Out & About hot tickets, March 20-26
Miguel "Mambo" DeLeon, who Topeka audiences have heard performing at the Fiesta Mexicana and the now defunct Coleman Hawkins Legacy Jazz Festival, brings his Latin beats Friday to Topeka for those wanting to do the salsa, rhumba and other dances from south of the border.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Retired Court of Appeals judge recognized as 2014 Woman of Distinction
Christel Marquardt, a retired judge who served on the Kansas Court of Appeals, will be recognized Tuesday as this year's Women of Distinction by a women's business group.
Report: School bonds would generate local revenue and jobs
Ross Elementary School is part of a combined campus that offers extra music programs.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Youth Symphony Performs At White Concert Hall
Three youth ensembles performed at Washburn University's White Concert Hall. The emsembles included the debut orchestra, youth philharmonic and youth orchestra.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Kansas Supreme Court's school finance ruling seen by many as win for both sides
That's how some Kansas political officials and observers see Friday's Kansas Supreme Court ruling on school funding, which took a limited and measured approach to school finance without direct orders to lawmakers to increase funding.
Requiem to be presented on Sunday
A special musical program for Lent will be featured this weekend at First United Methodist Church, 600 S.W. Topeka Blvd. Faure's Requiem will be presented in its entirety during the 8:15 and 11 a.m. worship services on Sunday, March 9. Lee Snook, Washburn University voice professor, will be the featured baritone soloist, and Skyler Dykes, winner of ... (more)
Fri Mar 07, 2014
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
UMass Law Professor Named to 50 Under 50 List by Lawyers of Color
University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth Professor Jeremiah Ho was named to Lawyers of Color's 50 Under 50 list, a comprehensive catalog of minority law professors making an impact in legal education.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Wichita legal scholarship fund awards $2.1 million in first decade
Claudette Glenn, director of The J.L. Weigand Jr. Notre Dame Legal Education Trust, kneels at Weigand's Wichita grave.
The Washington Evening Journal
Showers announces candidacy
Former assistant Washington County attorney Shawn Showers is seeking the Republican nomination for Washington County Attorney.
Linn County News
Linn County youth breathe life into history
Linn County was strongly represented at the District 2 Kansas History Day competition held Saturday, March 1, at the Fort Scott Community College.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Washburn University Held An Open House At Mabee Library
Washburn President, Dr. Jerry Farley was on hand to show off renovations to the library.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Wichita State woman is first Miss Greater Topeka
Seven young women vied for the title of Miss Greater Topeka on Saturday evening at the Colmery O'Neil Veteran's Administration Auditorium - the winner earning a bid to the Miss Kansas competition in June.
Topeka Festival Singers ask 'Friends' for help at concert
When the Topeka Festival Singers present their "TFS and Friends" concert Monday night, their musical pals will include Washburn University faculty members and select vocalists from nine Shawnee County high schools.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Kansas Silent Film Festival to salute Chaplin
The closing session of the 2014 Kansas Silent Film Festival in White Concert Hall on the campus of Washburn University will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Charlie Chaplin's The Tramp character with a showing during the 7:30 p.m. Saturday session of "MOdern Times," the last film featuring The Tramp.
Out & About hot tickets, Feb. 28-March 6
"Amelie," a 2001 romantic comedy from France, concludes the Finding Love in Film Series at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 S.W. 10th, where it will be screened at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Marvin Auditorium.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Washburn library holds open house
Members of the public are invited to an open house at Washburn University's Mabee Library from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4. Washburn President Jerry Farley will make brief remarks about recent renovations at Mabee Library and the Center for Student Success, the university said in a press release.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
16th Annual College Goal Sunday Kicked Off At WU
College Goal Sunday is a free one-day event held at Washburn University where students and parents could receive one-on-one assistance with filling out the free application for federal student aid.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Washburn's 'Keely & Du' should captivate audiences
In Washburn University Theatre's production of Jane Martin's "Keely & Du," Keely , right, a pregnant rape victim finds herself kidnapped, cuffed to a bed and left in the care Du , a nurse for a group that wants to hold her until it is too late for her to get an abortion.
Jazz players from middle school to pros featured at concerts
Chris Reynolds, director of bands at Highland Park High and Chase Middle schools, leads the Topeka Jazz Workshop Band's All-City Middle School Jazz Ensemble in a rehearsal of its portion of the 2014 Topeka Youth Jazz Awards Concert at 3 p.m. Saturday in White Concert Hall on the campus of Washburn University.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Teen virtuoso to solo with Topeka Symphony
Olathe East High School sophomore Emily Shehi, who won the Toeka Symphony Youth Talent Auditions, will solo on the violin on the first movement of Jean Sibelius' Concerto in D Minor as Kyle Wiley Pickett directs the symphony at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in White Concert Hall on the campus of Washburn University.