27th Annual Sunflower Music Festival Washburn University’s White Concert Hall will feature a free concert series, the 27th annual Sunflower Music Festival, June 7th through 15th. Professional and student musicians from around the country will perform chamber and orchestral classical works, as well as a program of jazz music. Major pieces featured this year […]
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Read Stacy’s Chapter 8 online or learn more about the Community Novel Project Why did you want to participate in the Community Novel Project? Lissa seemed a little desperate, and I’ve never let anyone read my writing before, so it seemed like a safe way to start. What do you like about the premise and […]
I love watching birds and butterflies fluttering around in my flower beds and herb garden. There are lots of flowers and herbs that help attract birds and butterflies to our gardens. I have selected plants in my gardens to attract Hummingbirds, Cardinals, Meadowlarks, Bluebirds, Red Bellied Woodpeckers and Butterflies; of course I also have Sparrows, […]
Pick up a copy of The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd for the June 25, 2013 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion for young professionals at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn). Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been […]
Born into a world where women were not supposed to care anything about dragons, Lady Trent’s passion and fascination led her to many great discoveries about the creatures. Her life story begins with her secretly reading books on dragons and continues with finally finding a husband who would support her interest. Eventually she would defy convention…
SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 8, author Stacy Spilker races Ronni back to Topeka to confirm Julia’s personal safety at the Manor, but when Ronni meets someone from Julia’s past, she has more questions than answers.