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Splash! A Drive-In, Socially Distanced Performance

Welcome to Splash!, an outdoor, drive-in style performance for very young children and their families that explores the wacky world of water, soap, and bubbles!   How does water like to dance?  What sounds do bubbles make? Do cars like to take baths? We will explore these questions (and more!) in a performance directly inspired … [more]

Dayon Royster | phaschunəble nahn-cents: akt II

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

2019-2021 Printmaking Artist in Residence Dayon Royster’s pfashən-uhble naan-sints series uses phonetics to playfully focus on serious topics including accessibility, bias, context, information, research, rules and truth. This second installment touches on those same themes and adds moral superiority, the culpability of society at large, and the pros and cons of individuality. Royster’s prints feature … [more]

FREE

Hang12 presents Traffic Jam

Lawrence Arts Center

Traffic Jam  A Multi-media Art Experience When: Saturday, May 29th, 6-10pm (rain date, Saturday, June 5th) Where: In the alley, between 9th and 10th, New Hampshire and Rhode Island St Free to the public! Please make a reservation. Event Details: -Cardboard Sculptures: Inspired + Created by Juniper Tangpuz -Live Spraypainting: By Antonio Seekie -Local  2D Artwork … [more]

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Playing in the Park

Lawrence Arts Center 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

Due to potential inclement weather, we have moved this evening’s Kansas City Chamber Orchestra Concert indoors in the Lawrence Arts Center: 940 New Hampshire St. Lawrence, KS 66044. We will welcome you into the theatre beginning at 6:30pm and the concert will begin at 7:00pm as originally planned. In accordance with Douglas County Health Department … [more]

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AUDITION: Contemporary Dance Film

Calling intermediate and advanced dancers (equivalent to Arts Center Ballet V-VII/Modern II) in grades 6-12! We invite you to be part of an original contemporary dance film directed and choreographed by Tristian Griffin. This film will highlight the beauty and power of our community as it regains connections that were once lost. The film length … [more]

GUEST PRODUCTION Dance Hues Studio Showcases

Lawrence Arts Center 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

All tickets are Choose What You Pay - $5 minimum donation per showcase. Livestream access only available on June 5th during the live performance time! In-person experience is invite only.   Showcase 1 - 10:00am (approx. 40 min) BUY TICKETS Participating Students: Lilly Armstrong | Arielle Baird | Charlotte Bass | Cora Beard | Lily … [more]

INSIGHT Art Talk | Dayon Royster

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

Please join artist in residence, Dayon Royster for a gallery tour of his solo exhibition “phaschunəble nahn-cents: akt II (fashionable nonsense: act 2).  The exhibition is an incredible display of Dayon’s newest artwork. Dayon will share the ideas that shaped this new body of work and the fascinating process of lenticular printing. Dayon Royster received … [more]

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GUEST PRODUCTION: Point A presents Reverie

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence

Reverie is a collection of dances performed by the Contemporary Company/Ballet Ensemble of Point A School of Dance. Join us for a contemporary dance rendition of the Twelve Dancing Princesses, an excerpt from Le Corsaire as well as several other pieces that will depict art in motion. We know you will thoroughly enjoy an evening … [more]

$12

Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr.

South Park 1198 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence

Join us for our kick-off show of the season! A pop culture phenomenon comes to the musical stage! Based on the 1970s cartoon, this fast-paced musical teaches lessons with clever, catchy tunes. The story follows Tom, a nerve-wracked school teacher who is worried about his first day of teaching. Sunday, June 20 | 10am & … [more]