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Sugar Sammy show

Natajo Apr 23, 2013 02:02 PM

Restaurants near the Olympia theatre

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  1. SnackHappy RE: Natajo Apr 23, 2013 03:06 PM

    Is it bigger than a bread box?

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    1. re: SnackHappy
      artstate RE: SnackHappy Apr 23, 2013 03:33 PM

      I've heard this expression before, but I spent more time than I'd like to admit trying to figure out what it would mean in this context.. lol.

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      artstate RE: Natajo Apr 23, 2013 03:30 PM

      I following thread could have some suggestions for you: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/897284

      1. porker RE: Natajo Apr 24, 2013 03:22 AM

        I guess this Sammy guy shows up the same time same venue every year?

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          artstate RE: porker Apr 24, 2013 10:22 AM

          He's been doing this non-stop since last year (at least). It's an insane run of sellout shows; I don't think I've ever seen this happen before.

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            EaterBob RE: artstate Apr 24, 2013 12:31 PM

            They are two separate shows. The first one was bilingual, this second one is all in French. And you missed Yvon Deschamps and Broue (among others) do the same thing here in the 70s, 80s and 90s.

            1. re: EaterBob
              artstate RE: EaterBob Apr 24, 2013 03:03 PM

              Separate shows but with plenty of material overlap (+ some improv). Also, I arrived in Canada in 1997, so I don't know about any of that other stuff. Still impressive though. Let's end this here? Food!!

            2. re: artstate
              Shattered RE: artstate Apr 24, 2013 02:01 PM

              Actually, he sold out a run of shows at Theatre Maisonneuve at PdA this winter, so I'm not sure why he's back at Olympia.

              But good for him, it couldn't be happening for a nicer guy.

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