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February 4, 2009

Art: News Bits

You can now find visual arts news and updates on Fat Lip, our news blog, fatlip.leoweekly.com

 

Bryce Hudson will sign his book “Explorations in the Shadow of Pop Culture” on the Feb. 6 First Friday Gallery Trolley Hop from 5-9 p.m. at The Green Building Gallery (www.thegreenbuildinggallery.com). The book signing is part of Hudson’s opening-night exhibit “The Holding Pattern Series & Equilibrium (Deco) Series.”

McKinley Moore is doing a glassblowing demonstration during the Feb. 6 First Friday from 6-9 p.m. at Glassworks (www.louisvilleglassworks.com). 

For the first time, Actors Theatre is hosting a panel discussion in conjunction with the 15th Annual African-American Exhibition. The panel will feature artists Ed Hamilton, Robert Douglas and exhibit juror Kevin Cole on “The Business of Art” on Feb. 7 at 11 a.m. For more info, visit www.actorstheatre.org.

Arts Advocacy Day in Frankfort is Feb. 11. Join a rally, meet with legislators and learn more about advocacy for the arts from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., followed by a reception hosted by the Kentucky Arts Council. Call 561-0701 or e-mail info@artsky.org.

Maria Elena Buszek will present a lecture on “Imaging Desire” on Valentine’s Day at 1:45 p.m. at the Speed Art Museum (www.speedmuseum.org).

Al Gorman will lecture on the late folk artist Marvin Finn on Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft (www.kentuckyarts.org). Admission is $5, free for members.

Christopher Fulton will give a talk on painter/architect Giotto on Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Speed Art Museum.