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Percolator looking for love-themed artwork

The deadline to submit to the "Make More Love" exhibit has been extended to Sunday, Jan. 26.

December Final Friday Preview: Drink up this month's events

While some of the traditional Final Friday venues will be closed this week, such as the Lawrence Arts Center and the Lawrence Art Party, there are still plenty of opportunities to see excellent works by some of our city’s most talented individuals — and you might have to have a drink or two in the process.

Mysterious, legendary creatures fill Percolator

Local artists Matthew Lord and Kent Smith have teamed up for a new exhibit dedicated to the field of cryptozoology, or mysterious creatures not proven to exist.

November Final Friday Preview: Bizarre Bazaar full of great gift ideas

As in previous years, this month’s Final Friday offers plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping — outside the box store.

Lawrence Arts Center stages 'Sweeney Todd'

Ric Averill has been thinking a lot about heritage recently. The longtime performing arts artistic director at the Lawrence Arts Center draws back the curtain on his latest project Friday, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” By John R. Phythyon Jr.

October Final Friday preview: ‘Undressing Room’ pushes creativity to edge

This Friday offers several opportunities for viewers to engage in and be a part of the creative process.

Entering its third year, Final Fridays is a bigger draw than ever

Final Fridays, which celebrated its third anniversary last month, has grown into a buzzworthy monthly event for downtown Lawrence. Organizers hope the momentum will continue, boosting exposure for local artists plus increasing the kind of vibrancy that attracts visitors and new residents to town. By Sara Shepherd

September Final Friday preview: N.Y. artist to visit Liberty Hall for film showing, discussion

This month’s Final Friday events get an early start tonight with a joint venture from The Invisible Hand Gallery and Liberty Hall. They will co-host a program featuring the films of Mike Anderson at 7 p.m. at Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.

Artist to visit Liberty Hall for film showing, talk

Liberty Hall and the Invisible Hand Gallery are teaming up to present a showing of the films of Mike Anderson, followed by a Q&A with the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist.

August Final Fridays preview: Plethora of exhibits, openings and guests mark 3rd anniversary

This Friday marks the third anniversary of Final Fridays, and there’s a lot going on to mark the occasion, including several new venues and a couple of special guests.

Original art everywhere: Businesses act as 'gateway galleries' for many artists

Dozens of Lawrence businesses — from coffee shops to restaurants to salons and even dentist offices — are taking advantage of symbiotic relationships with local artists.

July Final Fridays Preview: Artwork by Kansas talents on display everywhere you look

There is no dearth of talent in Kansas as witnessed by this month’s Final Fridays, where dozens and dozens of native Kansans will show off their skill and artistry in music, cooking and the visual arts.

Please add your piece to the display, but don't cross the line

Ceramist-in-residence highlights tactile nature of clay in solo exhibition

There are two entrances to Monika Laskowska’s solo ceramics exhibition at the Lawrence Arts Center. To touch, or not to touch?

SeedCo Studios celebrates first anniversary

At 826 Pennsylvania St., in east Lawrence’s Warehouse Arts District, sits a seemingly inconspicuous monolithic brick warehouse, save for the stenciled “SeedCo” above the building’s front doors.

June Final Fridays preview

Art Party moves into new home

Big news for Final Friday fans: One of most popular venues, the Lawrence Art Party, which had been at Hobbs Taylor Lofts since Final Fridays’ beginnings, has moved to its new space at 512 E. Ninth St.