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Arcade Fire's Frontman to Give Lecture to University Students

October 16, 2010 (3:35 am) GMT
William Butler will share his experience in combining his music career and helping others through social activities.
Arcade Fire's Frontman to Give Lecture to University Students

frontman William Butler is heading back to university to give a lecture to students. The rocker will appear at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois on November 2 to give a talk about how he has merged his musical career with social activism, according to student website NorthByNorthwestern.com.

Butler, who majored in poetry and creative writing, and his bandmates have raised $1 million to help earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Asha Toulmin, a student fellow with the university's Center for Civic Engagement, says, "He's a really unique and interesting individual because he's taken a field like music that a lot of people don't necessarily associate with social activism..."

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