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A slice of Hollywood in Lawrence: Through a Glass Productions creates movie magic in Sunflower State

The air inside the storage room feels stagnant and warm. Its high walls are lined with shelves of cameras and their various accoutrements, leaving little space for the three men — one cinematographer, one producer and one enthused Journal-World photographer in his own version of heaven — squeezed inside.

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Country's Jennifer Nettles to take Lied Center stage April 10

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Jennifer Nettles will make a stop in Lawrence this spring as part of the “CMT Presents Jennifer Nettles with 2016 Next Women of Country Tour.”

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Style Scout: Sarah Allen

Tell us a secret: Find time for yourself — that’s the biggest thing; your passions, whatever you like to do. Yoga, guitar — those are my things.

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Weekend Guide: Souper Bowl Saturday, Bob Marley Birthday Bash and a history lesson in Lecompton

Plenty of singing and storytelling on the docket this weekend. And yes, there will be soup.

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Style Scout: Ashley Barton

Tell us a secret: Always keep a lint roller — in your car, at work, at home, in your purse — lint rollers are key. That’s my secret.

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Noted war photographer to give keynote lecture for KU's Common Book program

Noted war photographer James Nachtwey will present the keynote lecture for Kansas University's Common Book Program on March 1 in the Kansas Union, KU announced Thursday.

Centro Hispano wins $10,000 at Transformations event

Nadia Imafidon — and her charity, Centro Hispano — walked away the big winners at the recent Transformations charity gala.

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The stories behind the storytellers: Langston Hughes Award winners to be honored Monday

On Monday, two Lawrence scribes will be honored with the Langston Hughes Creative Writing Award, given annually by the Raven Book Store and the Lawrence Arts Center to Douglas County residents who continue in the celebrated writer’s tradition of portraying life experience through poetry and prose.

City seeks artists for Outdoor Downtown Sculpture Exhibition

The Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission is seeking artists for its annual Outdoor Downtown Sculpture Exhibition.

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Style Scout: Cedric Vinson

What’s your spirit animal? A lion because he's mighty within, the king of the jungle, and doesn't fear anything or anyone.

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Style Scout: Raven Milam

Tell us a secret: My secret to life is just to make the art that you wanna make, and really love it and enjoy it.

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Weekend Guide: 'Peter and the Wolf'; Read Across Lawrence pizza party; Kid Karaoke at Frank's; 'They Also Ran: America's Would-Be Presidents'

Kids (and kids at heart) will have plenty to do in Lawrence this weekend, with "Peter and the Wolf," a Read Across Lawrence pizza party and kiddie karaoke all on the table. Also, a Dole Institute lecture on the unfulfilled aspirations of 19th century politicians, for history buffs young (there have to be a few of them out there) and old.

Souper Bowl Saturday returning to Lawrence Arts Center in February

Hundreds of handmade bowls produced by area artists, community members and students will be on sale Feb. 6 at the Lawrence Arts Center's Souper Bowl Saturday.

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East Ninth Project committee discusses updates to design plan; parking a concern

A design plan introduced to the East Ninth Citizen Advisory Committee last month made a second appearance, with amendments, in the committee’s meeting Wednesday.

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'People's State of the Union' to take place Sunday at library

The Lawrence branch of the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture will host its second annual People's State of the Union Sunday at the Lawrence Public Library, 737 Vermont St.

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Susan Tate to resign as Lawrence Arts Center CEO by end of 2016

Susan Tate, CEO of the Lawrence Arts Center, will retire at the end of the year.

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Head off heart failure risk with exercise

The heart is a muscle, and it’s clearly the most important muscle in your body. Composed of a special type of tissue found nowhere else in the body, the heart muscle is made to beat powerfully and continuously minute after minute, day after day, without rest, for your entire life.

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John Mellencamp to make 'Plain Spoken' stop at Lied Center in April

Rocker John Mellencamp will bring his "Plain Spoken" tour to Lawrence this spring, the Lied Center announced Monday.

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New exhibit at Watkins Museum chronicles history of medicine in Lawrence

A brick urging pedestrians to not spit on the sidewalk is one of nearly two-dozen artifacts and photographs on display in “Remedies and Memories: Changing Medicine in Lawrence.” Slated to open Friday, the exhibit spans nearly 100 years, cataloging Lawrence’s early days up until the medical advances of the 20th century’s second half.

Art in the Park now seeking applicants

The Lawrence Art Guild is seeking artists for the 56th annual Art in the Park, slated for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 1 in South Park.

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