Kansas City gallery owner and author Paul Dorrell's new book offers
practical tips -- from personal experience -- to artists who want
to make a living at their craft.
The Lawrence Children's Choir practices under the direction of
Janeal Krehbiel on Monday at Southwest Junior High. The choir will
perform its fall concert at 5 p.m. Saturday at Grace Episcopal
Cathedral in Topeka.
Nationally noted fight choreographer D.C. Wright gives direction to
actors during rehearsal for the upcoming University Theatre
production of "Romeo and Juliet." Wright worked with the KU cast
several weekends to finalize the play's fight sequences.
Cast members of University Theatre's upcoming production of "Romeo
and Juliet" fine tune their sword-fighting skills for a brawl
scene. The play opens Friday at Crafton-Preyer Theatre.
Karl Gridley is the Phoenix Award winner for Arts Volunteer. One of
Gridley's efforts resulted in the establishment of a plaque outside
the Free State Brewery on abolitionist John Brown and the siege of
Lawrence in September of 1856.
Linda Reimond has won the Phoenix Award for Arts Education. Reimond
is pictured teaching an arts-based preschool class at the Lawrence
Steve Mason, a multi-instrumentalist, member of the Alferd Packer
Memorial String Band and long-time supporter of musical arts in
Lawrence, is the recipient of this year's Phoenix Award for Music
Arts. In keeping with his zany sense of humor, Mason has a friend
lend him a third hand while fiddling a tune.
Beth Schultz, a Kansas University professor emerita of English, has
won a Phoenix Award for Literary Arts. Schultz is pictured on
Monday at her Lawrence home.
Henry Fortunato, who won a Phoenix Award for Visual Arts, works
with the Kansas University History Project. Fortunato is pictured
next to one of the many KU history boards he helped bring to
fruition inside the Kansas Union.
Lawrence poet Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg has won a Phoenix Award for
Stephen Johnson has won the Phoenix Award for Exceptional Artistic
Achievement. He is pictured in front of the glass mosaic mural he
created for a subway station in Brooklyn, N.Y.
The Bowery Dancers, from left, are Christine Scott, Jeff Potter,
Ellie Goudie-Averill, Brandi Green, Michael Ingle and Kathleen
O'Connor. Not pictured are Beau Hancock and Alison Mize.
Bowery Dancers Ellie Goudie-Averill, left, and Christine Scott
rehearse for their Thursday performance at Liberty Hall. Company
member Michael Ingle, background, waits in the wings.
Mark Sceurman, left, and Mark Moran pose next to a granite replica
of a Mercedes-Benz 240 Diesel that serves as a grave marker for
Raymond Tse at the Linden Park Cemetery in Linden, N.J. The pair,
who publish "Weird N.J." magazine and a best-selling book with the
same title, have expanded their empire of weirdness to the national
level with the book "Weird U.S."
A huntsman riding with the Bicester with Whaddon Chase hunt clears
a fence near Stratton Audley, England, Saturday, the first day of
the last-ever hunting season. Legislation before Parliament is
expected to outlaw hunting with hounds in the near future.
Robbie Cuthill, 27, of Britain's 1st Battalion, The Black Watch,
works on night patrol in and around the area of Camp Dogwood,
southwest of Baghdad, Saturday.
U.S. Marines of the 1st Division dressed as gladiators stage a
chariot race reminiscent of the Charlton Heston movie "Ben-Hur,"
complete with confiscated Iraqi horses at their base outside
Fallujah, Iraq. The Marines preparing to lead an expected attack on
insurgent-held Fallujah staged the race as a diversion before their
Displaced Sudanese women try to rebuild their tents Saturday in
El-Geer refugee camp near Nyala in the Darfur area of Sudan.
Inhabitants later were forced to move to another refugee camp.
Sudanese Humanitarian Affairs Minister Ibrahim Hamid on Saturday
called on the United Nations to work with the Sudanese government
"to prevent the spread of sedition" in Darfur.
Sarah Tomchesson, left, waits with her partner, Gene de Haan, as
she is consoled by her father on a cell phone after learning that a
constitutional amendment banning gay marriage would pass Tuesday in
Palestinian schoolchildren pass by a painting of Palestinian leader
Yasser Arafat as they walk in the main road between Rafah and Khan
Younis, southern Gaza Strip. Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed
Qureia travelled to the Gaza Strip on Saturday for talks with rival
Palestinian groups aimed at preserving calm during Yasser Arafat's
absence, Qureia's office said.
Marchers carry a casket along a section of the U.S.-Mexico border
fence in Tijuana, Mexico, Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of
the U.S. border enforcement program Operation Gatekeeper.
Immigrants rights groups blame the program for immigrant deaths
because the active enforcement in the Tijuana area drives illegal
immigrants to try to cross the border in the rougher terrain to the
A victim of an early-evening accident at Ninth and Massachusetts
streets is loaded onto a gurney by an ambulance crew. Saturday's
accident involved a police chase that ended when the pursued
vehicle crashed into another car, which then hit another car. Three
people were taken to the hospital.
An officer holds Claven Snow to the hood of a squad car as Lawrence
Police arrest protesters outside Douglas County Bank, 300 W. Ninth,
St. Snow was one of nine demonstrators, including Kat Randolph,
center, who were taken Saturday to Douglas County Jail.
Forrest Hoglund, chairman of the KU First campaign, holds the check
for $24.9 million presented to the KU Endowment Association from
faculty representatives, from left, John Ferraro, Jan Sheldon and
Jerry Bailey during the KU football game against Colorado Saturday
at Memorial Stadium.
Gladys Kiefer, Ottawa, was one of the women known as Rosie the
Riveter during World War II when she worked in an airplane factory
in Washington state. Kiefer rode the Ottawa Elks Lodge No. 803
parade float Saturday during Ottawa's Veterans parade.
Friends Mitchell Teter, 7, left, and Matt Watts, 6, both of Ottawa,
watch a World War II battle re-enactment during Ottawa's Veterans
Day celebration in Forrest Park. Events in the park continue
U.S. Marines of the 1st Division line up for a prayer Saturday at
their base outside Fallujah, Iraq. More than 10,000 U.S. troops
have taken positions around the rebel-controlled city of Fallujah,
bolstering the U.S. Marine units expected to lead a joint
Army-Marine assault on the city.
Mary Longacre, Eudora, takes her 1-day-old baby, Alyssa, from
Alyssa's father, Mark Elmer, Eudora, Friday in their room at
Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The hospital is contemplating a $35
million expansion that would include expanding the obstetrics
department. With the new parents Friday was registered nurse
Stephanie Baker, left.
Kansas fourth-string quarterback John Nielsen (12) is sandwiched
between his linemen and the Colorado defense. Pressed into duty
when starter Jason Swanson was hurt, Nielsen completed 21 of 31
passes for 183 yards, but the Jayhawks fell, 30-21, on Saturday at
Exhausted, Kansas' Charles Gordon takes a rare breather on the
bench in the waning moments against Colorado. Gordon collected four
tackles, a sack, a fumble, two interceptions and a pass reception
against the Buffs.
Kansas University quarterback Jason Swanson grabs his right
shoulder as he picks himself off of the turf in the first quarter.
Swanson left the game after the next play and was replaced by
fourth-string quarterback John Nielsen, and the Jayhawks went on to
lose to Colorado, 30-21, on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Eudora High's Luke Abel (34) tries to elude Coffeyville defender
Logan Bustos (50) during the first half. The Cardinals won, 35-8,
Saturday at Laws Field in Eudora.
Eudora High's Joe Kaup slips past Coffeyville's Charles McFarland
for a big gain. The Cardinals won, 35-8, on Saturday in Eudora.
Baldwin High's Earl McNish, bottom, grabs a reception ahead of Fort
Scott defender Jamie Jackson. The Bulldogs lost, 38-6, in the Class
4A state tournament Saturday at Liston Stadium in Baldwin.
Tiger Woods hits from the 16th tee during the Tour Championship.
Woods shot a 65 Saturday in Atlanta.
Barry Redmond, left, a pump attendant, chats with Gene Gebolys,
president of biodiesel supplier World Energy Alternatives, at the
Dennis K. Burke gas station in Chelsea, Mass. Soaring petroleum
prices have narrowed the price gap between biodiesel fuel and
"Mobility," a sculpture by Lawrence artist Shellie Bender, was
fabricated by A. Zahner Co. of Kansas City, Mo. The sculpture is
framed by a rainbow following an August thunderstorm.
Metal craftsman Brian Jackson fabricates a roof panel destined for
the Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, Tenn. He worked
on the project Oct. 4 at A. Zahner Co.'s headquarters in Kansas
A. Zahner Co., a Kansas City, Mo.-based business, helped in the
making of the Frank Gehry-designed Experience Music Project, a
multicolored rock 'n' roll museum in Seattle. A. Zahner has become
a recognized leader in using metals in complex architectural or
The Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark., will open to
the public Nov. 19. The $165 million library complex will include a
public policy school.
Thorncrown Chapel, set amid the trees in Eureka Springs, Ark., is a
favorite wedding spot.
Nick Bahe never played more than 11 minutes in a game last season,
but still picked up a bunch of experience.
J.R. Giddens says his role as a freshman was to be a "shooter,"
though going to the hoop might be his real strength.
Upset with lack of playing time, Moulaye Niang flirted with the
idea of transferring to another school. Now Niang is happy he
Lack of depth helped Christian Moody get more minutes last season
than most walk-ons could expect. More bodies this season could cut
into his court time, but Moody says he's happy whatever his role.
Seniors Wayne Simien, front, and, in truck bed from left, Michael
Lee, Keith Langford and Aaron Miles, hope to steer KU to another
Though he has missed his share of games because of injury, big man
Wayne Simien is a load when he's in. Simien hopes his run of
injuries is over, but says he knows how to handle it should he get
Point guard Aaron Miles shouldn't have to log as many minutes this
year as last thanks to added depth at the position.
The sixth man last season, Michael Lee dedicated his offseason to
improving his ball-handling and shooting skills.
A right knee injury had Keith Langford less than full-strength
toward the end of last season, but he's healthy now.
Though he has been a driving force in Kansas University's
basketball success the past three seasons, Keith Langford has been
neglected in some organizations' best-of lists.
A young boy rappels off a 30-foot climbing wall after reaching the top. The wall was one of several exhibits on display Saturday during Ottawa's Veterans Day celebration in Forest Park.
The Detonators 2004 DCABA 8-year-old Select Team won the 8 & Under State Championship in Wichita. The team also took first place at the Ottawa Tournament, the NBC State Championship in Haysville, and the Wellsville Coach-Pitch Showdown, and second place at the NBC World Series in Midwest City, Okla. Back row, from left, are coaches Jason Koozer, Lawrence; Dave Eddy, Lecompton; and Steve Walter, Lawrence. Middle row, from left, are Joe Dineen, Lawrence; Ryan Walter, Lawrence; William Bewick, Lawrence; Cameron Pope, Lawrence; Bryce Montes de Oca, Lawrence; Jacob Seratte, Lawrence; Wilson Hack, Lawrence; and Zach McNabb, Lawrence. Front row, from left, are Gage Nelson, Lawrence; Colton Koozer, Lawrence; Brandon Eddy, Lecompton; Tanner Glazer, Lawrence; Charlie Shuck, Lecompton; Mason Tomlinson, Eudora; and Hunter Fellers, Lawrence. Jacob Morris, Lecompton, is not pictured. Steve Walter submitted the picture.