View work from the the senior theses of Interior Design majors. Using the landmark Honeykrust Bakery as their inspiration, 18 students submitted designs for adaptive use of this historic structure.
The exhibit runs through May 17, 2009.
Dr. Brian Coutts, Head of Library Public Services at WKU, publishes his “Best Reference Sources” of the Year annually in the April 15 issue of Library Journal, the nation’s leading library trade journal. It’s one of two such “Best Ref” lists. Each year he gives a workshop on the “Best Reference Books” of the past year for WKU Library faculty and staff. This year’s presentation was held on Friday, April 24 at 9:00 a.m. A reception followed.
On April 17, WKUâ€™s graduating art students opened their Senior Show in the Kentucky Library and Museumâ€™s third floor gallery. This exhibition features the work of 30 students presenting a representative body of work in the areas of graphic design, painting, ceramics, sculpture, art education, printmaking and weaving.
Under the direction of faculty member Kristina Arnold, the students arranged and installed the exhibition of their work. The show will run through May 17th.
American Drummer Boy is an independent film of epic proportion about a young boyâ€™s journey to manhood. Based on a compilation of true Civil War stories, the movie blends adventure, emotion, humor and real-life drama. American Drummer Boy is writer/director Dorian Walkerâ€™ s third feature film.
WKU Libraries presented Avery Hovey, Nashville Singer and Oscar Pajares Ruiz, Peruvian Folk Rock Wednesday, April 22 at Java City. This was part of the concert events organized by the Libraries-led Entertainment Committee and sponsored by the Independence Bank.
The Kentucky Library & Museum Education Department hosted Historic Kentucky Native American days April 16-17th. Four hands-on stations including storytelling, everyday life, weaponry, and beads/face painting were staffed by experienced Native American re enactors, as well as KYLM staff and volunteers. Four hundred thirty five area school children along with 43 teachers and chaperons attended over the two days. Due to the enthusiastic response by the schools, the KYLM Education Department plans to make this an annual event.
Photos from the event.
More than 150 authors for adults and children attended this yearâ€™s Southern Kentucky Book Fest, a free event organized by the partners of WKU Libraries, Warrent County Public Library and Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Bolwing Green, Kentucky and sponsored by local businesses such as Dollar General, Jim Johnson, Fruit of the Loom, Citizens First Bank, The Law Office of Jennifer L. Brinkly, PLLC and many others. The 2009 Book Fest was held on April 18 at the Sloan Convention Center and featured Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash, Sweet Potato Queen Jill Conner Browne, best-selling teen author Ellen Hopkins, A Journal for Jordan author Dana Canedy, and many others.
On the evening of Friday, April 17, 2009 in the Kentucky Building on WKU campus, the University and Bowling Green community members and leaders met authors coming to the Southern Kentucky Book Fest to take place the next day at the Sloan Convention Center, Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Book Fest authors gave attendees the benefit of their wisdom at the Kentucky Writers Conference on Friday, April 17 at the Blowing Green Community College at WKU’s South Campus. Free workshops on dialogue, character development, grants for writing, nonfiction topics and songwriting were some of those that were presented during this day-long event.