THE MAG: Arts Notes

Baldwin singers present Broadway revue

Baldwin � "Cabaret Deux," a concert of musical theater melodies, will be at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday at The Lodge.

Songs from "Gypsy," "Pump Boys and Dinettes," "Hello Dolly!" "Follies," "Brigadoon" and several movie songs will be performed. Singers are Heather Ballinger, Mary Barbush, Marion Constantinescu, Jan Cooper, Will Cooper, Ed Lammers, Robin Miller, Tom Sigvaldson and Terry Thoelke.

The show will be preceded by a happy hour at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $10 and can be reserved by calling The Lodge, (785) 594-3900.

KU flute student to present recital

Keith Wright, a Kansas University doctoral student in music, will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Swarthout Recital Hall in Murphy Hall.

Wright will perform on flute, with KU professors Robert Koenig on piano and Margaret Marco on oboe. The program features "Thoreau's Flute" by KU music professor Charles Hoag; an autumnal evening soliloquy by KU music professor James Barnes; "Duo for Flute and Oboe" by Alberto Ginastera; "Sonata, Op. 27" by Lowell Liebermann; and "Chant de Linos" by Andre Jolivet.

The recital is free and open to the public.

Bad space movies slated at KC library

Kansas City, Kan. � The 12th Annual Bad Film Festival, nicknamed 2001: A Space Travesty, will be at 6 p.m. Tuesdays in November at the Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, 625 Minn.

The lineup includes "Conquest of Space," Tuesday; "The Phantom Planet," Nov. 13; "Queen of Outer Space," Nov. 20; and "Vampire Men of the Lost Planet," Nov. 27.

Cartoons and short subjects will be shown. Popcorn and Kool-Aid will be served.

The movies are free and open to the public.

Billy Ebeling gets 'Big As Dallas' on CD

Local singer-songwriter-guitarist Billy Ebeling is joined by the Late For Dinner Band (bassist Ben Shult and multi-instrumentalist Paul Matthews) on his new CD "Big As Dallas." Ebeling, known for his prodigious talent and wry lyrics, wrote the 13 songs on "Dallas," playing everything from guitar to organ to cabassa in the process.

Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band will host a CD release party Saturday evening at Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa. The show is scheduled to run from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Call 749-1666 for more information.

Editors to sign copies of new Lawrence book

A book-signing party for local writers and historians who contributed to "Embattled Lawrence: Conflict and Community" will be from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at The Raven Bookstore, 6 E. Seventh St.

"Embattled Lawrence" is a new history book of Lawrence. Dennis Domer and Barbara Watkins are principal editors for the book, but many others wrote essays about various aspects of Lawrence history.

Brown Bag Classics lists November lineup

The Brown Bag Classics lineup for November has been announced. Each concert is from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Alderson Auditorium in the Kansas Union at Kansas University.

Hugo Vera, a graduate teaching assistant in voice, will sing Wednesday. The KU Saxophone Quartet will perform Nov. 14, and KU assistant music professor Ben Sayevich will play the violin Nov. 21.

The events are free and open to the public. The audience can bring lunch; beverages will be provided.

KU design faculty displays diverse work

Kansas University design department's faculty members will exhibit their works Sunday through Nov. 16 in the Art and Design Gallery of the Art and Design Building at KU.

The design department's works include ceramics, industrial design, interior design, textiles, metalsmithing, jewelry, illustration, theater design, graphic design, scenography and visual arts education. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Second City tour coming to K-State

Manhattan � "Second City on Tour" will perform at 8 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Saturday in Nichols Theatre at Kansas State University.

The Chicago-based comedy show is known all over the world for its alumni: Bill Murray, Bonnie Hunt, Chris Farley, Mike Myers, Julia Louis-Dreyfuss and George Wendt.

The company is made up of six actors and a musician. Without the aid of a script or set, they perform two 45-minute sets of classical scenes, improvised scenes and songs.

Tickets can be ordered by calling (785) 532-6428.

Three speakers left on Hallmark Symposium

The Hallmark Symposium will feature three more guest designers during the fall semester. The lectures are at 6 p.m. in the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art at Kansas University.

On the lineup are Anne Wilson, who uses found cloth and hair in her designs to explore themes of time, loss and private and social rituals, Monday; Marc Ulriksen, a San Francisco-based illustrator and artists whose work appears in The New Yorker, Nov. 19; and Gus Kayafas, director of the Palm Press Inc., Dec. 3.

The events are free and open to the public.

Irish step dancer to offer classes

Jean Denney will teach Irish step dancing Sunday through Dec. 16 at the Lawrence Arts Center Dance Annex, 205 1/2 W. Eighth St.

Students under 12 will meet from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday and students older than 12, including adults, will meet from 2 p.m to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Denney is a former champion Irish step dancer from Washington, D.C., who has been living in Lawrence for two years. She has 19 years of experience as a dancer and choreographer and has performed with more than 16 companies in seven states.

She has a master's degree in dance and is a certified movement analyst.

Preregistration is recommended. Call 749-7376.

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