When art collectors Lee and Darcy Gerhard moved to Lawrence a few years ago, they brought with them an idea that would take root in their new hometown.
Gallery courts contemporary creations
A trio of young artists see a gap in the visual arts scene in Lawrence and they're taking steps to change that landscape. Paragraph, a gallery dedicated to showing contemporary art by emerging or established artists, opened earlier this month at 701 Mass.
Timothy Hankewich signed on to conduct the season opener for the Lawrence Chamber Orchestra because of two compositions on the program: Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring" and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Jupiter" symphony.
Stackhouse teaches Simon work to KU students
For the past week, choreographer Sarah Stackhouse has been setting excerpts of Jose Limon's "A Choreographic Offering" with Kansas University dance students. Stackhouse danced with the Jose Limon Company from 1958 to 1969 as a principal dancer and partner to its founder.
Annette Cook has been grooming herself for the lead role of "Always Patsy Cline" for decades. In the 1980s while living in New York City as a struggling actress, she and her friends put together a country-western band called Rock Therapy and played the nightclub circuit.
Imagine being the chief butler at the White House for 21 years. Imagine the notes on the presidents and their goings-on that you could jot down in a little spiral notebook while no one was looking.
Nelda Schrupp reached deep inside a large clay pot sitting on a table among other artworks entered in the 14th Annual Indian Arts Show at Kansas University's Museum of Anthropology.
Music may not be able to make sense of the senseless, but it can help heal the pain. Jazz sax player and composer Bobby Watson was reminded of that truism a year ago after airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
Canadian musician pumps life into Celtic tunes
Celtic fiddler Natalie MacMaster was in Toronto on Aug. 8 but only for a few hours. After a brief stopover, she and her musical entourage were heading back to Halifax, Nova Scotia, where the Grammy Award-nominee lives.
Lawrence actors flesh out cast for KC musical
By Jan Biles When Christopher King signed on to direct Minds Eye Theatre's production of "The Rocky Horror Show," he wanted to update the feel of the rock 'n' roll musical.