Filmmaker Ken Burns coming to Kent State in April

by

1 comment

unnamed.jpg

Filmmaker Ken Burns' multi-part documentary The Civil War is the highest-rated series in the history of American Public Television and each of Burns' documentaries have put up huge numbers and won numerous awards. Burns is slated to speak at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22 at Kent State University's Presidential Speaker Series. The talk will take place in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Free general admission tickets (and $15 seats) will be available today at
http://kentstate.universitytickets.com. “It is a true honor to bring Ken Burns to Kent,” says Kent State President Lester A. Lefton in a press release issued by the university this morning. “As one of the most influential filmmakers of all time, he has brought history to life for millions around the world.” The guy's been making films for more than 30 years and is currently at work on The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, a seven-episode series that will be broadcast on PBS in the fall.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Cleveland Scene works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Cleveland and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Cleveland's true free press free.