Exhibition of Native American nude paintings hopes to 'tear down' a cultural taboo

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Worship service with ASL signing

Immanuel Lutheran Church

8:00am – 9:00am

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Stitch N' Bitch

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3:00pm

Art

Stitch N' Bitch

Varies-see Facebook group for this week's location.

3:00pm

Art

Stitch N' Bitch

Varies-see Facebook group for this week's location.

3:00pm

Art

Smackdown!

The Bottleneck

7:00pm

Lawrence, KS Community

Smackdown!

The Bottleneck

7:00pm

Lawrence, KS Community

Smackdown!

The Bottleneck

7:00pm

Lawrence, KS Community

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Musical adaptation of Hanks, DiCaprio film to make debut at Theatre Lawrence

For its opening act of the 2017-2018 season, Theatre Lawrence will present the musical Catch Me If You Can, which director Ric Averill explains goes much deeper than a simple tale of cat and mouse.

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Chef's Choice: Fried chicken from an unexpected source

Just when you thought you’d finished that 800-page novel on fried chicken restaurants in Lawrence, Reagan Petrehn, co-owner of 1900 Barker Cafe and Bakery, decided to write a new page with a visit to an unexpected restaurant. This month for Chef's Choice, we travel to Hank Charcuterie, for — yes — fried chicken.

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Monuments of a different type honor civil rights heroes at Lawrence exhibition

As bronze statues of Confederate figures are creating national controversy, there's hope that a Lawrence exhibition featuring quilts and textiles of civil rights heroes will bring people together.

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Chef's Choice: Pho with Lee Meisel

For this month’s edition of Chef’s Choice, Lee Meisel of Leeway Franks decided that Little Saigon Cafe was his spot for pho. Perhaps that's because Little Saigon owners Steve and Anna Nguyen have mastered the classic Vietnamese dish to the same degree that Meisel has mastered sausages and frankfurters.

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When do moviegoers become pilgrims?

Among the millions of travelers heading out for the summer holidays, some are choosing an unlikely destination: a rusted bus on the edge of the Alaskan wilderness.

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Artist Anson DeOrnery makes viewers a part of his work

Not many artists readily admit that their set intention with their work is to disappoint the viewer. Anson DeOrnery, who goes by the artist name Anson The Ornery, on the other hand, has a show at the Lawrence Arts Center titled Deluge, which is, well, kind of a bummer the more it is explored. According to the artist, that’s precisely the point.

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