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Humanities Happenings, 10/23-10/25

National Arts and Humanities Month continues with a full lineup of humanities events. Humboldt: Party Like It’s 1885 The Wichita Bull Stockings take on the Olympics of Lincoln, Nebraska, in a vintage rules “base ball” game straight out of the … 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: 08/14-08/16

Perry, Wamego, Colby, and four other Kansas communities are ready to help you savor the final weeks of summer! Cottonwood Falls: Baseball and the Big Picture John Dreifort, professor of History at Wichita State University, explores baseball’s influences outside the field … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 06/26-06/28

Put on your game face and get ready for a Saturday jam-packed with KHC-supported events in Atchison, Clay Center, Blue Rapids, and more. Great Bend: Angels in the Outfield (1994) When a boy prays for a chance to have a family … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 06/19-06/21

Don’t miss the last weekend of the “Hometown Teams” Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition in Greensburg, and read on to find out about unique KHC-supported events in Cottonwood Falls, Lawrence, Lansing, and more.   Great Bend: Dixieland Jazz on the Lawn … Read full article »

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Preservation Workshops Rewarding Experience for All

In January, KHC awarded grants to thirteen organizations as part of Standing Together, a National Endowment for the Humanities initiative to promote understanding of the military experience and to support returning veterans. Each organization received a $300 grant to host public community … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 05/08-05/10

This Mother’s Day weekend, spend some quality time with your mothers and loved ones by attending one of the following Humanities Happenings events: Greensburg: Rebuilding Communities through Sports Experience the story of sports — the athletes, the coaches, and the … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 3/13-3/15

Warm up to weekend humanities events that will have you thinking, sharing, and cheering. Ellinwood: The Final Inning It’s your last chance to see the Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition at the Ellinwood School and … Read full article »

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KHC Awards Veterans’ Grants to 17 Organizations

KHC recently awarded $14,420 in The Things They Carried Home grants to seventeen organizations. Local contributions to the projects are estimated at $25,803. The grants support preservation projects and preservation workshops related to veterans and military service. The grants are … Read full article »

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