Hughes celebration continues with music, lectures, exhibits

Here is a rundown of events related to the Langston Hughes centennial celebration:

� Through Feb. 28: Mural by Lawrence High School students inspired by Langston Hughes poetry and African-American quilts by Marla Jackson, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

� Through Feb. 28: Lawrence Photo Alliance exhibit of photographs inspired by the poetry and writings of Langston Hughes, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays, Kansas Union Gallery, fourth floor, Kansas Union, Kansas University.

� Today: "Art and the Dream Deferred," lecture by artist Tim Rollins, 1 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� Thursday: Jazz singer-songwriter Nnenna Freelon, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.

� Friday: "Lawrence's Own: Langston Hughes," talk about Hughes' days in Lawrence, 7:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

� Saturday: Opening reception for "Tim Rollins/KOS and the Langston Hughes Project," 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� Saturday: Gospel concert, 7 p.m., St. Luke AME Church, 900 N.Y.

� Saturday: Charles Everett Pace presentation, with second-day issue of the Langston Hughes stamp, 7 p.m., Ninth Street Baptist Church, 847 Ohio.

� Saturday: "Ask Your Momma: 12 Moods of Jazz," multimedia production of Hughes' 12-part jazz poetry masterwork by Ronald McCurdy and John S. Wright, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.

� Sunday: "Art and the Dream Deferred," lecture by artist Tim Rollins, 1 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� Feb. 25: "Moving to Harlem: Integrating Poetry and Movement," a teacher workshop presented by dance educator Kimberli Boyd, 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Lied Center.

� l March 1-3 and 7-9: "Othello," a production by University Theatre featuring actor Walter Coppage, 7:30 p.m. March 1-2, 2:30 p.m. March 3 and 7:30 p.m. March 7-9, Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU.

� March 26: "Harlem," a school-only performance by the Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration on Tour, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Lied Center.


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