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KU jazz colloquium to feature scholars, performance
February 26, 2015
Scholars and artists will discuss the idea of “place” within creative improvisation during a colloquium next week at Kansas University.
Sound check: Liner notes from the library’s Sound + Vision recording studio
February 21, 2015
Things are starting to get loud at the Lawrence Public Library. Since the arrival of sound engineer Ed Rose in early January, the Lawrence Public Library’s recording studio has become a hotbed of creative activity. These days, you’ll probably have to schedule at least a week in advance if you want to book a weekend slot, Rose says.
One for the road: Singer-songwriter Martin Sexton bringing ‘Mixtape’ to Granada
February 19, 2015
On his newest album, “Mixtape of the Open Road,” singer-songwriter Martin Sexton jumps across musical styles, from the psychedelic “Remember That Ride” to the sweet, breezy “You (My Mind is Woo).” Sexton will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Granada.
KU School of Music to host Annual Scholarship Concert
February 18, 2015
The Kansas University School of Music will host its Annual Scholarship Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive.
KU School of Music announces KU at the Capitol concert series
February 14, 2015
The Kansas University School of Music will kick off its spring 2015 KU at the Capitol concert series this Wednesday. It will be the first of six concerts to take place at the Statehouse rotunda this semester as part of the series.
Indian music concert to benefit Buddhist monastery in Nepal
February 12, 2015
Subarna Bhattachan, the restauranteur behind three downtown restaurants, is organizing a benefit concert for the Chhairo Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Mustang, Nepal.
Love for sale: Musician Katlyn Conroy turns people’s love stories into songs
February 7, 2015
You’d think that people would have had enough of silly love songs, or so sings Paul McCartney on the 1976 Wings track. But Katlyn Conroy, a local musician who is crafting personalized tunes for customers just in time for Valentine’s Day, looks around Lawrence and sees it isn’t so.
Superintendent to propose resolution stating Lawrence district opposes moving local elections to November
05:59 p.m., February 5, 2015 Updated 10:38 p.m.
Lawrence schools Superintendent Rick Doll will present a resolution to the school board at its Feb. 9 meeting that would have the district publicly oppose moving local elections to November.
Kansas Virtuosi to perform concert Sunday at KU
February 4, 2015
Kansas University School of Music will stage the third performance in the Kansas Virtuosi Series for the 2014-15 season Sunday, featuring a special program titled “Organ Plus.”
Folk musician Jack Williams to perform at Unity Church
January 31, 2015
Singer-songwriter Jack Williams will perform at Lawrence’s Unity Church, 900 Madeline Lane, Friday at 7:30 p.m.
KU music festival concludes with free Lied Center concert
January 30, 2015
The Kansas University School of Music will conclude its Prairie Winds and inaugural Sunflower Strings festival with a concert Sunday at the Lied Center.
KU music ensembles, symphony to perform shared concert at Lied Center
12:00 a.m., January 29, 2015 Updated 10:48 p.m.
Kansas University’s Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble I and Symphony Orchestra will share the stage Saturday for a special concert at the Lied Center of Kansas, 1600 Stewart Drive.
Judge orders expungement of dismissed Hashinger Hall rape charges
04:59 p.m., January 27, 2015 Updated 10:29 p.m.
Douglas County District Judge Barbara Huff signed orders Tuesday expunging the dismissed charges of rape off the records of two 21-year-old men who were accused in September of sexually assaulting two Kansas University students.
Baker University Community Choir to launch new season
January 24, 2015
The Baker University Community Choir will begin rehearsals for its spring season Thursday.
Man convicted in beer-bottle death free from prison pending appeal
05:33 p.m., January 20, 2015 Updated 10:20 p.m.
A 23-year-old Mission man sentenced in August to 32 months in prison after a Douglas County jury convicted him in June of involuntary manslaughter in the 2012 death of Nicholas Sardina is free on a $50,000 appeal bond.

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