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Humanities Happenings: 10/16-10/18

  Did you know October is National Arts & Humanities Month? There’s never been a more perfect time to attend a weekend humanities event in Kansas! Junction City: Mythical Creatures Johnny Kaw shaped Kansas’ landscape with his oversized scythe. Lonesome … Read full article »

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Community and Coincidence: Researching Sports History in Linn County

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. When Linn County Partner Site Project Director Janet Reynolds, primary researcher Ruth Reynolds and other members of the community were considering what topics … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 10/09-10/11

From cornhusking in Oakley to a film festival in Overland Park, there are plenty of humanities events to keep you busy this weekend! North Newton: Title IX & College Athletics: Individual Journeys Allison McFarland, Professor of Business and Economics at … Read full article »

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Let There Be Light

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. Night games are so common in today’s sports that it’s hard to believe that, not even 100 years ago, the idea of watching … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 10/02-10/04

Show your hometown spirit for the sixth and final “Hometown Teams” host site and explore this weekend’s other other eight humanities events! Humboldt: “Hometown Teams” Exhibit Opening Experience the story of sports-the athletes, the coaches, and the fans who cheer … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 09/25-09/27

  Enjoy the first weekend of fall by attending one of these great humanities events! North Newton: Kansas City Monarchs Formed in 1920, the Kansas City Monarchs revolutionized baseball: not only were they charter members of the Negro National League … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 09/18-09/20

This has to be some kind of record! This weekend’s calendar is full of nearly a dozen humanities events! North Newton: “From Football to Futbol” The rise of the 2003 Garden City High School soccer team reflected demographic shifts in … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 09/11-09/13

Five Kansas communities, – La Cygne, Wichita, Overland Park, Dodge City, and Meade– are ready for you to attend their humanities events this weekend. Plus, don’t forget about all the Hometown Teams activities happening, including the Smithsonian exhibition in Perry … Read full article »

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Casting a Spell Over Sports Fans

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. In Kansas, the “Big 3” sports still reign supreme. But what if your taste in sports runs a little more…magical? If you live … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 09/04-09/06

Celebrate Labor Day weekend and back-to-school (or, beat the back-to-school blues) with this weekend’s Humanities Happenings! St. George: “Backyard Brawl” Watch Wamego High School take on Rock Creek High School in their annual rival football game, “The Backyard Brawl.” This … Read full article »

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