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Drama unfolds over KU theater changes
May 17, 2002
By Jan Biles University Theatre is in the middle of its own drama. Several Kansas University faculty and staff are upset about a realignment of the theater’s administrative structure. But university officials say their reaction is much ado about nothing.
Russia spices Lied lineup
Center announces acts for ‘02-‘03 series
May 1, 2002
By Jan Biles The Lied Center is bringing a bit of Russia to its stage next season. The lineup includes performances by the Moscow Boys Choir, St. Petersburg String Quartet, Russian State Opera and pianist Olga Kern. In addition, cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han will present a concert of works by Russian composers.
Hands-on activities to greet Museum Day participants
April 20, 2002
By Jan Biles Hands-on activities involving the bones of man’s earliest ancestors, wings of insects and Amish quilt blocks are among the highlights of this year’s Museum Day at Kansas University.
Collage Concert to build camaraderie
KU fine arts dean wants to see departments create sense of community
October 9, 2001
By Jan Biles Some of the goals Toni-Marie Montgomery, dean of Kansas University’s School of Fine Arts, focuses on are to build community among the university’s departments of music, dance and art and design and to raise money for student travel grants. She’s banking on the annual Collage Concert to do both. The fund-raising concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lied Center showcases the music, dance and visual arts created by KU students and faculty.
Famous actor discusses KU days
October 4, 2001
By Jan Biles Singer-actor Mandy Patinkin didn’t pull any punches when he told Kansas University students about the circumstances behind his departure from the university 31 years ago. He was doing a lot of plays “Man of La Mancha,” “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead,” “Indians” but he was only enrolled in three hours of classes. (Includes video).
Belgium beckons KU theater troupe
February 14, 2001
By Jan Biles Six Kansas University students and KU theater professor Jack Wright later this month will be heading to Belgium to perform “An American Medley,” a series of one-act plays, at an international theater festival.
Angels’ still relevant
University Theatre stages Pulitzer-winning play
October 8, 2000
When Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches” was first performed a decade ago in Los Angeles it caused quite a stir. The play was controversial because its leading male characters are homosexuals and its action revolves around the AIDS epidemic. After all, it was the Reagan era then, and AIDS was considered by some conservatives, both religious and not, as a justified consequence of homosexual behavior.
Infobytes - Surge protectors, power strips are different animals
April 17, 2000
What is the best surge protector to buy? Surge protectors work on the principle that they will blow out, graciously sacrificing themselves in order to protect your computer components.
Info Bytes - iTools makes Mac OS 9 shine
April 10, 2000
I missed the recent MacWorld convention but heard about these cool iTools. What can you tell me about them?
Extended warranties rarely good for user
April 4, 2000
Should I buy an extended warranty for my computer? It will cost me an extra $99 a year and they say they will come to my house and fix the problem.

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