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Archive for Saturday, January 31, 2004

Souper Bowl kicks off weekend events

January 31, 2004

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Paying $10 for a handmade ceramic bowl filled with soup at today's Souper Bowl Saturday event at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., will do more than just nourish and warm. Proceeds go toward scholarships, equipment and materials for the center's ceramics program. Here's a rundown of other weekend happenings:

Miscellaneous

  • Book signing by Tom Mach, author of "Sissy!" 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Hy-Vee, 4000 W. Sixth St.
  • Souper Bowl Saturday, 11 a.m. today, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.
  • Book signing: Dennis Powell, author of "an-eye-for-an-eye.com," 2 p.m. today, Borders, 700 N.H., 331-3226.
  • "America's Most Idol," River City Revue, talent competition to benefit the Seem-To-Be Players, 7:30 p.m. today, Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., 749-1972.
  • Bijou Players present the silent movie "Gold Rush," 7:30 p.m. today, Ottawa Municipal Auditorium, 301 S. Hickory, Ottawa, (785) 242-8810.
  • Moscow Festival Ballet: "Cinderella," 8 p.m. today, Kansas City Music Hall, 13th and Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 415-5025.
  • Langston Hughes Creative Writing Awards presentation, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
  • Book talk: Nicole Etcheson, author of "Bleeding Kansas: Contested Liberty in the Civil War Era," 2 p.m. Sunday, Constitution Hall, 319 Elmore St., Lecompton, (785) 887-6520.

Art events

  • "Intimate Interiors," paintings by James Lipovac and Jessica Pignotti, opened Friday for ongoing display, Signs of Life, 722 Mass., 830-8030.
  • Jennifer E. Baker, black and white photography, Sunday-Feb. 29, Z's Divine Espresso-east, 1800 E. 23rd St.,842-7651.
  • Oliver Hall, photography from Kaw Valley Independent, Sunday-Feb. 29, Z's Divine Espresso downtown, 10 E. Ninth St., Suite A, 843-3007.
  • "Indian Art in the New Millennium," ceramic and stone sculpture by Barry Coffin, ends today, Haskell Cultural Center and Museum, 155 Indian Ave., Haskell Indian Nations University, 832-6686.
  • "Via ad Primum Spectaculum," paintings by Evelyn Haaheim, with music installation by Kip Haaheim, ends today, Ad astra galleria, 205 W. Eighth St., 218-9208.
  • Watercolors by Maria Anthony; Siberian handcrafts by Vladimir Malkov; photographs by Jim Swanson; "Prints about Lawrence by Lawrence Artists," ends today, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Theater

  • "Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii," 8 p.m. today and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.
  • "Pygmalion," 7:30 p.m. today, Lawrence High School, 1901 La., 841-2462.

Music

  • Melanie Dill's Children's Music Hour, 10:30 a.m. today, Oread Books, Kansas Union, KU, 864-4431.
  • Anything But Joey, Saraphine, Upside, 7 p.m. today, The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
  • Swing Canyon, 7 p.m. today, Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth St., 841-5885.
  • Ghosty, Minus Story, Ad Astra Per Aspera, 9 p.m. today, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • Conner, Statistics, The Shebangs, 10 p.m. today, Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.
  • Motion for Alliance, 10 p.m. today, The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
  • Billy Ebeling and The Late For Dinner Band, 7 p.m.-11 p.m. today, Jazz Louisiana Kitchen, 39th and State Line, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-5556.
  • Beloved, Eyes Of The Betrayer, Moire, 7 p.m. today, SpitFire, 1717 W. Ninth St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-7525.
  • Present Tense, Self/Same, The Billy Gang, 9 p.m. today, Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.
  • Ronnie Baker Brooks, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.
  • Skeleton Key, As Memphis Burns, 9 p.m. today, The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.
  • Present Tense, Self/Same, The Billy Gang, 9 p.m. today, Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.
  • Maroon, Stella Link, Cloudy and 47, 9 p.m. today, The Brick, 1727 McGee, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-1634.
  • Family Series Concert: "The Beat Goes On," 2 p.m. Sunday, Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-0400.
  • Seoul Ladies Singers, 3 p.m. Sunday, Kansas Union Ballroom, KU, 864-3849.
  • The Mums, 10 p.m. Sunday, Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N.H., 841-6918.

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