Kansas City, Mo. The Society for Contemporary Photography is accepting entries into its "Current Works 1999" exhibit. Deadline for entries is April 3.
The competition is open to professional and amateur photographers, and any photographic process is eligible. Works must have been created within the last two years.
Juror will be Diana Gaston, curator of the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego. A $1,000 Fellowship Award, two $500 Excellence Awards and three $250 Merit Awards will be given.
The exhibit will be in September at the society's gallery in Kansas City, Mo.
For more information, call Sandy Patzman at (913) 831-4977 or (816) 471-2115.
Art Tougeau parade
The deadline for entries in this year's Art Tougeau parade is April 25.
The third annual mobile-art parade will be held May 1, and proceed from South Park to the Lawrence Visitor Center/Union Pacific Depot in North Lawrence.
This year, roller skates, roller blades and skateboards will be allowed, provided participants maintain a 5 mph pace. Wheelchairs and nearly any form of art on a set of wheels are welcome.
Last year's parade featured more than 20 entries, including a glitter truck, a Ton o' Bricks Volvo and the authorized Art Linkletter art car.
Entry forms are available at Let It Ride, Creation Station, Love Garden and the Lawrence Arts Center. A $15 entry fee is requested. Children may enter for free.
Paid entrants will receive an Art Tougeau collector's button or sticker and are eligible for other prizes. Profits will be donated to the Lawrence Social Service League.
For more information, contact Jenny Hart, 865-1650.
Prof to portray
Topeka -- Doug Watson, a professor of English at Oklahoma Baptist University, will portray humorist Will Rogers Wednesday at a Kansas Humanities Council event in Jayhawk Tower, 700 S.W. Jackson.
The program, "All I Know Is What I Read in the Papers," will begin at 5:45 p.m. A public reception will precede the show at 5 p.m. in the Florentine Room.
The program is free, but reservations are encouraged. Reservations can be made by calling (785) 357-0359 or e-mailing your name and address to KSHUMCOUN@aol.com.