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Oct. 25: Kealoha, Hawai`i’s Poet Laureate and legendary slam poet, comes to JLC

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Oct 01, 2018

Kealoha, the First Poet Laureate of Hawai’i, and an internationally acclaimed performance poet, will deliver a whirlwind show Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center of the Performing Arts. The venue is located on the College of Lake County’s Grayslake Campus.

Kealoha (right) has appearedPhoto of poet Kealhoha around the world, mesmerizing audiences with his inspirational show. The poetry slam legend and keen, optimistic observer of life will create a tapestry of stories designed to entertain and engage both young and old alike. For more information on Kealoha, visit

Photo: Kealoha, The First Poet Laureate of Hawai’i, and an internationally acclaimed performance poet, will deliver a whirlwind presentation Oct. 25.

Tickets: $25 for adults; $24 for seniors, CLC staff and alumni; $15 for CLC students and teens; $10 for children. Prices do not include an additional $2 per ticket facility fee. The JLC Box Office is located on the Grayslake Campus, Room P112, and is open Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. To purchase tickets online, visit

The remainder of the 2018-19 JLC Professional Series includes the following events:

  • An Evening of Magic & Illusion with Kevin Spencer: Friday, Dec. 7
  • Masters of Soul Holiday Show: Sunday, Dec. 16
  • A Rock ‘n Roll Tribute from Elvis to The Beatles featuring The Neverly Brothers: Saturday, Jan. 12
  • Elisa Monte Dance Does Brubeck: Saturday, Feb. 16
  • Golden Dragon Acrobats: Saturday, March 2
  • Artrageous: Tuesday, March 26
  • 80s Night Out: Saturday, March 30
  • Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure: Sunday, April 7
  • Jack Wright’s Songs and Stories of Neil Diamond: A Contemporary Tribute: Saturday, May 4

About College of Lake County

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