Sue Hack speaks at a Leadership Lawrence event Friday, April 27, 2012, after receiving the 30th annual Don Volker leadership award.
Helzberg Hall, where KU School of Music Opera Gala Concert will be performed inside the Kauffman Center, is shown.
Annalize Sussman, a Kansas University master’s student, sings as David Neely, director of orchestral activities, conducts the KU Symphony Orchestra during a rehearsal for Opera Gala concerts. The Gala includes performances Thursday at the Lied Center and Saturday at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Mo.
Tina Rojas, left, rehearses the dance "Body Language" during rehearsals Tuesday for the Point B Dance Carnival. The dance show that includes jazz, hip hop, contemporary and even a Bollywood number.
Dancers rehearse Tuesday for the Point B Dance Carnival. The dance show that includes jazz, hip hop, contemporary and even a Bollywood number, will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Lawrence Arts Center.
In this film image released by Sony, Will Smith, left, and Tommy Lee Jones are shown in a scene from "Men in Black 3."
In this film image released by Warner Bros., Johnny Depp portrays Barnabas Collins in "Dark Shadows."
In this film image released by Disney-Pixar, Merida, voiced by Kelly Macdonald, is shown in a scene from "Brave."
In this film image released by Disney, Iron Man, portrayed by Robert Downey Jr., left, and Captain America, portrayed by Chris Evans, are shown in a scene from "The Avengers"
Topeka chief of police, Ron Miller, discusses the events that led to the exoneration of Joe Jones and discovering that Joel L. Russell is the true suspect in the 1985 rape case.
Outside the former location of the Bare Essentials Nightclub, 916 Kansas Ave., was where the victim in the 1985 rape case that sent Joe Jones to prison was initially abducted.
Members of the men's and women's Kansas University basketball team pose with Gov. Sam Brownback on Friday, April 27, 2012 at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka. The House and Senate passed a resolution to honor both teams' successful seasons.
Kansas third baseman Zac Elgie makes a throw to first during Kansas' game against Oklahoma Friday, April 27, 2012, at Hoglund Ballpark.
Lawrence resident Lilly Mason, and her son, Oscar Paden, 3, look at a book that Mason has written about the benefits of placenta consumption and how to make placenta into postpartum remedies. They are pictured at home on Friday, April 27, 2012. Mason has been a doula for 10 years, and she owns a business called Joyful Choice Birth Services, which offers placenta encapsulation.
Lilly Mason, owner of Joyful Choice Birth Services, explains the various postpartum remedies she makes from placenta during an interview Friday, April 27, 2012, in her Lawrence home. She processes the placenta and makes a tincture, jar of pills and salve. She also can turn the umbilical cord into a keepsake by forming it into a heart or other shape and drying it.
Kansas University golfer Gabriella DiMarco watches her shot on the 14th hole on the opening day of the Women's Big 12 Golf Championship, Friday, April 27, 2012, at Lawrence Country Club.
KU assistant professor Chad Kraus, along with eight students were hard at work on Friday, April 27, 2012 north of Lawrence at the KU Field Station building part of a 120-foot long wall as part of a trail head.
David Hann, Lawrence, standing, works the dirt in a planter at the corner of Ninth and Massachusetts streets with city horticulturist John McDonald, during a volunteer effort to beautify downtown on Friday.
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Jasmine Hutchinson and Joey Aller take a break from gathering aluminum cans for recycling at the Cans for Community can house at Dillons, 1015 W. 23rd St. They volunteered to help Cans for the Community on Nov. 30, 2011. Linda Klinker, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.