Comedy & Cocktails

Rainbow Bistro, 76 Murray Street/ Byward Market, Ottawa, Ontario

We are so excited to be hosting our first Comedy & Cocktails event on May 7, 2024!

This event will raise much needed funds for our daily operations - including some important surgeries for some of the dogs in care. To read more about our mission and what we do please visit:

Rainbow Bistro will have a menu with food and cocktails for purchase. Please be sure to let your servers know of any allergies or intolerances at the time of order.

Stay tuned for even more funny people who will be performing!

Meet our Headliner: Rick Currie

For the past few decades, Rick Currie has been featured at clubs and corporate events across the country as well as on CTV, The Comedy Network, Sirius XM, CBC TV and CBC Radio. He’s also appeared at numerous comedy festivals including Just for Laughs, Winnipeg and Halifax.

Rick has written for many TV shows including: The Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Canadian Country Music Awards, six national CBC New Years Eve specials and Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations from Parliament Hill.

For 8 years he was a staff writer for the CBC TV show “The Rick Mercer Report” where he collected 3 Canadian Screen Awards, wrote a sketch that was filmed on the International Space Station and put words into the mouths of celebrities from Prime Ministers to pop stars. He continues to work with the Rick Mercer team on various projects.