Charlotte Sun has this information about the upcoming Stephen King appearance at the Charlotte county Cultural Center:
Requests for tickets for the Big Read kickoff event featuring author Stephen King at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County on March 20 will be accepted beginning Feb. 1 on the Charlotte County Web site, www.CharlotteCountyFL.com.
The event is free and open to the public. Tickets for the 400 available seats will be distributed by a random drawing of requests submitted and are limited to two tickets per household.
Anyone wishing tickets must apply at www.CharloitteCountyFL.com between Feb. 1 and Feb. 19. Those receiving tickets will be notified by e-mail by Feb. 26. Tickets must be picked up at the Cultural Center Theater box office no later than March 6. A second drawing will be conducted for tickets not picked up by the deadline.
His performance kicks off the Charlotte County 2010 Big Read, a six week series of events and programs on the stories and poems of another famous horrormaster, Edgar Allan Poe. The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and ArtsMidwest. Its goal is to revitalize the role of reading in American culture and unite communities through great literature.