Casting locals was going on in Canton for ‘As I Lay Dying’ this week.
Fisk was approved (after seven years in court) to sell half ownership rights, $30MM, to its Stieglitz (Georgia O’Keeffe’s) collection to Crystal Bridges, which is expected to put it on display in 2013. If you’ve been following this and know some of the back-story, this may be troubling. On the other hand, it wipes out Fisk’s annual deficit and gives it a handsome profit.
This will hopefully be a lesson to lawyers everywhere on maintaining the wishes in perpetuity of generous donors.
Weekend Edition on NPR ran a piece on Goo Goo Clusters; they’re celebrating 100 years in 2012.
‘Picturing the South’ at the High. If you go now, the Amistad Murals from Talladega are on exhibit (thru 9/2).
James Meredith will be at Lemuria Books in Jackson on August 14 to sign his autobiography.