Archive for Sunday, August 12, 2001

Arts notes

August 12, 2001


'Three Minutes or Less' seeks short acts

Auditions for the next "Three Minutes or Less," a variety show for people with short attention spans, will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.

Those auditioning should be ready to perform a three-minute piece they would like to showcase at the Sept. 7 performance. Previous acts have included singers, dancers, comedians, jugglers, fire eaters, poetry reading and other performances.

For more information, contact Robert Baker at 842-6572 or

Authors to talk about books in Topeka

Topeka Kansas authors Don Coldsmith and Max Yoho will share the stories behind their books at 7 p.m. Monday at the Kansas Museum of History, 6425 S.W. Sixth St.

Coldsmith's latest books are "Raven Mocker," an entry in his Spanish Bit saga, and "Long Journey's Home," about American Indian John Buffalo who is training for the Olympics. Yoho's book, "The Revival," is about a contest between two religious groups in a rural town.

The event is free and open to the public.

Train show slated at Reardon Civic Center

Kansas City, Kan. The Mid-America Train Meet Show and Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Jack Reardon Civic Center, Fifth Street and Minnesota Avenue.

The show and sale will feature 300 dealer tables, toy trains, model trains, railroad collectibles, memorabilia, door prizes, Lionel Club operating layout and viewing of vintage train movies.

Admission is $4 for those 12 and older and free for children 11 and younger.

Lindsborg museum to hang quilt show

Lindsborg "A Festival of Quilts" is on display through December at the McPherson County Old Mill Museum, 120 Mill St.

The exhibit will feature more than 20 historic quilts dated from the late 19th century through the mid-20th century.

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