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October 2018
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Blocktober Fest Street Party

October 20 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for live music and family fun, all to raise money for a great cause. Sample craft beers from O'Malley Beverage. All proceeds from beer sales will benefit the Lawrence Arts Center's Financial Aid Fund, ensuring access to art classes for all! Enter our raffle to win a free year of classes! Click here to buy your tickets today! Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys For the past twenty years, Chuck Mead has been at the forefront of what has…

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Reefer Madness: The Musical!

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - October 27 @ 7:00 pm

October 25  |  7pm October 26  |  7pm & 10pm October 27  |  2pm & 7pm  $15 Adults/$12 Senior/$10 Students Inspired by the 1936 film of the same name, Reefer Madness is a raucous musical comedy that takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the hysteria caused when clean-cut kids fall prey to marijuana. The story follows young Jimmy Harper’s tragic demise after one puff of marijuana sends him from a dope-hazed tumble from the five & dime soda shop to the vice-ridden gutter and…

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November 2018

Lawrence Ballet Theatre presents Madeline

November 3 @ 3:00 pm - November 4 @ 3:00 pm

November 3  |  3PM November 4  |  3PM $15 adult/$12 senior/$10 youth This classical ballet, inspired by the beloved children’s books by Ludwig Bemelmans, tells the story of young Madeline, her boarding school classmates, and their many adventures. With beautiful choreography by Cynthia Crews and Lawrence Ballet Theatre dancers, this performance is for children of all ages.

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Story Slam: Journey

November 9 @ 7:00 pm

Real stories, live & uncensored. Stories told live, MOTH–style, the second Friday of each month. Never the same story, or evening, twice. Adults, 18+ only. Live music & social hour starts at 7pm. Slam starts at 7:30pm. Cocktails throughout. The Second Friday of every month, September to May (except December).

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Rethink:  I Am a Veteran

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - November 11 @ 3:00 pm

Fri, Nov 9 | 7pm Sat, Nov 10 | 3pm & 7pm Sun, Nov 11 | 3pm $15 Adults/$12 Seniors/$10 Students & Veterans Rethink: I Am a Veteran is a performance and storytelling project centered on the lives of women veterans, their families, and friends. This project, which is designed and led by women artists, focuses on veterans who are women, sharing their first person experiences and delving into topics such as the challenges of toxic masculinity, abuse, military glass…

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*dwb* (driving while black)

November 17 @ 7:30 pm

$15 Adults/$12 Seniors/$10 Students World premiere production of a one-act operatic work for soprano, cello, and percussion performed by KU faculty members Roberta Gumbel, Hannah Collins, and Michael Compitello. Librettist/Soprano Roberta Gumbel writes, “Singers are storytellers, but rarely do we get the chance to help create the story we are telling.” In 2016, her African-American son turned 16. Her little boy would be *dwb* in a country where this has become a potentially lethal condition: driving while black. In a collaboration…

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December 2018

The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - December 16 @ 7:00 pm

December 7 |  7PM December 8 | 7PM December 9 | 3PM December 14 | 7PM December 15 | 2PM & 7PM December 16 | 3PM   $25 adult/$18 senior/$12 youth Experience the sensation and charm of the Lawrence Arts Center’s Nutcracker production. A winter family favorite, this ballet is based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story and set in Kansas during the civil war. Witness the magic and wonder of this story as Drosselmeyer and Clara defeat the Mouse King…

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January 2019
SUGGESTED DONATION FIVE BUCKS!

Story Slam: Kansas — Love It/Hate It

January 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Real stories, live & uncensored. Stories told live, MOTH–style, the second Friday of each month. Never the same story, or evening, twice. Adults, 18+ only. Live music & social hour starts at 7pm. Slam starts at 7:30pm. Cocktails throughout. The Second Friday of every month, September to May (except December).

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Theatre and Dance for the Very Young: Goodnight Moon

January 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

January 24 | 6pm January 25 | 6pm January. 26 | 11am, 2pm & 4pm January 27 | 3pm $15 Adult/$12 Senior/$10 Student Proceeds from this performance support the Preschool/Kindergarten Financial Aid Fund Margaret Wise Brown’s classic story Goodnight Moon has been loved and passed down through the generations for more than 60 years. The bunny in the blue and white striped PJs wants to delay going to bed for as long as possible, so he says goodnight to every object…

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