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Changemaker: Kristin Beal
When Kristin Beal decided to throw the strangest parade she could imagine, she didn’t fathom that it would be the start of a new future for her. Giant baked potatoes, belly dancers and musicians rambled up Douglas. Even less expected, it marked a shift…
by Sarah Jane Crespo
February 12, 2018 11:48 am
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New Works Debut
Local art gallery, and this year's Best of Wichita winner, Reuben Saunders Gallery is premiering a new work from Wichita based artist Christopher Gulick.
by Wichita Magazine Editorial Staff
January 1, 2018 12:00 am
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Music
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Pretend Freind
If you like catchy pop music, you need to make acquaintances with Pretend Friend. The band originated in high school playing acoustic shows and has segued into a viable force on the Wichita music scene. The name Pretend Friend came from a bit of a joke.…
by Wichita Magazine Editorial Staff
December 5, 2017 10:19 am
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For Your Viewing Pleasure
For 15 years now Wichitans have been encouraged to binge on one short week of independent films and shorts. The Tallgrass Film Festival is a movie lovers must do (or see). TFF describes the event as, “a celebration of movies.” Their team screens more than…
by Charley Cooper
October 1, 2017 12:02 pm
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Last Great Summer
I caught the band, Last Great Summer, just after their performance at the Derby BBQ Festival. They put on an hour and a half show attracting an assorted crowd from families with their little ones twirling on the lawn to the band’s music, to younger groups…
by Emily Sutcliffe
October 1, 2017 10:29 am
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Faux Reality
The year is 2007. The Hays brothers, Thom and James and their buddy, Garret Armstrong, are about 13 years old and decide to form a band. Faux Reality, they call it. Now, 10 years later, the guys are celebrating a decade as Faux Reality and they released…
by Emily Sutcliffe
September 1, 2017 4:30 pm
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Joseph Rincones
“I feel like beauty has a really easy way of interjecting itself,” says local artist Joseph Rincones. “A number of things allow beauty easy entry. Whether it’s food on a plate or a partner, there’s something easygoing about that ideal sense of beauty.”…
by Emily Sutcliffe
September 1, 2017 4:18 pm
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Janice Burdine Thacker
Artist, activist and educator, Janice shows the positive using the negative space What was your first exposure to art and when did you know it was what your really loved? My love of art began in elementary school. My mother was my first Art teacher. She…
by Charley Cooper
June 1, 2017 4:45 pm
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Tunes & Tallgrass: Rear Window
What’s the best way to spend a sultry summer evening in June? Try jazz music, great food, and a classic movie under the stars with Wichita Art Museum and Tallgrass Film Association’s Tunes & Tallgrass event on Friday, June 23. Guests are invited to bring…
by Sasha Kuchinski
June 1, 2017 4:35 pm