Arts & events
Photos: ‘Indigenous Space’ exhibit opens at Edgar Heap of Birds Family Gallery
Community members gathered Saturday for an event celebrating the opening of “Indigenous Space,” the inaugural exhibition of the Edgar Heap of Birds Family Gallery inside Chalmers Hall at KU.
Native American art gallery named for artist Heap of Birds to open with ‘Indigenous Space’ exhibit
Chalmers Hall on the KU campus is now home to a brand-new gallery dedicated to Indigenous excellence in the visual arts.
Sundance Film Festival coming to Liberty Hall this weekend (Sponsored post)
The 2022 Sundance Film Festival is coming to Lawrence this weekend!
Lawrence artist crafts custom-made songs and illustrations for Valentine’s Day, other occasions
A lifelong musician, Katlyn Conroy feels compelled to make music. At 33, she’s built her life around singing and songwriting. And she’s composed more than 300 songs for special events such as anniversaries, birthdays, and Valentine’s Day.
Celebration will honor 2022 recipients of Langston Hughes writing awards
A recent college graduate and a local nonprofit administrator have been named the recipients of this year’s Langston Hughes Creative Writing Awards.
Lawrence group to light the dark, honor democracy at silent vigil Thursday
Community members will gather this week to mark the one-year anniversary of the violent U.S. Capitol insurrection.
Lawrence photographer tells story of community’s response to first year of COVID-19 pandemic in new book
Lawrence photographer Jeff Burkhead’s “Our Pandemic Year in Photos” is filled with hundreds of images telling tales of love, strength and resilience. Observations and essays penned by locals punctuate the collection and tie together the book’s message of hope.
Lineup announced for Sundance Film Festival screenings in Lawrence
The Sundance Film Festival and Wichita’s mama.film will bring world premieres of comedies, period pieces, dramas and documentaries to Liberty Hall next month as part of the Sundance Satellite Screen program.
Lawrence creators to host interactive multimedia art shows, holiday concert
Whether you’re hoping to catch a holiday music performance or looking to explore the connection among art, music and community, a hometown artist and his collaborators have you covered in three upcoming shows.
Clint Smith, author of ‘How the Word is Passed,’ to speak in Lawrence Monday
Clint Smith — poet, journalist and author of “How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America” — will speak at Liberty Hall Monday evening.
KU Holiday Vespers, Jazz Vespers free to attend this year; livestream available
Tickets are free for the University of Kansas School of Music’s 97th annual Holiday Vespers and Jazz Vespers, and there is an option to livestream the performances this year.
KU Theatre’s fall finale centers trans woman, ‘disrupts’ idea of classic American play
KU Theatre is preparing for the grand finale of its fall season this Friday: a contemporary play that centers on the story of a transgender woman returning to her childhood home in the American South.