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Culture notes: MODA designer lets them eat cake; WonderRoot seeks fellowship applicants

Designer lets them eat cake

Lisa Humphreys of Couture Cakes will demonstrate the techniques behind her artfully designed creations, and even serve samples, during a “Drink in Design” presentation, 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Museum of Design Atlanta in Midtown. Humphreys’ cakes are featured in “Darkly, Deeply, Beautifully Blue,” a living room vignette inspired by Marie Antoinette that was created by Caryn Grossman and Chris Buxbaum of cg creative interiors. It recently took best of show honors in “The South’s Next Wave: Design Challenge” exhibit, on view through Sunday. “Drink in Design” is $10, $8 seniors, $5 students. 1315 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-979-6455, HOWARD POUSNER

WonderRoot seeks fellowship applicants

WonderRoot arts center in Reynoldstown is accepting applications for its second Walthall Artist Fellowship, a career development program for metro Atlanta visual and performance artists at pivotal points in their careers, through April 12.

Over eight months, the 2013-14 fellows will participate in monthly symposia with Atlanta arts leaders, peer learning and one-on-one artist mentorships. A five-day residency on Ossabaw Island will follow, with the fellowship capped with a group exhibition at Kennesaw State University’s Zuckerman Museum of Art.

“We are excited to continue with transformative programming that strengthens the creative lives of the fellows as well as enriches our city through gained insight and meaningful connections between all those involved,” new WonderRoot creative director Stephanie Dowda said.

Applications are open to all Atlanta-area artists and are free. To apply: HOWARD POUSNER

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