Ken Burns

Ken Burns featured at Middlesex Community College Celebrity Forum.

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Middlesex Community College Celebrity Forum 2010 will now feature acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, who will replace director James Cameron as this year’s speaker. Burns’ award-winning documentaries include “Baseball,” “The Brooklyn Bridge,” “The Civil War,” “Jazz” and most recently “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.”

The Middlesex Celebrity Forum with Ken Burns will be held, as previously scheduled, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium.

Celebrity Forum ticket holders may use their current tickets for the Ken Burns event, or
return their tickets in person or by mail to the Auditorium Box Office to obtain a refund. (Please return tickets by Monday, June 14.) Mail to: Box Office, Lowell Memorial Auditorium, 50 E. Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852

Tickets to MCC’s Celebrity Forum are $39.50 and $29.50, and can be purchased online at or in person at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium box office, 50 E. Merrimack St., Lowell. For group sales of 15 or more tickets, call the LMA at 978-937-8688 ext. 225. For information on corporate sponsorship opportunities, contact Dennis Malvers, MCC Dean of College Advancement, at 781-280-3590.

The MCC Celebrity Forum is an annual event designed to bring well-known personalities to the area in order to enrich educational and cultural opportunities for residents. Proceeds from this event help to raise funds for the MCC Foundation. Presenting Sponsor of this year’s Celebrity Forum is once again The TJX Companies, Inc. Past speakers at the Middlesex Celebrity Forum include: Walter Cronkite, Colin Powell, former President George H. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush, Rudy Giuliani, Barbara Walters, Tim Russert, Geena Davis and Jay Leno.