"Appeeling" BANANAS slips into British Columbia

    The live production of the Emmy Award winning Comedy TV series, Bananas,
    is coming to B.C June 13 to 16th in Victoria, Kamloops, Abbotsford &

    VANCOUVER, June 11 /CNW/ - Bananas offers good clean fun for the entire
family. Adults and youth will laugh and be inspired by the clean comedy of
Steve Geyer and Nazareth, while children aged 5 to 10 will enjoy their own
program featuring a children's entertainer. The ticket price for Bananas is
ONLY $5.00. At the show, attendees will have the opportunity to sponsor a
child through World Vision.

    Steve Geyer: Humorist Steve Geyer has been performing stand-up for more
than 20 years. He has opened for Sinbad, Billy Crystal and Ray Romano, and has
hosted a regional HBO Comic Relief Special. In addition to the club circuit,
Steve has been a featured speaker at Youth Specialties conventions and many
festivals including Atlanta Fest and Texas Alive.

    Nazareth: Nazareth is one of the top stand-up comedians working the clean
comedy circuit today. Born in Israel and reared in Kuwait, Nazareth arrived in
the U.S. in 1984. His long list of credits include touring with the
Temptations and the Righteous Brothers, as well as several television
appearances including Comedy Central. Nazareth has entertained millions of
people internationally with his wit and sidesplitting humor.

    WHAT:         BANANAS

    DATE:         Friday June 13th, 2008
    LOCATION:     North Douglas Church, 675 Jolly Place, Victoria
    TIME:         7:30pm

    DATE:         Saturday June 14th, 2008
    LOCATION:     Calvary Community Church, 1205 Rogers Way, Kamloops
    TIME:         7:30pm

    DATE:         Sunday June 15th, 2008
    LOCATION:     Abbotsford Pentecostal Church, 3145 Gladwin Rd, Abbotsford
    TIME:         6:00pm

    DATE:         Monday June 16th, 2008
    LOCATION:     Bible Fellowship Church, 15100 - 66A Avenue, Surrey
    TIME:         7:00pm

    TICKET PRICE: $5.00 ($10.00 at the door)
    TICKETS AT:   www.ticketwindow.ca
    More Details  www.bananascanada.ca

    Bananas Live is a clean comedy event produced by The Christian Channel,
Guardian Studios and World Vision.
    Bananas television series is produced by Guardian Studios and is taped
before a live audience, hosted by L.A. comic Thor Ramsey and features a
different nationally recognized comedian each week. Bananas recently received
the Midwest Regional Emmy for Best Entertainment Program. For more information
contact bananas@bananascanada.ca.

    World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization
whose purpose is to create lasting change in the lives of children, families
and communities by overcoming poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all
people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. For more
information, please visit WorldVision.ca.

For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview with Steve or
Nazareth, please contact: Jessica Parker, Communications Manager, World
Vision, Tel: (905) 565-6200 x 2152, Cell: (416) 881-0732, e-mail:

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