Media Release – Saskatoon celebrates CBC at cultural event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2015 Saskatoon –We Vote CBC! in Saskatoon will host a cultural celebration in support of our national public broadcaster.   This will be an evening of entertainment with a purpose for CBC supporters provided by a lineup of well-known Saskatoon musicians, writers and performers. When: 7 pm to 9 pm (pre-show music at 6:30 pm) Wednesday, June 24 Where: Amigos Cantina, 632 10 St E, Saskatoon (map) Performers: EMCEE: Heather Morrison (actor) ARTISTS: Yann Martel (writer) Alexis Normand (songwriter) Betty Ann Adam (writer) Sum Theatre Brenda Baker (writer-performer) Khodi Dill (hip hop artist) Cathy Sproule (musician) Sheldon Corbett (musician) Joseph Naytowhow (musician) “With only weeks before the federal election, this event will show the candidates seeking office for all of the political parties that Saskatoon voters want our elected representatives to rebuild the CBC, rather than tear it down,” said Brenda Baker, a member of FRIENDS’ Steering Committee. The evening of entertainment is free of charge. -30- For information: Stephanie Sydiaha We Vote CBC! in Saskatoon 306-242-3138 saskatoonuniversity@friends.ca Web site: http://wevotecbc.ca/saskatoon-university/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wevotecbcsaskatoonuniversity Twitter: https://twitter.com/WeVoteCBCUniv Jim Thompson Friends of Canadian Broadcasting 613-447-9592...