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Aisha Alfa & Bob Cates Among 16th Canadian Comedy Awards Nominees

bobcatesVoting For The 16th Canadian Comedy Awards is currently underway and closes August 15th. To vote, just go to www.canadiancomedy.ca and register.

Canada is world renowned for producing the best comedy performers, directors and writers. The Canadian Comedy Awards Festival is the premier event, held each year, to showcase excellence in comedy. The show is being held Sunday September 13th At the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon 789 Yonge. The Festival acknowledges a definitive group of Canadian artists in: Live, Film, Television, Radio and Internet categories. This year, Comedian Aisha Alfa is one of the nominees in the category, Live/ Best Breakout Artist and Juggling Entertainer Bob Cates is one of the nominees for Live/Best Variety Act.

The Canadian Comedy Awards Festival attracts more than 130 Canadian artists who come together for performances, workshops, seminars, awards, special presentations, networking… and to have a big party.

Bob Cates is an award winning Juggling entertainer. His memorable interactive comedy show includes advanced juggling, wild unicycling and balancing skills, black light laser effects and a finale that you will remember for a long long time. He is one of few performers left in North America performing authentic plate spinning – his signature piece. Overall, the show is very fast paced, highly interactive and uses situational comedy and advanced skills to keep audience members of all ages on the edge of their seats right to the very end.

Stand-up comedian Aisha Alfa, actor, motivational speaker and life coach. Alfa’s comedy is worldly, energetic, and silly with a positive perspective. She weaves through her childhood experiences as a bi-racial youngster in Winnipeg, growing curly hair and other randomly relate-able observations, from dating to Santa Clause.  As a comedian, actor, and MC she has a definite presence on a stage and engages audiences from 20 to 2,000!


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