Will Durst Political Comedy Benefit for KPOV

KPOV 88.9 fm and Silver Moon Brewing present political comic Will Durst’s new show Elect to Laugh: 2016 Friday, February 12, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon in Bend.

Silver Moon is the presenting sponsor, with proceeds going to KPOV High Desert Community Radio. Contributing sponsors include Active Life Tai Chi, Doubletree by Hilton of Bend, Moonfire and Sun Garden Center, Primal Cuts Meat Market, and JR’s Body & Paint.

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. Durst says he offers political comedy for “people who read or know someone who does.”

KPOV has brought Durst to Bend twice before to sell-out crowds and rave reviews.

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.”

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.

Location: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road, west of Bend just off Skyliners Road.

Tickets to the 7pm show are now available at kpov.org: $17 general admission; $15 for KPOV members (call 541-322-0863 for member code).  All Tickets are $20 at the door.

website at kpov.org

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