Arts and Entertainment

Horoscopes for Feb. 6

For Wednesday, Feb. 6:This year you forge a new path. You also often stop and reflect. This combination proves to be very effective in your day-to-day life. If you are single, your friends or colleagues might prove instrumental in introducing you to someone who intrigues you. If you are ...

Tune In Tonight: Unknowns still the real stars of ‘Idol’

“American Idol” (7 p.m., Fox) enters its Hollywood round. This is when the competition moves beyond the good-to-awful initial auditions and when possible favorites emerge.Much of the discussion surrounding “Idol” has centered on its declining ratings. This is to be expected from any ...

Tune In Tonight: ‘Traitorous Eight’ build an enduring revolution

Say the words “revolution” and “Northern California” in the same sentence, and you wouldn’t be blamed for conjuring images of Beat Generation poets or Berkeley hippies. But the revolution discussed on “Silicon Valley” (8 p.m., PBS), an “American Experience” presentation, was ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 5

For Tuesday, Feb. 5:This year you emphasize your long-term goals. You also have a wide collection of friends, all of whom seem to be strong supporters. If you are single, you could meet someone through a friendship. If you are attached, make sure that you focus on the friendship as well as the ...

One-day art market to feature fresh artists, functional works

If you goThe Fresh Squeezed Art Market runs from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Dead Leaf Designs, 1739 Walnut St. in the Crossroads Arts District of Kansas City, Mo.To preview some of the featured artworks, check out squeezedart.tumblr.com, Twitter.com/SqueezedArt or search for Fresh Squeezed Art ...

Commission to propose designating downtown area a ‘cultural district’

It’s no secret that the heart of Lawrence is ripe with culture. A group of stakeholders led by the Lawrence Arts Center wants the area to have an official definition that reflects it.The Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission on Sunday heard the group’s pitch, liked it and will propose ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 4

For Monday, Feb. 4:This year interpersonal communication plays a very strong role in your success. You often might find that your efforts go unnoticed, but because of your constant attention and others’ strong feedback, you will achieve what you want and more. If you are single, you’ll want ...

Tune In Tonight: Television ace plays new card

Prolific television writer/creator David E. Kelley has not had a hit since “Boston Legal.” Could “Monday Mornings” (9 p.m., TNT) change that?Based on a novel of the same name by CNN’s medical correspondent, Sanjay Gupta, “Mornings” allows Kelley to return to two of his strengths, ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 3

For Sunday, Feb. 3:Try to lighten up this year. You often are extremely serious, and you could make more of certain situations than exists. If you are single, be careful of a very intriguing and mysterious person you meet. If you are attached, the two of you will enhance your bond by taking off ...

Joyce Castle plans free performance Monday

Joyce Castle, mezzo-soprano and Kansas University professor of voice, will give a free performance Monday evening at KU.Castle’s recital, “Mostly Bernstein,” begins at 7:30 p.m. in Swarthout Recital Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. In addition to performing many of Bernstein’s songs, Castle ...

Readings planned Thursday, Friday at Raven

The Raven Book Store has readings and book signings planned on both Thursday and Friday nights this week. Both events begin at 7 p.m. at the store, 6 E. Seventh St.Thursday’s event features Jerry Dobson, author of “The Waters of Chaos: The Ancient Saga” and “The Waters of Chaos: The ...

Arts Center accepting entries for annual film festival

The Lawrence Arts Center is accepting submissions for the second annual Free State Film Festival, planned for April 26-28.Entries are being accepted through March 1 at freestatefilmfest.com.The weekend-long festival aims to create “dialogue between local and national artists and a broad ...

Multi-piano concerts to celebrate Kansas City culture

More than 525 musicians performing in duet teams on 16 grand pianos — that’s what’s in store for audiences Feb. 10, when the Kansas City Music Teachers Association presents its 20th annual Multi-Piano Concerts: “Kansas City, Here We Come!” Two different concerts are planned: one at 2 ...

Tune In Tonight: Commercials, football star in Super Bowl

CBS, a network that dominates in ratings and total viewership, has won the rights to broadcast Super Bowl XLVII (5:35 p.m. Sunday). Barring a sudden seismic shift in viewing habits, it will be the most watched television event of the year.Just why it will be remains a mystery. Having watched at ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 2

For Saturday, Feb. 2:This year you alternate between being efficient and displaying a non-present, dreamlike attitude. Others won’t know for sure which side of your personality they will encounter. If you are single, you could find meeting someone with your same versatility to be challenging, ...

Tune In Tonight: Clearing the decks for game day

The prospect of the big game on Sunday moves some of the weekend’s more eventful programming to Saturday night. Angela Bassett (“What’s Love Got to Do With It?”) stars in “Betty & Coretta” (7 p.m. Saturday, Lifetime), along with the movie’s co-producer Mary J. Blige. They ...

Horoscopes for Feb. 1

For Friday, Feb. 1:This year you have your share of admirers. You are capable of having a fun time with nearly anyone, but you really appreciate intellectual conversations and challenges. If you are single, you are likely to attract a more cultured type of personality. If you are attached, the ...

Horoscopes for Jan. 31

For Thursday, Jan. 31:This year you will want to detach, especially when you are triggered. You also will make more of an effort to look at the big picture. If you are single, you could become involved with someone very different and creative. If you are attached, develop a new hobby together, ...

Horoscopes for Jan. 30

For Wednesday, Jan. 30:This year you merge innovative thinking and efficiency. This powerful combination sometimes gets stunning reactions, but for the most part, it encourages creativity within your immediate circle. If you are single, romance will head your way. If you are attached, take up a ...