Margie Carr

Margie Carr is a freelancer for the Lawrence Journal-World.

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May Final Friday Preview: Spotlighting art through the ages
May 28, 2014
There’s yesterday and today on display at this month’s Final Fridays.
April Final Friday Preview: Kansas beauty captured in photos
April 24, 2014
It’s finally spring, a time of rebirth and renewal, and a time to reacquaint ourselves with the natural world, which for many of us, means mowing, weeding and gardening.
March Final Friday Preview: The art of questioning
March 27, 2014
The artists at this month’s Final Fridays are full of questions, questions about self, questions about space and place, and questions about the power of symbols.
February Final Friday Preview: Sublime, heroic and timely works on display
February 27, 2014
The art at this month’s Final Fridays is nothing less than sublime, for that was the inspiration for the art on display at Phoenix Gallery Underground, 825 Massachusetts St.
January Final Friday Preview: New year, new venues
January 30, 2014
The new year brings a number of new venues for Final Friday art lovers.
December Final Friday Preview: Drink up this month’s events
December 26, 2013
While some of the traditional Final Friday venues will be closed this week, such as the Lawrence Arts Center and the Lawrence Art Party, there are still plenty of opportunities to see excellent works by some of our city’s most talented individuals — and you might have to have a drink or two in the process.
Navigate the Holiday Farmer’s Market like a pro
November 28, 2013
There are a couple of things you might want to know if you want to enjoy this year’s Holiday Farmer’s Market. First: “You don’t need to be there first thing in the morning,” said Karen Pendleton of Pendleton Farms. “The afternoons are usually not crowded at all and it offers much more leisurely shopping.”
Lawrence’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade brings color, spirit to holidays
November 28, 2013
Last year’s USA Today singled out Lawrence’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade as one of the 10 best events in the country to find the Christmas spirit. The article noted that it brought out an old-fashioned feeling, a kind you don’t see much of anymore.
November Final Friday Preview: Bizarre Bazaar full of great gift ideas
November 28, 2013
As in previous years, this month’s Final Friday offers plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping — outside the box store.
October Final Friday preview: ‘Undressing Room’ pushes creativity to edge
October 24, 2013
This Friday offers several opportunities for viewers to engage in and be a part of the creative process.

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