known for his work on television, the Indiana native, Avery Brooks is the man. Avery Franklin [...]