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New Black Owned Radio Station Brings the Culture to Top City

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New R&B, Hip-Hop, and Throwbacks Station Launches For Topeka, Lawrence Audiences  TOPEKA/LAWRENCE –  The new number one radio station for R&B, Hip-Hop, and Throwbacks in Topeka and Lawrence launched earlier this month by playing 1,969 Beats In A Row, broadcasting at 96.9 KQRB-FM and streaming worldwide at 969TheBeat.com. The new station is owned by Intrepid Companies LLC. Intrepid’s...

It takes a village: Concert for a Child

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Hear world-renown (and Topeka native) fingerstyle guitarist Andy McKee live in concert Friday, August 26 at Topeka Performing Arts Center. “Concert for a Child” is a benefit for Capper Foundation and this August marks the second year for the event. Building on last year, McKee will be joined with two other phenomenal musicians and funds will benefit Topeka Performing Arts Center, in...

Lunch with Anna p.s.

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A warm Wednesday afternoon on the Wheel Barrow patio. We talked a while before I could get my audio recorder to work on my phone. I said I was fine sitting outside but was definitely starting to sweat and she’s sitting across from me cool as a cucumber. As an avid cyclist Anna love to be outside. By avid cyclist, I mean she road 24 consecutive days until she got sick. Completing 700 of the little...

Underground

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IT’S BIGGER THAN MUSIC; IT’S RESTORATION Throughout the aggressively irritating pandemic, a lot of local businesses have unfortunately had to close shop. However, things have continued to be on the upswing for a certain artistic entrepreneur. Denton Kahler, 35, is the founder and CEO of Underground Instrument Repair, a company that can fix your or your child’s broken instrument in a...

Summertime Blues in Gage Park

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Topeka Blues Society is back for another season of FREE concerts in Gage Park. Join them on the third Wednesday of the month to hear some phenomenal blues musicians. Show time is 7p. Location is Gage Park Amphitheater. SCHEDULE: JUNE 15: The Josh Vowell BandJULY 20: Stranded in the CityAUGUST 17: Stone Cutters UnionSEPTEMBER 14: Mark & The Sharks NOTE ABOUT THE SHOW: Sponsored / presented by...

Top City Ramblers – Live

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Join seveneightfive tonight at the Second Saturday Concert Series presented by Downtown Topeka Inc. / Greater Topeka Partnership and The Celtic Fox. The concert is outdoors at 8th + Jackson. Libations and food served by Celtic Fox. Saturday, July 10 concert features Top City Ramblers. We thought it appropriate to dig into our archives and find this video interview conducted by Noah Neff in 2016...

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