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Christy Little

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Arts roundup: Holiday show from 'Right Between the Ears'; new classes at the Lawrence Arts Center

Upcoming in the Lawrence arts scene: "Right Between the Ears" plans live broadcast Dec. 18; KU professor releases new CD; LAC adding new winter classes.

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Screams in School: Scary Story Contest brings out the frights

The Journal-World features department was equal parts enthralled and spooked by the nearly 150 entries to our annual Scary Story Contest. We provided the prompt: “I returned to school after dinner to pick up a book I forgot. The front doors were unlocked, but the building was dark and deserted.”

Arts roundup: Karole Armitage returning to Lawrence; City Band Director Bob Foster honored

This week in arts: Karole Armitage returns for week of dance events; guest artists join KU jazz performers; KU's Robert Foster honored; KU graduate wins essay contest.

Upcoming arts events: Downtown Lawrence Inc. photo contest; 'Right Between the Ears' Halloween show

Some upcoming arts events in Lawrence: A photo contest by Downtown Lawrence Inc.; new works at Wonder Fair; "Lobby Hero" opening at KU; several events opening at The Raven Bookstore; a Spencer Consort performance.

Arts roundup: Environmental film fest; KU Symphony Orchestra Halloween concert

Upcoming events in the Lawrence arts community: a film fest sponsored by Friends of the Kaw; a Halloween concert with the KU Symphony Orchestra; "Jack and Jill" at the Lawrence Arts Center; Instrumental Collegium Musicum and more.

Arts roundup: Upcoming oboe and jazz performances, quilting workshops by a renowned teacher

Upcoming: Clarinet recital at Baker University; performances on oboe and Jazz Ensembles from KU; author Robert Day visits the Spencer; three days of quilting expertise.

Arts news: Auditions for "Annie," "Lost in Yonkers" at KU; Patty Larkin at Unity

Upcoming arts events include University Theatre's debut of "Lost in Yonkers," Patty Larkin as part of the West Side Folk concert series, an exhibit by Lawrence artists at Landmark National Bank, all-ages auditions for "Annie," a KU Wind Ensemble performance conducted by Paul Popiel, KU's new director of bands; a Lawrence author's latest release and an upcoming benefit piano concert.

Arts roundup: New KU Opera; scholar examines Shakespeare's authorship

Coming events in the Lawrence arts community: KU Opera debuts classic tale in modern setting; renowned Shakespeare scholar visits KU; aspiring writers invited to mingle with editors of K.C. literary journals.

Arts roundup: Collage Concert, Middle East book club series and more

Arts notes for the week of Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010.

Chili rally: Community shows support for annual New York School event

Concerns about New York School’s closure helped draw more than 400 people to the school’s 23rd annual Martin Luther King Chili Feed, which was Tuesday.

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Heavens to Etsy

Though she grew up in faraway countries such as Indonesia and Pakistan, Malindi Alexander learned about the wide world of crafting from her grandmother, Nellie Kinzy, while spending summers in Kansas.

All-night warriors

Lawrence teens host to video game marathons

Packing for a sleepover used to be easier. Pillows, toothbrushes and sleeping bags are still required. But for kids who don't plan to consult a Ouija board or toilet-paper a pal's house, they might be packing something pretty cumbersome: a computer.

Women shrug off the tattoo taboo

Kendra Herring's personal journal is on her skin, for all to see. The tattoo ink that marks her arms and legs is a narrative of the important moments in her life.

High-tech treasure hunt

Geocaching enthusiasts savor the thrill of search and discovery

Alek Joyce, geocaching enthusiast, has searched the Colorado wilderness to find caches, tech-speak for what are basically hidden treasures. But last Tuesday, the Central Junior High School student's latest geocaching adventure took him to an urban setting: downtown Lawrence.