Harpoon Presents’ second annual Riptide Comedy Festival kicks off this week at various locations across downtown Lawrence, bringing with it more than 25 comedians from New York to Los Angeles.
Those walking by the Lawrence Arts Center recently may have noticed some eye-catching new additions to the building's front windows: a trio of giant faces. The images represent only a fraction of the approximately 650 black-and-white portraits photographed over the last year by local artist Rachael Perry for the Lawrence Inside Out project.
The Watkins Museum of History will screen "Dark Command," a 1940 Western starring John Wayne loosely based on Quantrill's Raid in Lawrence, for free this Saturday.
The Cider Gallery, 810 Pennsylvania St., will host artist talks from Louis Copt and Mike McCaffrey from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
EMU Theatre of Lawrence will perform a compilation of short plays by famed poet Shel Silverstein at the Lawrence Percolator this Sunday and Monday.
Before Lawrence Inside Out hits the streets this Final Friday, the Lawrence Percolator is inviting folks to help install some of the large portraits with a wheat-pasting workshop April 19 at the Percolator.
When “The Sage of Emporia” premiered in March 1981, its star, Jack Wright, had to spend four hours in the makeup chair in order to convincingly portray a 74-year-old William Allen White. Fast-forward a couple of decades, Wright jokes, and the process takes about four minutes.
The year is 1879, and the esteemed scientists of the all-male Explorers Club are facing a very serious dilemma. Gathered in the group’s London headquarters, the men must decide whether they’ll allow a woman to join their ranks.
Best-selling authors, famous comedians, acclaimed filmmakers and a funk legend are among the headliners for this June's Free State Festival, the Lawrence Arts Center announced Wednesday.
Famous 20th century war photographer Robert Capa said, “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” The trouble is, it’s not always true.
Kansas University's production of "Flora, the Red Menace" will open Friday at Murphy Hall's William Inge Theatre.
The Kansas City Royals’ 2014 run was the stuff of legend, right up until the final heartbreaking out, and a special ceremony on Opening Day will pay tribute to that team’s extraordinary playoff run.
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A mermaid, a deathtrap and classic Broadway hits will be coming to the Theatre Lawrence stage, as Monday the group announced its show lineup for the 2015-2016 season that will debut in September.
With renovations slated for May, the Spencer Museum of Art is giving guests the chance to take a last look at the galleries with a series of programming that will culminate in a closing party April 12.
Installation artist Lynne Yamamoto will give a lecture 6 p.m. Thursday at the Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
A committee of neighborhood, city and business representatives gathered Monday night at the Lawrence Public Library to ask what will make the planned Ninth Street Corridor Project a success.
The Commons, in partnership with the Kansas University theatre department, will host writer and performer Heather Harpham as artist-in-residence this week.