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Announcing the 2018 Langston Hughes Creative Writing Award Winners!

Join us in congratulating the 2018 winners of the Langston Hughes Award for creative writing: poet Rachel Atakpa and fiction writer Kim Condon! Co-sponsored by the Raven Book Store and the Lawrence Arts Center, the Langston Hughes Creative Writing Awards honor the work of Hughes, who spent his childhood in Lawrence, Kansas. Each year, the award is given … Continued

Artist’s massive, first installation, ‘Time-shift Paradox,’ transports viewers at Lawrence Art Center to alternative universe | CJ Online

January 12, 2018 Justin Marable’s latest work of installation art is bigger than any project he has attempted before — so large, it fills all three exhibit spaces in the lower level of the Lawrence Arts Center. The interactive exhibition, “Time-shift Paradox,” is filled with whirring pieces, historical artifacts, giant time machines and an underlying message of our … Continued

What has become of the art for East Ninth Street?

January 7, 2018 The idea of bringing public artwork to East Ninth Street is not dead, but time is running out if the art is going to be incorporated into the city’s design to reconstruct the roadway. Read more …