Kent State-East Liverpool is hosting a two-day event, Thursday-Friday (Jan 21st) to celebrate the birthday of Daniel Johnston, a musician and artist who once attended the local campus.
The public is encouraged to attend the celebrations, taking place 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 11:30 a.m. Friday, both in the Brown Room of the Mary Paterson Building.
Aside from showcasing a mix of Johnston's music the events will feature the showing of the short film "Hi, How Are You, Daniel Johnston?," directed by Gabriel Sunday.
Adjust instructor and local psychologist Dr. Bob Walker will lead discussions about mental illness, recognizing Johnston's well-known struggles with manic depression, paranoia, and schizophrenia.
Local musician Gregg Harding will perform some of Johnston 's songs during the Thursday event.Tags: 1
DANIEL JOHNSTON and MARGY JOHNSTON (brother and sister) to feature their art at Lubbock, Texas art show - Friday, January 8th.
ABOUT FIRST FRIDAY ART TRAIL
First Friday Art Trail is a free, self-guided public art happening that has taken Lubbock to the forefront of the Texas art scene. Held predominately in the Lubbock Cultural District, this event brings together collectors, artists and community friends for an evening of art, music and fun. Featuring a variety of art centers, museums, galleries and businesses, First Friday Art Trail offers an ever-changing array of art exhibits in all media. Whether an avid art collector, or a lover of beautiful things, First Friday Art Trail offers something for everyone!
Held from 6-9pm, rain or shine, on the first Friday of every month, this progressive art event is sure to delight visitors with a plethora of art experiences. Trail goers can grab a map and explore the trail on their own, or jump aboard one of five free First Friday Trolleys and ride to the galleries along the downtown route.Tags: 0