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Comedian and communicator Carl Grant to perform for Lecture-Concert Series

March 21, 2007 --Comedian and communicator Carl Grant will perform Tuesday, April 3, on the campus of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Carl Grant performs in ASU's Student Union Auditorium. performance, “Humor: The Shortest Distance Between People” begins at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Co-sponsors are the Lecture-Concert Series and the College of Education at ASU.

Sandra White of National Public Radio has described Carl Grant as “one of the funniest people in America.” He has made numerous national television appearances including “Late Night with David Letterman” and “Showtime.”

A long time educator-athletic coach, businessman, and now professional comedian, Grant combines his understanding of education, the business environment, and the use of humor to help people effectively incorporate a bit of lightness and creativity into their everyday routines.

One of his subspecialties is communication and rapport-building for attorneys. His client list includes such diverse groups as the International Society of Barristers, the Commercial Law League, the University of Washington Law School, Boeing, IMB, and USA Today.

For more details, please contact Dr. Gil Fowler, associate dean for The Honors College, at 870-972-2308, or visit

The Lecture-Concert Series presents diverse programs to enrich the cultural life of the campus, community, and region.

To nominate a speaker or presenter for a future Lecture-Concert Series event, please contact one of the committee members listed on The Honors College web site, listed under the heading of Lecture-Concert.

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