Hattiesburg, Miss., December 5, 2013 - Dr. Read Diket, professor of art and education/director of Center for Creative Scholars at William Carey University, along with her daughter, Tally Scully, and Tally's niece, Callie LaValle, recently published their first book, "Houdini and the Magic Molt." Scully and LaValle wrote the educational children's story, and Dr. Diket created the illustrations. Dr. Diket will hold a book signing for the new publication on WCU's campus December 11 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in front of Wilkes Hall. The book cost $20 and is also available for purchase at www.backyardscience.imprint.com.
Handel's Messiah will be presented Friday, December 6 at 7 p.m. in Smith Auditorium, Thomas Fine Arts Center. The program features the choirs and orchestra of the Winters School of Music. Admission is free. For more information, call 601-318-6175.