Kansas University alumnus and pianist David Allen Wehr practices for this year’s Sunflower Music Festival, which kicks off Friday.
Workers put finishing touches on landscaping and signage at the new, $6.8 million home of Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Drive, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Theatre has its grand opening ceremony Friday June 9. The public will be able to view the facility before it plays host to its first show in a few more weeks.
The Bob and Elizabeth Dole stand behind Barbara and George Bush and Nancy and Ronald Reagan during a ceremony 1980.
Sandra Billinger, an assistant professor of physical therapy at the KU Medical Center, and her son, Michael Thomas, 20, have been trekking across Kansas at about 25 miles a day. Wednesday night they stayed at Clinton Lake then left, hoping to reach Kansas City by Friday. The pair are raising awareness and money for stroke research.
Senator Dole sitting with students on the Fort Hays State University campus, in Hays, Kan. in the 1970s.
Marc Greenberg, professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, tunes one of his Russian guitars as students file in for his presentation, "Why Russians are Different, Reason No. 7: Seven Strings Make a Russian Guitar," during the Kansas University Mini College on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Greenberg introduced the class to the instrument and how it contrasts with western guitars as well as efforts to revive authentic Russian guitar performance.
Molly Ogden, two months before she suffered a massive stroke in November.
Poster for Dawn Villarreal-Nutt fundraiser
From left Governor Paul Laxalt, George Abbott, and Senator Bob Dole stand next to an elephant statue in
Senator Bob Dole addressing farmers in Topeka, Kan. in the mid-1970s
Senator Bob Dole visiting Phnom Penh, Vietnam, c. 1971
Bob Gent's backyard herb garden is dotted with sculptures, artwork — he's a glass artist — and, at one end, asparagus. The home of Gent and his wife, Kirsten Bosnak, at 18th and Barker streets is one of 18 stops on the 2013 Lawrence Food Garden Tour.
Baby lettuce grows in Bob Gent's yard, one of 18 stops on the 2013 Lawrence Food Garden Tour. Gent grows lettuce both in open beds and a cold frame — a wooden box filled with dirt and covered with a hinged, translucent lid that enabled Gent and his wife, Kirsten Bosnak, to enjoy homegrown salad all winter long.
Bob Gent looks for weeds in the vegetable beds in front of his house at 18th and Barker streets. Gent's garden is one of 18 stops on this year's Lawrence Food Garden Tour, set for June 8.
Bob Gent inspects a plant from the vegetable beds in front of his house at 18th and Barker streets. Gent's garden is one of 18 stops on the 2013 Lawrence Food Garden Tour, set for June 8.