Tuesday, October 19, 2010

PBS "Roadshow" Appraiser Coming To Cookeville

Lark Mason, an appraiser with the public TV program "Antiques Roadshow," who is also an author and educator, will be in Cookeville next Tuesday, October 26th attending what's being called "The Heartbeat of Jingdezhen," and exhibit by artist T.J. Edwards. Mason is a gradute of Tennessee Tech, who now lives in New York, and is recognized internationally for his expertise in Chinese art and antiquities. Cookeville's public television station, WCTE and the Putnam County chapter of Habitat for Humanity are presenting the event, which also includes the filming of the final scenes of a documentary being produced by Todd Jarrell. Because of the filming, attendance at the event is limited to 125 people. Tickets are on sale now for $25 each at WCTE or at the Habitat office on East 15th Street.