Archive for the ‘WAW’ Category

A Rainy Monday

August 6th, 2013 at 11:24 am

Today’s Flyover People column as seen in The Emporia Gazette: Deer head, Java Cat Coffee House, Emporia A RAINY MONDAY At the Java Cat, a woman in her 20s sits down with a book and I’m curious as to what she’s reading. Fiction? Non-fiction? The sky is dim this particular day, the overhead bulb has […]

columns, commerce, life on the ground, other people's stuff, WAW, weather

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

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

‘A Prairie Peter Pan’

October 5th, 2010 at 11:10 am

Today’s Flyover People column as seen in The Emporia Gazette: Beverley Buller talks about her new book to an audience on the porch at the William Allen White State Historic Site in Emporia. ‘A PRAIRIE PETER PAN’ “Using her father’s words as a frame really tells her story,” Beverley Buller said. When Buller first began […]

history, Kansans, other people's stuff, WAW

Radio Roger

May 28th, 2010 at 6:03 pm

WHO: Roger Heineken WHAT: Interview in which Roger talks about William Allen White and Walt Mason. Mason worked with WAW at the Gazette and wrote the poem “Little Green Tents,” a Memorial Day Classic. WHERE: KPOR at 90.7 FM (in Emporia). WHEN: Saturday 5/29 …  12:14 am, 6:44 am, 12:14 pm, and 5:14 pm. The […]

E-town, history, Kansans, WAW

Porch Poetry

October 4th, 2009 at 4:53 pm

Dr. Kevin Rabas moderated today’s readings at the William Allen White House in Emporia – and read some of his own work. Rabas is co-director of ESU’s Creative Writing Dept. Roger read “November Leaves” and another seasonal poem. There were about 7-8 people who read poetry today.

events, Poetry & Haiku, WAW

Hear poets on the porch

October 4th, 2009 at 10:22 am

It’s time once again for Poetry on the Porch. Kevin Rabas and other local poets (maybe me, we’ll see.) William Allen White’s porch. 2 p.m. Today. 10th & Exchange. Free (donations accepted for WAW house) See photos from last year’s event.

events, WAW

Casey on the Porch

September 26th, 2009 at 6:16 pm

Tomorrow, Sept. 27, Sunday, 2 p.m. 10th & Exchange, Emporia On Sunday, Casey Cagle will sing and play guitar on the porch of the William Allen White House as part of the “Sundays On the Porch” series. Good American roots music – that’s what you’ll hear. It’s free and open to the public.  I’ll see […]

E-town, events, Kansans, WAW

September Sundays

September 3rd, 2009 at 8:51 am

The William Allen White Community Partnership invites you to Sundays on the Porch An autumn series featuring these Sunday afternoon programs on the Porch of the William Allen White House State Historic Site ~ 927 Exchange Street, Emporia, Kansas ~ Sunday, September 13, 2009 – 2:00 p.m. Grassroots Boosterism II: Discussion on the Porch Featuring […]

E-town, ESU, events, WAW

Hens & Chicks

August 11th, 2009 at 5:27 am

A bowl full of happy hens and chicks decorate the porch at the William Allen White House in Emporia.


Family Carnival

August 9th, 2009 at 2:32 pm

This afternoon (1-4 p.m.) at the William Allen White House in Emporia. (Read Ashley Walker’s “Come one, come all.“)

E-town, events, WAW