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Sean Rosner

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March Final Fridays preview

Be Moved's Mammalia, Wonder Fair's Cat People, celebrating spring at the Lost Art Space, a multimedia shindig at the Lawrence Art Party, and 99 Bottles at the Pig

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February Final Fridays Preview: 'Bright' art at Wonder Fair and getting inside artists' heads at Lost Art Space

Two best bets for this month's Final Fridays come from new exhibits at Wonder Fair and the Lost Art Space.

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January Final Friday preview

January's Final Friday events include unsettling imagery at the Invisible Hand, two exhibitions at the Percolator, and a community project at the Lawrence Arts Center.

December Final Friday preview

Art for Skate's Sake exhibition aims to raise money for Centennial Skate Park facelift.

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Interview: Philip Dickey, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

The Springfield, Mo., band stops by the art space Tuesday in support of "Tape Club," the band's new collection of B-sides and rarities.

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Final Friday preview: Wonder Fair Holiday Market

One of the many local holiday markets up and running this Black Friday, Wonder Fair is offering screen prints from Tad Carpenter and stationary from Heather Smith-Jones in addition to their existing inventory.

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Final Friday preview: Living Memories: Celebrating Day of the Dead

The skeletons will be out of the closet when Watkins Community Museum of History presents "Living Memories: Celebrating Day of the Dead this Friday," an exhibition that explores the way people commemorate the dead.

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Final Friday preview: Hibernation

Make your way through an elaborate blanket fort and enjoy some cold weather drinks while looking at work from a variety of artists including fiber artist Kim Eichler-Messmer.

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Final Friday Preview: Quixotic and MarchFourth at Liberty Hall

The Kansas City performance art spectacle employs a gyroscope, burlesque dancers, stilt walkers and a marching band for this year's pre-Halloween show at Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

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Wonder Fair under new management

Meredith Moore and Paul DeGeorge have plans for the downtown gallery.

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Final Friday preview: Lawrence Art Party/Lawrence Art Invitational

A Final Friday staple branches out.

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Final Friday preview: Clyde Barrow bank robbery reenactment

Come for the cocktails, stay for the criminal reenactment.

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Final Friday preview: Just Hangin'

The artists in this month's Q5 exhibit will be displaying work inspired by Twitter.

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Final Friday preview: Heaven Party

An intentionally uncomfortable exhibit from an artist used to pushing boundaries.

Final Friday preview: Stop-motion Lego at The Toy Store

Watch the Lego stop-motion films of Zachary Spears and learn how to make your own.

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Final Friday Preview: 'The End of Days Parade' by Ben Strawn

Tiny mice ride wooden fish into battle in this exhibit based on English fairy tales and children's books.

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Final Friday Preview: 'The Long and the Short'

In her newest body of artwork, Lawrence artist (and Final Fridays coordinator) Molly Murphy explores the way in which human beings think about the natural world.

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Final Friday Preview: 'Today Smells Like Today'

After several years of near-constant activity in the local arts scene, Lawrence artist Alicia Kelly readies one last exhibit before heading west.

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Final Friday preview: Karma Bones

The idea of appliances piled up in a junkyard is not something most people think about when they go out to buy a new microwave, but Athens, Ga., artist Andrew Burkitt has.

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Final Friday preview: The label art of Boulevard Brewing

Payton Kelly showcases some of the artwork behind Boulevard Beer's iconic labels and promotional materials.

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Final Friday preview: The Social Service League

There will be plenty to see and do at the Social Service League this Friday, when the thrift store will host the works of three artists, as well as an after-hours dance party.

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Final Friday preview: Wonder Fair Family Show

The Wonder Fair operators are inviting the public to become one of the family during the Wonder Fair Family Show.

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Final Friday preview: Jonathan D. Metzger: 'Recent Works on Paper'

Primarily a printmaker specializing in intaglio prints (a process that involves etching designs onto a printing plate, applying ink and then running it through a printing press with paper), Metzger says he began dabbling in other media when he moved to Lawrence, and this exhibition reflects that.

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Final Friday preview: 'Wonder Fair Presents: Face Space Tees'

The folks at Wonder Fair, 803 1/2 Mass., are keeping our summer-apparel needs in mind with their newest event, giving Final Friday-goers a chance to express their creativity and add to their wardrobes at the same time.

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Final Friday preview: David Van Hee: 'The Masks of David Van Hee'

David Van Hee began making his mask art more than 30 years ago. And he’s still going strong.

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Final Friday preview: Jodi Brown: 'No Jacket Required'

Kansas City artist Jodi Brown has long been a critical observer of popular culture. Throughout her career, her work has served as a means for her to highlight the ridiculousness present in everyday life that people often overlook.

20th century 'Man'

University Theatre tackles its first Bertholt Brecht play in more than 20 years with "Man Equals Man."

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Primer: Lawrence bands at South by Southwest 2011

With the music portion of South By Southwest starting on Tuesday, here's four Lawrence bands worth watching.

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Lost in shadow

Roger Shimomura exhibit comes to Lawrence Arts Center

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Part and parcel: Lawrence duo launches literary journal

With a penchant for the printed page, Heidi Raak and Kate Lorenz have spent the past six months making a publication that would be a work of art in itself.