Today in Lawrence: Frigid temps; artist insight at LAC; movie at the library

Karen Matheis, an oil painter who lives in Lawrence, will present an INSIGHT Art Talk on “Chronic City” at 7 p.m. at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Karen Matheis, an oil painter who lives in Lawrence, will present an INSIGHT Art Talk on “Chronic City” at 7 p.m. at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

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Cold to the core

This is not the kind of cold you joke about: It's going to be bone-chilling today, with partly sunny skies and a high near 24 degrees. The wind chill values will be between minus 3 and 7. Winds will be blustery, with a northwest wind at15 to 20 mph and gusts as high as 30 mph. Monday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values between minus 5 and 1. Winds will be from the northwest at 5 to 15 mph.

Insight from the artist

Karen Matheis, an oil painter who lives in Lawrence, will present an INSIGHT Art Talk on “Chronic City” at 7 p.m. at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St. Her paintings of the geometric terrain and roads of Kansas are in collections around the state.

Free movie at the library

Get your seat at the Lawrence Public Library auditorium for Movie Night! The featured film is “Son-In-Law,” with Pauly Shore. The movie stats at 7 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. There will be popcorn available.

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More Nov. 17 events

Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St.

Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St., Lecompton.

Kaw Valley Quilters Guild monthly meeting and “Country Store,” 7-9 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 924 Vermont St.

Baldwin City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., City Hall, 803 S. Eighth St.

Bales Artist Series: Rachel Laurin, organ, 7:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall, 1600 Stewart Drive.

KU School of Music: Jazz Ensembles II and III (big bands) and Combo I, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

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