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Taylor Mason will combine music, comedy, ventriloquism, magic, and audience participation in his performance 9:30 p.m. Friday in Colton Chapel.

Mason performs regularly on network and cable television, headlines major comedy clubs, and is one of the most successful college acts in history, with more than a 1,000 college shows to his credit. His television appearances include: Star Search (winner, 1991), MTV Half Hour Comedy Hour, Comic Strip Live, Evening at the Improv, Caroline’s Comedy Hour, Showtime’s “Comedy on Campus” Special, and Showtime Comedy Club Network.

In another LAF event, raffles for chances to become a contestant on Outcast – The Original College Survival Game will take place 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 24-28 in the Farinon Center. Tickets can be purchased for $1 each or donation of two nonperishable items. The prize for the game show is a cruise for two to the Bahamas.

Scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in the Farinon Atrium, Outcast will pit “tribes” of students dressed in island gear against one another in challenging and amusing contests. Designed to entertain the audience as well as contestants, the game starts with team challenges and progresses to individual competition. The audience will vote contestants off the panel, helping determine the winner.

Outcast is playing nearly 150 college dates in its first year.

Other upcoming LAF events include:

  • James Taylor tribute musician Dave Binder, 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, Farinon snack bar;
  • One Handed Molly, a story-telling musical group, 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, Gilbert’s.
  • Andrew Dykers, top new music act of the college circuit in 2000, 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, Gilbert’s.
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