When Kevin Willmott wrote and directed the mockumentary film “C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America,” which screened at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival, he knew it would be relevant for a long time. Sure enough. By Sara Shepherd
Anne Egitto is the new director of the Lawrence Artwalk, a tour of visual artists' studios and artwork that has taken place every October since 1995 in Lawrence.
A lot of folks were left scratching their heads after a mysterious structure resembling an old-timey toy store sprung up seemingly overnight in an East Lawrence industrial park just over a week ago.
Alysson Bodenbach's handmade dog accessories and treats will be among the many items available for purchase at this weekend’s Summer Fest in South Park. Slated for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, the second annual event will bring in artists, craftspeople and food vendors from across Kansas and the Midwest, as well as live music throughout the afternoon.
June Final Friday Preview: A fundraiser for Pet World, and the debut of a new community photo studio
With the Free State Festival in full swing, this month's Final Friday events come in a little under the radar.
Free State Festival has officially begun, and will features lots of art, film, food and music events throughout this week. Check out all our preview coverage in one place.
Seven short films created during a filmmaking outreach program for local youths at Van Go and the Boys and Girls Club will be screened at the Free State Festival’s Outreach Film Showcase.
Lawrence Arts Center artists-in-residence Gunyoung Kim and Tonja Torgerson have spent the last year teaching classes, participating in community outreach programs and creating bodies of work that will be shown at the Lawrence Arts Center throughout this month and the next.
Printmaker Amanda Maciuba and ceramicist Christy Wittmer are the Lawrence Arts Center's 2015-2016 artists-in-residence, the Arts Center has announced.
Two projects by Lawrence artists have been chosen as recipients of 2015 Rocket Grants, the Spencer Museum of Art announced Friday.
A performance by comedian Tig Notaro kicks off a week chock full of arts and culture events in downtown Lawrence.
This year's film portion of the Free State Festival features locally made student films to major festival darlings and their filmmakers.
Colorful patio umbrellas, retro butterfly chairs and a wagon made to look like a pirate ship are among the items up for auction at Van Go, Inc.’s annual What Floats Your Boat fundraiser, slated for June 20 at Clinton Lake Marina.
A tragic fire at Pet World brings out the best of humanity.
The Percolator is hosting an artist reception from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday to mark the opening of "The Matter of Life," a ceramics exhibition by Michelle Rogne.
Some of the stories behind this year's works in the Downtown Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition.
The 27th Annual Downtown Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition will kick off Friday with an opening reception and tour starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.
Things got a little weird at Tuesday night’s City Commission meeting. Citing “a car shaped like a phone,” a “street legal U.F.O.” and Lawrence’s general proclivity toward the odd, mayor Jeremy Farmer proclaimed May 29-31 as “The Official Weird Weekend.”
“More Than Meets The Eye.” Those who grew up in the 1980s might remember the phrase from the old “Transformers” cartoons. It’s also the name of an upcoming collaborative exhibition featuring the work of Lawrence artists John Sebelius and Jeromy Morris.
It all started with a doodle. Lesa Weller had always struggled with mental health. Diagnoses for depression and bipolar disorder came early in life, and several suicide attempts marked her teenage years.