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Paul Simon Emory tickets available next week

Photo: Mark Seliger

Photo: Mark Seliger

If you perked up when you heard that Paul Simon is coming to Emory University in February, you’ll want to prepare to track down tickets to his four public events beginning Monday, Dec. 3.

Simon will visit Feb. 10-12 as part of the Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature. At 4:15 p.m. Feb. 10 and 8:15 p.m. Feb. 11, he’ll lecture about music made between 1966 and 1970 in Glenn Memorial Auditorium. Then at 4:15 p.m. Feb. 12, he’ll converse with former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts; and at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12, perform with guitarist Mark Stewart at the center.

Tickets are free, but are limited to two tickets per person, per event. Tickets may be reserved beginning at 10 a.m., Monday at, by calling 404-727-5050, or in person at the Arts at Emory Box Office (1700 N. Decatur Rd. Suite 251, Atlanta. The box office is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.).

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4 comments Add your comment

Talia Gilbert

November 30th, 2012
3:04 pm

Hi T – thought you might be interested in this if you haven’t heard about it yet. Love and can’t wait to have you home again! Mom

Gresham Brown

November 30th, 2012
3:29 pm

But what about the black people?


November 30th, 2012
9:41 pm

Sounds great, if I can score tix.

Really enjoy your columns Melissa.


December 5th, 2012
6:58 pm

Tickets went fast on Monday (12/3) — none left!