David Sedaris to perform Nov. 25 at Avalon

Author and humorist David Sedaris will present a stage show of his material on Sunday, Nov. 25, at the Avalon Theater, 645 Main St.

The author of “Barrel Fever” and “Holidays on Ice,” as well as several collections of personal essays, Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers, according to a news release.

“The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is the master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today,” the release said.

“He has endeared audiences through his frequent appearances on the acclaimed public radio program ‘This American Life’ and his distinctive voice and singular talent for reading his own material has also earned Sedaris a reputation for hilarious stage shows sure to provide plenty of laughs,” the release notes.

Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show is at 8 p.m. Tickets are reserved seating for $39.50 and $49.50.

Tickets can be purchased at Back Porch Music in Grand Junction, local City Market stores, online at ticketswest.com or by phone 243-8497.

Rodney Carrington coming to Avalon

Comedian Rodney Carrington will also take the Avalon Theater stage this week. Doors will open at 9 p.m. and the show is 9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23.

The bio at rodneycarrington.com describes Carrington as a “multitalented comedian, actor, and writer who has recorded eight major record label comedy albums selling over 3 million copies.” Carrington starred in his own TV sitcom “Rodney,” that ran for two seasons on ABC.

Carrington co-wrote and co-starred with Toby Keith in the feature film “Beer for My Horses,” and has been one of the top ten highest grossing touring comedians for the last ten years. He regularly performs to sold out crowds across the US and Canada, the website notes.

Advance tickets are $38 and can be purchased at http://www.ticketfly.com or call 877-435-9849.


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