TOPEKA — The longest continuously running jazz concert series in the nation — the Topeka Jazz Concert Series — will present the first concert of its 47th season on Sunday.
With thousands of students returning to campus, you have noticed the increased traffic and longer lines at the stores. But it also means more events to attend.
EMPORIA — A local group has been working for more than a decade to keep alive a hobby that is increasingly important for our very existence.
It wasn’t until she found herself nearly paralyzed, having lost most of the movement in her hands, that Myrna Filion discovered her love of painting.
I wondered, though, if audiences buy tickets to see Kristen Stewart’s blood spattered face, Jessie Eisenberg as a fighting machine who thinks he may be a robot, and a terrific supporting cast which includes Bill Pullman?
There’s much to like about this story. The history is sound — and fascinating — the politics are well explained and the characters are plausible. It’s a page-turner with plenty of action on several fronts. But the book suffers from a couple of drawbacks.
Betty is a library patron who is legally blind and has some hearing loss. She loves to read, has an active social life, walks in the park as often as she can and she loves her new iPhone and iPad.
“Gardening is the king of second chances,” writes Tara Austen Weaver. This short phrase expresses the overall theme of her memoir, “Orchard House: How a Neglected Garden Taught One Family to Grow.”
I predict that this fall may be a good one to do some planting of cool-season grasses like tall fescue and bluegrass. Labor Day is typically the start of fall lawn improvement. Planting and fertilizing is recommended.
Junction City Little Theater presents “Little Shop of Horrors” 7:30 p.m. through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
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