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Archive for Thursday, February 1, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

February 1, 2007

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1 Today

"Meet the Dole Fellows" reception, introducing Fellows Scott Morris and former Missouri Gov. Bob Holden, 5 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

Lecture: "Globalization, Social Inequalities and Women's Activism: The Case of Post-Pinochet Chile," KU graduate student Eve Clark, noon, Room 318, Bailey Hall, 864-4213.

Gallery Conversations: "Made In China: Observations & Understanding," professors Pok-Chi Lau and May Tveit, 12:15 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

Lecture: "Overcoming Stereotypes and Legacies of Crisis," land reform and politics in Zanzibar, Garth Myers, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Kansas Union's Pine Room, 864-3745.

Gaming tourneys for sixth- through 12th-graders, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 121.

Chicks with Sticks, knitting for sixth- through 12th-graders, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833 ext. 121.

Lecture: "Science and Technology in Addressing Critical Issues Facing the Nation," William Colglazier, 4:30 p.m., 2 Spahr Classroom, Eaton Hall, 864-1828.

Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Lecture: "Human Sexuality in Everyday Life," Dennis Dailey, 6:30 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.

Public Zen Talk with Dharma Master Lincoln Rhodes, 7 p.m., Kansas Zen Center, 1423 N.Y., 331-2274.

KU Opera: "The Tales of Hoffmann," 7:30 p.m., Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, $15 adults, $7 for students, 864-3982.

"Jest A Second," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

2 Friday

KSHSAA Regional Piano Festival, all day, Baker University campus, Baldwin City.

Town & Gown Forum: "Made in China: Observations and Understanding," 9:30 a.m., Central Court and North Balcony Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

"From Shotgun to Shot-trot and Beyond," Brett Zamore, 11:30 a.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-3904.

Seminar: "Peace, War and Global Change," Michael Barnett, University of Minnesota, 4 p.m., Conference Hall, Hall Center for the Humanities, 864-4798.

PlaceMakers neighborhood planning discussion, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., SpringHill Suites, 1 Riverfront Plaza.

Lecture: "Miss La La's Teeth: Thoughts on Degas and 'Race,'" Marilyn Brown, 5 p.m., Room 211, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

Reception: Susan Ashline and Vaughn Cowden, paintings; and Dave Werdin-Kennicott and Stephanie Sailer, sculptures, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., CornerBank, 4621 W. Sixth St., 838-9400.

Daniel Bernard Roumain and The Mission Sq. Unit, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, 864-2787.

"Jest A Second," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

"The Sensualist," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-ARTS.

3 Saturday

KSHSAA Regional Piano Festival, all day, Baker University campus, Baldwin City.

Free State Bridal Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Maceli's, 1031 N.H., free admission, www.freestatebridalshow.com.

Souper Bowl Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., bowls by area artists and students cost $10-$30 and include soup with a roll.

First meeting of the Douglas County Libertarians, 1 p.m., 521 Durham Court, 727-0506.

"Bleeding Kansas '07," 2 p.m., Constitution Hall State Historic Site, 319 Elmore St., Lecompton, (785) 887-6520 or (785) 887-6285.

Bookworms Unite, for 8- to 12-year-olds, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's gallery room, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833 ext. 117.

Americana Music Academy Jam, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass., 830-9640.

Family dance, with the Law-rence Barn Dance Association, 3:30 p.m., with potluck dinner at 5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., 841-5759.

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