Archive for Sunday, January 9, 2005

Arts notes

January 9, 2005


Chamber orchestra to perform by candlelight

Lawrence Chamber Orchestra's annual Baroque by Candlelight concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in the sanctuary of Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt.

Steven Elisha and his wife, Larisa, are the featured soloists performing Antonio Vivaldi's Concerto for Violin and Cello in B-flat major, which will be conducted in Baroque fashion from the cello by Steven Elisha, the orchestra's artistic director and conductor. The program also will include Johann Sebastian Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3; Vivaldi's L'Inverno Concerto (Winter) from The Four Seasons suite with featured violin soloist Larisa Elisha; an orchestral suite from Henry Purcell's opera, Dido and Aeneas; and Sinfonia in C major by Giovanni Battista Sammartini.

Tickets are limited and available at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., and at the door. Tickets are $30 apiece, two for $50, or $15 for children 12 and under.

For ticket information and phone orders, call the arts center at 843-2787.

After-school drama classes to be offered

Kansas University's theater and film department will offer after-school drama classes February through May at Murphy Hall.

Jeanne Klein, associate professor in theater and film, and college students enrolled in children and drama will lead the classes.

For more information, call Erika Crane at 864-5576.

Here is the registration and class schedule:

Grades 1-3: registration, 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 31; classes, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, April 21, 28 and May 5.

Grades 4-6: registration, 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m. March 28; classes, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. March 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10.

Gallery accepting entries for Valentine's

The Olive Gallery, 15 E. Eighth St., is accepting entries for its second annual Valentine's exhibition.

The deadline to enter is 10 p.m. Jan. 30

Any medium is acceptable and all entries must convey a theme of love. Entries can't exceed 3 feet in any direction.

The entry fee is $10.

Prizes will be awarded 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Feb. 5.

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