Archive for Sunday, January 28, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

January 28, 2007


29 Today

Lawrence Scottish Fest, 6 p.m., with 7 p.m. concert, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., ticket information at

Carillon concert, 5 p.m.-5:30 p.m., campanile, Kansas University, free.

29 Monday

Douglas County Commission meeting, canceled.

Lecture: "Eastern Orthodox and Protestant Roots of the Russian Concept of Self: Kant, Nietzsche, Soloyov and Berdyaev," by Edith Clowes, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Hall Center for the Humanities seminar room, 864-4798.

Lecture: "Ethnic Diversity in France," by Alec Hargreaves, of Florida State University, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Kansas Union's Malott Room, 864-9060.

Kansas Day Book Signing: Author Virgil W. Dean, "John Brown to Bob Dole: Movers and Shakers in Kansas History," 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Level 2, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-4431.

Lecture by Karin Borke, intellectual property lawyer, part of the Hallmark Design Symposium, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Wescoe Hall Room 3140, 864-9742.

Kansas Reads "The Learning Tree": Talk by David Parks, son of Gordon Parks, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

30 Tuesday

Lecture: "A Conversation with Balkans Expert Ales Debeljak," noon-1 p.m., Bailey Hall Room 318, 864-2349.

Lecture: "The Cultural Grounding of Psyche: Implications for Development in African Settings," by Joseph Adonu, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Bailey Hall Room 109, 864-3745.

Lecture: "Representing the Balkans: Varieties of ex-Yugoslav pop cultures," by Ales Debeljak, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Hall Center for Humanities conference room, 864-2349.

Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

940 Dance Company First Step House Concert, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-ARTS.

Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752.

Pinkskull Poetry, 10 p.m., Limerance, 1520 Wakarusa Drive, 842-5805.

31 Wednesday

University Forum: "Everymans University: Haldeman-Julius Publishing and Little Blue Books," by Mike Hoeflich, noon-1 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries Center, 1204 Oread Ave., $3-$5.50, 843-4933.

Safari Club, for 7- to 12-year-olds, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833 ext. 117.

Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

Lecture: "Climate Change and the Human Prospect," by David Orr, 7 p.m., Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium, 864-3530.

Artist's Talk: KU professor Carol Ann Carter, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

Hudson Highlands Trombone Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., McKibbin Recital Hall, Baker University campus.

Lecture: Mark Sterner, 8 p.m., Kansas Union's ballroom, 864-SHOW.

1 Thursday

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 Treit, 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: "Tales of Hoffman," 7:30 p.m., Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, 864-3982.

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


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