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Robert H. Jackson Center
The Robert H. Jackson Center, a non-profit dedicated to promoting liberty under law through the examination of the life and work of Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson, and his legacy’s relevance to current events and issues, announced that satirist Mark Russell will be performing for the benefit of the Jackson Center.
Mark Russell, American political satirist and comedian best known for his parody music, will make an exclusive appearance on Sunday, August 21, 2016 beginning at 6 p.m. at Chautauqua Suites in Mayville, New York to benefit the Robert H. Jackson Center. Russell is attending both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions and should come back with a storehouse of political humor.
A Western New York native, Russell is best known for his satire on current political headlines. His comedy specials, aired live between 1975 and 2004, mixed political stand-up comedy covering current events with musical parodies that set new humorous lyrics to familiar melodies. With impeccable timing, twinkling eyes and shock-of-recognition insights into American politics and current events, he draws merriment from the pomposity of public life.
The evening will include a cocktail hour with cash bar, dinner, and a performance by Mark Russell. Ticket proceeds benefit the Jackson Center. Seating is limited, so order your tickets now, online at www.roberthjackson.org//event/an-evening-with-mark-russell/. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 716.483.6646 for more information.
The Robert H. Jackson Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that envisions a global society where the universal principles of equality, fairness and justice prevail. The Center invites and engages scholars, educators, national officials and international dignitaries to analyze contemporary issues of peace and justice through the relevance of Justice Jackson’s body of work.