The Debaters Live! to perform in Truro in support of the Colchester East Hants Hospice Society

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Truro, NS – The Colchester East Hants Hospice Society is pleased to announce that The Debaters Live! With Steve Patterson will be performing at You’ll Die Laughing 2016. The event will take place on Thursday, May 5th at 7:30pm at the Cobequid Education Centre (CEC), 34 Lorne Street, in Truro, NS. The night will include a pre-event reception beginning at 6:00pm. Doors to the auditorium will open at 7:00.

Now in its 9th season on CBC Radio One, The Debaters is the hit show where comics go toe to toe in a battle of laughs and logic. Hosted by award winning comedian Steve Patterson, The Debaters is a combustible mix of sharply crafted comedic rants and hilarious adlibs. The engaging format is part stand-up, part quiz show and part comedy competition with the live audience picking the winner.

The Debaters Live! is a total of 60-70 minutes. 30 minutes of stand-up (10 from each of the three comedians) a hard-hitting 35 minute debate! Three comedians in one night!

The host to The Debaters, Steve Patterson, has been a professional headliner since 1997 and has taped numerous national television specials in the past decade including four Just For Laughs galas. His performance in 2010 earned him a Gemini nomination and caused host Steve Martin afterwards to exclaim “If I’d have known he was going to be THAT good, I would have cancelled him.” Following that performance, Patterson was name Best Male Stand-up Comedian at the 2011 and 2013 Canadian Comedy awards and most recently has been nominated for the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards as Host on HGTV’s “I Wrecked My House”. If you missed his nationally toured theatre show entitled “This is Not Debatable”, it is available on itunes but Steve will be back on stage with a brand new 90 minute show expressing all the opinions he doesn’t get to express as the moderator of The Debaters in “I Laugh Therefore I Think”. Visit stevepatterson.ca for more details.

About Hospice

The Colchester East Hants Hospice Society provides care and support to families as they face serious illness, death and grief. Hospice volunteers and professionals work closely with the Palliative Care team in putting the patient at the centre and in control of his or her own life and care. By delivering psychological, social, spiritual and practical support, Hospice promotes quality of living and quality of dying.

A registered charity, Hospice relies on the support of a generous community to fund all programs and receives no direct government funding. Hospice operations are entirely funded by private donations, bequests, fundraisers, and community grants. All funds raised from You’ll Die Laughing will benefit crucial Hospice programs.

Tickets for You’ll Die Laughing 2016 with The Debaters Live! will be available from www.ticketpro.ca, 1-888-311-9090, and all Ticketpro outlets at 10:00am on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015. Ticket price is $37.50.

We hope you will all join us on Thursday, May 5th, 2016 for a great for a laugh in support of a great cause!

Media Contact Information:

Craig Johnson
Executive Director
(902) 893-3265
cjohnson@cehhospice.org
www.cehhospice.org
Colchester East Hants Hospice Society

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A great discussion on Historical & Cultural Perspectives on Death, Dying, and Grief. A huge thank you to our panelists Dr. Lynn Jones, Cynthia Martin, Samantha Molen, Ashley Sutherland, and our moderator Craig Johnson. #mycompassionatecanada @Col_Historeum @CanadianHPCAssn

Stop by the @Col_Historeum tonight at 7pm for "Historical Perspectives on Death, Dying, and Grief". A panel discussion in collaboration with @hospice_ceh This is a free event, all welcome!

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