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Friday, October 12, 2012 | 7:00 pm

Event: Timothy Egan
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist & National Book Award winning author of
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl. This book is part of the 2012 President's Reading Program
Location: TTU Allen Theatre
Tickets:
  • $18 General Admission
  • TTU Students-1 free ticket with valid
    TTU ID at the SUB Allen Theatre information desk
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at TTU
    $12.00 General Admission ticket with
    valid OLLI ID at the Select-A-Seat
    Civic Center Box Office
  • Select-A-Seat: (806) 770-2000
Timothy Egan
Book signing immediately following lecture. Community outreach for this program was funded in part by a grant from the Sybil B. Harrington Endowment for the Arts of the Lubbock Area Foundation.

"As one who, as a young reporter, survived and reported on the great Dust Bowl disaster, I recommend this book as a dramatic, exciting, and accurate account of that incredible and deadly phenomenon. This is can’t-put-it-down history.” – Walter Cronkite (1916-2009), Broadcast Journalist


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Marc Cohn

 

Friday, November 9, 2012 | 7:00 pm

Event: Marc Cohn
Grammy Award winning folk rock
singer-songwriter
Location: TTU Allen Theatre
Tickets:
  • $18 General Admission
  • TTU Students-1 free ticket with valid
    TTU ID at the SUB Allen Theatre information desk
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at TTU
    $12.00 General Admission ticket with
    valid OLLI ID at the Select-A-Seat
    Civic Center Box Office
  • Select-A-Seat: (806) 770-2000
Marc Cohn
CD signing immediately following performance

"Cohn has one of rock's most soulful croons - a rich, immediately recognizable tenor that makes these songs (from his latest release Listening Booth:1970) his own.” – Rolling Stone

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We greatly appreciate University Parking Services for their consideration of our patrons in agreeing to provide complimentary parking preceding our events. Parking lots that are available for complimentary use are R11 - the Band lot, R07 - the Administration Building lot, and R13 - the Visitor lot. Please refer to the map for parking lot locations. Please note that parking in handicap, service and reserved spaces until 11:00 pm is prohibited without a valid TTU parking or handicap permit.


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