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Winter 2002-03

Mullens mural painter

Accessible recreation guide

Duncan Noble

From the director

Following the dream

Meredith Sue Willis

New arts curriculum

Marion Meadows

Filmmakers Guild

Disabilities guidance

Getting the gig

Alison Helm

Cultural Facilities grant awards

Getting into print

Book Review

Marion Meadows visits Raleigh schools

Jazz saxophonist Marion Meadows returned to his native West Virginia in September for Beckley’s free Labor Day concert, sponsored by the Beckley Area Foundation with grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the West Virginia Commission on the Arts. In addition, he devoted two days to visiting Raleigh County schools promoting music and education generally.

“I feel the umbilical cord between kids and good art and music has been severed. It’s not that they don’t want it, it’s just that they don’t seem to be getting it,” he noted.

Meadows studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and at SUNY Purchase School for the Arts, and has recorded eight albums and a compilation.

Meadows signing autographs

Meadows performs for students

Meadows playing