Archive for the ‘events’ Category

Poet Hadara Bar-Nadav

March 7th, 2012 at 9:35 pm

Poetry reading tonight at ESU. Kevin Rabas, co-director of ESU’s Creative Writing Program, introduces Hadara Bar-Nadav who directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She uses incredible images in her writing. I was wowed by some of those lines. And there’s nothing like listening to a writer read her own work. […]

ESU, events, writing

Children’s Book Authors Event

February 16th, 2012 at 8:16 pm

Eighth Day Books, 2838 E. Douglas, Wichita What:  Meet the authors of books for children and young adults Which Authors:  Dian Curtis Regan, Clare Vanderpool, Deb Seely, Christie Merriman Breault, Beverley Buller When:  Sat. Feb. 25,  1- 3 p.m. Where:  Eighth Day Books, 2838 E. Douglas in Wichita. Everyone is invited to attend. ***  

commerce, events, Kansans

Kansas Day event at the WAW House

January 26th, 2012 at 11:33 am

This Sunday, Kansas Day, there will be an Open House a the William Allen White House in Emporia. The event will be to celebrate Kansas Day and remember William Allen White who died on Kansas Day in 1944. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the house – docents will be on hand to answer […]

E-town, events, WAW

In the Heart of Tornado Alley

December 10th, 2011 at 10:40 pm

  Last Wednesday evening I drove to Wichita to a book launch at Watermark Books. “Kansas – in the Heart of Tornado Alley.” It’s a book of photos about Kansas’ tornadic history. From the Introduction: “The connection between the tornado and Kansas is as much about image and reputation as hard statistics.” While talking about […]

events, history, Kansans, weather

At Pages on Sunday

December 9th, 2011 at 5:36 pm

Sunday, Dec. 11 2 -4 p.m. Pages Books & Coffee 605 Main, Newton   Book Event: a book reading & signing Three 2011 Kansas Notable Book Award authors Beverley Buller – “A Prairie Peter Pan” and “From Emporia: The Story of William Allen White” Lana Myers – Prairie Rhythms: “The Life and Poetry of May […]

events, Flyover Book, writing

KACA Exhibit

November 5th, 2011 at 1:14 pm

A reception was held last night at the Emporia Arts Center for the KACA (Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association) which is having a conference in Emporia Nov. 4-5.

Art, E-town, events

Pics from yesterday

October 9th, 2011 at 8:37 am

I’ve photographed the old Lawrence Carnegie Library before – because it’s conveniently located at a stoplight at Ninth and Whatever Street (Vermont?). When I’m at the stoplight I always glance over and see what a marvelous structure it is and grab the camera. The C-Span bus was parked at the current Lawrence Public Library. I […]

cities, events, Flyover Book

Poetry on the Porch

October 2nd, 2011 at 6:31 pm

Eric McHenry of Topeka was today’s guest poet for Poetry on the Porch – at the William Allen White State Historic Site in Emporia. McHenry teaches poetry at Washburn University in Topeka. He read from “Potscrubber Lullabies,” his first book of poetry for which he won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, as well as from […]

E-town, events, WAW, writing

Kansas Notable Book Awards – 2011

September 24th, 2011 at 4:22 pm

It was quite an honor today to receive a medal during the 2011 Kansas Notable Book Awards. Kansas First Lady Mary Brownback handed out the awards to authors of 15 books at the Kansas Book Festival which was held at the Kansas Museum of History in Topeka. Kansas Notable Book Award winners along with Roy […]

events, Flyover Book, Kansans

Westinghouse fan

September 19th, 2011 at 6:34 am

From the days when danger lurked in living rooms. At the Great American Flea Market, downtown Emporia, Sept. 10.

E-town, events

Vintage tumblers

September 18th, 2011 at 10:27 pm

At the Great American Flea Market, Emporia, Sept. 10. And kitchen utensils.

E-town, events