S. Rudolph Alexander Performing Arts Series (SRAPAS)
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Dave Barry

The Wit and Wisdom of Dave Barry

Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Dave Barry is a best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist whose weekly column was a staple in more than 500 newspapers nationwide for more than 15 years. Barry speaks about the absurdities of our everyday lives in his own down-to-earth style, delivering nonstop laughter. His TV sitcom, “Dave’s World,” ran on CBS from 1993 to 1997. For 20 years, he played guitar in the literary rock band “The Rock Bottom Remainders” with authors Stephen King and Barbara Kingsolver. Clever and hilarious, Barry delivers laugh after laugh.

About the Series

The S. Rudolph Alexander Performing Arts Series effectively began when Rudy Alexander arrived at East Carolina in 1962 and bundled four student-selected classical offerings as a subscription package. Since that date, the series has presented more than 500 world-class artists and served more than one million patrons, students and K-12 children through its programming.

Today, the series continues a tradition of presenting the best performing arts touring attractions available for the enjoyment of regional audiences and the edification of ECU students. Behind the scenes, our guest artists are actively engaged in masterclasses and workshops.

The series is presented in the 1,483-seat Wright Auditorium located at the core of East Carolina University's main campus.

All dates, times, artists and details are subject to change.

Added attractions!

The Down East Talent Search is a general admission seating event. SRAPAS series services (Park & Ride, VIP parking, FRIENDS Lounge) are not offered for added attraction events.

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