The Cultural Events Board Presents: Green the Ghetto with John Legend.
Monday, February 25th, 2013
Macky Auditorium, University of Colorado Boulder
Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m.
John Legend, Nine-time Grammy® Award winner, multi-talented artist and public education activist will speak and perform on Monday, Feb. 25th, at 7:00 p.m. at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Macky Auditorium.
Mr. Legend will speak about issues surrounding the public education system and his work with organizations such as Teach for America, Stand for Children and the Harlem Village Academies. This will be followed by a question and answer session and a solo performance..
John Legend is a musician and activist, known for his signature vocals and songwriting style, which has earned him legions of worldwide fans along with a string of Top 10 platinum-selling albums. His albums Get Lifted (2004), Once Again (2006), and Evolver (2008) each reached #1 on the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop charts. He has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the music industry and has written for numerous artists on bestselling recordings by artists including Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys, Jay-Z and Kanye West. John is also the national spokesperson for Management Leadership for Tomorrow, a non-profit organization that assists the next generation of minority business leaders. Recently, he was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people.