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Archive for Saturday, September 23, 2000

Lawrence Briefs

September 23, 2000

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Comedy films slated to be played at library

Two films by Satyajit Ray will be shown today at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

"Jana Aranya (The Middleman)," a black comedy, will be shown at 1 p.m. and "Agantuk (The Stranger)," a comedy, will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Both films are in Bengali, with English subtitles.

The event is free and open to the public.

'Clutter coach' to give lectures

Cheryl Miller, who describes herself as a "clutter coach," will give two free lectures about how to reduce clutter and improve organization.

She will present "Clear the Clutter, Clear the Energy" from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. today at Borders, 700 N.H., and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 3 at Independence Inc., 2001 Haskell.

Miller also will offer a five-week series, "Clear the Clutter, Create Space in Your Life," from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, beginning Oct. 17. Class size is limited; cost is $100.

For more information, call Miller at 749-3510 or e-mail cherylm@webserf.net.

Hospital to have infant massage class

Lawrence Memorial Hospital will offer three sessions of infant massage workshops for parents and their babies.

The workshops will run from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays, today to Oct. 7 and Oct. 21 to Nov. 4, and Tuesdays, Nov. 7 to Nov. 21.

Infant massage can improve an infant's sleep, offer relief from the discomfort of gas, colic or congestion, and stimulate a baby's growth and development, according to literature from the hospital.

The cost of each session is $25.

One or both parents may attend, and handouts and oil will be provided.

Participants should bring a blanket and diaper bag.

For more information or to enroll, call ConnectCare at 749-5800.

Artist's works address gender issues

"Chris Somers XXY: Androgyne Perspectives," an exhibit of new works by Somers, will be presented today and Sunday at 500 Locust Gallery, 500 Locust.

Somers works mainly with computer- or mixed-media-manipulated photography.

Hours are 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. today and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Somers, an androgynous-identifying artist from Perth, Australia, will be present each day.

KU schedules

final examinations

Kansas University has announced the following final examinations:

Sarah Trane, clinical child psychology, "Content Analysis of Explanatory Style from Stories by Children with Sickle Cell Disease and Their Matched Comparison Peers," 2 p.m. Monday, 4014 Dole.

Kyung-Hoon Lee, chemistry, "Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Thermodynamic Studies of Hemoproteins and Their Model Compounds," 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, 359 Malott.

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