Arts and Entertainment

Former KU art teacher, student team up for major installation at Spencer Museum

If you go“An Errant Line” opens this weekend at the Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Mississippi St., and runs through Aug. 11.An opening reception is planned for 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the museum. A conversation with artists Ann Hamilton and Cynthia Schira, with visiting lecturer Joan Simon, from ...

Not your average junkyard dogs: Jazz jam band keeps dance scene spry

If you goThe Kansas Music Hall of Fame will celebrate its annual induction of new members with performances by some of the inductees themselves, including Lawrence’s Clyde Bysom and the Junkyard Jazz band.The induction ceremony and concert is Saturday at Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St. ...

Tune In Tonight: MacFarlane takes turn at Oscars

It’s official. Seth MacFarlane is now big enough to compete against himself. Fans have a choice between watching him host the Oscars (7:30 p.m. Sunday, ABC) or watching repeats of his creations “The Cleveland Show,” ‘‘Family Guy” and “American Dad” on Fox. It’s a little like ...

Chuck Mead to make some noise on return home for Hall of Fame show

Wizards from Kansas also inductedIn 1970, five guys from Kansas released an eponymous album that became their one and only flash with national notoriety together. Having met at Kansas University a year before, their label talked them into dropping “Pig Newton” from their name and they ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 23

For Saturday, Feb. 23:This year others are drawn to you like a bear is to honey. Many doors open up as a result. If you are single, it might be difficult to get a relationship off the ground. If you are attached, the two of you will need to work on your communication, as misunderstandings tend ...

Tune In Tonight: Riverses run dry

Topeka ? “Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?” (8 p.m. Saturday, WE) enters its third season with Melissa mulling the possible end to her relationship with a wealthy pornographer and Joan beginning a budding friendship with an unattached lesbian.For all of its obvious ...

Snow prompts rescheduling of many Final Fridays events

Other community closingsClick here for a list of area school closings and other cancelled community events.With Lawrence still digging out from Thursday’s snowstorm, most art galleries are rescheduling planned Final Fridays events for next Friday, March 1.However, some activities are still on ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 22

For Friday, Feb. 22:This year others find you to be alluring and nearly magical. You have a flair for the dramatic. It is a given that you will be noticed. If you are single, you could encounter one great person after another. If you are attached, the two of you will spice up your relationship ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 21

For Thursday, Feb. 21:This year, dare to dream. That step will be important in turning a fantasy into a reality. If you are single, summer 2013 could bring a very special suitor. If you are attached, you will be unusually content with each other. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 20

For Wednesday, Feb. 20:You have many dreams that you choose not to share. This year, you might witness one of them being fulfilled. If you are single, you could meet someone who seems so special that you have to pinch yourself to make sure the experience is real. If you are attached, the two of ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 19

For Tuesday, Feb. 19:This year you experience some tension regarding what you want to do and the way in which you go about executing those goals. You can go from being deeply emotional to highly intellectual within a few minutes. If you are single, you could have a few starts-ups to ...

Popular painting on loan for landmark exhibit at National Gallery of Art

Visitors to the Spencer Museum of Art may notice one of its leading ladies is missing. She’ll return, though, after an important East Coast mission.Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s “La Pia de' Tolomei” — one of the Spencer’s most famous and popular paintings — is on loan to the National ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 18

For Monday, Feb. 18:This year you have a unique opportunity to expand your horizons. Your creativity soars, and Lady Luck seems to be riding on your shoulder. If you are single, you could meet someone very special and significant to your life history. If you are attached, the two of you start ...

Tune In Tonight: ‘Adventure Time’ sweet and strange

Aggressively bizarre, yet undeniably sweet, “Adventure Time” (6:30 p.m., Cartoon Network) mixes the kind of hallucinogenic shape-shifting found in “stoner” cartoons with an innocent “My Little Pony” sensibility. It also features strange self-contained fairy tales, or in the case of ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 17

For Sunday, Feb. 17:This year you move away from some of your firmly held positions. You see the power of being flexible and giving others their space. If you are single, Cupid’s arrow could hit the bull’s-eye this year. If you are attached, there might be times when no one can find the two ...

NPR quiz show host to speak Monday at KU

The longtime host of National Public Radio’s current events quiz show, “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me!” — sharp-witted author, broadcast personality and commentator Peter Sagal — will appear Monday at Kansas University.Sagal will present “Current Events: Why Satire is the Only ...

Visiting Israeli professor to speak at screening of ‘5 Broken Cameras’

A visiting Israeli professor will speak at an upcoming screening of “5 Broken Cameras.” The screening, to be followed by a panel discussion, is set for 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation, 917 Highland Drive. Attendance is free.Nimrod Rosler is the Schusterman ...

Church hosting performance to commemorate Black History Month

St. Luke AME Church, 900 New York St., hosts a musical every February, but it isn’t the typical singing, acting and dancing you’d find in Rodgers and Hammerstein. This musical is a collaboration of performances by musical groups from the Lawrence and Kansas City area to commemorate Black ...

Art or just plain weirdness? Small gallery space aims to spark big discussion

If you goThe Lawrence Arts Center’s new Antecedent Gallery will debut with Wayne Propst’s exhibit, “Art Supplies: Raw Materials of Art.”An opening reception will run from 5-9 p.m. Friday, in conjunction with Final Fridays, at the Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St. The reception will ...