Actor LeVar Burton in Ann Arbor (and apparently enjoying it)
Actor LeVar Burton has been spending the day in Ann Arbor and documenting it on his Twitter feed.
He's posted several photos Tuesday, starting with breakfast (from an unnamed source). He tweeted a photo of Dawn Treader Book Shop with the notation "Best bookstore ever," and with a campus photo he wrote, "This place is SO beautiful."
Daniel Brenner | AnnArbor.com
Burton is a major presence on Twitter, with more than 1.7 million followers.
Burton told an AnnArbor.com photographer that he's in town to be a guest lecturer at a film-studies class being taken by his daughter, a student at U-M.
An author and educator as well as an actor, Burton's best-known roles include the landmark TV miniseries "Roots," "Star Trek: The Next Generation," and PBS' "Reading Rainbow."
Photographer Daniel Brenner contributed to this report. Bob Needham is director of entertainment content for AnnArbor.com. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-623-2541, and follow him on Twitter @bobneedham.