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Garnett's Walker Art Gallery seeking entries for 'At the Walker'

The Walker Art Gallery in Garnett is seeking artists for its second annual "At the Walker" open exhibition.

Congressional Art Competition now open to Kansas high school students

High school students in Kansas' 2nd Congressional District are invited to submit artwork for this year's Congressional Art Competition.

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Weekend Guide: 'Peter and the Wolf'; Read Across Lawrence pizza party; Kid Karaoke at Frank's; 'They Also Ran: America's Would-Be Presidents'

Kids (and kids at heart) will have plenty to do in Lawrence this weekend, with "Peter and the Wolf," a Read Across Lawrence pizza party and kiddie karaoke all on the table. Also, a Dole Institute lecture on the unfulfilled aspirations of 19th century politicians, for history buffs young (there have to be a few of them out there) and old.

Souper Bowl Saturday returning to Lawrence Arts Center in February

Hundreds of handmade bowls produced by area artists, community members and students will be on sale Feb. 6 at the Lawrence Arts Center's Souper Bowl Saturday.

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'People's State of the Union' to take place Sunday at library

The Lawrence branch of the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture will host its second annual People's State of the Union Sunday at the Lawrence Public Library, 737 Vermont St.

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Susan Tate to resign as Lawrence Arts Center CEO by end of 2016

Susan Tate, CEO of the Lawrence Arts Center, will retire at the end of the year.

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$487,000 grant will fund interdisciplinary research at KU’s Spencer Museum of Art

The Spencer Museum of Art at Kansas University received a $487,000 grant to launch an Integrated Arts Research Initiative, KU announced Monday. The new program will enable interdisciplinary research involving art.

Art in the Park now seeking applicants

The Lawrence Art Guild is seeking artists for the 56th annual Art in the Park, slated for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 1 in South Park.

Weekend Guide: 'The Comical Adventures of Old Mother Hubbard'; An Evening of Dance and Film at the Cider Gallery; William Stafford's 102nd birthday celebration; 'Stand by Me' screening

Dance, film, poetry and puppetry make this one an artsy weekend in Lawrence — though, really, that might be every weekend in Lawrence. Read on for our picks or check out the Datebook for more ideas.

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George Paley, 'one-of-a-kind' Lawrence businessman and artist, dies at 67

Ask Ernie Cummings about his late friend George Paley, and he’ll offer up the old Ripple Effect, in which one action causes a series of events to unfold incrementally. “The analogy would be those circles,” Cummings said, reminiscing about the longtime businessman and artist who died Sunday after a 14-year battle with prostate cancer. “You know, throw a pebble in the pond and all those waves go out? That would be George.”

Several counties planning to sue state over improper distribution of funds

Periods of clouds are expected for your Monday. No precipitation is expected, however. Depsite just a bit of sunshine, temperatures will still be close to normal; around 71°F. Winds will turn to the south, but stay just light enough that ...

2015 Fall Arts and Crafts Festival

Sights and sounds from the 2015 Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, held Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 at South Park in downtown Lawrence. Music is by Billy Ebeling and The Late for Dinner Band.

Intergalactic Jedi Academy at the Lawrence Arts Center

Campers at the Lawrence Arts Center are introduced to all things "Star Wars" during the weeklong Intergalactic Jedi Academy. Campers created costumes, drew popular Star Wars characters, learned Jedi moves from dance instructors and built their own lightsabers made from pool noodles.

Sculpture workshop with Lincoln Fox

Lawrence resident Denise Detommaso talks about learning from professional sculptor Lincoln Fox, who came to Lawrence for a sculpture workshop at Art Emergency.

The Chair Show

Matt Jones, co-owner of Struct/Restruct talks about the concept behind The Chair Show, which he helped organize at Decade coffee shop in East Lawrence.

Young guerilla artists leave their marks downtown

First and second-graders participating in the Lawrence Arts Center's guerilla art camp displayed some of their temporary art along with a positive message Friday, March 20, 2015, in downtown Lawrence.

Youths learn how to make short films for Free State Festival

A group of young filmmakers are creating short films with the help of Lawrence Arts Center Digital Media Director Marlo Angell. The films will be shown during at the Youth Outreach Showcase during the Free State Festival on June 26.

Van Go students create short film

Van Go student filmmakers create a short film for the Free State Festival along the banks of the Kansas River with the help of Lawrence Arts Center digital media director Marlo Angell.

At 93, sculptor Elden Tefft prepares for a show

Lawrence sculptor Elden Tefft works in preparation for his upcoming show at the Lawrence Arts Center, “Gossamer: Before and After the Sculpture Moses.”

Visiting Artist Creates Balloon Installation

Chicago artist Willy Chyr talks about an installation he is creating at the Lawrence Arts Center from an estimated 1,200 balloons.

Visiting Artist Creates Balloon Installation

Chicago artist, Willy Chyr talks about an installation he is creating at the Lawrence Arts Center from an estimated 1,200 balloons