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2009 fall arts calendar

Andreas van Zoest and the Carl Maria von Weber Guitar Orchestra will perform at 2 p.m. Oct. 11  at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

Andreas van Zoest and the Carl Maria von Weber Guitar Orchestra will perform at 2 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

September 6, 2009

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SEPTEMBER

Monday: English Alternative Theatre: Reading of “The Designated Mourner,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., free.

Tuesday: Turkish film: “Duvara Karsi” (“Head On”), 7 p.m., KU’s Bailey Hall, Room 318, free.

Wednesday: Book talk and signing by Bryce Benedict, “Jayhawkers: The Civil War Brigade of James Henry Lane,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free.

Thursday: Gallery talk: “July,” painting by Fairfield Porter, presented by Sally Davis, 10 a.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, 20/21 Gallery.

• Faculty Recital Series: David Fedele, flute, 7:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

Friday: “Common Ground” faculty exhibition opening reception, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., free.

• Concert: Sam Billen, indie/acoustic music, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., free.

• Exhibit: “Heaviness,” by Donika Wiley, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

• University Theatre: “Pastiche,” 7:30 p.m., KU’s Crafton-Preyer Theatre, $20 for adults, $10 for students.

• Free State Traveling Picture Show: “Fight Night,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $5.

Sept. 13: Faculty Recital Series: Jack Winerock, piano, 3 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

Sept. 14: Concert: “Music from China,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free.

Sept. 17: Reception: “Fall @ The Spencer,” 5:30 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, Central Court and galleries.

• Fall Tuba/Euphonium festival, 7:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

Sept. 18: Film: “I Served the King of England” (Czech Republic), 7 p.m., KU’s Bailey Hall, Room 318.

• Lawrence Community Theatre: “Club Morocco,” 7:30 p.m., 1501 N.H., also 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19-20, Sept. 24-26 and Oct. 1-3, and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27 and Oct. 4.

• Concert: Braswell Roberts, folk/acoustic music, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., free.

Sept. 19: Poster-signing reception for Linda McKay, featured artist for Lawrence ArtWalk 2009, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Wink Eyewear, 806 Mass. See ArtWalk details Oct. 10-11.

Sept. 20: “A Kansas Nutcracker” auditions, noon-5 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., see www.lawrenceartscenter.org for age-specific audition times and participation fees.

• Concert: Rebecca Pechefsky, harpsichord, 2 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, free.

• Faculty Recital Series: Forrest Pierce, composition, and Steven Spooner, piano, 7:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

Sept. 21: Concert: “Choral Music with Muscle,” by the New York Polyphony, 7 p.m., Grace Cathedral, Topeka, $10 adults/$5 seniors/12 and under free.

Sept. 22: KU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU’s West Campus, $7 adults, $5 seniors and students, 864-2787.

Sept. 23: Visiting Artist Series: Avguste Antonov, piano, 7:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

Sept. 24: Gallery talk: “Works of Art in the Spencer’s Ancient Case,” by Philip Stinson, 10 a.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art lobby, free.

• “Celebration of the Arts,” celebration for the new KU School of Fine Arts, 5 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, Central Court and galleries, free.

• Opening: “Wizard Luncheon,” by Aaron Storck, 7 p.m., KU’s Art & Design Gallery.

• One-act comedies: “Romeo to Go,” “The Rules of Comedy,” “Odei,” 7:30 p.m., Free State High School Black Box Theater, 4700 Overland Drive, $5 adults, $3 students, also 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25-26.

Sept. 25: Collegium Strings, 4:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

• Book presentation: Sara Paretsky, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free.

• Collage Concert, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU’s West Campus, 864-2787.

• Concert: Furst Light, Christian pop/rock music, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., free.

• Theater: “Dangerous Damsels,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $10 adults, $7 students and seniors.

Sept. 27: English Alternative Theatre reading, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., free.

Sept. 29: “American Roots Music,” with Steven Kite, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free.

OCTOBER

Oct. 1: Lecture: “Buddhas and BBQ: Asian Art in the Deep South,” by Donald Wood, 5:30 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, Room 211, free.

Oct. 2: Classic Sci-Fi Film Series: “Forbidden Planet,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free.

• “The Lives of Others” (Germany), 7 p.m., KU’s Bailey Hall, Room 318, free.

• KU Wind Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU’s West Campus, $7 for adults, $5 for students/seniors, 864-2787.

• Kansas “Best Of” Under 21 Film Festival, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $5.

• Concert: Bob Heckler, acoustic music, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., free.

Oct. 3: Lawrence Potters’ Guild annual sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Carnegie Library building, Ninth and Vermont streets, rain date of Oct. 10.

• Nordic Heritage Festival, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.

• Darwin the Dinosaur, 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m., KU’s Lied Center, West Campus, 864-2787.

• “Common Ground” student exhibition opening reception, 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center main lobby, 940 N.H., with singer-songwriter events 7 p.m.-10 p.m., free.

• Uptown Hoedown, beginner class 7:10 p.m., regular dance 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Camelot Ballroom, 1117 Mass., $7 adults, $3 students.

Oct. 3-4: Double Reed Festival, KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, see www.music.ku.edu for times and details.

Oct. 4: Concert: Spencer Consort, 2 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, Central Court, free.

• Bill Evans solo tap concert, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $10.

• Glenn Miller Orchestra, 3 p.m., KU’s Lied Center, West Campus, 864-2787.

Oct. 6: Book talk and signing by Paul Miles Schneider, “Silver Shoes,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free.

Oct. 7: Lecture by Eric Shiner, in conjunction with the exhibit “Big Shots: Andy Warhol, Celebrity Culture and the 1980s,” 5:30 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, auditorium, free.

• Faculty Recital Series: James Barnes, composition, “Barnes at 60,” 7:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

• A Woman’s Place book discussion group: “A Doll’s House,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library gallery, 707 Vt.

• Pops Concert by the Free State and Lawrence high school orchestras, 7:30 p.m., Free State auditorium, 4700 Overland Drive, free, reception to follow.

• KU Jazz Combos, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., free.

Oct. 8: Gallery talk: “La Toilette,” painting by Richard Emile Miller, presented by Sean Barker, 10 a.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, 19th Century Gallery, free.

• Art lecture by Melissa Hyde, University of Florida, 5:30 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, Room 211, free.

• KU’s Spencer Museum of Art Fall Student Night, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., free.

• University Theatre: “Macbeth,” 7:30 p.m. today, Oct. 9, 10 and 13; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 11 and 1 p.m. Oct. 12, KU’s Crafton-Preyer Theatre.

Oct. 9: Classic Sci-Fi Film Series: “The Time Machine,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free.

• Watson 30th Anniversary Alumni Recital, 7:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

• Orquestra de São Paulo with percussionist, Dame Evelyn Glennie, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9

Oct. 10: Lawrence ArtWalk, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., see locations at www.lawrenceartwalk.org, free tour. Also noon-6 p.m. Oct. 11.

Oct. 11: Concert: Andreas van Zoest and the Carl Maria von Weber Guitar Orchestra, 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

• Gala Concert: Watson 30th Anniversary Reunion, 2:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

• Instrumental Collegium Musicum, 7:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

Oct. 12: Exhibit opening: “Imagining Central Europe,” KU’s Spencer Research Library, free.

Oct. 13: Turkish film: “G.O.R.A.,” 7 p.m., KU’s Bailey Hall, Room 318, free.

• Jazz Ensembles I, II and III, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU’s West Campus, $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, 864-2787.

Oct. 16: Staged reading: “Rossum’s Universal Robots,” by Karel Capek, 7 p.m., KU’s Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, free.

• Classic Sci-Fi Film Series: “2001: A Space Odyssey,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free.

• University Theatre: Staged reading of “R.U.R.,” 7 p.m., KU’s Inge Theatre, also 2 p.m. Nov. 7, free.

• Reception: “Here and There: Beauty is Everywhere,” by Beth Ridenour, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Unity Gallery, Ninth Street and Madeline Lane, free.

• Lawrence Community Theatre: “Cups,” 7:30 p.m., 1501 N.H., also 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 18.

• Concert: Jenny and Tyler, indie and folk music, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., free.

Oct. 17: Writing workshop: “Imagination, Memoir and Place: Writing Ourselves Home,” 1 p.m.-3 p.m., followed by exhibit reception and gallery talk by Carol Ann Carter, 3:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., donations accepted.

Oct. 18: Art exhibit and sale: “N squared S,” works by Nancy Ness, Nan Renbarger and Susan Jordan, noon-5 p.m., Jordan Studios, 985 E. 1587 Road.

• Forum: “Narrative Medicine: How Our Stories about Illness Can Foster Healing and Community,” 3 p.m.-5 p.m., followed reading and book party for Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

Oct. 21: A Woman’s Place book discussion group: “A Lost Lady,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library gallery, 707 Vt.

Oct. 22: Gallery talk: “Death and the Maiden,” sculpture by Pierre-Eugene-Emile Hebert, presented by Nancy Hernandez, 10 a.m., Spencer Musuem of Art’s 19th Century Gallery, 1301 Miss., free.

Film: “Art:21 — Art in the 21st Century,” 5:30 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, auditorium, free.

Theater: “My Two-Tailed Halloween Cat,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $8.50 for adults, $6.50 for students and seniors, also 7 p.m. Oct. 23-24, Oct. 29-30 and 2 p.m. Oct. 24.

• Concert: Jed Marum, folk music and storytelling, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., free.

Oct. 23: Helianthus Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

• Classic Sci-Fi Film Series: “The Andromeda Strain,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free.

• Concert: Steve Carlson, jazz piano, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., free.

Trey McIntyre Project, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23;

Oct. 24-25 KU Stringworks Festival, Swarthout Recital Hall and Lied Center, see details at www.stringworks.ku.edu.

Cypress String Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28

Oct. 29: Film: “October’s Leaves: The Films and Cinevideos of Ed Small,” 6 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, free.

Oct. 30: “Silents in the Cathedral,” silent films and cathedral music, 7 p.m., Grace Cathedral, Topeka.

• Film: “Man of Marble” (Poland), 7 p.m., KU’s Bailey Hall, Room 318.

• Reception: “New Works by Jan Gaumnitz,” 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

• KU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU’s West Campus, $7 for adults, $5 for students/seniors, 864-2787.

Oct. 31: Crumpletons Halloween concert and costume contest, 9 p.m.-midnight, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $10.

NOVEMBER

Nov. 1: “Marching Jayhawks in Concert,” 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU’s West Campus.

Nov. 4: A Woman’s Place book discussion group: “A Yellow Raft in Blue Water,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library gallery, 707 Vt., free.

Nov. 6: 940 Dance Co. Choreography Festival, through Nov. 8, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., see www.lawrenceartscenter.org for details.

• Film: “Kolya” (Czech Republic), 7 p.m., KU’s Bailey Hall Room 318, free.

• Faculty Recital Series: Tami Lee Hughes, violin, 7:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

• Concert: Marc Haney, Americana music, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., free.

Nov. 7: Staged reading: “Rossum’s Universal Robots,” by Karel Capek, 2 p.m., KU’s Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, free.

• Uptown Hoedown, beginner class 7:10 p.m., regular dance 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Camelot Ballroom, 1117 Mass., $7 adults, $3 students.

• Free State Traveling Picture Show: “Suspension,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $5.

• Ferocious Beauty: Genome, featuring the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, 7:30 p.m., KU’s Lied Center, West Campus, 864-2787.

Nov. 9: Art lecture by Yui Suzuki from the University of Maryland, 5:15 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, Room 211, free.

• The Rip Chords Barbershop Quartet, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library’s auditorium, 707 Vt.

• KU Wind Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU’s West Campus, $7 adults, $5 students and seniors, 864-2787.

Tap Dogs, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11

Nov. 12: Gallery talk: “Madonna and Child,” presented by Valija Evalds, 10 a.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, Medieval Gallery, free.

• Film: “Moolaade,” 6 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, auditorium, free.

Nov. 13: Town and Gown Forum: “Andy Warhol, Celebrity Culture and the 1980s,” 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, North Balcony Gallery, free.

Nov. 14: University Theatre: “The Glass Menagerie,” 7:30 p.m., KU’s Crafton-Preyer Theatre, also 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, 20 and 21, and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 15 and 22.

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14

Nov. 15: Concert: “Music for Piano,” by Alex Ruvinstein, 5 p.m., Grace Cathedral, Topeka, $10 adults/$5 seniors/12 and under free.

Nov. 17: Kaw Valley Quilters Guild Workshop, 12:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., continues 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 18, register at www.kawvalleyquiltersguild.org.

• Concert: Indian music with Maria Anthony and Clark Jamison, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free.

• Turkish film: “Gule Gule” (Goodbye), 7 p.m., KU’s Bailey Hall, Room 318, free.

Nov. 18: A Woman’s Place book discussion group: “The Joy Luck Club,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library gallery, 707 Vt., free.

Nov. 19: Art lecture by Burglind Jungmann, UCLA, 5:15 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, Room 211, free.

• Poetry reading by Judith Roitman and Jim McCrary, 6:30 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, Central Court, free.

• University Dance Company: “Jukebox,” by Bill Evans, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU’s West Campus, 864-2787, also 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20.

“Pippin!,” 7:30 p.m., Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive, $7, also 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20-21.

Nov. 20: “Page to Stage: Writer’s Showcase,” by City Youth Theatre, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $5.

• Film: “Blind Loves” (Slovakia), 7 p.m., KU’s Bailey Hall Room 318, free.

Nov. 21: English Alternative Theatre: “What Really Happened,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $6. Also 2:30 p.m. Nov. 22.

Nov. 22: KU Choirs & KU Symphony Orchestra Oratorio, 3 p.m., Lied Center, KU’s West Campus, $7 adults, $5 students/seniors, 864-2787.

• Lawrence Youth Symphony fall concert, 2 p.m., Central Junior High School auditorium, 1400 Mass., free, reception to follow.

Nov. 29: English Alternative Theatre: Reading of “Two from the Hurt: ‘The Way We Live Now,’” and “Andre’s Mother,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., free.

DECEMBER

Dec. 1: KU Trombone Choir, 4:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free

Dec. 4: University Theatre: “Distracted,” 7:30 p.m., KU’s Inge Theatre. Also 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 8 and 9, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 6.

• Concert: Steve Carlson, jazz piano, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., free.

• Lawrence Community Theatre: “Rodgers’ and Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” 7:30 p.m., 1501 N.H., also 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10-11 and Dec. 17-18; 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Dec. 12 and Dec. 19; and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Dec. 13 and Dec. 20.

Dec. 5: Reception: “Coo Coo Pop Pop,” by Constance Whiston, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Unity Gallery, Ninth Street and Madeline Lane, free.

• Uptown Hoedown, beginner class 7:10 p.m., regular dance 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Camelot Ballroom, 1117 Mass., $7 adults, $3 students.

Dec. 6: “Carols and Lullabies Christmas in the Southwest,” 9:30 a.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., free.

• Eighty-fifth annual Holiday Vespers, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU’s West Campus, $12.50 adults, $10 students/seniors, 864-2787.

Dec. 7: Faculty Recital Series: Joyce Castle, mezzo-soprano and Mark Ferrell, piano, 7:30 p.m., KU’s Swarthout Recital Hall, free.

Dec. 8: Symphonic Band and University Band, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU’s West Campus, $7 adults, $5 students/seniors, 864-2787.

Dec. 10: Gallery talk: Impressionist paintings, presented by Susan Earle, 10 a.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, 19th Century Gallery, free.

• Films: Videos created by KU video students, 4:30 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, free.

• Film: “Kaleidoscope,” 7 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, auditorium, 1301 Miss., free.

• Eighth annual Jazz Vespers, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU’s West Campus, 864-2787.

• Free State High School Orchestra concert, 7:30 p.m., Free State auditorium, 4700 Overland Drive, free, reception to follow.

• Vocal and Instrumental Collegium Musicum, 7:30 p.m., KU’s Bales Organ Recital Hall, free.

Dec. 11: Concert: Furst Light, Christian rock/pop music, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., free.

• “A Kansas Nutcracker,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $17.50 for adults, $12 for students and seniors. Also 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12, 19, 20 and 2 p.m. Dec. 13 and Dec. 20.

Dec. 12: Concert: “Choral Music for Christmas,” by the Sunflower Harmony Chorus, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Grace Cathedral, Topeka, $10 adults/$5 seniors.

• Lawrence Civic Choir holiday concert, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave.

CHILDREN'S EVENTS

September

Saturday: Children’s art class: “It Starts with Art: Peace Out!,” ages 5-14, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, 864-0137 to register.

Sept. 20: “A Kansas Nutcracker” auditions, noon-5 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., see www. lawrenceartscenter.org for age-specific audition times and participation fees.

Sept. 26: KU Theatre for Young People: “The Thirteen Clocks,” 10:30 a.m., KU’s Inge Theatre, also 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27.

October

Oct. 2: Children’s art class: “It Starts with Art: Titanic Tales!,” ages 5-14, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, register at 864-0137.

Oct. 3: Theater: “Anansi Stories,” by the First Saturday Players, 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $4.

Oct. 4: Book talk and signing by Stephen Johnson, “My Little Red Fire Truck,” 3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., free.

Oct. 5: KU’s theater department after-school drama class registration, for fourth- to sixth-graders, 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m., KU’s Murphy Hall, lobby, 864-5576 or kleinj@ku.edu.

Oct. 16: Children’s workshop: “Act Out!,” for 11- to 16-year-olds, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, Central Court, registration required, 864-0137 or kemitch@ku.edu.

Oct. 17: Children’s art class: “It Starts with Art: Bead It!,” ages 5-14, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, 864-0137.

Oct. 23: Lawrence Community Theatre: “School’s Out, Theatre’s In: Double, Double, Toil and Trouble,” workshop for first- through sixth-graders, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 1501 N.H.

Oct. 31: Children’s art class: “Knight at the Museum,” ages 5-14, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-0137.

• Halloween concert and costume contest for kids, 4 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $5.

November

Nov. 6: Lawrence Community Theatre: “School’s Out, Theatre’s In: Giddy Up! High Noon at LCT,” workshop for first- through sixth-graders, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 1501 N.H.

Nov. 7: Children’s art class: “It Starts with Art: Where on Earth?,” ages 5-14, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, register at 864-0137.

Nov. 12-13: Lawrence Community Theatre: “School’s Out, Theatre’s In: Snow Castle,” workshop for first- through sixth-graders, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 1501 N.H.

Nov. 15: Lawrence Children’s Choir concert, 4 p.m., location TBA.

Nov. 20: “Page to Stage: Writer’s Showcase,” by City Youth Theatre, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $5.

December

Dec. 5: Children’s art class: “It Starts with Art: Roll a Scroll,” ages 5-14, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., KU’s Spencer Museum of Art, register at 864-0137.

• “Pinocchio,” by the First Saturday Players, 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $4.

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