LAVENDER HAIR, A NIGHT OF LOVE AND LAUGHTER TO BENEFIT BCRF with VICTORIA JACKSON

Lavender Hair Live Event with Victoria Jackson and Friends
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Victoria Jackson, 57, is best known for her six seasons on Saturday Night Live, 1986-1992, with fellow cast members Dana Carvey, Jon Lovitz, Dennis Miller, Adam Sandler, Kevin Nealon, Chris Farley, etc. She has appeared in many films such as Weird Al’s “UHF,” “Family Business” with Dustin Hoffman and Sean Connery, “Baby Boom” with Diane Keaton, “The Pick Up Artist” with Robert Downey Jr., and many more.

On October 8, 2015, Victoria Jackson was getting ready for her 45-minute standup routine at Zanie’s Comedy Club in Nashville. But instead of enjoying the pre-show excitement, she was laying on the couch in the green room coughing nonstop, drinking tea with lemon and honey, and sucking on cough drops.

Victoria had many scary moments growing up: doing a back handspring on the four-inch balance beam; performing stand-up comedy; auditioning for Saturday Night Live, and getting held up by a robber with a gun in a parking lot in downtown Los Angeles.  But being told she had cancer was her scariest moment. 

This Live Event at Zanies (http://zaniesnashville.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=489100) was birthed because of the journey that Victoria Jackson took down her road with breast cancer.  What could be a time in Victoria's life that most would choose to forget, she is instead using to encourage and help other women going through the same difficult situation.  It is Victoria's desire to bring hope and a little humor into what can be a terrifying time. 

There has to be a cure!  The release of Lavender Hair, Victoria's new book (BroadStreet Publishing) and her return to comedy created a perfect opportunity to bring awareness and raise funds for research.  The fact that her book is being released October 2017, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, creates perfect timing for all of this to coincide.  We hope you can join us at the Live Event at Zanies, but if you cannot, please join us in finding a cure by donating to this page.  


A NIGHT FOR LAVENDER HAIR, LOVE, AND LAUGHTER

TO BENEFIT BREAST CANCER RESEARCH

With VICTORIA JACKSON AND FRIENDS

 

WHEN: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8th, 2017

WHERE:  ZANIES Comedy Club, Nashville, Tenn.-the place Victoria performed the day she was diagnosed and the place she performed the day she found out she was cancer free.

PURPOSE:  To raise funds for breast cancer research.  Proceeds go directly to BCRF

CONTENT:  Stand up comedy and music by Victoria and friends.

PRODUCED BY:  Victoria Jackson with Co-Producers Joe Battaglia and Suzanne Niles

IN CONJUNCTION WITH Zanies, Pretty in Pink and BroadStreet Publishing 

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Victoria Jackson, 57, is best known for her six seasons on Saturday Night Live, 1986-1992, with fellow cast members Dana Carvey, Jon Lovitz, Dennis Miller, Adam Sandler, Kevin Nealon, Chris Farley, etc. She has appeared in many films such as Weird Al’s “UHF,” “Family Business” with Dustin Hoffman and Sean Connery, “Baby Boom” with Diane Keaton, “The Pick Up Artist” with Robert Downey Jr., and many more.

On October 8, 2015, Victoria Jackson was getting ready for her 45-minute standup routine at Zanie’s Comedy Club in Nashville. But instead of enjoying the pre-show excitement, she was laying on the couch in the green room coughing nonstop, drinking tea with lemon and honey, and sucking on cough drops.

Victoria had many scary moments growing up: doing a back handspring on the four-inch balance beam; performing stand-up comedy; auditioning for Saturday Night Live, and getting held up by a robber with a gun in a parking lot in downtown Los Angeles.  But being told she had cancer was her scariest moment. 

This Live Event at Zanies (http://zaniesnashville.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=489100) was birthed because of the journey that Victoria Jackson took down her road with breast cancer.  What could be a time in Victoria's life that most would choose to forget, she is instead using to encourage and help other women going through the same difficult situation.  It is Victoria's desire to bring hope and a little humor into what can be a terrifying time. 

There has to be a cure!  The release of Lavender Hair, Victoria's new book (BroadStreet Publishing) and her return to comedy created a perfect opportunity to bring awareness and raise funds for research.  The fact that her book is being released October 2017, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, creates perfect timing for all of this to coincide.  We hope you can join us at the Live Event at Zanies, but if you cannot, please join us in finding a cure by donating to this page.  


A NIGHT FOR LAVENDER HAIR, LOVE, AND LAUGHTER

TO BENEFIT BREAST CANCER RESEARCH

With VICTORIA JACKSON AND FRIENDS

 

WHEN: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8th, 2017

WHERE:  ZANIES Comedy Club, Nashville, Tenn.-the place Victoria performed the day she was diagnosed and the place she performed the day she found out she was cancer free.

PURPOSE:  To raise funds for breast cancer research.  Proceeds go directly to BCRF

CONTENT:  Stand up comedy and music by Victoria and friends.

PRODUCED BY:  Victoria Jackson with Co-Producers Joe Battaglia and Suzanne Niles

IN CONJUNCTION WITH Zanies, Pretty in Pink and BroadStreet Publishing 

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