Sept. 20, 1996


An exhibit by Mary Frisbee Johnson is on display to Sept. 27 in the Art and Design Building gallery. Johnson is a professor of art at Indiana State University, Terre Haute. The main part of the exhibit, titled "Big HAIKU Drawings," includes eight large drawings done on surfaces of maps in a wide variety of drawing media. All of the titles of the drawings are written in classic Japanese haiku.

The fifth annual Harvest of Arts is scheduled to take place in downtown Lawrence Sept. 28 to Oct. 6.

For the second year, the event will join forces with the annual Celebration of Cultures Festival, to be held Oct. 5. Together, the festivals celebrate the diversity of arts and culture found in the Lawrence area. For more information, call 865-4254.

"Slithy Toves," an exhibition of herpetological books from Special Collections will be on display through October in the Spencer Research Library. L.E. James Helyar, curator in graphics, was the organizer of the exhibition.
KANU-FM's The Imagination Workshop opens the 1996-97 season with performances at 5 and 8 p.m. Oct. 5 at Liberty Hall, 642 Massachusetts. The 8 p.m. show will be broadcast live on KANU. Tickets are $10 for cabaret-style seats and $7 for balcony seats. Tickets are available at Liberty Hall and TicketMaster outlets.

The Jayhawk Shootout, a benefit for Cottonwood Inc., will be held Sept. 21 and 22 in the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center parking lot, 111 E. 11th St. The public is invited to watch the three-on-three basketball tournament and take part in contests. For $1, participants can take part in spot-shot competitions, three-point challenge and a free-throw shooting contest. To obtain more information or to volunteer, contact Cottonwood Inc., 842-0550.

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