Long Beach, Calif. - April 9, 2015 - Named one of "The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America" by TIME magazine, actor, author and stand-up comedian George Lopez will share some laughs and life lessons with CSULB students on Tuesday, April 28, at 7 p.m. at the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center.
The event will be presented by the University Student Union Program Council which seeks to bring high caliber educational and entertaining events to CSULB students. "An Evening with George Lopez" is the third speaker since the inception of the speaker series. Other notable speakers have been Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Tavis Smiley.
USU Program Council Vice Chair Ashley Evangelista-Mendiola believes that USU Program Council is all about bringing events that the students want. "The majority of the students asked for George Lopez on social media," she said. "He is known for his comedy and we hope that students will get excited to hear what he has to say."
George Lopez is a trailblazer and pioneer for Latinos in both comedy and television and has transcended into the elite level as a pop culture icon. Students will be able to hear firsthand accounts of Lopez's extraordinary life experiences, the importance of comedy and having a multifaceted career.
This event is free for the campus community with a CSULB ID. Tickets are available at the University Student Union Information and Ticket Center. The event is closed to the general public.
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