Three films on issues of race, politics and history will be shown during the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival at Denison University.

Three films on issues of race, politics and history will be shown during the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival at Denison University.

Each film will be screened at 7 p.m. on Thursdays in Slayter Hall, third floor, 200 Ridge Road.

On Feb. 5, "Color Adjustment," narrated by Ruby Dee, traces 40 years of race relations through the lens of prime-time entertainment.

On Feb. 12, "What's Race Got to Do With It?" considers social disparities and their impact on student success in the post-civil rights world.

On Feb. 26, "Boycott" tells the story of the Montgomery, Ala., bus boycott. Produced by HBO.

The Works in downtown Newark will host a series of four public lectures-demonstrations.

A professional artist will host each "Artist-to-Artist" event. The artists will discuss their work, demonstrate their techniques and take audience questions.

One lecture-demonstration will be held each month through April. Sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday mornings on Feb. 7, March 14 and April 18. The fee to attend is $25 for members, $30 for nonmembers. Preregistration is required. Seating is limited.

On Feb. 7, Eoin Braedon will discuss the art of glassblowing. Braedon has worked in glassblowing studios in Ireland, Australia and the United States.

On March 14, Queen Brooks will demonstrate her technique of combining woodburning with painting. Brooks has taught at Ohio State University and is an adjunct professor at Otterbein College and Ohio Dominican University.

On April 18, Nicholas Hill will demonstrate his printmaking techniques. Hill is an art professor at Otterbein College, where he is director of the Frank Museum of Art.

Granville resident Paul Hamilton, known primarily for oil paintings, particularly rural landscapes, spoke on Jan. 24.

To register for a session or to purchase a series pass, call The Works at (740) 349-9277.