Friday, 14 February 2014 22:13

The Cuban Brothers Return

The Cuban Brothers

Born from the loins of 1970s Havana, this mythological and satirical Cuban but non-Cuban three-piece will be playing Q4 on Wednesday Feb. 19.

Published in What's On
Monday, 10 February 2014 16:00

The Cuban Brothers

The Cuban Brothers

Born from the loins of 1970s Havana, this mythological and satirical Cuban but non-Cuban three-piece will be playing Q4 on Wednesday Feb. 19.

Published in What's On
Friday, 17 January 2014 05:31

Comedy and Improv at House of Son Tinh

Looking for a laugh? The House of Son Tinh in Hanoi is hoping to get a chuckle out of you with their Stand Up Comedy and Theatre Sports Improv night this Friday, Jan 17 from 8pm.

Published in What's On
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 11:57

Stand Up Saigon at The Spotted Cow

A group of aspiring young comedians will take the stage this Wednesday, January 15 at The Spotted Cow and will bust out their very, very best jokes – and probably a few of their worse ones – all to try and get a laugh or five out of you.

Published in What's On
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 06:38

Apocalaughs Now

Remember Glenn Wool, the Canadian comic who wooed Hard Rock a year ago with his jokes about swans? Well, the maestro of on-stage laughter and proverbial cool is back on Tuesday Jan. 21 at Cargo Bar, as part of a Southeast Asian tour.

Published in What's On
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 06:02

Stand-up Saigon at Tavern

Stand Up Saigon

A group of aspiring young comedians will take the stage this Thursday, Jan. 9 in Phu My Hung and will try – really, really try – to make you laugh. In for a belly laugh?

Published in What's On
Monday, 11 November 2013 04:31

Stand Up Saigon

Hilarity will ensue this Wednesday, Nov 13 with Stand-Up Saigon’s next installment, set to kick off at The Spotted Cow. With a healthy variety of wannabe and more established comics, Stand-Up Saigon promises the best collection of all things laugh worthy in the city.

Published in What's On
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 10:12

The Laugh Track to Success

Apocalaughs Now

Only once did I hear a funny motorbike joke. It detailed the initiation levels of expats, from the ones who take taxis everywhere because “it only costs like one quid”, to the savvier expats like presumably everyone in the audience that night, who balance adventurousness with a sensible degree of road fear. Then there are the master expats “who don’t even wear a helmet anymore, because their heads have attained the leathery indestructibility of a newborn child’s”.

Published in Features
Monday, 28 October 2013 10:34

November Big 5

November Big 5

We love November. The changing seasons, the seasonal food... and don't forget the big events. November promises to be a big one, with everything from international music festivals to cooking showdowns. Get your datebooks handy - The Word presents the Big 5 events not to miss this month.

Published in News
Monday, 18 November 2013 17:00

Apocalaughs Now

Pierre Hollins

If you like your alternative stand-up comedy — and there ain’t all that much of it in this city — then pencil in Tuesday Nov. 19.

Published in Ho Chi Minh City
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