Studio@620 The Studio@620

Mark Twain Himself

A Haitian Relief Benefit

Mark Twain will be appearing on the 100th anniversary of his alleged death to offer his views on the issues of his day, still remarkably relevant one hundred years later. This appearance will take place on Wednesday April 21, 2010 at The Studio@620 located at 620 First Avenue South in
downtown St. Petersburg. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the fun begins at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments will be available. Ample street parking is provided.

Mr. Twain speaking about the questions of the day: health care, evolution, education, war and politics. There will be an opportunity for questions from those who have always had a question for Mr. Twain but haven’t had a chance to ask him. The audience will also be invited to share their favorite Twain quotes as part of the

Mark Twain’s appearance at The Studio@620 is a benefit to raise funds for Haitian Relief. The proceeds will be administered by the Rev. Dr. David Pitt, Chaplain at All Children’s Hospital, who is leading a mission trip to assist a Haitian community in the Dominican Republic offering healthcare and education as well as basic necessities. The mission trip is sponsored by Lakewood United Church of Christ in St. Petersburg, where Dr. Pitt is a member.

The ticket price for the event is about $20, more or less as you are able. Tickets are available in advance at Lakewood United Church of Christ (2601 54th Avenue South), or may be purchased at the performance. For more information, please
contact Lakewood United Church of Christ at 727-867-7961 or

“Always do right - this will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.” Mark Twain

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