Archive for Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Arts notes

January 19, 2005

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Lawrence writer to discuss stories

Lawrence storyteller Priscilla Howe will tell stories from two of her collections: "Chickens and Other Stories" and "The Ghost with the One Black Eye and Other Stories," at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Raven Bookstore, 6 E. Seventh St.

The event is open to the public.

Civil War author to sign books

Historian Roy Bird, author of "Civil War in Kansas, will sign books at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Raven Bookstore, 6 E. Seventh St.

Bird explores the history of Kansas in the Civil War and describes the war's effects on the state and its residents. "Civil War in Kansas" also examines the roles played by William Clarke Quantrill, Jim Lane, "Red Leg" Charles Jennison, and Gen. James Blunt.

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