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4 > Image 4 of Kentucky Alumnus, 1990, no. 3

Part of Kentucky alumnus

l I ~ T : . ?~ } i " ` d< A 0 is A ` j p A d ;_;` ` l hz ( i ` ~i hz --- :, . ~~ at s .. . of -ii? A . ( St; .. Ai if " -J m . * = n A ( i \ UC e F , j HO A * ( - .;; ` SI2 . . SO' . T du A Si<> ~ / iii- ei ,;_,. . V` . T \\i\ ( s I ca Mw" "";" :" Career has included starring roles in Vf GII Il 0I' CII ` ven": I, _ M yn `g_ _ Booker, Starbuck, Tenspeed and muI|IIted Brownshoe, Webster, and the unforget- d ""'""" "''"Y Ben Vereen, the consummate song, table portrayal of Chicken George in T {OY adept al singing i ' _ f d Th, ' f H d b h. hac mule, bu"-., y dance and screen star, is the eature Roots. is was 0 owe y is own I _ or dancing cn high- , artistofthe annualgalaperformance t0 network special, Ben Vereen His ( SIW ""9Y """" 2 benefit the UK College of Fine Arts. Roots, which received nine Emmy am on uny sfage In f _ . . . me w,|d_ l Scheduled for 8:00 p.m. on Wednes- nominations and won seven Emmy I A day, October 10th, at the Singletary Awards. In his big screen debut, he deg Center for the Arts, this is one of the defined his role as the quintessential l in l A many special events planned during I entertainer in All Thatjazz. l WIS ( Homecoming Week. Valvoline Oil Co. and the Lexing Ind i The College of Fine Arts Benefit, ton Herald-Leader are co-sponsoring ll rggr i l now it its fourth year, is a showcase for the gala, making it possible for all pro- ( both star and student talent; appearing ceeds to benefit the College of Fine A g y with Vereen will be students, faculty Arts. Funds are slated for student schol- and alumni of the Colleges music, arships, technological advancement GCC theatre and art departments. and academic enrichment. A total of SOP TheTonyandEmmyawardwinner more than 3590,000 has been raised Pml launched his career on the stage where during past benefit performances. ( mos . he continues to perform musical, co- Tickets are $20, $50 and $100 and bee] medic and dramatic roles with equal are now on sale at the Singletary Center . . . l ` prectsion. He has made Broadway for the Arts Ticket Office (606-257- SUl appearances in Sweet Charity, Hair, I 4929.) Holders of $100 tickets may at- as H . _]esus Christ Superstar, and the long- ( tendasurprise party for Ben (his birth- { running musical Pippin. His television day is October 10th) after the show. , by { Q 2 K(l\lll(`li\' .\Ittmuus Fa][ 1990 pun I z