Arts and Entertainment

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 ...

At annual film festival, silence is golden

If you goWhat: 17th Annual Kansas Silent Film FestivalWhen: Friday and SaturdayWhere: White Concert Hall at Washburn University in TopekaCost: FreeJust over 100 years ago, Mack Sennett founded Keystone Studios, the first Hollywood film company that specialized in making comedies. Unfortunately, ...

Behind the Lens: A multimedia balancing act

Now that many of us have smartphones, still cameras and video cameras, it can be difficult to choose what tool to use to visually document a person or event. The decision may come down to what device you have with you at the time or in what format you want to display your final product. As the ...

Life lessons

Every Friday for the past 15 years, artist Laura Ramberg has been teaching art to people convicted of some very serious crimes: Battery. Breaking and entering. Drug use.None of her students are older than 17. Some are as young as 10.Longer than many of her students have been alive, Ramberg has ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 16

For Saturday, Feb. 16:This year you might say one thing yet do something else. If you get feedback regarding this issue, it would be wise to work on resolving it; otherwise, people might not know what to expect when interacting with you. If you are single, the first couple of choices you make ...

Tune In Tonight: A double dose of Beyonce

As noted Friday, HBO and Showtime offer rival documentaries about music superstars. “Beyonce: Life Is But a Dream” (8 p.m. Saturday, HBO) mixes interviews with the pop star with performance footage past and present. Much like “History of the Eagles” (7 p.m. Saturday, Showtime), it ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 15

For Friday, Feb. 15:This year your imagination and creativity flourish. Be careful not to overthink a possible financial bonus or change. If you are single, you could find that you become unusually possessive of someone you are dating. If you are attached, you might consider keeping separate ...

Tune In Tonight: Showtime soars with the Eagles

Love them or hate them, the Eagles remain one of the most popular and influential bands of the past half-century. Over two nights, Showtime will broadcast “History of the Eagles” (7 p.m., concludes 7 p.m. Saturday), produced by Alex Gibney (“Taxi to the Dark Side”).The band’s ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 14

For Thursday, Feb. 14:This year your words carry a lot of weight. You don’t need to fight for an audience; others make it their pleasure to listen to your ideas. If you are single, you don’t need to go far — your magnetic personality attracts many potential suitors. If you are attached, ...

Tune In Tonight: ‘Zero Hour’ does not add up

It’s never good when a show’s title appears to predict its ratings. Anthony Edwards (“ER”) stars in the head-scratcher “Zero Hour” (7 p.m., ABC). He’s Hank Galliston, a Brooklyn debunker and editor of Modern Skeptic, a monthly magazine dedicated to combating dumb myths and legends ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 13

For Wednesday, Feb. 13:This year the unexpected runs rampant in your day-to-day life. It prevents boredom, and it helps you identify your priorities. If you are single, you could have a sequence of intense potential sweeties. If you are attached, the two of you have a great time together.The ...

Tune In Tonight: ‘NOVA’ special shows Earth from space

Sometimes you have to leave this world to get a good look at yourself. That’s the lesson of “Earth From Space” (8 p.m., PBS), a “NOVA” special.During the last five-plus decades, satellite imagery has revolutionized our view of the planet. “Earth From Space” offers remarkable ...

‘Rhythm and Meaning: Jazz at KU’ opens Friday with live music, discussion

Prominent jazz collections of the Midwest will star in a new exhibit on the Kansas University campus. “Rhythm and Meaning: Jazz at KU,” on display through April 19 in Watson Library, 1425 Jayhawk Blvd., will feature items from the KU Jazz Archive and images from the following area jazz ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 12

For Tuesday, Feb. 12:This year you alternate between being emotionally detached and being oversensitive. If you have an artistic talent, it is likely to emerge. If you are single, someone could come into your life unexpectedly. If you are attached, you often have very emotional talks. The Stars ...

Tune In Tonight: New ‘Face’ looks familiar

In many ways, “The Face” (8 p.m., Oxygen) takes the “America” out of “America’s Next Top Model,” a series it resembles in so many ways. Although it is set in New York and many of the 12 mannequin hopefuls hail from the 50 states, “The Face” has a certain international flair. ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 11

For Monday, Feb. 11:This year you have a lot to say, and you’ll say just that ... provided you have a receptive audience. Your way of thinking changes in the course of the year, and something that irked you in the past no longer will be an issue by 2014. If you are single, you could meet ...

Invite love in, all year round: 7 tips

Coupling up is never simple. Even the best marriages will get stuck in too much distance or blame. The natural course of marriage is downstream, unless you are intentional about paddling against the current. The good news is that even a small change on the part of one person can make a big ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 10

For Sunday, Feb. 10:This year you have an opportunity for a new beginning. Your charisma and energy are what separate you from many people. If you are single, you draw quite a few people toward you. If you are attached, try to walk in your sweetie’s footsteps more often.The Stars Show the ...