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May 2019

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Judith G. Levy | be/long/ing (and) a/part/ing

May 17 @ 5:00 pm - June 22 @ 9:00 pm

Judith G. Levy Artist Statement My work is about history, culture, and identity. I explore complexity, commonality, and contradiction in personal stories, historical narratives, and socio-cultural issues. I use my queer gaze to examine memory, authenticity, and desire, while I reconfigure and recreate in order to describe departures from traditional understandings and to create new meanings. I use text, found objects, and appropriated materials in an effort to create links between external and internal worlds. I tend to work in…

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2019 Busker Ball at the Lawrence Arts Center!

May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy all the fun and entertainment of the Lawrence Busker Festival all together in one room (complete with air conditioning!) Join us for some up-close and personal busker action. We'll start with an exclusive stage show and follow it up with an informal meet and greet where you can get to know talented street performers from all over the world. The line up for the show includes all the visiting Buskers so you can expect to see the biggest and…

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*NOT* FINAL FRIDAY Art Tougeau Street pARTy

May 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Friday night Art Tougeau pre-parade pARTy is a family fun-filled evening featuring live music by Heidi Gluck, art cars, food trucks and performance acts from the Lawrence Busker Festival! SCHEDULE: 5:00PM Martika Daniels - Sideshow Stuntwoman 6:00PM Sara Twister - Acrobatic Archery! 7:00PM Heidi Lynne Gluck 8:00PM Cate Great - Acrobatic Juggler 9:00PM Heidi Lynne Gluck 10:00PM Sara Twister - Acrobatic Archery! ~ RAIN OR SHINE! ~ In the event of rain, we will move inside to the Arts…

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Johanna Winters | ENDLNG

May 31 @ 5:00 pm - June 22 @ 9:00 pm

This exhibition is the culmination of Johanna Winter's time as the 2018-19 Printmaking Artist in Residence at the Lawrence Arts Center. {   An endling is the last known of a species.   } {   An ENDLNG is our protagonist resisting her fate to come undone.   } ENDLNG is a puppet-figure performance, installation, and sound piece that proposes a narrative in which female desire and agency demand to be witnessed. Our protagonist confronts her burdensome longing and disappointment through a merging of puppetry, gesture,…

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2018/19 stARTup exhibitions (May)

May 31 @ 5:00 pm - June 16 @ 9:00 pm

A professional development class for artists from grades 9 to 12, stARTup helps build student portfolios, websites, and writing skills, and provides guidance in pricing work and exhibition planning, culminating in a Final Friday solo show for participants. Ruby McLendon  |  Consciousness in Bloom Ruby has textural painting that jump off the wall at Z’s on Mass         Liam Hoey-Kummerow  |  The World is Too Small for Walls Paintings that mimic constructivist propoganda with social messaging at Gould Evans    …

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June 2019

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SYT Novice: Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday, June 8  |  10AM, 11:15AM, & 1PM Directed by Amanda Clark Music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman Book by Marcy Heisler at Studio 720, at 720 E 9th St #8 Banished by the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan, a human boy named Mowgli and his panther friend, Bagheera, are on the run in the deepest parts of the jungle. When Shere Khan returns, our heroes must rally their fellow animals into battle and restore peace throughout the jungle.

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AUDITIONS: 2019/20 Lawrence Ballet Theatre Company

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pre-register online today! Auditions are held each year for company members and apprentices. To be considered for LBT, applicants must attend a formal audition. Registration is available now online and in person 30 minutes prior to the audition. Company Members & Apprentices are required to: •  Be at least 11 years of age or older •  Take three ballet technique classes per week •  Take one additional dance technique class of any style per  week •  Attend all company weekly…

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Lawrence Dance Intensive: Summer Ballet 2019

June 10 @ 8:00 am - June 21 @ 5:00 pm

A collaboration between the Lawrence Arts Center and the University of Kansas Department of Theatre and Dance, this two-week ballet intensive provides dancers with world-class instruction by accomplished faculty, guest artists, and choreographers. Full Intensive students have the option of staying in dormitories on KU’s beautiful campus. Students must be between the ages of 12-21 years old and dancing at an Intermediate/Advanced level with at least two years of prior dance experience to apply. Click here for merit scholarship audition…

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INSIGHT Art Talk | Johanna Winters, 2018/19 Printmaking Artist in Residence

June 10 @ 7:00 pm

Johanna Winters hails from Minneapolis, MN where she served as the Education and Community Programs Manager at Highpoint Center for Printmaking. Johanna received her MFA from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and was the 2017-18 recipient of the University of Tennessee College of Arts and Sciences Thomas Fellowship. She has taught printmaking as an Associate Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and recently completed a residency at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław, Poland. Her work has…

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