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Humanities Happenings 7/8-7/14

Newton: Soulful Life of a Kansas Artist The Carriage Factory Art Gallery hosts the opening of “Vernon Rickman: Soulful Life of a Kansas Artist,” an exhibition exploring the life and work of Vernon Rickman, a Newton native who was staff artist … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 7/1-7/8

Celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s independence with humanities presentations and discussions about uniquely American topics ranging from Abraham Lincoln to the Harvey Girls. Abilene: Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln and Walt Disney Abraham Lincoln remains one of the most visibly recognizable … Read full article »

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KHC Awards Eight Grants

KHC recently awarded $51,014 in Humanities and Heritage grants to eight Kansas organizations. Local contributions to the projects are estimated at $238,011. Do Good Productions, Inc., Leawood ($9,900) “Archiver Podcast” The nine-episode “Archiver” podcast series takes listeners on a journey … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 6/21-6/23

Beat the heat and refresh your mind with humanities presentations across the state. Lansing, Great Bend, & Salina: Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Formed in 1920, the Kansas City Monarchs revolutionized baseball: not only were they charter members of the … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 6/10-6/16

Treat yourself to a humanities staycation this week with cultural events happening right here in Kansas. Kansas City: “Quindaro” Screening Founded in 1857 on the Missouri River, the town of Quindaro thrived for six years. The “Quindaro” documentary short film examines the history of … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 6/3-6/9

A week’s worth of humanities events to get your June off to a lively start! Concordia: Dressing for Success, Victorian Style Victorian women in the United States and Britain took upward of four hours to dress themselves per day, and … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 5/20-5/22

This almost-summer weekend features events covering classic summertime topics like baseball and soda fountains, plus cowboys and Thomas Hardy. Explore this weekend’s Humanities Happenings: Garden City: Far From the Madding Crowd Gabriel Oak watches Bathsheba, the impulsive young mistress of Weatherby Farm, … Read full article »

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Topeka Gives 2016

“There were quite a few in our group who lived in this time period and I was appreciative of the discussion leader for letting them share their own experiences. It was like a history lesson and a book discussion all in … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Darren Canady and Madison Wallace

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, the landmark supreme court case that desegregated public schools. Darren Canady and Madison Wallace compare their high school experiences … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Linda Jeffrey and Randolph Jeffrey

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Randolph Jeffrey interviews his sister Linda about her educational experience … Read full article »

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