Dec 17: 6 Funny Storytellers on 1 moStage!
This month, we are gathering together some of the funniest storytellers this city has to offer -- people who know exactly how to hit you in the head, heart and funny bone with one shot!!!!
And that, my friends, may be your best gift for the holidays!!!
Get your fix of heart, happiness and humour at momondays. We've got a great line-up of speakers, uplifting music, a few fun surprises, lots of laughs... AND door prizes. All ticket holders will be entered in a draw to win a bunch of cool stuff. There's nothing like momondays! Get your tickets now!!!!!
You really do meet the nicest people at momondays!!
Put storytelling into a blender. Add a dash of personal growth & transformation. Then drop in a load of laughs. Mix in real, live music, and great conversation with some of the nicest people on the planet, then push the ‘high’ setting… and out comes momondays!
We have the kitchen fired up and you will be able to order from a special moMenu!!!
The kitchen is open from 5 pm-8 pm, so make sure you get your food order in early. The bar is open all night!!! So get ready to mix and mingle with some of the nicest people on the planet -- That’s because you really do meet the nicest people at momondays.
PRE-SHOW NETWORKING AND SOCIALIZING!
6:00 - 6:45 pm
There are all kinds of networking events where you can connect with people on a professional level. There are dozens of events where you can 'get into the minds' of brilliant experts on countless subjects.
But how many opportunities do we have to truly connect with each other on the human to human level? Come at 6 to give yourself time to connect with some of the nicest people !
An interesting thing happens when you come to momondays for the pre-show socializing and networking. While the purpose of the show is not business, some of the best business connections have come out of a meeting at momondays.
Get ready to Ho-Ho-Ho Ha-Ha-Ha!!
7:00 - 9-ish pm
Sarah Adjepong-Duodu - A HEALTHY DOSE OF CRAZY Sarah Adjepong-Duodu is an up-and-coming comedian and has performed at various shows, including: The Nubian show (Yuk Yuk’s), Kuumba – Comedy Night, Blow Yo Trumfet 2, The Juice Cup: Africa vs West Indies, The Lords of the Ribs with Basketmouth Her passion for life and comedy are mirrored in her sets as she speaks about life as a young woman living in the big city and her African heritage. In this moStory, Sarah lets us in on what it was like for her growing up in an interracial family, sprinkled with a healthy dose of crazy! https://instagram.com/stiletto_dream
Claudio Marino - YOU'RE THE BEST! A momondays favourite, by day Claudio Marino is a master faux finish artist who transforms walls and fireplaces into amazing art with photo realistic stone finish, marble and dynamic wall art. He is a natural storyteller who uses wisdom to teach us a life lesson on his hilarious life story. He always entertains and pulls at your heart. In this hilarious story, Claudio tells us about the time he was insulted!!! Insulted, can you image? (Yes, grin.) http://BennysPainting.ca
Mandy Goodhandy - JUST CALL ME LADY Mandy Goodhandy aka Amanda Taylor is a singer/recording artist, entertainer, author and Canada’s 1st trans woman stand-up comic. She is also an entrepreneur and co-owns and operates 120 Diner & Club120 in Toronto. She and her business partner Todd Klinck were also TO Pride Parade Grand Marshalls in 2010. This is the story of how she finally found completion by allowing the little girl from her past to live again, along with the parts of herself that she discovered along the way! https://www.mandygoodhandy.com
Dave La Fame - ROAD RASH Featured entertainer Dave La Fame (aka David Lathangue and Tom Jones) is an award-winning Las Vegas entertainer. Working professionally since 1988, he has performed well over 6,000 times in everything from casinos & cruises to Film & TV, 16th century dinner-theaters, bars, weddings, even funerals. He's worked with humble big name stars & no talent egomaniacs, and for audiences that numbered 5 at private shows to several outdoor events with over 10,000 attendees. The "road" is hours of boredom & anticipation -- but the destination is never as imagined. People & places can be everything from bizarre to interesting. In this moStory, Dave shares fun stories about his time on the road, the personalities he's shared space with on/off stage, the poignant memories shared by audience members.. and what really happens after the show...! www.thisistomjones.com
Laura Robinson - LIFE'S A GAME Actress-author-inventor-producer-speaker and musician mom Laura Robinson wears a LOT of hats and loves them all! Known as the “Funventor,” Laura co-invented the well-known, hilarious, best-selling boardgame, Balderdash with over 20 million units sold worldwide, in her mid-twenties. And what she's learned through it all is that life IS a game, meant to be played with your heart wide-open… and YOU make up the rules! In this moStory, Laura will take you on the journey of inventing the game... with her mother! www.laurarobinson.com
Stephen Pryce - LIFE LESSONS FROM A DUCK Stephen Pryce is a stand-up comedian and a public speaking coach. He draws from his experiences to help people find the humour in their own stories. While on a "trip" in Amsterdam, Stephen learned the art of letting go, from a duck. For real. This is his story. www.brazenself.com
10:00 pm - 2 am
After momondays, you are welcome to stay for live music at the Hideout at no extra charge. The Hideout is one of the most exciting live music venues in the city, with some of the best indie artists. Stay and party until 2 am! Details here: https://thehideouttoronto.com/shows/
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Michel Neray, MBA, B.Sc, Master NLP Practitioner
Michel is the founder of momondays. As a professional speaker, he has spoken at conferences in more than eight countries worldwide. As a trainer and consultant, Michel has helped over a thousand individuals craft and perform more effective, ‘purposeful’ stories to become more effective leaders, salespeople, coaches, teachers, trainers, speakers, and influencers of all types. He also uses Purposeful Storytelling to more effectively differentiate, position and brand organizations in the market. He’s married with three children, two snowboards, two canoes, one motorcycle, five ukuleles, three stripes on his black belt and one wife. www.neray.com
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