LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The University of Kentucky has announced ticketing details for an event featuring Trevor Noah, the host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show."
The event kicks off a yearlong series of events to commemorate 70 years of integration at the University of Kentucky. The UK Office for Institutional Diversity, the Student Activities Board and other key partners will host the opening assembly, featuring Noah, beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30 at Memorial Coliseum.
Tickets are free to UK students and employees with a valid UK ID, and are required for entry. UK employees may reserve tickets beginning 9 a.m. Monday, July 29. The public may purchase tickets for $10 each plus a processing fee beginning 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5.
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UK students and employees also have the alternative option of watching the assembly via simulcast in the concert hall of UK's Singletary Center for the Arts. After the program concludes in Memorial Coliseum, Noah will come to the Singletary Center and answer questions. This will be moderated by Brandon Colbert, a May 2019 UK graduate and social justice educator with UK's Bias Incident Support Services (BISS). A UK ID is required to enter the Singletary Center the morning of the event, and seating will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.