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Buddy Holly Center offers free admission for First Friday Art Trail

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From City of Lubbock:

On the first Friday of October, the Buddy Holly Center invites the community to participate in Lubbock's First Friday Art Trail, a night that provides an opportunity to enjoy fine art, entertainment, and refreshments at local art galleries. Every month the galleries involved in First Friday Art Trail work to promote fine art and outreach within the community of Lubbock. On October 5, 2012 the Buddy Holly Center will be open free of charge from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. for patrons to view its exhibits. The Center will provide FREE refreshments and a cash bar.

The Buddy Holly Center will collaborate with the Texas Tech University's Southwest Collection to feature photographs from the collection of Wayne Hatchel who worked as sound engineer for a variety of musicians, including Joe Ely, for many years. Mr. Hatchel's collection includes many backstage photographs from his time with the Ely band. The exhibition will be on display in the Fine Arts Gallery.

Displayed in the Texas Musicians Hall of Fame Gallery is the new exhibition, Walk of Fame II - The Crickets, this rotating exhibition highlights individuals inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame, now located across the street from the Buddy Holly Center. 

The second installment features photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia of The Crickets: Jerry Allison, Joe B. Mauldin, Niki Sullivan and Sonny Curtis. In Meadows Courtyard at the Buddy Holly Center Ronnie Eaton will perform during the Art Trail from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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