Comedy Night at the Artesian presented by Sâkêwêwak

The Artesian

Comedy Night at the Artesian presented by Sâkêwêwak

Get ready for a night full of belly laughs and all-out comedy…Indigenous style. What’s more fun than a room full of Indigenous aunties? Join the talented and inspiring MC Alicia Morrow as we showcase the comedic genius of Joyce ‘Skinny Kookoo’ Delaronde and Florence Spence.

Please be advised that admission to this event will require proof of vaccination in accordance with our current COVID-19 policies, which are available at The policies on that page are our most up-to-date policies and are in effect regardless of provincial restrictions.

Show Details:
Comedy Night presented by Sâkêwêwak
Date: Saturday, June 25th, 2022
Doors: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:00 PM
Tickets: $20.00 in advance online or at Paper Umbrella - 2724 13th Avenue

*Advance tickets close at 5:00 PM day-of-show. Additional tickets will be available at the door*

The Artesian is wheelchair accessible, all-ages, and a proud supporter of positive spaces initiatives with a zero-tolerance policy towards hate, harassment, and/or discrimination. We reserve the right to remove any patron creating an unsafe environment. The accessible entrance is available via a lift, Please ask staff for help if necessary.


Artists Performing:
·  MC Alicia Morrow
·  Joyce 'Skinny Kookoo' Delaronde
·  Florence Spence


About the Artists:

Alicia Morrow is a Cree Woman from Peepeekisis Cree Nation. Alicia studied Bachelor of Arts Major Indigenous Studies and Certificate of reconciliation and is a conversationalist who loves building connections within the community. As a founding member of The Comeback Society, an Indigenous non- profit centred on amplifying Indigenous voices and culture, she currently runs the day to day operations of the organization. Alicia also holds a position as a Trustee for her Nation.




Skinny Kookoo is a Métis filmmaker/comedian, all the way from Duck Bay, Manitoba. She wrote, directed, produced and starred in the Skinny Kookoo Comedy Sketch Show. This film was screened at WAFF where she was nominated for best new talent and TOSketchfest where her film was nominated for ‘Best of the Fest’. It also aired on Shaw and a shorter version was screened at the Gimli Film Festival.




Florence Spence is a stand up comedian from York Factory Cree Nation. Raised in both Winnipeg and the reserve, she has been able to transition the hardships of growing up with seven brothers, being a single parent of three, and now a grandmother, into comedy gold. With almost no Aboriginal women comics to look up to, Florence has broken down barriers across Manitoba with her raw and real material. Add in her witty observations and captivating stage presence, and Florence Spence has assured she becomes your next favourite comedian.