Front Street hosts ArtWalk events
ALPINE – Center for Big Bend Studies Director Andy Cloud and noted Marathon photographer James Evans are featured presenters at Front Street Books during the Alpine ArtWalk weekend.
Keynote speaker Cloud will discuss the Lykes Duncan Site south of Alpine at 7pm Friday in the bookstore’s reading room. The talk is titled, “New Findings: An 11,000-Year-Old Paleoindian Occupation in Big Bend.”
Evans will have an audiovisual presentation at 8:30pm Friday, “Two Decades of Big Bend Images.” “Crazy from the Heat” is Evans’ latest book of Big Bend-area photographs. His work is featured in the December issue of Texas Monthly magazine with photographs of the Rock House fire.
During the weekend, art of Marie French will be featured in the Red Room (back of main store).
On Friday and Saturday evenings, view mosaics and functional fused-glass pieces by William Carlisle, memory windows and other iconic work by Lori Griffin in the Reading Room (front of annex, 201 E. Holland) and from 4-5pm in the Red Room, French will demonstrate “inspiritu jewelry” techniques.
On Saturday in the Reading Room:
• 7pm, Author Diane Garner, Letters from the Big Bend: Legacy of a Pioneer.
• * 8pm, Author Don Cadden and Apache Adams: Tied Hard & Fast: Apache Adams, Big Bend Cowboy
• *8:30pm, A Z Hayes: The Last Peace Officer and historian, author and journalist Mike Cox talks about his recent books West Texas Tales and Big Bend Tales.
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