Arts and Entertainment

Barry Crimmins comedy special filmed in Lawrence now available online

“Whatever Threatens You,” the stand-up special from veteran comedian Barry Crimmins that was filmed in Lawrence earlier this year, is now available online. Crimmins, you may remember, originally visited Lawrence for a screening of the Bobcat Goldthwait documentary “Call Me Lucky” (which ...

In advance of his Lied Center show, a conversation with country crooner Clint Black

Last fall, singer-songwriter Clint Black dropped his first studio album in a decade. "On Purpose," which has earned mostly positive reviews since its release, marked a return to the spotlight for the award-winning country crooner (his many accolades include big wins from the Academy of Country ...

Banner fund drive takes edge off budget cut for Kansas Public Radio

Kansas Public Radio just wrapped up what the station is describing as its most successful fall fund drive to date — though not successful enough to nullify a $100,000 budget cut.The drive, launched Sept. 20, raised $288,000, KPR announced this week. A typical fall fund drive raises $250,000 ...

KU’s Spencer Museum of Art reopens Saturday after long hiatus

Been missing the Spencer Museum of Art? Miss no longer.After being closed a year and a half for an $8 million renovation, the museum reopens to the public on Saturday.The museum is lighter, sleeker and more open. Among other visible changes, large exterior windows were added in the galleries, ...

Charlie Rose named winner of national KU journalism citation; will speak in Lawrence

The University of Kansas School of Journalism has announced the 2017 William Allen White Foundation National Citation winner: television journalist Charlie Rose. Rose is scheduled to visit campus to accept the award on William Allen White Day, April 20. Details for William Allen White Day have ...