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February 9, 2002

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A pie sale, folk and jazz music, barn and Valentine Day's dances, acoustic dance, drama and a train meet are on the plate for this weekend.

And, of course, the Langston Hughes celebration continues.

Today

 Fifth Annual ICAN Pie Sale and Quilt Show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt.

 "Bear in the Big Blue House Live's Surprise Party," 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.W. Eighth St.

 Free State Music Festival, 1:30 p.m., Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive.

 "African Tales of Anansi," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.

 "An Old Time Radio Show," 2 p.m., Carnegie Cultural Center, 105 E. Fifth St., Ottawa.

 "The Winter's Tale," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo.

 "Stomp," 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., Lied Center.

 Opening reception for "Tim Rollins/KOS and the Langston Hughes Project," 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

 "Tomato Plant Girl," by Theatre for Young People, 7 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU.

 "Poetry in Motion: Celebrating the Poetry of Langston Hughes," featuring the Prairie Wind Dancers and area poets, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St.

 Paule Marshall, book signing, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., The Raven Bookstore, 8 E. Seventh St..

 11th Annual Douglas AIDS Project Valentine's Dance, with Kelley Hunt Band, 7 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass.

 "Playing for Time," 7 p.m., The Coterie, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

 "To Ella with Love," 8 p.m., Music Hall, 13th and Central, Kansas City, Mo..

 Elmar Oliveira, violinist, 8 p.m., preconcert talk 7 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

 "Slipping the Leash," five original short plays by local playwrights, 8 p.m. and 11 p.m., 10 E. Ninth St., suite B (behind the Java Dive).

 "In the Blood," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

 "The Rainmaker," 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

 "Tons of Money," 8 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets, Topeka.

 "Gothic at Midnight," with Joshua Kane, 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

Sunday

 Mid-America Train Meet Show and Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Indian Springs Expo Center, I-635 and State Avenue, Kansas City, Mo.

 Most Beautiful Baby Contest for ages up to 6 years, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., West Ridge Mall, Topeka.

 "Bear in the Big Blue House Live's Surprise Party," 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.W. Eighth St., Topeka.

 "Stomp," 2 p.m., Lied Center.

 "The Rainmaker," 2 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

 "An Old Time Radio Show," 2 p.m., Carnegie Cultural Center, 105 E. Fifth St., Ottawa.

 "Art and the Dream Deferred," lecture by artist Tim Rollins, 1 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

 "Sunday Cinema: The 1960s, 'One, Two, Three,'" 2 p.m., Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

 Kansas City Symphony, 2 p.m., Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mol  "From Operetta to Broadway," 2 p.m., Little Theater, Washburn University, Topeka.

 "African Tales of Anansi," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.

 "Playing for Time," 2 p.m., The Coterie, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

 Baldwin Community Arts Council's 14th Annual Chocolate Auction, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Baldwin High School, Baldwin.

 "The Winter's Tale," 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo.

 Lionel Hampton, Ishmael Reed, Val Gray Ward, 3 p.m., American Jazz Museum, 1616 E. 18th St., Kansas City, Mo.

 "In the Blood," 3 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

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 Jack Lew, senior manager of artist and professional development at Disney Feature Animation, 6 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

Ongoing

 2001 Association of American University Presses Book, Jacket and Journal Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday-Feb. 24, University Press of Kansas building, 2501 W. 15th St.

 "Tim Rollins/KOS and the Langston Hughes Project," today-May 26, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

 Western Missouri Scholastics, through Thursday, Art and Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, KU.

 Lawrence Photo Alliance's Langston Hughes exhibit, through Friday, Kansas Union Gallery, Kansas Union, KU.

 "Langston Hughes: Let America Be America Again," through Feb. 17, Watson and Anschutz libraries, KU.

 "Forging the Future: Bud Wilson and the American Dream," through Feb. 23, Old Depot Museum, 135 W. Tecumseh, Ottawa.

 "Kwang Jean Park and Shinoda Toko," through Feb. 24, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

 "Dream Variations," artworks inspired by Langston Hughes' works, through Feb. 28, Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St.

 Spring Garden Conservatory Show, through March 3, Powell Gardens, east of Lone Jack, Mo., on U.S. Highway 50.

 "American Indians of the Northwest Coast," through March 8, Museum of Anthropology, KU.

 Works by Lawrence Photo Alliance, through March 9, Art Affair, 622 High, Baldwin.

 "Shouts from the Wall: Posters and Photographs Brought Home from the Spanish Civil War by American Volunteers," through March 10, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

 Ice Terrace, through March 24, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

 "Remembering 9/11: The World Trade Center in Photographs," through March 31, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

 "Bean Finneran: Recurrence," ceramic forms by Bean Finneran, through April 7, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

 "Tutankhamun: Wonderful Things," exhibit, through April 21, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

 "Langston Hughes, A Voice for All People," through May, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Ku.

 "Good Bears of the World," through July 11, Toy and Miniature Museum, 5235 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.

 "From Reservation to Corporate Office: A Donation of Southwest Art," through Aug. 18, Museum of Anthropology, KU.

 "Truman's Chryslers,'" through September, Harry S. Truman Library, Independence, Mo.

 Exhibits pertaining to Douglas County history, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

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