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The Sleeping Beauty

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An unforgettable weekend of ballet for all ages, “The Sleeping Beauty” Be captivated as the malevolent fairy Carabosse bestows a curse upon Princess Aurora, only to have the curse altered by a selfless gift from the Lilac Fairy and the promise of true love’s kiss. SATURDAY, APRIL 15Once Upon a Ballet  “The Sleeping Beauty”1:30pOnce Upon a Ballet is the perfect...

Langston Hughes

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Attention Shawnee County History Buffs: The Shawnee County Historical Society presents a virtual program on Poet and author Langston Hughes and you are invited. Hughes spent a few years of his childhood in Topeka in the 1900s and attended Harrison School. Washburn professor and past Poet Laureate of Kansas, Eric McHenry, will profile Hughes’ life and contribution to society. The...

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...

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...

SUMMER BREWS TO TRY

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@TopekaBeer BLACK BUTTE PORTERfrom Deshutes Dark roasted but light bodied, this porter has a nice hop and malt structure. Three new Deschute releases hit stands this summer including Hazetron Imperial Hazy IPA, Squeezy Rider West Coast IPA and Black Butte N/A, a non-alcoholic version of Black Butte Porter that delivers delicious flavor and balanced drinkability. It’s so similar to the iconic...

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...

ART THAT MOVES (on four wheels)

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photo by Suki Blakley For the past 48 hours, artist Jenny Meyer-McCall has been creating a unique work of art on a neutral vinyl wrapped 2022 BMW i4. The art piece which can literally move, will be parked this weekend (June 4 + 5, 2022) for public display during the Mulvane Mulvane Art Fair. The painting of the car was a live event and staged in partnership with Aristocrat Motors Topeka. (from...

The Life of Tom Krebs

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Thomas A. (Tom) Krebs died on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, from cancer and its complications. He was 70 years old. Tom was born and raised in Wichita, KS, the son of John D. Krebs and Jeane Landry. He later moved to northeast Kansas, where he graduated from KU. Self-described hippies, Tom and several of his friends, including his older brother, Jack Krebs, and Jack’s wife, Jill Krebs, bought a...

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