Arts & Entertainment

Historic Opera Houses of Kansas

Raised across the state as edifices of high culture (at least in name), opera houses are now being restored and revisited for community…

Arts & Entertainment

11 Epic Murals to Explore

Of all the two-dimensional art forms, perhaps none is as epic or accessible as the mural Mural artists and experts Lora Jost and Dave…

Arts & Entertainment

Working from a Past Heading to a Future

Photography by Jason Dailey (Mona Cliff) and Aaron Patton (Ric Dunwoody) Ric Dunwoody and Mona Cliff talk contemporary Native art and the…

Beauty in Paper, Blooms and Glass

From her home studio in Wichita, Tomiyo Tajiri creates stunning kimonos, origami art and accessories. Tajiri began studying her craft while…


History & Heritage

A Paper Moon Pilgrimage

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Photography by Jessi Jacobs Celebrate 50 years of this classic Hollywood film by following the heroes’ route across Kansas or stopping by any of the numerous locations and events commemorating the…

Arts & Entertainment

Test Your Lumberjack skills with Axe-Throwing

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Photography by David Mayes It’s a family outing, date-night fun, stress-reliever and more … even if you don’t always throw like a lumberjack. Axe-throwing is scoring big points across Kansas as a…

Reasons to Love Kansas

‘Part of the Legacy that Shapes Who We are’

  • 11 minutes

Photography by Carter Gaskins Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Willmott talks about his life in Kansas, his approach to cinema and his commitment to fighting racism In February 2019, Kevin Willmott…

Arts & Entertainment

Mid-Century Woodworking

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Zack Schaffer exudes midwestern modesty. He ranches by day, running several hundred head of cattle, and refers to his furniture shop as a passion for woodworking that “just kind of turned into a…

Arts & Entertainment

Street Art on Parade

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Several Kansas communities boast their own unique versions of cows on Parade, the public art exhibit featuring fiberglass sculptures of cows decorated by local artists and displayed in public…