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Lecture-Concert Series hosts multifaceted
performer Charles Holt on Feb. 19
Feb. 10, 2009 --
Musician, storyteller, and multifaceted entertainer
Charles Holt is the featured performer in the next event of Arkansas
State University’s Lecture-Concert Series. Charles Holt will present “A
Journey through an American Quilt of Songs: ‘Sole’ Music Featuring
Charles Holt” on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland
Hall, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. This event, like all
events in the Lecture-Concert Series, is free and open to the public.
The lecture is co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity at ASU.
Holt is known for his storytelling and Broadway performances; he has
appeared in “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Smokey Joe’s Café,” “The Lion
King,” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” He has also had guest
appearances on the TV shows “Law and Order: Criminal Intent” and “All My
Children.” Holt grew up in Nashville, Tenn., and is an alumnus of Rhodes
College, Memphis, Tenn.
Holt’s debut CD, “I Am,” was released in January 2007. He will release
his autobiography, “The Voice That Matters,” later this year. For the
last two years, Holt has traveled and performed his one-man play “Black
Boy,” which is based on the life of author Richard Wright. This fall,
Holt will begin performing his one-man play “The Smoke King,” which is
based on the life of author W. E. B. Du Bois. He will soon begin touring
regional theatres with his most recent work, “America, The Black, The
Beautiful,” a one-man play with original music and multimedia.
For more information about the event, contact Dr. Gil Fowler, associate
dean for the Honors College, at (870) 972-2308,
via e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit
For information about Charles Holt, visit his Web page at
The Lecture-Concert Series presents diverse programs to enrich the
cultural life of the campus, community, and region.
--release by Caitlin Berry, student intern,
Office of Public Relations/University Communications.