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George Takei to speak at CU Boulder: 'Oh, my!'

Posted: 1:22 PM, Sep 14, 2016
Updated: 2016-09-14 15:22:22-04
George Takei to speak at CU Boulder: 'Oh, my!'

BOULDER, Colo. -- Actor and Facebook wizard George Takei will be speaking in CU Boulder on Oct. 26, university officials announced this week. 

Takei will speak at Macky Auditorium on the Boulder campus at 7:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with the audience the Boulder Daily Camera reports. 

The public can purchase $25 tickets starting at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 10 at  macky.colorado.edu . Tickets for students will be $2 and those for employee tickets will be $10.

Those tickets will be available 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, the newspaper said. 

Takei became famous for portraying Hikaru Sulu on the original "Star Trek" T.V. series and several films from the same franchise. In recent years, he has amassed great fame on social media, particularly Facebook, and has become an activist for LGBTQIA issues and human rights causes. 

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