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Nick Gadbois | The Way West

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

Nick Gadbois grew up around Minneapolis and became fascinated with prairie America and the west on family vacations. The wide open spaces and sense of adventure had a lasting effect on him. In 2015, Gadbois moved to Kansas City where he has exhibited in a number of art galleries. Hearing stories about the Flint Hills, … [more]

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Elena Masrour | We’re Not in Tehran Anymore

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

Elena Masrour’s work is inspired by the proliferation of religious propaganda over the last half-century in her home country, Iran, and the social changes following the Revolution. She represents a generation of Iranian people who aspire to be modern when religious leaders continue to weaponize the rules of God to maintain control. This body of … [more]

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INSIGHT Art Talk | Nick Gadbois

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

Join us for an INSIGHT Art Talk with artist, Nick Gadbois as he talks about his current exhibition, The Way West. A series of oil paintings that start in the MidWest and make their way west on Route 66. The son of a commercial illustrator, Nick Gadbois was introduced to surrealism and pop art as … [more]

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School of Dance Meet and Greet + Attire Swap

Lawrence Arts Center

Stop by the swap! Bring your loved-and-laundered dance attire (leos, shoes, jazz pants, etc) and swap for the next size, level, or a little newer! This event is donation-based and is facilitated by the School of Dance Staff, so please be aware that we cannot guarantee item availability. Gently used items must be dropped off … [more]

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Dance Shoppe Pop Up

Lawrence Arts Center

Looking to buy new dance attire items in Lawrence? Don’t miss Dance Shoppe of Kansas City‘s pop-up sale event. Meet with sales representatives from Dance Shoppe and get fit for your new dance attire, including new leotards, jazz pants, dance shoes, tights, and more! Health and Safety Guidelines will be enforced during the event. If … [more]

Virtual School of Dance Parent Info Meeting

Lawrence Arts Center — Virtual Lawrence, KS

Join us as we begin the fall semester. Hanan Misko, Dance Program Director, and Dance Program Coordinator, Claire Buss, will be presenting an orientation for the caregivers of new & returning dance students. Zoom meeting details will be posted to this page on the day of the event as well as sent via email to … [more]

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Auditions: The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet 2022

Lawrence Arts Center

Calling youth dancers and adults to audition for The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet!  1st Grade to Adults Based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story and set in Kansas during the Civil War, this ballet production tells how Drosselmeyer and Clara liberate the Nutcracker from the clutches of the Mouse King. This family production is for audiences … [more]

Coppelia

Lawrence Arts Center 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

Coppélia is the great comedic ballet of the nineteenth century. At a festival celebrating the arrival of the town’s new bell, all couples planning to marry will receive a handsome dowry. Swanilda and Franz will be one of those couples until Franz is entranced by a beautiful young girl sitting on the balcony of Dr. … [more]

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