Arts & events
Alia León has had a knack for entrepreneurship since she was around 8 years old. Now 14, she’s encouraging other young folks to participate in the Lawrence Youth Makers Market and inviting the community to come shop.
Members of LOLA — now Lovers of Lawrence Art — have changed the collective’s name to embrace more of the community ahead of their annual LOLA Giant art market.
A local organization is celebrating a century of encouraging civic engagement and responsive governance by elected officials. It’s also setting straight a “historicized record.”
A massive new mural project reveals snapshots of Lawrence High School’s storied past, including images of social justice and the football bonfire, cultural representations of communities that comprise the school and the school’s mascot, Chesty Lion.
Just a day after East Lawrence awoke to find its beloved Wishing Bench burnt and devastated, the phoenix has begun to rise from the ashes.
This edition of the To Do List! spans from Sunday, Aug. 15 through Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021. Some highlights: Bleeding Kansas history, Kansas State Fiddling & Picking Championships, and the first Kaw River Roots Festival.
This summer, Amber Brown celebrated the one-year anniversary of her Lawrence ghost kitchen, the Commissary. Now she’s giving local food entrepreneurs another place to land with her newest concept, The Pub & Hub, opening Friday.
Now in its 26th year, Civil War on the Border provides participants with unique and meaningful explorations of Lawrence history — including Quantrill’s Raid, one of the most notorious atrocities of the war.
New, colorful artwork will brighten the walls at The Roost when it reopens Monday morning.
Lawrence will have the distinct honor of launching the first traveling exhibition for “Ghosts of Segregation,” a photo series by Richard Frishman, this September at the Lawrence Arts Center. The local community can still help Frishman choose sites to be included.
This edition of the To Do List! spans from Sunday, Aug. 1 through Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021.
Imagine entering a room full of famous women from the past and present who have inspired world change. Imagine the feeling of awe that would follow. That is the exact atmosphere Lawrence artist John Sebelius, 37, aims to simulate with his upcoming art exhibition, “Powerful Women.”
Forty men’s grass and women’s jingle dress dance contestants from across the country will compete in the Lead Horse Open II, which runs from Tuesday through Thursday this week. The event will also include a forum for Lawrence City Commission candidates.
An upcoming short-form documentary project, “Queen Bee: African American Women Stitching Freedom,” will tell the stories of well-known Lawrence quilter Marla Arna Jackson and her contemporaries.
Brian Daldorph has been teaching writing classes for men incarcerated at the Douglas County jail for two decades, and he recently published a memoir looking back at those years.
The Self Advocate Coalition of Kansas — a statewide organization based in Lawrence for and […]