Get ready to laugh tonight when Dave Barry shares his wit in Reynolds Performance Hall. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Often described as the “funniest man in America,” Barry, 63, is a humorous columnist and best-selling author who won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1988. His columns have appeared in more than 500 newspapers nationwide. He has published 30 books, including Dave Barry Turns 40 and Dave Barry’s Greatest Hits, which inspired the network television sitcom “Dave’s World.”
Barry worked for 25 years as a columnist for The Miami Herald. He is a perpetual candidate for U.S. president, promising the death penalty for the person who invented low-flow toilets.
He is also part of the Rock Bottom Remainders, a rock ‘n’ roll band composed of several literary stars including Stephen King, Matt Groening and Kathi Kamen Goldmark. Barry plays lead guitar. You can see a sample of their musical ability here.
Barry’s appearance is part of the UCA Distinguished Lecture series. Admission is free for UCA students. Tickets are $5 for faculty and staff and $5-$10 for the general public.
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