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January 2012 News Releases

Comedian Melissa Villasenor to perform at Washburn, Jan. 24

Melissa Villasenor, stand-up comedian, impressionist and singer, will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24 in the Washburn Room, Memorial Union, Washburn University. The event is free and open to the public.

Villasenor made her first television appearance doing Ellen DeGeneres and Sarah Silverman impressions on TBS’ Frank TV. More recently she played a part as Nora Ephron on Fox’s Family Guy and voiced characters on Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time. She also has appeared on Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival and America’s Got Talent on NBC. Villasenor grew up in Los Angeles and started stand up in Comedy Camp at the age of 15.

Campus Activities Board is sponsoring the event. For more information, call (785) 670-1222.

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Amanda Hughes, university relations, (785) 670-2153

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