FestivAll talent needed

Have an idea for a trash can? Put your artistic talents to work and submit it to the FestivALL office by 11:59pm August 31st. The selected designs will be used on 12 to 15 trash cans to be placed on Kanawha Boulevard. An open house to discuss the project will be held 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 2 at West Virginia State University's Economic Development Center at 1506 Kanawha Blvd. West. Besides watching your design be put to good use. the winning artist will also receive a thousand dollars. A selection committee made up of art administrators, representatives of the city of Charleston and its refuse department and local artists will select the design. New this year...the five finalists will be interviewed by the panel. The FestivALL website has details.