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Comedy 4 Cancer

Saturday

Sep 30, 2017 – 7:00 PM

2100 Kinloch St
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127 Map

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Join us for two hours of stand up comedy, a 50/50 raffle and live gift basket raffles all for a great cause. This will be our biggest childhood fundraiser yet. Proceeds from this event will be donated to multiple charities and two families. The event takes place at the spacious Canfield Arena in Dearborn Heights. The arena features main floor seating, bleacher seating and concession stands. Let's meet the comedians performing that night... The headliner for this show is Kevin McPeek. Seen On:  HBOShowtimeABCCBSFox Laughs About Kevin McPeek. An exciting and hilarious comedian, Kevin has been entertaining audiences all over the world for 2 decades. He has written for TV (ABC, CBS, FOX) as well as screenplays and countless other comedians. An edgy and creative comic Kevin is always on the cutting edge of what's trending in comedy, social media and in entertainment. His hilarious facial expressions as well as exceptional performances and story telling makes Kevin, as the DETROIT FREE PRESS put it, "one of the break out comics to watch, he is destined for stardom" Featuring D J Dangler. Seen On Fox Laughs Heard On The Bob & Tom Show D J Dangler grew up in a small Midwestern town. Being the youngest of six kids, he was essentially ignored until his father realized he was probably big enough to be good at football. He occupied his time engaging in anything that would bring him attention; sports, plays, clubs, arrests, etc.He graduated from college and moved to New York City. He loved it. It was like being born in a small Midwestern town was some sort of giant practical joke. That's fine though, he got the joke, and it was very funny. D J knew he eventually wanted to go back to school, and acquire newer, fancier, worthless degrees, but while he was in New York, he started telling jokes, and people liked it.Now he travels around the country working clubs and colleges. He has appeared at Caroline's on Broadway and Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. His style is sharp, and high energy. He draws from his many and varied interests to relate to most any crowd. He blends New York cynicism with genuine Midwestern agreeability to present a different take on both the trivial and substantial aspects of life.D J is a firm believer that people are pretty much the same everywhere, and if you can make those people laugh, you don't have to have a real job. Your emcee Paolo Busignani Likeable, energetic, and charming are just a few words to describe Paolo Busignani. Did we mention funny? Growing up with a parent from San Marino, Italy and one from Detroit, Michigan; Paolo has the blend of a boisterous, passionate Italian with a Mid-Western charm that gets audiences rolling with laughter. Growing up speaking Italish (an incoherent mix of Italian and English) he uses characters and storytelling to bring audiences into his world. He draws upon his family, painful life lessons, being a father, and his numerous opinions, to give his audience an experience they won't soon forget. Being very active in charities involving children, cancer research and veterans; he has performed for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, Burn Camp and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Whether he has performed in a club, festival, small town or big city; audiences can agree on one thing. He's funny! Also Appearing Diego Attanasio  BioDiego Attanasio is a comedian who was born in Lima, Peru. Diego quickly wins a crowd with his quick wit and likability. His non sequitur comedy keeps audiences enthralled and guessing. His rapid-fire delivery and onstage charisma are quickly making Diego one of the most notable acts in the midwest. Based in Metro-Detroit, Diego has performed stand-up in Alaska, Hawaii, and everywhere in between. Diego was a semi-finalist in the San Diego Comedy Festival. Additionally he has performed at the Cleveland Comedy Festival, Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival, Memphis Comedy Fest, Gilda's LaughFest, Idaho Laugh Fest, Border City Comedy Fest, Windsor Comedy Festival, and Fairbanks Funny Festival. Diego has opened for Joe List and featured for Matt Braunger. Meet the families we're helping with this event. The Sims family  Treasa has a busy life being a mom of 4 girls and a son. That life got even busier when her 4 year old son was diagnosed with Leukemia last summer. The Pagel Family There is nothing more heartbreaking then a little girl battling cancer. Except when it"s a single Mom assisting her in that battle while raising two more children by herself. The Charities we're helping Alex's Arcade is here to help kids cope with cancer, whether it's donating gaming systems to Children's Hospital, fundraising for our cause, advocating for childhood cancer awareness, or fulfill a dream for a family fighting cancer. Ryan Rocks Outdoor Adventures is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides children with Pediatric Cancer diagnosis and their immediate famliy an awesome outdoor adventure.  RROA looks to provide these children with a memory that will last a lifetime. 2 Hours of stand up comedy plus live raffles all for a great cause. Hope to see you there and Thank You for your support.

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