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.
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.
The Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission is seeking artists for its annual Outdoor Downtown Sculpture Exhibition.
Scattered throughout Kris Kuksi's North Lawrence studio are the pieces — in various stages of completion — that he intends to show at his first official Lawrence Arts Center exhibition, opening Jan. 15.
Looking back at a madcap year in movies
2015 was an unpredictable year for movies.
For more than a year now at Decade coffee shop in East Lawrence, a group of about 15-20 people have been gathering on the first “teenth” Sunday of every month to write letters, show off greeting cards, admire each other’s stationery, and just hang out, generally speaking.
There’s nothing like seeing a favorite movie from your childhood for the first time in almost 20 years to make you feel old. That’s about ...
Kevin Willmott on the strong reactions to his and Spike Lee's bold, timely new film and how it has been misconstrued from the start.
Local artist Anne Bracker and her late husband, Bill Bracker, are newest honorees of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts’ Regional Award for Excellence, the organization has announced.
Student artwork will be celebrated next week at Haskell Indian Nations University.
The holidays are going to the dogs (and other members of the animal kingdom) this weekend, when Van Go Inc. kicks off its month-long Adornment ...
From hand games to quilling, upcoming week is chance for public to experience American Indian traditions
American Indian arts and traditions will be on display for the public throughout the upcoming week at Haskell Indian Nations University. Haskell community members and visiting artists will give a series of presentations and workshops on traditions from hand games to quilling, planned in conjunction with Native American Heritage Month.
In a studio on the first floor of Chalmers Hall, the labyrinth-like structure that up until this past spring had been generically known as Kansas University’s Art and Design Building, students are busy. Busy bees, you might say.
Audiences can get their first look at "Chiraq," the Spike Lee film about Chicago gun violence co-written by Kansas University professor and filmmaker Kevin Willmott, ...
October Final Friday preview: Day of the Dead celebrations, solar-powered flutes and 'A Series of Fortunate Events'
On the docket for this month's Final Friday: Day of the Dead celebrations, solar-powered flutes and "eye candy a go-go," among other happenings. And a ...
A collection of 50 drawings by the late Kansas artist Elizabeth Layton, donated to the Lawrence Arts Center 20 years ago, have now been gifted to several art museums across the country.
For seven years, the gallery and retail shop Wonder Fair existed in a compact upstairs space above the Burger Stand. At it’s new location just down the street, the store has a lot more square footage — and a bigger community presence along with it.
Lawrence Arts Center exhibition provides insight into career of KU professor, modernist painter Albert Bloch
The majority of the pieces in “Albert Bloch: Themes and Variations. Paintings and Watercolors from the Albert Bloch Foundation,” which opened late last month and will remain at the Arts Center until early January, had never been displayed publicly before. Most of the watercolors, Ben Ahlvers notes, had never left Bloch’s studio. Not even in the 50 years following his death. By Joanna Hlavacek
My wife doesn’t accompany me on many Journal-World photo assignments. But the moon has been a close friend of hers since she was young, so she joined me to chase the harvest moon and eclipse Sept. 27.
Lawrence native and Aspen art collector Daniel Joseph Watkins' “Freak Power” exhibit, featuring political art and writing from Hunter S. Thompson’s 1970 campaign for sheriff of Pitkin County, Colo., opened Friday at the Lawrence Arts Center. By Joanna Hlavacek