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Aaron Hughes | Poetry Despite/Music Despite Eternal War Requiem

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

In 2019, following the 100th anniversary of the first Armistice Day and the end of World War One on November 11th, 1918, Aaron Hughes created a multi-media exhibit that explores our current state of endless war and historical antecedents. Aaron Hughes is an artist, curator, organizer, teacher, anti-war activist, and Iraq War veteran living in Chicago. He … [more]

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Tonja Torgerson | Succumb

The Cider Gallery 810 Pennsylvania Street, Lawrence

Reflections on vulnerability, death, and the impermanence of the body. Torgerson uses prints, cut paper, and collage to create a fallen Garden of Eden in which life-size figures grapple with the recognition of their mortality. These works provide an intimate pause in which to consider the frailty of the body; allowing us to dwell on … [more]

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Auditions: The Music Man, Concert Version

Lawrence Arts Center and Online 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

Calling Singers, Dancers & Actors Grades 4th and up + Adults IMPORTANT DATES In-Person Auditions: Sunday, July 11 | 2-5pm (in person auditions have passed, see virtual auditon details below) Virtual Auditions:  July 11 - August 4 Callbacks: Sunday, August 8 | 4-7:30pm Cast List Up: Friday, August 13 Rehearsals:  Sept 9- Oct 14 Performances: … [more]

One Week In Spring. Ruben Castillo

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

One Week in Spring explores memory, records, observation, and narratives around what author Kathleen Stewart calls “ordinary affects” through the production of a new suite of intaglio prints and drawings. The imagery will circulate around softness and domestic intimacy to produce a space addressing collective desire and connection. The goal of the Lawrence Art’s Center’s … [more]

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RED: A Contemporary Dance Film Virtual Screening

Lawrence Arts Center — Virtual Lawrence

This original contemporary dance film directed and choreographed by Tristian Griffin highlights the beauty and power of our community as it regains connections that were once lost. Enjoy this virtual premiere! https://vimeo.com/581235314/5f32529d99

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Celebrating 35 years of Linda Reimond

Lawrence Arts Center Street Stage 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

After 35+ wonderful years of instilling a love of learning in all those around her, Lawrence Arts Center founding Early Childhood Director, Linda Reimond is retiring. To celebrate Linda and the many gifts she has given throughout her illustrious years as a preeminent figure in early childhood education, we are inviting families to join us … [more]

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Guest Production: River City Rock Camp Concert

Lawrence Arts Center and Online 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

Available via livestream. Link will be provided on this page. Join us for River City Rock Camp’s Summer 2021 Rock Concert! Celebrating 13 years in Lawrence, River City Rock Camp is devoted to the educational and artistic development of musicians in Lawrence. As an immersive music education program, they give students a complete rock-n-roll experience. … [more]

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940LIVE at South Park: The Roseline

South Park 1198 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence

Join us for 940LIVE in the Park!  The Roseline (pronounced rose like the flower, line like a straight line) is a band from Lawrence. Six albums into their career, they have crafted a songbook that is at once familiar and singular. The Roseline has had the good fortune of landing sync placements in indie movies … [more]

Ghosts of Segregation | Photographs by Richard Frishman

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

All human landscape has cultural meaning. Because we rarely consider our constructions as evidence of our priorities, beliefs and desires, the testimony our landscape tells is perhaps more honest than anything we might intentionally present. Our built environment is society’s autobiography writ large. Ghosts of Segregation photographically explores the vestiges of America’s racism as seen … [more]

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