Archive for Sunday, October 14, 2007

Also from October 14

On the street
Photo galleries
Ceramics Don Fambrough Collective memory

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Big Boozers
October 14, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Matt Hine is doing his part. The muffled sounds of ESPN on the flat screen, bar room TV compete with the thump-thump-thump of a radio in the back room. Blue neon from a Miller Lite sign bounces off the darkened front window of Johnny’s Tavern. And Hine - with a John Deere T-shirt that shows the tip of a tattoo on his forearm - sits at the middle of the bar. Never far from Hine’s hand is the mega mug filled with a concoction of draft beer and tomato juice. It’s 2:30 in the afternoon, on a Wednesday.
2:00 p.m.
John Balistreri, a ceramics professor at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, is known for his massive sculptural forms, such as "Selection from Vertical Wing Series," which stands 10 feet tall. National ceramics spotlight shining on Lawrence this week
October 14, 2007 in print edition on 1D
Growing up in the 1950s, Dan Anderson was mesmerized by “Flash Gordon.” “I could see the monofilament cord holding up the rocket ship in the TV show, but that didn’t bother me,” he says. Later, when Anderson started making art, he was drawn to the rocketlike shape of water towers, church steeples and grain elevators.
10:00 p.m.
Anthony Vital, 28, was found dead on the morning of Oct. 15, 2006  in rural Douglas County. A year later, hip-hop artist’s death still unsolved
October 14, 2007 in print edition on 3A
He was a hip-hop artist who performed in a musical genre that often focused on a world of money, drugs, guns and women. A year ago, that world became all to real for Anthony “Clacc” Vital. On the morning of Oct. 15, 2006, the body of Vital, 28, was found along the side of a private country lane west of Lawrence. He died from multiple gunshot wounds. The case remains unsolved.

All stories

October 14, 2007 in print edition on D3
The best-selling books for this week.
Lawrence Datebook
October 14, 2007 in print edition on B2
Events around Lawrence.
Left-Over Spaghetti
October 14, 2007 in print edition on D3
Poet’s Showcase: Left-Over Spaghetti by Katie Lashbrook.