Feb. 7, 1997


Winners of the Quest for the Best annual faculty competition sponsored by the ASTUTE Center will be recognized at an awards ceremony at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Computer Services Facility auditorium.

The week in mid-February offers the opportunity to hear lectures by two different Southwestern artists.

Benito Huerta grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas, and now lives in Houston. His paintings and drawings exhibit a vocabulary of images that are reflective of the complex culture in which he lives. They often contain discarded and adapted materials and images from both Catholicism and santeria.

Huerta will talk about his work at 3p.m. Wednesday, February 19, in the Spencer Museum of Art auditorium.

Diego Romero is an American Indian ceramic artist from Santa Fe, N. M. His appearance is in conjunction with the ceramic shows at the Spencer museum and KU's Art and Design Gallery. Romero will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Spencer auditorium.

Goodtime Radio Revue, KANU's popular variety show showcasing nationally known folk, bluegrass, swing and jazz musicians will broadcast live Feb. 22 from Liberty Hall, 642 Massachusetts St. The special guests include the Rhythm Club Orchestra and singer-songwriter Kris Olsen.

The pre-broadcast concert will begin at 7:15 p.m., and the live KANU broadcast begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Tickets are available at Liberty Hall.

"Visions," a juried fine art show sponsored by the Lawrence Art Guild, opens Feb. 12 at the Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St. The opening reception is 7 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 15 and is free to the public. The exhibit ends March 12.

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