The Lawrence Art Center’s ceramist-in-residence Kyla Strid will be traveling to Gournia, Crete, this week with an archeological team led by Kansas University’s classics professor John Younger to consult on the excavation of a Minoan Pottery site.
Author and illustrator Lindsey Yankey shares how the idea for her children's book "Bluebird" came into being after two gutsy trips to the Bologna Children's Book Fair.
Among the items on this month's Final Friday roster: sock sculptures, literary readings and a look at art from the 'Inside Out.'
Spanning across the atrium of the renovated library and above the staircase are six panels of multicolored glass strung together to make “A Ribbon of Light” created by Dierk Van Keppel. With the framework resembling a double helix, anyone drawing scientific conclusions from its aesthetic would be exactly right.
Louis Agnello, the author behind the spiritual thriller "The Devil's Glove," will share insight into his "PG-13-rated morality tale" at a book signing at Signs of Life this week.
Time-lapse photography consists of making a series of still or video images of a subject at variable times and over an extended period. When you combine the images later in a linear format and view them back at a faster speed, the passage of time is compressed.
Local artist Rachael Perry is setting out to capture Lawrence as a "city of the arts" with her own community take on the global Inside Out Project. Perry is not only seeking out musicians, dancers, writers, artists, designers and any other kind of artist imaginable, but she is looking for the art-enthused and supporters.
With a college campus nearby, and some graduates staying put, local businesses are bound to find creative artists to spruce up their storefronts and get noticed from the streets.
The Kansas Classical Repertory Theatre will kick off its inaugural season Friday evening with “The Boys From Syracuse” at Kansas University’s Murphy Hall. The musical — along its source material, William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” — with be performed in rotation throughout the rest of July.
Wonder Fair show features all female artists
When curators of a new show at Wonder Fair Gallery started counting how many female artists were represented in regional galleries compared with males, they discovered disparities. The gender gap at Wonder Fair, owner Meredith Moore admits, was pretty much equally as wide. By Sara Shepherd
As the quality of smartphone camera images improves, there are more reasons to reach for an iPhone instead of a DSLR to take photos.
Kyla Strid's exhibition entitled “Waggle Dance” is an analogy for her unconventional journey to becoming a potter, incorporating aspects of her hometown of Anchorage, Alaska, with the new home she has made for herself in Lawrence. The exhibition has been open at the Arts Center since last Friday and will run through July 25.
“Waggle Dance” by Lawrence Arts Center’s ceramist artist-in-residence Kyla Strid will open to the public with an artist reception this Friday, and run through July 25.
With the Free State Festival, Tour of Lawrence, Final Fridays and Lawrence Field Day Festival all going on, trying to decide what to do this weekend is an overwhelming task. To make things easier for you, we've come up with a schedule of suggestions of what's going on at a given time, along with some alternative ideas.
Because of all the other media and art-related events and activities, it may be easy to forget that the Free State Festival started as the Free State Film Festival. Here’s a preview at some of the movies showing this year.
Enjoy innovative outdoor art installations and presentations by some of the most talented local and visiting artists in the world.
Some Lawrence filmmakers have begun a Kickstarter fundraising campaign in the hopes of making a documentary about Nate Phelps, a former member of the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church who is now a supporter of LGBT rights.
25 years ago, artist Ron Light and his family suffered an incredible loss when he and his two children were run over by a car driven by mentally ill woman, killing Ron's daughter, injuring his son, and severely injuring Ron. Today, with the help of Lawrence Arts Center instructor Robbin Loomas, Ron is producing original digital artwork each week in his assisted-living care facility despite having limited motor skills.