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Fall arts calendar

August 21, 2006

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Fall offers a sense of anticipation that's not only about the weather finally cooling off. It brings, with the start of a new school year, a host of visual and performing arts events to stimulate your imagination. Here's a look at what's ahead for fall 2006.

September

2: Free collage workshop and open house, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Art & Insight, 4824 Quail Crest Place, 840-5280.

4: Free collage workshop and open house, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Art & Insight, 4824 Quail Crest Place, 840-5280.

5: Silent Auction preview and bidding for Lawrence Indian Arts Show, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787. Through Sept. 8.

Lawrence Photo Alliance meeting, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., www.lawrencephotoalliance.org.

8: Opening reception: 18th annual Lawrence Indian Arts Show, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

School of Fine Arts Collage Concert, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 864-2787.

9: Haskell Indian Art Market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Haskell Indian Nations University Powwow Grounds, south of 23rd and Massachusetts streets, 843-6830. Also Sept. 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

10: Exhibit: Barri Lester, shaped paintings on plywood created site specific.

KU's Art and Design Building. Through Sept. 22.

15: "Pastiche," by University Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU, 864-3982. Also Sept. 16.

Q&A; with painter Rodney Troth, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life Gallery, 722 Mass. "Landscape and Light" exhibition continues through Sept. 23.

18: Kaw Valley Quilt Guild meeting: Gabrielle Swain, workshop, 7 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Also 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19.

20: Reading by Candice Millard, author of "River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey," 7:30 p.m., Owens Hall AV Room, Baker University

21: "Mangoes As Sacred Relics: Creation of a Symbol in the Cult of Mao," 5 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss.

KU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 864-2787.

"Krapp's Last Tape," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787. Through Sept. 23.

22: "Chaps," Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469. Also Sept. 23-24, Sept. 28-Oct. 1 and Oct. 5-8.

23: Lawrence ArtMarket, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Visitor Information Center, 402 N. Second St., 865-4254.

24: Design Faculty Exhibition, KU's Art & Design Building. Through Oct. 6.

25: Homer's "The Odyssey," by KU Theatre for Young People, Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU, 864-3982. 1 p.m. through Sept. 29, 10 a.m. Sept. 30 and 5 p.m. Oct. 1.

28: Gallery Conversations: "Art into Art: Inspired Responses," with KU professor emerita Elizabeth Schultz, 12:15 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

"An Evening of Dance," 7 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

29: "Midwestern Reflections: Views from the Heartland," 7 p.m., Signs of Life Gallery, 722 Mass. Through Nov. 25.

KU Wind Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 864-2787.

30: Fireworks in "Cartoon," 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 864-2787.

Gallery talk with John Sabraw on "Midwestern Reflections: Views from the Heartland," 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass.

See listings for more events online at www.lawrence.com.

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