Arts and Entertainment

Lawrence Arts Center welcomes new CEO after retirement of Susan Tate

Dozens of Lawrence Arts Center staffers, students and community members streamed in and out of the Arts Center’s main gallery Wednesday evening to send off departing CEO Susan Tate in style. But the event was just as much a welcoming party as it was a farewell. That evening, Joan Golden, ...

Photography exhibit aims to spark dialogue on sexual assault

At the University of Kansas, as at many college campuses across the country, it’s more common than not to see female students carrying a small container of Mace or clenching keys between their fingers, just in case of an attack, when walking by themselves at night. As director of KU’s ...

Theatre Lawrence to open 40th season with ‘A Chorus Line’

Judy Locy Wright is more than familiar with “A Chorus Line,” the Pulitzer- and Tony-winning musical slated to open Theatre Lawrence’s 40th season Friday evening.A longtime veteran of the theatre world, Wright knows personally the struggles of the young dancers striving for a spot on the ...

Lawrence Civic Choir seeking new members; registration starts Monday

The Lawrence Civic Choir is seeking new members for its upcoming fall season. Registration will take place at 7 p.m. Monday and Sept. 19 at Lawrence First Baptist Church, 1330 Kasold Drive. For its 42nd season, the choir is offering a special “new member” registration fee of $40 (cost for ...