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Comedienne Wanda Sykes to perform World AIDS Day concert to benefit Broward House on Dec. 2

Comedienne Wanda Sykes will be performing a World AIDS Day concert to benefit Broward House, the county's largest AIDS service agency. General admission tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Sept. 14.

Here are the details from the Broward Center for the Performing Arts website:

Date: Sunday, December 2, 2012
Time: 8:00 PM
Tickets: $45.00 - $75.00
VIP Tickets: $100.00*
Venue: Broward Center

WandaSykesWanda Sykes is considered "one of the funniest stand up comics" by her peers and ranks among Entertainment Weekly's 25 Funniest People in America. Her smart-witted stand up has helped her career blossom in many different directions.

Sykes was previously seen on several television shows, including her own late night talk show on FOX, "The Wanda Sykes Show," her second HBO stand up special "I'ma Be Me" in October 2009, and in the CBS comedy "The New Adventures of Old Christine" as "Barb." Her first HBO comedy special "Wanda Sykes: Sick & Tired" debuted in October 2006 and was nominated for a 2007 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special.

Sykes has also appeared in the feature films "Evan Almighty" co-starring Steve Carell, "Monster-In-Law" starring opposite Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda, the romantic comedy "My Super Ex-Girlfriend" with co-stars Luke Wilson and Uma Thurman, and the animated feature "Over The Hedge" for Dreamworks as well as "The Barnyard" for Paramount Pictures. Sykes also starred in and produced the Comedy Central show "Wanda Does It," where she tried various non-showbiz jobs. Her first book titled "Yeah, I Said It," a hilarious collection of essays touching on life, family and current events published by Simon and Schuster, hit bookstores in September 2004.

Sykes will make her only South Florida appearance in 2012-13 in this one-night only engagement during World AID Days weekend as a benefit for Broward House, Broward County's oldest and largest HIV/AIDS community service organization.

* VIP tickets include a post show meet-n-greet.


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