Political Comic Will Durst in Feb. 12 Benefit for KPOV Radio Station

Political Comic Will Durst in Feb. 12 Benefit for KPOV; Sponsorships Available for Local Businesses

Political comic Will Durst brings his new show “Elect to Laugh: 2016” to Bend Friday, February 12, 2016, in a benefit performance for KPOV, 88.9 fm. The show will start at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road, west of Bend just off Skyliners Road.

KPOV is offering event sponsorship opportunities to local businesses, organizations and individuals who want to support High Desert Community Radio in the new year. Contact KPOV Development Director Bruce Morris at 541-322-0863 or bruce@kpov.org for information. The sponsorship deadline is January 20.

Elect to Laugh: 2016 is Durst’s comic look at the political season as it unfolds.

“I am working with some of the best joke writers around,” says Durst. “Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, Bernie Sanders, and Barack Obama, ably assisted by the 535 hard working satirists in Congress.” He promises that “every political stance will be taken to task” in his bipartisan 80-minute performance.

KPOV has brought Durst to Bend twice before to sell-out crowds and rave reviews. Tickets to the February 12 show will go on sale in mid-January.

The Oregonian calls Durst “the thinking man’s comic.” The New Yorker magazine says,
“He’s perfected a verbal jitterbug of comedy, taking on politics and war and rhetoric.” Fox News calls Durst, “A great political satirist. One of the funniest guys around.”

KPOV is a listener-supported, volunteer-powered, nonprofit community radio station that broadcasts at 88.9 FM and live on the web at kpov.org. High Desert Community Radio offers locally-produced programs not heard on any other radio stations in the area, including civic affairs, election coverage, and the most diverse music programming in Central Oregon.

Underwriting is available and affordable for nonprofit organizations and local businesses. For a program schedule, underwriting information, to donate or to volunteer, call 541-322-0863 or visit the website at kpov.org.

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