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OffStage is a compilation of all the performing arts news for the Kansas City region, including Topeka, Lawrence, and Columbia. For our calendar of show and audition listings, magazine archives, and a whole lot more visit www.kcstage.com
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Lied Center kicks off single ticket sales for anniversary season | Lawrence.com

For everyone who isn’t buying Lied Center season tickets this year, tickets to individual shows go on sale this week. The Lied is kicking off its 20th anniversary season public ticket sales Monday morning with a radio celebration and special offers.
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Buran Theatre brings nightmares to Naismith Drive | Lawrence.com

Buran Theatre brings nightmares to Naismith Drive | Lawrence.com | OffStage | Scoop.it
The Buran Theatre Company is a traveling theater with a twist. Where a regular touring company casts a show, rehearses, and then takes it on the road, Buran starts from scratch at each location.
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Film screening revisits former Lawrence photographer's project, 'Revealed' | LJWorld.com

Film screening revisits former Lawrence photographer's project, 'Revealed' | LJWorld.com | OffStage | Scoop.it

In the seven years since its first subjects were photographed in Lawrence, Scott Indermaur’s “Revealed” project has developed a resume spanning multiple states and artistic media.

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Public reception planned to honor retiring dance director | LJWorld.com

Public reception planned to honor retiring dance director | LJWorld.com | OffStage | Scoop.it

A public reception is planned to honor Candi Baker, who has announced her retirement after 29 years as director of dance at the Lawrence Arts Center.

The reception is planned for 5 p.m. Saturday in the lobby of the Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

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Lawrence falls short in bid for national ArtPlace grant | LJWorld.com

Lawrence falls short in bid for national ArtPlace grant | LJWorld.com | OffStage | Scoop.it

Lawrence fell short in its bid to win a competitive national grant that would have been a major springboard for the city’s creative placemaking efforts, the Lawrence Arts Center learned Monday.

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lawrence.com: Curtain call for Theatre Lawrence

lawrence.com: Curtain call for Theatre Lawrence | OffStage | Scoop.it
Last month’s performance of “12 Angry Men” marked the final time the lights would go up on a production at Theatre Lawrence’s current location, 1501 New Hampshire St. “There’ve been a lot of great moments in this building,” Doveton says.
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Theatre Lawrence grand opening this weekend | LJWorld.com

The burgundy stage curtain inside the new Theatre Lawrence matches the building's sleek, modern exterior. Inside, countless windows provide a panoramic view of West Lawrence. Sunlight even streams into the organization's basement classrooms and dance studio.

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Volunteers help move Lawrence institution — Theatre Lawrence | LJWorld.com

The sweaty volunteers streamed by, one wearing a green cat head, another carrying a cymbal, another an old painting. It was moving day for Theatre Lawrence, one of many over the past three weekends as the local institution relocates more than three decades worth of props, costumes and equipment to its new home in West Lawrence.

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Performer deals with traumatic experience through art | LJWorld.com

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Samin Son felt the walls closing in. Having left art school in New Zealand, he was back in his native South Korea, performing the two years of military service required of the country's male citizens. Creativity was outlawed. Son was beaten down — physically, emotionally. He needed to express himself — bad.

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2013 Summer Arts Guide | LJWorld.com

2013 Summer Arts Guide | LJWorld.com | OffStage | Scoop.it

Winter is finally dead (we hope) and it’s time to shed some layers. As 100-degree temperatures approach, here’s a look at some notable upcoming summer entertainment in the area to help Lawrencians have fun in the sun or beat the heat inside.

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LJWorld: Music, dance and art fill museum for arts and culture festival

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The weather may have been dreary, but the inside of Spencer Museum of Art was lively with music, dance and art during the annual Spring Arts and Culture Festival on Saturday.

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