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Roland Freeman to deliver keynote address at
Delta Symposium XVI: Region and Politics of Culture at Arkansas State University on April 9, 2010.

Mr. Freeman will deliver a multi-media presentation titled The 1968 Mule Train: A Journey of Hope Remembered in the Mockingbird Room at the ASU Student Union at 5:15 PM. His speech is presented by the ASU Philosophy and English departments.



Quilt Show Week at the Hotel Metropolitan, Paducah, Kentucky.

Roland Freeman will make a presentation entitled Testimonies and Treasures: African and African American Quilts and Textiles, Photographs and Reminiscences. Mr. Freeman is an icon in preserving African-American folk-life, quilts, and quilting history.
1p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2010 at the Maiden Alley Cinema, 112 Maiden Alley, in downtown Paducah. $12

The opening of Roland Freeman’s exhibit Testimonies and Treasures: African and African American Quilts and Textiles at the Hotel Metropolitan, 724 Oscar Cross Avenue, Paducah, KY.
4:30p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2010

Meet & Greet Mr. Freeman. He will give a gallery talk about the Exhibit “Testimonies and Treasures: African, and African American Quilts and Textiles” at the Hotel Metropolitan.
6:30p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2010

Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.americanquilter.com/

These events are sanctioned by the American Quilter’s Society’s Annual Quilt Show & Contest, April 21-24, 2010, in Paducah, Kentucky.

Sponsored by the Upper Town Heritage Foundation and the Kentucky Humanities Council