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Tristian Griffin Dance Company presents ALINEA

Lawrence Arts Center and Online 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

ALINEA is back by popular demand! Initially premiering at the Lawrence Arts Center in March 2021, ALINEA uncovers the origin of human thought in its purest state. Facing and overcoming barriers, the characters of ALINEA explore degrees of friction while testing the theory: What can be learned by returning to the beginning of an idea?  … [more]

$25

Story Slam | Inside Out

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS

*Livestream access is currently unavailable.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Our system is currently down. FREE | Encouraged Donation $10 Stories told live, MOTH–style, with a new theme each month. Never the same story, or evening, twice. Live music and social hour starting at 7 pm — slam starts at 7:30 pm. Adults, 18+ only … [more]

FREE

Readings and Performances with Tai Amri Spann-Ryan and Barry “Washboard” Barnes from B.L.A.C.K. Lawrence

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

Renowned local artists Tai Amri Spann-Ryan and Barry Washboard Barnes will join together to present readings and performances at the Lawrence Arts Center in conjunction with the ongoing Ghosts of Segregation exhibition of photos exploring the lingering presence of segregation, slavery and institutional racism hidden in everyday American architecture. Spann-Ryan, 2016 Langston Hughes Poetry Award … [more]

FREE

The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet

Lawrence Arts Center and Online 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

It’s back! Experience the sensation and charm of the Lawrence Arts Center’s original production. A winter family favorite, this ballet is based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story and set in Kansas during the civil war.  Witness the magic and wonder of this story as Drosselmeyer and Clara defeat the Mouse King and liberate the Nutcracker … [more]

$30

GUEST PRODUCTION: The Holiday Show, Concert Experience

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS

This concert, headlined by Ernesto Hodison Jr., is the second and final installment of The Holiday Show, a collaborative multimedia experience of live music and art put on by fifteen Lawrence and Kansas City area performers and creators.

$17

Lawrence Love Letters Story Circle

Lawrence Arts Center

Are you aged 65+ and have a story about love? You are invited to a Story Circle. Come to listen, share your story, and connect with others.  We are asking the following questions, “What does love look like? What does love sound like? What does love smell like? What does love feel like? What does … [more]

FREE

AUDITION: The Sleeping Beauty

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS

Spring Ballet Audition! Calling all dancers grades 1-12! For those longing to perform again, don’t miss this opportunity to dance with Paige Comparato! We’ll dance to the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky in this classic story ballet.  Help us tell the story of the delightful Princess Aurora, the evil Carabosse, the caring Lilac fairy and many … [more]

Story Slam | We’re Not in Kansas Anymore

*Livestream access is currently unavailable.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Our system is currently down. Real stories, live and uncensored. Stories told live, MOTH–style, with a new theme each month. Never the same story (or evening!) twice.  $10 Suggested Donation Adults, 18+ only. Live Music by Kat King Kat King's career started as far back … [more]

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]