Popular Stand-Up Comedian Jim Norton to Perform at UB on Feb. 7

By David Wedekindt

Release Date: January 8, 2004

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Jim Norton at 8 p.m. on Feb. 7 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. Event media sponsor is WBUF-FM.

Jim Norton gained nationwide notoriety on the now infamous "Opie & Anthony" radio show. He is a regular on Comedy Central's "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn" and numerous other television and radio comedy programs. Judi Brown of the Aspen Comedy Festival said, "He's so brutally honest. He's very refreshing in a business where a lot of people are phony."

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Tickets for Jim Norton are $22. UB students save $4. Tickets are available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations, including Kaufmann's. To charge tickets, call 852-5000; in Canada, call 1-416-870-8000. For group sales, call 645-6771. For more information, call 645-ARTS. The Center for the Arts is a TicketFast location.