Archive for Sunday, October 7, 2001

Arts notes

October 7, 2001


Maxeys to pair for concerts of duets

A Lawrence couple will present a concert of duets at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Swarthout Recital Hall in Murphy Hall.

Linda Maxey, who plays piano and marimba, and clarinetist and Kansas University music professor Larry Maxey will perform "Peregi Verbunk, Op. 40" by Leo Weiner; "Prelude and Licks for Clarinet and Marimba" by Chet Maiz; "Suite from the Victorian Kitchen Garden" by Paul Reade; "Variations sur un air du Pays d'oc" by Louis Cahuzac; "Prelude from Suite I in G Major, BWV 1007" by J.S. Bach; "Ballade fur Petra" by Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic; and "Coyote Dreams for marimba and three percussionists" by Michael Udow.

The recital is free and open to the public.

KU alumnus to talk on interior design

Interior designer and architect Christopher Budd will speak at 6 p.m. Monday in the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art at Kansas University. The talk is part of KU's Hallmark Symposium Series.

Budd, a KU alumnus, is the leader of workplace innovation at STUDIOS Architecture in New York City. He believes that in order for design solutions to succeed, they must meet the physical, mental and cultural needs of the user.

Budd studied interior design at KU and graduated in 1997. He earned a master's degree in design and environment analysis from Cornell University, focusing on his research on multimedia as a tool for learning.

Award winners for LOYO exhibition named

The winners in the Lawrence Own-Your-Own Art Exhibition and Sale at Field's Gallery, 712 Mass., have been announced.

Best of Show went to Jane Asbury's acrylic and sand painting titled "The Journey." Second-place winner was Cathy Tisdale's ceramic sculpture called "Turban," and third-place went to Elinor Tourtellot's oil on canvas titled "The Shower."

Merit Award winners are Constance Ehrlich, drawing titled "Rubber Glove Syndrome"; Janet Kuemmerlein, papier mache sculpture titled "Firebowl"; Jennifer Unekis, assemblage titled "Brothers"; Nancy Marshall, oil on canvas painting titled "Ogallalah Siren"; and R.J. Kietzman, black-and-white photograph titled "Barn."

The exhibit runs through Oct. 7.

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