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Comedians Sheng Wang and Chad Daniels
to Appear at UW-Eau Claire Winter Carnival

RELEASED: Feb. 13, 2009

EAU CLAIRE — Comedians Sheng Wang and Chad Daniels will be featured at the Winter Carnival Comedy Show, "Laugh Until the Ice Melts," Feb. 20 at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The free show will begin at 9 p.m. at Higherground, the club in Crest Wellness Center.

Sheng Wang
Sheng Wang

Sheng Wang is a Taiwanese Texan who developed his comedy in the standup community of the San Francisco Bay area. His affable stage presence and healthy penchant for absurdity and self-deprecation make his act universally accessible. In addition to touring with the Comedians of Comedy and American Eagle's Campus Comedy Challenge, he also has appeared on Comedy Central's "Live at Gotham" and on the AZN Network. In 2007, he performed at the prestigious Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, and showcased at last year's National Association for Campus Activities convention as part of NBC's Stand Up for Diversity Tour.

Chad Daniels
Chad Daniels

Chad Daniels started his standup career doing open mic at Minneapolis' Acme Comedy Company. In 2003, he was a finalist in Comedy Central's Laugh Riots Competition, and he performed as a New Face at Montreal's Just for Laughs Comedy and Arts Festival. He made his network television debut on CBS' "The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn" in 2004. Since then he has released his debut comedy album, "Two Minutes for Stale Hacking," performed on Comedy Central's "Live at Gotham," and taped his own 30-minute special for the network. His new CD is "Busy Being Awesome."

The Winter Carnival Comedy Show is sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate.

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