Arts & events
The Cuttin Up Barber Showcase brought hundreds of spectators to watch many of the area’s talented barbers compete at Venue 1235 in North Lawrence on Sunday.
This year, 35 vendors will sell their creations at the LOLA (Ladies of Lawrence Artwork) Valentine’s Day show — so many that the event is being spread out over two days.
Performance artist Gabrielle Civil will perform her latest work, “The Déjà Vu,” during an upcoming visit to KU.
Renowned folk trio The Refugees will soon share their harmonic music in Lawrence for the first time.
Transformations Charity Gala, the annual drag event that’s raised $150,000 for local nonprofits since 2011, has come to a close. But it went out with a bang.
Everyone is welcome to feast their eyes on the Lawrence Arts Center’s newest exhibition, purchase bowls and prints, and bid on handcrafted platters when the Souper Bowl fundraiser returns.
Local barbers will soon go head-to-head in a competition of hair styling, and the community is invited to participate in packing the house.
The 780s Series is an annual lecture hosted by the Lawrence Public Library, and it brings some of the brightest minds in music to Lawrence to share their experiences. It will return on Feb. 9 with David Lowery, the singer-songwriter behind alt-rock bands Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven, who will discuss his career and music rights activism.
An event on Sunday will celebrate Midwestern writers and the launch of Lawrence author and bookseller Danny Caine’s new book of poetry.
Poet Kayla Cook and fiction writer Jenea Havener are the recipients of this year’s Langston Hughes Creative Writing Awards, the Raven Book Store and Lawrence Arts Center announced Monday.
Lawrence quilter and historian Marla Jackson believes her calling is to unfold neglected stories of Black history. Heading into the next few years, she plans to do that and much more.
Lawrence restaurants are planning exclusive menus and deals for a 10-day culinary event that kicks off tomorrow and continues through Jan. 29. Here are all the spots that are participating.