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Comedy Central Star Demetri Martin to Perform at Kent State, Sept. 9

Posted Sep, 2, 2010

Demetri Martin will perform at Kent State University on Thursday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m. in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MACC) as the first performer to visit Kent State this year. The show also marks the first Undergraduate Student Government (USG) program of the year.

Martin caught his first break appearing on Comedy Central’s stand-up showcase “Premium Blend.” He also was a staff writer on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and a correspondent on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” 

Martin has appeared in films like “The Rocker” and “Taking Woodstock,” in which he had a starring role. Currently, he hosts “Important Things with Demetri Martin,” which combines stand-up and sketch comedy.  

Doors for this event will open at 7 p.m. with the show starting at 8 p.m. Tickets for the event are $10 for students and $25 for the general public. Students must purchase tickets at the Ticketmaster box office located in the MACC. General public tickets may be purchased at any Ticketmaster outlet or online at

For more information about Demetri Martin, visit

For more information about the Kent State USG Programming board, visit

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