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Archive for Sunday, September 2, 2001

Arts notes

September 2, 2001

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Photographer to share skills at workshops

Street photographer Gary Smith, Lawrence, will reveal his in-depth approach to basic photography in October and November at the Pelathe Community Resource Center, 15th Street and Haskell Avenue.

The series of workshops will help students see and create through the camera's lens. A public exhibition of student work will be held after graduation.

The introductory class is from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information, call 749-3227.

Author Ayres to give presentation at museum

Topeka Carol Dark Ayres, author of "Lincoln in Kansas," will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kansas Museum of History, 6425 S.W. Sixth Ave.

Drawing from original sources of newspaper accounts and memoirs of people of the period, Ayres uses the language of the era to enable readers to experience the event for themselves and to explore the territorial history of Kansas, especially how it relates to President Abraham Lincoln.

Ayres is the special collections librarian at De Paul Library at Saint Mary College in Leavenworth.

For more information, call (785) 272-8681.

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