Hughes celebration continues, but the weekend also brings other events

The Langston Hughes centennial celebration continues this weekend with concerts, a portrayal of the poet, art exhibitions and a second-day stamp cancellation.

Other events going on that are not related to the Hughes celebration include a history-based children's play, a children's concert, a woodworking show and a barn dance.

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Creed performs at 8 p.m. Sunday at Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee, Kansas City, Mo. Also on the bill is Tantric.

Today

� Woodworking Show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Overland Park International Trade Center, 115th Street and Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park.

� Billy Ebeling & the Late For Dinner Band, children's show, 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Borders, 700 N.H.

� "Bird Woman: The Story of Sacagawea," by the Seem-To-Be Players, 1:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St.

� Carly Sundvold, clarinet recital, 3 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas University.

� "Right Between the Ears," 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

� Gospel concert, 7 p.m., St. Luke A.M.E. Church, 900 N.Y.

� Charles Everett Pace, portrayal of Langston Hughes, and Langston Hughes stamp cancellation, 7 p.m., Ninth Street Baptist Church, 847 Ohio.

� "The Waiting Room," by University Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU.

� "Ask Your Momma: 12 Moods of Jazz," with Ronald McCurdy and John S. Wright, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.

� Lawrence Barn Dance Assn. barn dance, 7:30 p.m., with beginner's session at 6:45 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center Dance Annex, 205 1/2 W. Eighth.

� "Shields Green and the Gospel of John Brown," staged dramatic reading by Mitch Brian and Kevin Willmott, 8 p.m., Oldfather Studio, 1621 W. Ninth St.

Sunday

� Woodworking Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Overland Park International Trade Center, 115th Street and Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park.

� "Lunch with Lance A. Fahy," noon-2 p.m., Aimee's Coffeehouse, 1025 Mass.

� "Bird Woman: The Story of Sacagawea," by the Seem-To-Be Players, 1:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St.

� "Ganbatte Ikimasshoi," film, 2 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� "Bleeding Kansas Counties" series, "Lincoln and Kansas: Partnership for Freedom," Carol Dark Ayres, 2 p.m., Constitution Hall, 319 Elmore, Lecompton.

� The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble, 3 p.m., Lied Center.

� Kansas City Symphony, with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, 7:30 p.m., Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mo.

� "The Waiting Room," by University Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU.

� Swing dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., with salsa and swing lessons from 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Dance Academy, 1117 Mass.

Ongoing

� Lawrence Photo Alliance's Langston Hughes exhibit, today-March 31, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

� Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Monday-March 1, Art and Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, KU.

� "Forging the Future: Bud Wilson and the American Dream," through Feb. 23, Old Depot Museum, 135 W. Tecumseh, Ottawa.

� 2001 Association of American University Presses Book, Jacket and Journal Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., through Feb. 24, University Press of Kansas building, 2501 W. 15th St.

� "Kwang Jean Park and Shinoda Toko," through Feb. 24, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� "Dream Variations," artworks inspired by Langston Hughes' works, through Feb. 28, Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St.

� Spring Garden Conservatory Show, through March 3, Powell Gardens, east of Lone Jack, Mo., on U.S. Highway 50.

� "American Indians of the Northwest Coast," through March 8, Museum of Anthropology, KU.

� Works by Lawrence Photo Alliance, through March 9, Art Affair, 622 High, Baldwin.

� "Shouts from the Wall: Posters and Photographs Brought Home from the Spanish Civil War by American Volunteers," through March 10, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� "Tutankhamun: Wonderful Things" exhibit, through April 21, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Tim Rollins/KOS and the Langston Hughes Project," through May 26, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� "Langston Hughes, A Voice for All People," through May, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, KU.

� "From Reservation to Corporate Office: A Donation of Southwest Art," through Aug. 18, Museum of Anthropology, KU.

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