Hari Kondabolu, comedian and Netflix star, performed at the Lawrence Arts Center on Friday, Nov. 18th. He is known for his Netflix special called “Warn Your Relatives” and has a new Netflix show set to release Nov. 30 called “Chef Vs. Snack.”
Theatre & Performance
Courtney Barnett kicked off her "Here and There" touring festival in Kansas City, Missouri, on Monday with fellow musicians Lucy Dacus and Quinn Christopherson.
The Kansas Abortion fund held a showing of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" at Liberty Hall last Wednesday to raise awareness about women's rights. The performance comes in light of the Supreme Court's overturn of Roe v. Wade and the Kansas primary election on Aug 2, which has an amendment that could allow legislators to outlaw abortion.
The teenage years are not easy for anyone. Between first kisses, extracurriculars, and college decisions, adolescence is no walk in the park. But Flora Billen has more on her plate than the average high school endeavors: at just 15 years old, Billen, a sophomore at Lawrence's Veritas Christi…
Philadelphia band Low Cut Connie held a concert at the Bottleneck on Tuesday, and was accompanied by Minneapolis band Kiss the Tiger and Kanas City-area band The Black Mariah Theater.
Theater at KU is back in-person with a new season of shows. From Shakespeare to the Go-Go's, KU theater this fall has something for everyone.
A new haunted house in Lawrence draws on local lore of Stull, Kansas, less than 15 miles from KU campus, which is said to be a gateway to Hell.
After months of preparation, Crimson and Blues will compete this Saturday at its first a cappella competition of the year.
Ghosting Lawrence implemented new COVID-19 protocols and is performing tours until Nov. 1. CHALK writer Elizabeth Walters learns more about Haunted downtown Lawrence and meets ghosts from the city's history.
The KU theatre program will showcase performances put together by student groups at a virtual theatre festival on Oct. 23-25.
As live performances continue to be impacted by COVID-19 regulations, Hamburger Mary's found ways to maintain their drag performances in a safe and distant way.
Overall national attendance to any arts or culture event has dropped to 88 million less than the average. Local arts organizations in Lawrence are finding ways to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As live music struggles to adapt amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Save Our Stages Act lobbies for additional funding for independent live music venues.
For this week's "What to Read This Week," Kansan arts contributor Taylor Worden suggests novels that were either adapted into plays or center around theater arts.