An Evening with Matthew McConaughey: Oscar Winner Coming to CNY
Alright, alright, alright! Acclaimed Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey is set to make an appearance in Central New York next spring.
McConaughey is set to feature in Hamilton's "Sacerdote Great Names" series on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House. The event, which will be free and open to the public, still requires tickets that will be available online starting in February.
Alumni and parents with a My Hamilton account can catch the livestream.
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Hailing from Uvalde, Texas, McConaughey's career began with a chance encounter which lead to a breakout role in the cult classic Dazed and Confused. His career took off, earning him various accolades and awards, including the Best Actor Oscar for his role in Dallas Buyers Club.
Beyond the screen, McConaughey and his wife, Camila, founded the "Just Keep Livin" Foundation, focusing on empowering high school students with tools for healthy living.
GREAT NAMES SERIES
Past speakers at Hamilton College's Great Names series include Bill Clinton, Derek Jeter, Tina Fey, Jon Stewart, and Margaret Thatcher. According to their website:
The Sacerdote Great Names Series brings to campus national and international leaders in government, business, science and the arts. Established in 1996, the series provides Hamilton students, professors and staff members, as well as the broader community, with opportunities to interact with some of the world’s most renowned individuals through free, public lectures and, in many cases, intimate classroom discussions.
Learn more about the Matthew McConaughey event here.
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