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Area art enthusiasts have a rare opportunity to see some of the finest examples of contemporary printmaking in the nation here in Topeka. View the amazing prints in the Printed Image 4, a juried, biennial exhibit starting Nov. 16 at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery. Hand-pulled prints are beautiful, velvety and can express any idea. […]
Monday, November 12 marks the finale of a series commemorating our veterans, Kansans on the Front Lines. The program starts at 7pm and will be in Marvin Auditorium in the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. A Marine in Vietnam Presenter Tad Pritchett, a veteran and author, served 13 months in Vietnam, starting in 1968. […]
The Big Read is a big deal. It is an effort to encourage our community to be productive, civic-ly active and healthy. Good readers make that happen. Since 2003, your library has offered a community reading experience that helps combat the decline of civic, social, cultural and economic implications that occur when people spend less […]
Tap into a list of events for teens through the end of November. One highlight of the month you won’t want to miss is the Twilight Fan Party on Nov. 15.
If history is what you’re interested in, attend Loss and Victory along the Washita. George A. Custer led the 7th U.S. Cavalry on a surprise dawn attack against the Southern Cheyenne village of Chief Black Kettle in 1868 in Oklahoma. Randy Standingwater, who is half Cheyenne and works at Brown v. Board, speaks and shows […]
We know there are some thrill-seekers out there just dying for a good book about murder. Here are some killer recommended reads brought to you by our Facebook friends.
Kathy challenges Diana to read outside her comfort zone in this edition of All Booked Up. The woman talk about The Prophet, a thriller penned by Michael Koryta.
Thank you to the Community Resource Council for the 2012 Government Agency of Excellence award.The awards ceremony was held Monday, Oct. 22 at the Ramada. We are truly honored. We were up against Topeka Zoological Park, Topeka Public Schools Speed Networking Program and Topeka Code Enforcement. In recent years, USD 501 Topeka Public Schools and […]
Come to the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s 15th annual Silents in the Cathedral Friday, Oct. 26 at 7pm. This year we feature Blackmail (1929). An Alfred Hitchcock classic, Blackmail follows a beautiful blond whose act of self-defense turns into a case of murder investigated by her boyfriend, a Scotland Yard detective. The film is […]