Fair trade pioneer to give presentations on Sept. 30, Oct. 2

Hans Knopfli, a pioneer of the fair trade movement, will be giving presentations about Cameroon crafts on Tuesday, September 30, at 3:30 p.m. in Clement Hall Room 212 and Thursday, October 2, at 11 a.m. in Johnson Hall Auditorium. Knopfli has written four books about the Cameroon crafts after living there from 1956-1993, when he served as a pastor and craftsman. The two presentations will consist of two separate and distinct lectures: “The Western Grassfields — Social Structure and Crafts: basketry, pottery, blacksmithing and music” and “Royal Art and its Symbolism: Architecture and Carved Royal Symbols.”

Center Stage Events
Renard Harris: Storyteller with a Blues Harp will be presented Monday, September 29 at 6 p.m. in the Wesley Arena Theatre.

Tres Vidas Chamber Music Theatre will perform Friday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wattenbarger Auditorium in Brian Fine Arts Building.

Joan Derryberry Art Gallery
Carol LeBaron’s fiber art exhibit will be showing Monday, September 29 through October 4.

Appalachian Center for Craft
Cara Long’s ceramics exhibit, entitled “New Works on Translucent Porcelain” is showing through September 29 in Gallery One.

Sarah Hood’s metals and jewelry exhibit, entitled “Small World: Constructed Landscapes” will be shown through October 20 in the North Windows Gallery.

Brian Sommerville’s ceramic sculpture exhibit, entitled FORGIVE US ALL, will be showing through November 3 in Gallery Two.

TTU Music
The Cumberland Quintet will hold a concert on Sunday, September 28 at 3 p.m.

The senior concert of Tanner Hunt will take place on Sunday, September 28 at 5 p.m.

The faculty Brass Arts Quintet will hold a concert on Tuesday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m.

The Fall Trumpet Festival Recital will be held on Wednesday, October 1 at 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

The Appalachian Center for Craft is located six miles off Hwy. 56 (Interstate 40, Exit 273) near Smithville. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The Joan Derryberry Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the University Center and is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Backdoor Playhouse is located in Jere Whitson Memorial Building. For more information, call 372-6595. Unless noted otherwise, all concerts are free and take place in the Bryan Fine Arts Building. The concert schedule is subject to change. For more information, call 372-3161.