Saturday, July 6, 2013

Summer Reading gets Zany!

Zaniac Alex Zerbe comes to Newport Library's Literacy Park Wednesday, July 11 at 1:00 pm for a show of wild juggling tricks, zany humor, danceable music and lots of audience participation.

Zerbe hales from Seattle and is a two-time Guinness World Record holder who was voted Seattle’s Funniest Prop Comic. He has appeared on prime-time television in three countries including the hit NBC TV shows, “America’s got Talent!” and “Last Comic Standing”. He is a Hacky Sack World Champion and half of the award-winning comedy act, Brothers from Different Mothers. When Jamie Lee Curtis saw his one-man show she said, “Boy are you talented, FANTASTIC!”

Zerbe is a gifted physical comedian and human cartoon. In addition to his juggling skills, he performs beat-boxing, music looping, silly dances and funny raps. He is an original when it comes to family-friendly entertainment.

Zerbe's Newport show is sponsored by Ready To Read grants provided by the Oregon Legislature and support from Umpqua Bank, Ross and Janis Neigebauer and Jeanette Hofer. While in Newport he will be staying at La Quinta Inn and Suites. For more information about Alex Zerbe’s performances, take a look at his website,

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