Popular Jamaican actor, Paul Campbell will be honored at An Evening of Comedy & Culture on April 13th at the AFRICAN AMERICAN RESEARCH LIBRARY & CULTURAL CENTER, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The event is presented by The Dr Sue and You Charitable Foundation Inc., and will feature a colorful blend of the arts.
Campbell is considered Jamaica’s most popular actor and had leading roles in films such as Dancehall Queen (as Priest), The Lunatic, Third World Cop (as Capone), Shottas (as Mad Max), Out the Gate and Heart of Summer. In addition to his roles in most modern Jamaican films, he has also acted on stage in Jamaica and on Broadway in New York City. He is also a painter whose works have been exhibited internationally.
An Evening of Comedy & Culture will feature musical performances by renowned songbird Karen Smith and Jess Omweri – a Jamaican-born singing sensation from Toronto Canada. Florida based instrumental virtuosos the Sons of Mystro, Randy Corinthian and GSus Band will also share the stage. CHAOS Dance Ensemble will provide electrifying movements and comedy will come from Trinidadian comedy veteran Errol Fabien and Jamaican Owen Blakka Ellis.
Proceeds will benefit the Library at Louise Bennett Coverley All-Age School and the Back2Life Foundation mentorship programme for boys. The evening’s event is sponsored by: Jamaica National Bank, Jamaica Tourist Board, Island Syndicate, EventsRUsOnline.com, PMMP Promotions, GRACE and the Friends of the African American Research Library & Cultural Center.