FSC's Duke Joins Panel to Discuss Art, Public Policy

CANOGA PARK, Calif. — Free Speech Coalition Executive Director Diane Duke is slated to appear this Sunday at the “A Decent State: Art & Policy” panel discussion.

The seminar is part of the 16th Annual West Hollywood/Los Angeles Erotic Art Fair Weekend, sponsored by TomofFinlandFoundation.org and the California LGBT Arts Alliance, and held at West Hollywood Park on San Vicente Boulevard.

The theme of the seminar addressed government’s role in what is seen by the public in art, film and on other cultural platforms for expression.

The seminar panel, scheduled for 3-4:30 p.m., also will include activist artist Ivy Bottini, California LGBT Arts Alliance Coordinator Greg Day, Commissioner of the West Hollywood Art & Cultural Affairs Commission Dallas Dishman and West Hollywood Councilmember Abbe Land.

The art fair weekend runs from March 25-27, and the seminar will be held on Sunday from 3-4:30 p.m. Additionally, an artists’ reception will be held on Friday, 8-11 p.m., at TOM House, 1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, 90026.