Angie Jackson, Lawrence, adjusts the yellow brick road ribbon on a Wizard of Oz inspired tree sponsored by the Animal Hospital of Lawrence in preparation for the 2010 Lawrence Festival of Trees Sunday at Liberty Hall. The tree, which is upside down to represent the tornado and topped with a miniature Emerald City, will spin when it is completed. The festival, which begins Monday, supports The Shelter Inc.
Melanie Freeman, Lawrence, fits a top hat on top of a Christmas tree called A Black Tie Affair sponsored by Aneita’s Alterations Sunday in preparation for the 2010 Lawrence Festival of Trees.
Shannon Miller, Lawrence, assembles a Christmas tree sponsored by Hillside Village of De Soto on Sunday in preparation for the 2010 Lawrence Festival of Trees at Liberty Hall. The festival, which begins today, supports The Shelter Inc.
The Kansas University glee club, Genuine Imitation, rehearses in Murphy Hall for upcoming performances. Pianist Sara Blakesley, left, is the club's director.
Longtime Lawrence resident Kim Banning-Bohmann talks about her diagnosis of scleroderma, a life-threatening illness, during an interview in November 2010. The disease not only hardens skin, but it can also affect internal organs.
Emily Metzger of Lawrence, a student at Z Hair Academy, 2429 Iowa, styles the hair of client Amber Long, Lawrence, on Nov. 16. Metzger will graduate in December. Trade schools and businesses such as Z Hair Academy provide instruction and experience that can help jump-start careers.
Istvan Szekely from the EU Commission speaks to the media at a press conference in Irish government buildings, Dublin, Ireland, on Sunday. EU governments have approved the basis of a $113 billion bailout deal for Ireland, Dutch Finance Minister Jan-Kees De Jager said, while saying that the IMF, with the 16 eurozone nations and the European Commission will be involved in the deal.
The Kansas bench reacts as Kansas ties the game up at 59 during the team's game against Fordham Sunday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks won in overtime, 81-68.
Kansas guard Keena Mays sits on the bench after fouling out during their game Sunday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse. Mays lost track of the game situation and fouled a Fordham player with 4.9 seconds left and the game tied up at 59 apiece. Despite the mistake, the Jayhawks won in overtime 81-68.
Kansas forward Mario Little takes a look at the Las Vegas Invitational trophy with his teammates following the Jayhawks' 87-79 win over Arizona, Saturday, Nov. 27, at the Orleans Arena.
Kansas City’s Dwayne Bowe celebrates at the end of the Chiefs’ 42-24 victory over the Seahawks on Sunday in Seattle.
Kansas guard Monica Engelman slips past Fordham’s Abigail Corning for an easy layup during their game Sunday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks won in overtime 81-68.
Arkansas Pine-Bluff's Terrell Kennedy, right, tries to steal the ball away from Missouri's Phil Pressey, bottom, who passes in front of teammate Jarrett Sutton (25) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, in Columbia.
Anthony Barnett, Lawrence, has a three-legged pit bull named Leonidas that he uses for educational purposes to show that all dogs can thrive and be loving in a positive environment.
Louis Anajjar is a film maker, photographer, yoga teacher, martial ars enthusiast, seasoned traveler and Kansas University student. After a life punctuated by travel, Anajjar has found his home in Kansas. "Lawrence is truly a place where I feel more at home and more in touch with myself and my dreams," Anajjar said.
Morgan Edens and Kerrie Leinmiller-Renick sing during a rehearsal of LAC Voices. The group performs its first concert on Saturday. (Dec. 4)
Richard Walker, music director for LAC Voices, conducts singers during a recent rehearsal at Nichols Hall on Kansas University's West Campus. The group, in its first semester, will perform Saturday (Dec. 4) at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Alcohol infused whipping cream comes in flavors like cherry, caramel and raspberry. Whipahol, as it's commonly called, has an alcohol content is similar to many liqueurs and frequently tops coffee, drinks and shots.
Lines form around the outside of Best Buy before 4 a.m. on Black Friday, November 26, 2010. Best Buy opened at 5 a.m., but people in the front of the line had been there as early as 6:30 p.m. the evening before.
Anita Burkhalter, of Lawrence, takes a moment to collect her thoughts as she talks about her late husband, Phillip. She attended the National Survivors of Suicide Day event Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, in downtown Lawrence.