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Humorist, Master Mime Headline Samford Christian Emphasis Week

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1999-09-13Mary Wimberley, phone (205) 726-2922, e-mail mlwimber@samford.edu

Samford University students will observe Christian Emphasis Week Sept. 21-23 with humorist Nick Foster and master mime Doug Berkey. The public is invited.

"Don't Stop Me If You've Heard This One" is the theme for the week. Convocation will be held in Reid Chapel at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday.

Foster, a gifted storyteller and Samford graduate who has long been a favorite speaker at conferences and retreats, is pastor of University Baptist Church, Montevallo.

Berkey, former artist-in-residence at Furman University, has taught mime, masks and storytelling at the Commedia School in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has performed throughout the U.S., Germany, Poland, Sweden and Mexico.

 

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