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Arts notes

April 29, 2001

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This Mother's Day, it's your turn

For all the times she told you to wear your hat and mittens. For all the times she made you eat your vegetables.

Now it's your turn to "Tattle on Your Mom." In honor of Mother's Day Sunday, May 13 the Journal-World wants to honor Lawrence mothers for all they do.

Send us your favorite Mom saying, Mom story or Mom advice. We'll pick our favorite "tattle tales" and run them on when else Mother's Day. Some Moms may be contacted for a photograph, so make sure it's cool with her first.

There are three ways to tattle: call 832-7254, e-mail atrollinger@ljworld.com or mail your tale to "Tattle on Your Mom," Lawrence Journal-World, 609 N.H., P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044-0888. Please include your name and telephone number and, if she's game, a way to contact your mother. The deadline is Friday.

Sweet sounds, sweet foods

The Annual Free Dessert Concert, featuring the CottonWood Winds, will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lawrence Jewish Community Center, 917 Highland Drive.

The program will include "Fugue in G Minor," by Johann Bach; "Woodwind Quintet," by Edvard Moritz; "Some Laid-back Riffs for Wind Quintet," by Alec Wilder; and "Polka from 'The Age of Gold,'" by Dimitri Shostakovich.

Coffee and dessert will be available after the concert.

Members of the group are Dianne Hamersky, flute; Tim Burfeind, oboe; Bonnie Sheriff, clarinet; Stuart Levine, French horn; and Todd Hershberger, bassoon.

The CottonWood Winds also will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the regional convention of Rotary Clubs at Kansas University's Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art and for services May 20 at West Side Presbyterian Church, 1024 Kasold Drive.

"Urban Patterns," an exhibition of works by Lawrence artist Janet Satz, will be on display Friday through June 23 at Morgan Gallery, 412 Del., Kansas City, Mo. "Billboard," above, a gouache collage, is among the works in the exhibit. An opening reception will be from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

KU organist receives prestigious prize

Robert Horton, a Kansas University graduate student in organ performance, has won a Fulbright student award for 2001-2002. In March, Horton also learned he had won first prize in the 2001 Arthur Poister Organ Competition.

The Fulbright award will allow Horton to study in France for an academic year. He hopes to study at the Conservatoire National de Region in Toulouse.

Horton was chosen as a finalist in the Poister competition based on a performance recorded at KU's Bales Organ Recital Hall. For the final round, he performed three selections at Park Central Presbyterian Church in Syracuse, N.Y.

He will receive a $1,500 prize when he presents a full-length solo concert in the fall at Crouse College in Syracuse. He also will be featured this summer at the 2001 Region II Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Binghamton, N.Y.

Horton studies with KU professor James Higdon.

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