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Exhibition

►New exhibit at Watkins Museum of History features art by Lawrence high school students
Rochelle Valverde on March 25, 2016
lawrence.com

Performance

►Lawrence-born jazz pianist Addison Frei returns for hometown gig on heels of international honors
Joanna Hlavacek on March 24, 2016
lawrence.com

Education

►Pint-sized guerrilla artists make their mark on downtown Lawrence
Rochelle Valverde on March 16, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Performance

►Young dancers take a walk on the wild side this weekend in Lawrence Arts Center productions
Joanna Hlavacek on March 10, 2016
lawrence.com

Education

►Lawrence to host celebration of all things clay this week
Joanna Hlavacek on March 6, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Education

►Repurposed Airstream camper brings art and technology to Lawrence students
Rochelle Valverde on March 5, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Education

►Students learn how to create art using technology
Amina Smith on March 1, 2016
Channel 6 Lawrence

Performance

►’Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ to open at Lawrence Arts Center this weekend
Joanna Hlavacek on February 19, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Performance + Education

►Lawrence students leave the classroom for the courtroom in re-enactment of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’
Rochelle Valverde on February 10, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Free State Festival

►Maria Bamford, Jad Abumrad to headline Free State Festival 2016
Staff on February 9, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Education

►Lawrence Art Center’s preschool teaches kids creativity and independence
Samantha Sexton on February 4, 2016
University Daily Kansan

Special Events

►The stories behind the storytellers: Langston Hughes Award winners to be honored Monday
Joanna Hlavacek on January 31, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Performance + Education

►Second-graders attend musical performance at Lawrence Arts Center
Kara Protasio on January 28, 2016
Channel 6 Lawrence

East Ninth

►East Ninth Project committee discusses updates to design plan; parking a concern
Joanna Hlavacek on January 27, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Lawrence Arts Center

►Susan Tate to resign as Lawrence Arts Center CEO by end of 2016
Joanna Hlavacek on January 27, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Awards

►Winners of 2016 Langston Hughes writing awards announced
Staff on January 13, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Exhibition

►Acclaimed artist Kris Kuksi to make Lawrence Arts Center debut
Joanna Hlavacek on January 10, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Performance

►Ad Astra Theatre’s ‘Visions of Right,’ based on Westboro Baptist Church, to make Lawrence debut Friday
Joanna Hlavacek on January 8, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Lawrence Arts

►Future of Lawrence Arts, Part II: Local leaders weigh in
Joanna Hlavacek on January 3, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Education

►Lawrence Arts Center expands STEM learning
Rochelle Valverde on January 2, 2016
Lawrence Journal-World

Performance

►Topeka’s Ad Astra Theatre Ensemble to re-stage WBC-inspired play in Lawrence
Bill Blankenship on December 31, 2015
Topeka Capital-Journal

Exhibitions

►Catalog brings later work of Albert Bloch into public view
Christine Metz Howard on December 9, 2015
University of Kansas

Performance

►Only in Lawrence: The mad scientist who helped draw Lawrence’s artistic backbone
Conrad Swanson on November 30, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Free State Festival

►Lawrence Arts Center announces dates for 2016 Free State Festival
Nikki Wentling on November 2, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

East Ninth

►East Ninth Project committee discusses truck route, possible ‘recreational path’
Nikki Wentling on October 28, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►The Poe Show: Arts Center’s ‘Midnight Visit’ turns writer’s dark life and works into a rock opera
Joanna Hlavacek on October 28, 2015
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►Ric Averill brings Edgar Allan Poe back to life for Halloween
Nick Spacek on October 27, 2015
The Pitch

EXHIBITION

►Arts Center regifts Elizabeth Layton drawings to museums across state, country
Joanna Hlavacek on October 23, 2015
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

►Lawrence Arts Center exhibition provides insight into career of KU professor, modernist painter Albert Bloch
Joanna Hlavacek on October 4, 2015
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

►Lawrence Arts Center exhibit explores ‘Freak Power’ of 1970 Aspen sheriff election
Samantha Sexton on September 29, 2015
University Daily Kansan

Lawrence Arts Center

►Only in Lawrence: Ann Evans ‘lived and breathed the Lawrence Arts Center’
Conrad Swanson on September 28, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

►’Freak Power’ exhibit details Hunter S. Thompson’s 1970 run for sheriff
Joanna Hlavacek on September 27, 2015
lawrence.com

Lawrence Arts Center

►2015 Fall Arts Preview
Joanna Hlavacek on September 13, 2015
lawrence.com

Exhibition | Education

►Lawrence Arts Center’s Print Week returns this week with print fair, exhibits and more
Joanna Hlavacek on September 13, 2015
lawrence.com

Education

►Lawrence Arts Center kicks off Art of Rock program for local high school students
Amina Smith on September 10, 2015
Channel 6 News

Lawrence Arts Center

►Lawrence Arts Center planning 40th anniversary street party; permit awaits approval from city
Joanna Hlavacek on August 24, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Education

►Artists-in-residence bring ‘thoughtful, poetic’ approach to work
Joanna Hlavacek on August 23, 2015
lawrence.com

Performance

►’Cowboy Cabaret’ a country music variety show with a Lawrence twist
Joanna Hlavacek on August 20, 2015
lawrence.com

Performance

►Party Pix: Drakkar Sauna farewell concert at Lawrence Arts Center
Ailecia Ruscin on August 8, 2015
lawrence.com

Performance

►The Mountain Goats announce new tour, John Darnielle to perform solo at Lawrence Arts Center in September
Natalie Gallagher on August 7, 2015
The Pitch

Performance

►Drakkar Sauna decides to retire
Natalie Gallagher on August 4, 2015
The Pitch

East Ninth

►Getting to know you: An introduction to East Ninth Project’s commissioned artists
Joanna Hlavacek on August 5, 2015
lawrence.com

East Ninth

►Eight Artists Selected For East Ninth Street Project In Lawrence
Laura Spencer on August 4, 2015
KCUR 89.3FM

East Ninth

►East Ninth Project announces commissioned artists
Staff on August 4, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Performance

►Before Drakkar Sauna plays its farewell, a look back
Fally Afani on August 2, 2015
lawrence.com

East Ninth

►Finalists for East Ninth Project art, design work announced
Joanna Hlavacek on July 29, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Education

►Kids “travel” to Paris to explore and create at the Lawrence Art Center
Tabatha Mills on July 27, 2015
Channel 6 News

Exhibition

►Painter, Lawrence artist-in-residence explores Darwinism, happiness in new exhibition
Joanna Hlavacek on July 12, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Exhibition

►Mexican artist explores the pursuit of happiness in Lawrence Arts Center show
by Anne Kniggendorf on July 9, 2015
Kansas City Star

Education

►Intergalactic Jedi Academy at the Lawrence Arts Center
video by Nick Krug on July 9, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Free State Festival

►Editorial: Festival delivers
on July 9, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Free State Festival

►Free State Festival attendance nearly double that of last year; organizers looking forward to 2016
by Joanna Hlavacek on July 3, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Free State Festival

►Dennis Lehane talks blood and Boston at Free State Festival
photos by Rochelle Valverde on June 27, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Free State Festival

►Watch Matt Pryor and friends cover Elliott Smith at the Free State Festival
by Fally Afani on June 24, 2015
lawrence.com

Free State Festival

►George Clinton and P-Funk with The Phantastics
photos by Nick Krug on June 24, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Free State Festival

►George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic land in Lawrence for Free State Festival
by Conrad Swanson on June 24, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

East Ninth

►East Ninth Project’s advisory committee discusses proposed ‘associate artist’ program
by Joanna Hlavacek on June 24, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Free State Festival

►Tuesday sights and sounds from the Free State Festival
by Nick Gerik on June 24, 2015
lawrence.com

Free State Festival

►Have you found NuPenny yet? Unraveling the mystery of Lawrence’s newest art installation
by Joanna Hlavacek on June 23, 2015
lawrence.com

Free State Festival

►Jon Ronson: Twitter is ‘just coughing and feeling like crap’
by Conrad Swanson on June 23, 2015
lawrence.com

Education

►Arts Center announces 2015-2016 artists-in-residence
by Staff on June 21, 2015
lawrence.com

Exhibition

►Artist-in-residence exhibitions reflect humanity in own way
by Joanna Hlavacek on June 21, 2015
lawrence.com

Free State Festival

►Short films by local youths to debut at Free State Festival
by Joanna Hlavacek on June 21, 2015
lawrence.com

Free State Festival

►KU faculty star in ‘idea’ sessions at next week’s Free State Festival
by Sara Shepherd on June 20, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Free State Festival

►Lawrence’s Free State Fest has something for everyone
by Nick Spacek on June 16, 2015
The Pitch

East Ninth

►Community leaders take steps to advance the 9th Street Corridor project
by Amina Smith on June 15, 2015
Channel 6 News

Free State Festival

►2015 Free State Festival events run gamut of art and ideas
by Joanna Hlavacek on June 14, 2015
lawrence.com

Free State Festival

►Free State Fest concerts bring week-long party to downtown
by Fally Afani on June 14, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Free State Festival

►The films of the Free State Festival
by Eric Melin on June 14, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

East Ninth

►East Ninth project’s advisory committee approves work plan draft, pending amendments
by Conrad Swanson on June 3, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

EDUCATION

►Lawrence Arts Center’s Linda Reimond recognized with national innovation award
by Conrad Swanson on May 24, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Young dancers to take stage at Arts Center’s End of Year Showcases
by Joanna Hlavacek on May 21, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

EXIBITION

►Artist explores ‘gray area’ of human condition in Arts Center exhibit
by Joanna Hlavacek on May 9, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

EDUCATION

►Four Lawrence high school students honored for their artwork
by Staff on April 24, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITIONS

►Book explores dawn of modern art, Blue Rider group through work of Albert Bloch
by Christine Metz Howard on April 23, 2015
KU News Service

9th street corridor project

►Ninth Street Corridor project discusses new name, statement of values
by Conrad Swanson on April 22, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

9th street corridor project

►Ninth Street Corridor project discusses Lawrence history, gentrification
by Conrad Swanson on April 20, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITIONS

►Turning heads: Inside Out exhibition a portrait of the entire arts community
by Joanna Hlavacek on April 20, 2015
lawrence.com

Free State Festival

►George Clinton to perform at Lawrence festival
Stand-up comedian, author, film screenings also featured

by Staff on April 12, 2015
Topeka Capital-Journal

9th street corridor project

►Lawrence community continues to offer feedback on Ninth Street Corridor project
by Conrad Swanson on April 9, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

Free State Festival

►George Clinton, Dennis Lehane among Free State Festival headliners
by Staff on April 8, 2015
lawrence.com

9th street corridor project

►Lawrence community offers feedback on Ninth Street Corridor Project
by Conrad Swanson on April 8, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

9th street corridor project

►Ninth Street Corridor design team to meet with public this week
by Joanna Hlavacek on April 7, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE + EDUCATION

►Lawrence Arts Center welcomes young students to experience Peter and the Wolf
by Tabatha Mills on March 27, 2015
Channel 6 News

9th street corridor project

►Group asks what will make planned 9th Street Corridor project a success
by Conrad Swanson on March 23, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

EDUCATION

►Young guerilla artists leave their marks downtown
by Nick Krug on March 21, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITIONS

►Upcoming Benefit Art Auction expected to be a big draw
by Joanna Hlavacek on March 7, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Perfect pairing on piano
by Christopher Gage on January 20, 2015
KC Metropolis

COMMUNITY

►Future of Lawrence Arts: Local arts leaders weigh in
by Joanna Hlavacek on January 10, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

►Artist’s widow to share stories of husband’s ‘Magic Boxes’ at Arts Center talk
by Joanna Hlavacek on January 3, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►”A Kansas Nutcracker” tradition continues
by Sarah Young on December 17, 2014
KC Metropolis

PERFORMANCE

►Cast, along with beards, grow in latest incarnation of ‘A Kansas Nutcracker’
by Joanna Hlavacek on December 11, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Lawrence Arts Center wants community feedback
by Tabatha Mills on November 25, 2014
Channel 6 News

PERFORMANCE

►Remembering The Great War
by Sarah Young on November 19, 2014
KC Metropolis

9th street corridor project

►Lawrence City Commission To Consider Design Team For 9th Street Corridor Project
by Laura Spencer on November 18, 2014
KCUR 89.3FM

9th street corridor project

►Lawrence Residents Weigh In On Plans For East 9th Street
by Laura Spencer on November 14, 2014
KCUR 89.3FM

PERFORMANCE

►Access the intricacies of Brazilian music
by Christopher Gage on November 12, 2014
KC Metropolis

EDUCATION

►Students create art with a Rube Goldberg machine
by Mark Arehart on November 7, 2014
Channel 6 News

PERFORMANCE

►BWW Review: EDWARD GANT’S AMAZING FEATS OF LONELINESS Too Funny To Miss at the Lawrence Arts Center
by Steve Wilson on November 1, 2014
broadwayworld.com

EDUCATION

►Artist Dan Dakota’s De Soto house filled with objects that inspire him
by Alice Thorson on October 18, 2014
The Kansas City Star

EDUCATION

►Dig site identifies complete prehistoric Greek pottery workshop
by George Diepenbrock on October 17, 2014
The University of Kansas News Service

PERFORMANCE

►Arts Center hosting tribute to bizarre cult film ‘Phantom of the Paradise’
by Eric Melin on October 17, 2014
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►The Birth of the Cool: Obscure musical staged in Lawrence
by Robert Trussell on October 13, 2014
Kansas City Star

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Acts of Kindness: Volunteering at the Lawrence Arts Center is “just a great place to come alive”
by Tabatha Mills on October 12, 2014
Channel 6 News

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Jon Stewart courted by NBC’s ‘Meet the Press,’ sends ‘Daily Show’ crew to Lawrence
by Lisa Gutierrez on October 9, 2014
Kansas City Star

EXHIBITION

►Art exhibit hopes to spark conversation in Lawrence about Guantanamo Bay detainees
by 6News Staff on October 9, 2014
Channel 6 News

EDUCATION

►Ceramics Symposium to sculpt relationship between audience, ceramists
by Joanna Hlavacek on October 8, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

lawrence arts center

►‘Daily Show’ films segment at Lawrence Arts Center
by Joanna Hlavacek on October 8, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Director’s Cuts: Ric Averill On ‘The Nervous Set’
by Steve Walker on October 3, 2014
KCUR 89.3FM

PERFORMANCE

►Dancing to the beat: Arts Center to open ‘hipster’ musical ‘The Nervous Set’
by Joanna Hlavacek on October 1, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

►KU teacher’s natural, human encounters reflected in 35 years of sculpture
by Sara Shepherd on September 27, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE/EDUCATION

►Ric Averill: The Influence of Art on the Community
Q3 by Anne Brockhoff
Lawrence Business Magazine

EDUCATION

►Lawrence Arts Center’s science-art program receives $100,000 grant
Staff report on September 23, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

►Visting artist use Styrofoam cups to encourage conversations about war, peace, social justice, and artistic expression
by Tabatha Mills on September 12, 2014
Channel 6 News

EDUCATION

►Lawrence Art Center’s School of Dance thriving under new director
by Tabatha Mills on September 3, 2014
Channel 6 News

PERFORMANCE

►KU Alumna returns to perform an artistic collaboration at Lawrence Art Center
by Marissa Kaufmann on September 2, 2014
The University Daily Kansan

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Lawrence revs up a public art project
Editorial on September 1, 2014
The Kansas City Star

EDUCATION

►Lawrence Arts Center resident artists explore the human body in printmaking, ceramic figures
by Nadia Imafidon on August 31, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►American Fusion brings fine arts from Juilliard to the flatlands
by Lisa Jo Sagolla on August 30, 2014
The Kansas City Star

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Community asks to be involved in “Ninth Street Corridor Project” as first phases begin
by Tabatha Mills on August 25, 2014
Channel 6 News

EXHIBITION

►Sebelius’ paintings inspired by Facebook photos
by Jan Biles on August 23, 2014
Topeka Capital-Journal

EXHIBITION

►Pledging through paint: John Sebelius peers into college greek life
by Nadia Imafidon on August 17, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EDUCATION

►Enrollment open for fall Lawrence Arts Center Classes
by 6News Staff on August 14, 2014
Channel 6 News

EDUCATION

►Baldwin City girl returns home from training at famed New York City dance company
by 6News Staff on August 13, 2014
Baldwin City Signal

EDUCATION

►Arts Center ceramist, KU partner for excavation in Crete
by Nadia Imafidon on July 27, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Winter, dead at 70, starred recently in Lawrence
by Associated Press on July 17, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Hobbit takes center stage and creates a homecoming for director
6News Staff on July 16, 2014
Channel 6 News

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Free State Film Festival Winner Announced
by Ken Moreno July 14, 2014
Tiger Media Network, Fort Hays State University

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Rural Kansas film takes audience award at Free State Film Festival
July 11, 2014
Pratt Tribune

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►$500,000 begins artistic plan for Ninth Street reconstruction project
by Tabatha Mills on July 7, 2014
Channel 6 News

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►After successful event, organizers look toward next Free State Festival
by Sara Shepherd on July 1, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EDUCATION

►Lawrence Arts Center students practice riding the bus
June 30, 2014
Lawrence Transit (KU + City of Lawrence)

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Movie filmed in Lawrence is big winner at Free State Festival
by Joanna Hlavacek on June 29, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITIONS

►Ceramist makes a beeline in Arts Center exhibition
by Nadia Imafidon on June 29, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Stakeholders excited, wary about possibilities for $500,000 ArtPlace grant
by Sara Shepherd on June 28, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Free State Festival panel: Kansas is anything but ‘flyover country’
by Joanna Hlavacek on June 28, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Reader-submitted photos from the Free State Festival
on June 28, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Thousands flock to downtown Lawrence for Johnny Winter, beginning of Free State Festival
by Elliot Hughes on June 25, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Free State Festival kicks off Wednesday, takes over downtown
by Hank Cavagnaro on June 25, 2014
Channel 6 News

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Kliph Scurlock is Excited for Free State Festival!
Program director on June 25, 2014
KJHK 90.1 fm

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Organizers in Lawrence are putting the finishing details on the FreeState Festival
Staff report on June 25, 2014
KMBZ Kansas City

EXHIBITIONS

►Waggle Dance exhibit opens Friday at Arts Center
Staff Reports on June 25, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Lawrence Arts Center wins $500,000 grant for Ninth Street corridor project
by Sara Shepherd on June 25, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Free State Festival to feature University film student
by Amelia Arvesen on June 22, 2014
The University Daily Kansan

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►The films of the Free State Festival
by Eric Melin on June 22, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Arts and Ideas at the Free State Festival
by Nadia Imafidon on June 22, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Live music at the Free State Festival
by Nadia Imafidon on June 22, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Johnny Winter bringing his blues legacy to the Free State Festival
by Nadia Imafidon on June 22, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Free State Festival Slated for June 25-29
by Kaye McIntyre on June 20, 2014
Kansas Public Radio

EDUCATION

►Teacher helps disabled artist create works 25 years after tragic accident
by Nadia Imafidon on June 14, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►“Lysistrata Jones” and Author Kevin Kling
by Michael Hogge, Arts Magazine on June 9, 2014
KKFI 90.1 FM

EDUCATION

►Artists utilize steamroller in large-scale printmaking
by Joanna Hlavacek on May 30, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

►Convertible-turned-skatepark to be featured in Saturday’s Art Tougeau parade
by Joanna Hlavacek on May 28, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

►World-renowned artist Nina Katchadourian to speak at Lawrence Arts Center this Sunday
by Staff Reports on May 28, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

►Arts center officials hope charity auction a sign art’s for-profit potential in Lawrence
by  on May 27, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

FREE STATE FESTIVAL

►Marc Maron is coming to Lawrence in June as part of Free State Fest
by David Hudnall on May 21, 2014
The Pitch

EXHIBITION

►Printmaker fuses real world with virtual in Arts Center exhibit
by Nadia Imafidon on May 18, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

► Lawrence Arts Center preschool students show off works of art
by Sara Humm on April 17, 2014
Channel 6 News

PERFORMANCE

►John Cale revives unfamiliar material in Lawrence
by Bill Brownlee on April 16, 2014
KC Star

PERFORMANCE

►John Cale on the process of composition and creation, at the Lawrence Arts Center this Tuesday
by Nick Spacek on April 14, 2014
The Pitch

PERFORMANCE

►John Cale always reinventing himself
by Nadia Imafidon on April 13, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

► Lawrence Arts Center prepares for biggest fundraising event, live auction
by Tabatha Mills on March 23, 2014
Channel 6 News

EXHIBITION

►Exhibit features sketches by former painter made after Parkinson’s diagnosis
by Nadia Imafidon on March 23, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Ninth Street corridor proposal is finalist for national arts grant
by Sara Shepherd on March 11, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

►Arts Center annual benefit to auction highly valued Burroughs artwork
by Nadia Imafidon on March 8, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Puppeteer, Lawrence native returns for Arts Center’s ‘Pinocchio’
by John Phythyon on March 6, 2014
lawrence.com

EDUCATION

►Meet the Director of Dance at the Lawrence Arts Center
by Tabatha Mills on February 23, 2014
Channel 6 News

EDUCATION

►Lawrence Arts Center receives $100,000 grant
by Nadia Imafidon on February 21, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

►Director John Waters packs the house at Lawrence Arts Center
by Tabatha Mills on February 20, 2014
Channel 6 News

EXHIBITION

►Director John Waters coming to Lawrence to talk about William S. Burroughs
by Jon Niccum on February 17, 2014
The Kansas City Star

EXHIBITION

►John Waters to join Lawrence in celebrating William Burroughs’ 100th birthday
by Nadia Imafidon on February 16, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

►Last week, the Lawrence Arts Center opened a new exhibition of works by William Burroughs called Creative Observer…
by Randy Mason and Don “the Camera Guy” Mayberger on January 23, 2014
KCPT, The Local Show

EXHIBITION

►Lawrence art exhibit honors 100th birthday of William S. Burroughs
by Tabatha Mills on January 19, 2014
6News

EXHIBITION

►’Creative Observer’ showcases Burroughs’ art: Never-before-seen artworks by ‘Naked Lunch’ author to be displayed
by Jan Biles on January 18, 2014
Topeka Capital-Journal

EXHIBITION

►Writer, iconoclast, ‘creative observer’: Celebrating 100 years of William S. Burroughs
by Nadia Imafidon on January 12, 2014
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

► Lawrence Will Celebrate Beat Generation Icon William S. Burroughs At 100
By Laura Spencer on January 10, 2014
KCUR

EXHIBITION

► Burroughs Centennial Events In Kansas, NYC
by W. Winston Skinner on January 2, 2014
Times-Herald.com

EXHIBITION

► On the dark horizon: William S. Burroughs’ 100th birthday
by Steve Paul on December 30, 2013
Kansas City Star

PERFORMANCE

►Arts Center hopes it’s found perfect fit in second Steinway grand piano
by Sara Shepherd on December 19, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

► Tabor professor’s art featured in Lawrence Art Center
on December 19, 2013
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin

PERFORMANCE

►A Kansas take on a Christmas classic
by Lee Hartman on December 17, 2013
KCMetropolis.org

PERFORMANCE

►Review: “A Kansas Nutcracker” highlights Lawrence history, talent
by John Phythyon on December 16, 2013
lawrence.com

EDUCATION

►Dance shoe fund benefits young children at Lawrence Arts Center
by Nadia Imafidon on December 15, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Moving target: Arts Center’s ‘A Kansas Nutcracker’ keeps evolving
by John Phythyon on December 12, 2013
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►Event explores link between Quantrill’s Raid and ‘Nutcracker’ play set two years earlier
by Sara Shepherd on November 11, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Lawrence Arts Commission celebrates with 2013 Phoenix Award winners
by Elliot Hughes on NOVEMBER 3, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Lawrence Arts Center renders near-perfect “Sweeney Todd”
by John Phythyon on October 29, 2013
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►KMA awards Lawrence actors, historians for tweeting Quantrill’s raid
by Dylan Lysen on October 28, 2013
University Daily Kansan

PERFORMANCE

►Lawrence Arts Center’s ‘Sweeney Todd’ promises to be bloody good
by Callie Byrnes on October 25, 2013
University Daily Kansan

PERFORMANCE

►Lawrence Arts Center stages ‘Sweeney Todd’
by John Phythyon on October 25, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Lawrence Arts Center hosts Halloween Children’s Ballet and Costume Ball
Staff Reports on October 23, 2013
Lawrence-Journal World

EXHIBITION

► At 93, artist is still turning bronze into ‘gossamer’
by Sara Shepherd on October 21, 2013
lawrence.com

EDUCATION

►Lawrence Arts Center receives iconic Steinway & Sons grand piano
by Brooke Lennington on October 16, 2013
Channel 6 News

EDUCATION

►Pianist Anna Han plays new LAC Steinway
by Mike Yoder on October 16, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

► 2013 Phoenix Awards: Ceramist tells a story through figures, textures
by Sara Shepherd on October 6, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

► Lawrence Arts Center to feature sculptor Elden Tefft’s work
by Ashley Booker on October 2, 2013
The University Daily Kansas

PERFORMANCE

►Uptown quartet in downtown Lawrence
by Kristin Shafel Omiccioli on September 24, 2013
KCMetropolis.org

EXHIBITION

► Lawrence Print Week
by Danielle Peters on September 23, 2013
Printeresting

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Arts Center announces new dance director
by Staff Reports on September 22, 2013
lawrence.com

EDUCATION

►Lawrence Arts Center adds fine arts to educational programming
by the Associated Press on September 21, 2013
Topeka Capital-Journal

EDUCATION

►STEAM programs blend science and art education
by Peter Hancock on September 16, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

EDUCATION/EXHIBITION

►Inaugural Lawrence Print Week to celebrate art form with events, exhibits
by Sara Shephard on September 8, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Review: ‘Mother%$!#hood’ irreverent, sweet and fun
by John Phythyon on September 2, 2013
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►‘Mother%$!#hood’ back for comedic, musical look at moms
by John Phythyon on August 29, 2013
lawrence.com

EDUCATION

►New resident artists bring ‘quiet poetry’ in ceramics, social commentary in printmaking to Lawrence
by Sara Shephard on August 25, 2013
lawrence.com

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Arts Center signs big names to its first National Advisory Board
by Sara Shepherd on August 16, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►’Hairspray’ helps students tackle race, inclusion
by John Phythyon on July 24, 2013
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►Summer Youth Theater a hit with Lawrence kids
by Meagan Thomas on July 18, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►’Complete History Of Kansas’ Shrunk To Sixty Minutes At Lawrence Arts Center
by Steve Walker on July 18, 2013
kcur.org

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Arts Center wins national grant to take film festival beyond screens
by Sara Shepherd on July 17, 2013
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

► Please add your piece to the display, but don’t cross the line
by Sara Shepherd on July 7, 2013
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►Arts Center’s Behind the Story Series travels back in time to the ’60s
by Meagan Thomas on June 30, 2013
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►Summer Youth Theater’s production of ‘Macbeth’ not about the curse
by John Phythyon on June 12, 2013
lawrence.com

EDUCATION

►Summer camps keep kids active
by Meagan Thomas on June 17, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

► Odd ‘drawings of little note’ make public debut in offbeat gallery
by Sara Shepherd on June 16, 2013
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►Summer Youth Theater puts on ‘Pirates of Penzance’
by Elly Grimm on June 13, 2013
University Daily Kansan

PERFORMANCE

►’Pirates’ brings music, humor, but ‘no plot’ to Summer Youth Theater
by John Phythyon on June 12, 2013
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

► Artist bugs out
by Sara Shepherd on June 2, 2013
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

► New exhibit strings together artwork of more than 70 artists
by Margie Carr on May 30, 2013
lawrence.com

EDUCATION

►Game plan: Have fun
Photo by Nick Krug on May 11, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

EDUCATION

►New KU quarterback speaks to dance class students
May 10, 2013
Channel 6 News

EDUCATION

►Starting Point
by Katherine Dinsdale in the Summer, 2013 edition
Lawrence Magazine

PERFORMANCE

►The Not So Late Show: Richmond Arquette
by Brendan Costello on May 9, 2013
Channel 6 News

EXHIBITION

► KU student’s art project captures child’s imagination in precious metal
by Sara Shepherd on May 2, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Feature presentation
Free State Film Festival to showcase movies that get community talking

by Eric Melin on April 25, 2013
lawrence.com

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Lawrence Arts Center in race for creative placemaking grant
by Emily Donovan on April 18, 2013
University Daily Kansan

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Massive undertaking aims to transform Lawrence from artsy to ArtPlace
by Sara Shepherd on April 7, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►’Mother%$!#hood’ celebrates, lampoons women with children
by John Phythyon on April 4, 2013
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

► Auction delivers art to the people, funding to the Arts Center
by Sara Shepherd on March 22, 2013
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

► Lawrence Arts Center Benefit Art Auction: View selections of artwork that will be at the April 13, 2013, Lawrence Arts Center Benefit Art Auction.
Photos by Mike Yoder on March 15, 2013
ljworld.com

PERFORMANCE

►“Cirque de Legume” offers veggie good entertainment
by John Phythyon on February 28, 2013
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

► Art or just plain weirdness? Small gallery space aims to spark big discussion
By Sara Shepherd on February 17, 2013
lawrence.com

EDUCATION

►Life lessons:
Artist teaches incarcerated youths to help them get positive attention

By Margie Carr on February 16, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Paul Mesner Puppets’ ‘Rapunzel’ features fun, puns for children and adults
by John Phythyon on February 15, 2013
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►’Labyrinth’ draws on Greek mythology, puppets and actors to create adventure
by John Phythyon on February 8, 2013
lawrence.com

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Commission to propose designating downtown area a ‘cultural district’
by Sara Shepherd on February 4, 2013
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►In And Out Of The Labyrinth
by Laura Spencer on February 3, 2013
KCUR

PERFORMANCE

►Local Story Slam Open to Students
by Hannah Barling on February 6, 2013
University Daily Kansan

PERFORMANCE

►Classic Nutcracker takes local spin
by Mara McAllister on December 12, 2013
The Budget

PERFORMANCE

►Director infuses traditional ‘Nutcracker’ with Kansas history
by John Phythyon on December 6, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►”The Nutcracker” dress rehearsal
by John Young on December 5, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

EDUCATION

►Learning is in even when school’s out
By Sara Shepherd on December 3, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Lawrence Arts Center, Spencer Museum receive NEA grants
By Sara Shepherd on November 28, 2012
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

► Art exhibit keeps an eye on presidents’ speeches
By Meagan Thomas on November, 2012
lawrence.com

EDUCATION

►Lawrence Laundry: Style Rookies pursue their passion
By Ali Edwards on October 29, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Capitalism gets a look in the satiric ‘Threepenny Opera’
by Deborah Hirsch on October 23, 2012
The Pitch

PERFORMANCE

►Memorable performances mark Lawrence Arts Center’s ‘Threepenny Opera’
by Dean Bevan on October 23, 2012
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►The Threepenny Opera’ showcases Arts Center’s desire to expand reputation
by John Phythyon on October 18, 2012
lawrence.com

EDUCATION

Boys bust a move: Mixed-discipline class helps kids reap athletic benefits of dance
By Sara Shepherd on Sunday, October 1, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

EDUCATION

Meet the artists in residence
By Sara Shepherd on Sunday, September 23, 2012
lawrence.com

EDUCATION

Fading art form: Youths learn dying practice of darkroom photography
By Sara Shepherd on Sunday, July 22, 2012
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►In theatre, kids are welcome to act out
by Danielle Moccia on June 29, 2012
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►Summer Dance Theatre performs “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” at the Lawrence Arts Center
Photos by Richard Gwin on June 29, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Lawrence Arts Center’s School of Rock
By Mike Yoder on June 27, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Lawrence Arts Center wants to acquire Salvation Army property for new outdoor performance space
By Chad Lawhorn on June 13, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

► Not your typical twisted balloons: Artist creating giant installation
By Meagan Thomas on Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Visiting Artist Creates Balloon Installation
By Nick Krug on June 12, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Film festival will try to bridge gap between artists, audience
By Eric Melin on Saturday, May 5, 2012
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

► Ceramic Sculptor Ben Ahlvers Explains How He Balances a Full-time Job, a Studio Career, and Being a Father to Three Boys
by Ben Ahlvers on April 30, 2012
Ceramics Monthly

EDUCATION

►Kids will use public locations as canvas for colorful guerrilla art creations
By Christine Metz on March 21, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Like kids in a candy store: ‘Willy Wonka’ musical brings youthful energy to stage
By Alex Garrison on Thursday, March 29, 2012
lawrence.com

EDUCATION/EXHIBITION

►Arts center program gives artists chance to create, teach community
By Alex Garrison on Sunday, March 25, 2012
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

►Lawrence Arts Center auction funds exhibitions that bring community, artists together
By Emily Mulligan on Sunday, March 18, 2012
lawrence.com

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER

►Visiting Kansas, National Endowment for the Arts chairman says arts are a core government function
By Andy Hyland on March 15, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Local filmmakers branch out into one-act plays at Lawrence Arts Center
By Eric Melin on Thursday, February 2, 2012
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►Lawrence Arts Center to host new film festival in May
Staff Report on February 26, 2012
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

►’The Articulate Body’: Finding beauty in gestures
By Sarah Henning on Friday, January 20, 2012
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►Lawrence Arts Center’s new concert series brings varied acts, and an early bedtime
By Michael C. Auchard on January 19, 2012
lawrence.com

EDUCATION

►Slice of Life: Arts center dance program
director loves Lawrence diversity

By Eileen Roddy on November 14, 2011

EDUCATION

▶Talent shows: Lawrence Arts Center launches arts institute for young students
By Amanda Sims on August 8, 2011
Lawrence Journal-World

EDUCATION

►Lawrence Arts Center receives $16,000
grant to get preschoolers moving

By Karrey Britton on July 25, 2011
Lawrence Journal-World

EDUCATION

►Kids construct cardboard city at Lawrence Arts Center
by Amanda Sims on July 18, 2011
Lawrence Journal-World

EXHIBITION

►Business of Art
By Ann Frame Hertzog and Steven Hertzog for
Summer, 2011 edition
Lawrence Business Magazine

EDUCATION

►Lawrence Arts Center’s Linda Reimond
inspires current, former students after 25 years
as preschool director

Reimond is inaugural Larry Arts Award winner
By Trevan McGee on April 29, 2011
Lawrence Journal-World

EDUCATION

►First Bell: Lawrence Arts Center’s preschool
leader wins Governor’s Arts Award

By Mark Fagan on March 1, 2011
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►‘The Kansas Nutcracker’ comes to Lawrence
Arts Center

By Michael C. Auchard on December 9, 2011
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

►The Not So Late Show: Baron Wolman
Not So Late Show host Mike Anderson inter-
views legendary Rolling Stone photographer
Baron Wolman at the Lawrence Arts Center.
By 6News Staff on September 8, 2011

EXHIBITION

►On the cover of the Rolling Stone
By Ben Pfeiffer on Wednesday, August 17, 2011
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE/EDUCATION

▶Lawrence Art Center prepares ‘West Side Story’
By Margie Carron on Thursday, July 28, 2011
lawrence.com

EXHIBITION

►Lawrence Arts Center displays
cardboard creations

By 6News Staff on July 3, 2011

PERFORMANCE

►’Snow Queen’ set to delight audiences at
Lawrence Arts Center

By Emily Mulligan on Sunday, November 21, 2010
lawrence.com

PERFORMANCE

►10 Questions for Jeff Dearinger from A
Kansas Nutcracker

by By Mandolin Cafe on December 1, 2009

PERFORMANCE

►‘Nutcracker’ Christmas: Lawrence Arts
Center reimagines holiday dance classic

By Deepa Sampat on November 29, 2009
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Art center’s ‘A Kansas Nutcracker’ packs ‘A
flavor of the plains’

By Terry Rombeck on November 30, 2008
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Winter wonder part of family show
By Jessica Sain-Baird on November 25, 2007
Lawrence Journal-World

PERFORMANCE

►Arts center says let it ‘Snow’
By J-W Staff Reports on Friday, December 8, 2006
lawrence.com