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  1. History trail promotes African-American heritage at Kansas sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Wichita Eagle

    A Kansas African-American History Trail has gained new momentum with a $134,470 grant awarded recently by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The trail will include a statewide partnership with 10 sites linking a trail to significant sites in Kansas important to the African-American legacy, according to Mark McCormick, director of the Kansas African American Museum. 5 comments

  2. Chihuly exhibit at the Wichita Art MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Wichita Eagle

    Renowned glass sculptor Dale Chihuly now has an exhibit titled, "Chihuly Drawings," at the Wichita Art Museum. The selection of pencil, charcoal and acrylic drawings reveals a less-well-known side of this internationally recognized maestro.

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  3. Another Kansas biologist leaves Wildlife and ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Wichita Eagle

    Key personnel continue to depart the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. Most recently Jessica Mounts, fisheries biologist for the Wichita area, announced she's leaving soon to become the executive director for the Kansas Alliance for Streams and Wetlands.

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  4. Watch commission meeting live, onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    A reminder that Thursday's Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission meeting, in Fort Scott, can be followed online . The agency provides audio and video of the meetings, and most times the quality is certainly good enough keep viewers informed.

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  5. Liz Koch reveals new name for the Wichita Center for the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wichita State graphic design student Summer Schlotterback spent the past two months painting a 16-by- 16-foot mural commissioned by Jeff Pritchard for the Wichita Sports Show. Schlotterback, also a member of the WSU tennis team, split her time over the past two months between school, tennis and painting.

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  6. 2016 Symphony in the Flint HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wichita State graphic design student Summer Schlotterback spent the past two months painting a 16-by- 16-foot mural commissioned by Jeff Pritchard for the Wichita Sports Show. Schlotterback, also a member of the WSU tennis team, split her time over the past two months between school, tennis and painting.

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  7. Modern art on the prairieRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Boston Museum of Fine Arts curator Karen Haas describes how one Gordon Parks photograph became the beginning of a search for other unpublished works of Parks' Fort Scott elementary school classmates. Wichita playwright Lisa Sillaway has penned a story about a troubled family in Mulvane whose dysfunctions come to surface when the three children come home to celebrate their parents' 50th wedding anniversary.

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  8. PHOTOS: Timber Hills Lake RanchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Gary Regan, and Maxine, fish during Monday's sunset at Timber Hills Lake Ranch. The ranch offers fishing in more than 20 ponds and lakes to guests who rent a cabin.

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  9. Lifting up Parksa work, legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    How lucky the 21st century is that Gordon Parks and his camera were eyewitness to so much of the civil rights era, capturing its ugliness but also its undeniable hope. And how fitting that Wichita continues to embrace and celebrate this gifted Fort Scott native, whose powerful photographs are on view at three local museums and the subject of a free symposium Friday and Saturday.

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  10. Picasso's new mirrors will freak you outRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Boston Museum of Fine Arts curator Karen Haas describes how one Gordon Parks photograph became the beginning of a search for other unpublished works of Parks' Fort Scott elementary school classmates. Wichita playwright Lisa Sillaway has penned a story about a troubled family in Mulvane whose dysfunctions come to surface when the three children come home to celebrate their parents' 50th wedding anniversary.

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  11. Wichita State's Ulrich Museum acquires 125 Gordon Parks photographsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The move not only makes WSU the destination place for anyone studying Parks, said WSU's Ted Ayres, but goes further to right a wrong that WSU and Wichita long ago inflicted on the man. Donors including Wichita philanthropists Paula and Barry Downing gave $250,000 to WSU to buy 125 photographs from the Gordon Parks Foundation.

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  12. 12 fun things to do in the Wichita area this weekendRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    This guitar, on display at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, is one of the earliest known electric guitars and was owned by Wichita musician Gage Brewer. Brewer used the guitar for a show on Oct. 31, 1932, regarded as the first time an electric guitar was used in a public performance.

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  13. 3 Wichita exhibits offer a deep divea into Gordon Parksa workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    "First Aid," taken at summer camp in Southfields, N.Y., in 1943, from the exhibit at the Kansas African American Museum. One of the photos Gordon Parks took on his return visit to his hometown of Fort Scott in 1950, on view at the Wichita Art Museum.

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  14. RedditRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    The traveling exhibit "Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World" opens at Exploration Place this weekend. The centerpiece of the exhibit is a 44-foot-long Gibson Flying V, which the Guinness Book of World Records has certified as the world's largest playable guitar.

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  15. Wichita Police Chief Gordon RamsayRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    A coalition of community organizations conducts the annual homeless count for the Sedgwick County area as part of the "Everybody Counts" Point-In-Time Homeless Count. Boston Museum of Fine Arts curator Karen Haas describes how one Gordon Parks photograph became the beginning of a search for other unpublished works of Parks' Fort Scott elementary school classmates.

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  16. Strange Mushrooms Sprout On Wichita TreesRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    A coalition of community organizations conducts the annual homeless count for the Sedgwick County area as part of the "Everybody Counts" Point-In-Time Homeless Count. Boston Museum of Fine Arts curator Karen Haas describes how one Gordon Parks photograph became the beginning of a search for other unpublished works of Parks' Fort Scott elementary school classmates.

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