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'Newsies' star visits Maize High School

Trevor McChristian, a 2013 Maize High graduate, is playing the role of Jack Kelly in Music Theatre Wichita's "Newsies." On Thursday he visited his former choir teacher, Doris Prater, and talked to students about what it takes to be successful in theater.

Carrie Rengers

Behind the scenes at Music Theatre Wichita

From first rehearsals to final build and opening night, MTWichita employs 300 seasonal employees to make Broadway-scale musical entertainment possible right in the heart of downtown Wichita. (Courtesy of Music Theatre Wichita / Steven C. Smith / Digital Brand)

Arts & Culture

Young artists get a lesson in street art and spray paint

The Confluence Community Center on Commerce Street, along with Dandelion Collective and other community partners, held a mural making workshop for kids on Saturday. The participants learned different artistic techniques using spray paint and made murals that can be moved and displayed around the city. (Video by Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)

Religion

Greek iconographer comes to Kansas

Greek iconographer Theodoros Papadopoulos spent the week sharing his knowledge and talents through a workshop held at the Catholic Diocese of Wichita’s Spiritual Life Center. Those images are not decorations, he says. Rather, they are a way of “meeting with the divine.” (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)

Local

She shot award-winning photos around the world. Now, she's in Wichita

Kira Morris is an award-winning photographer whose work has been published in National Geographic, Washington Post, The Independent and many other publications. Her work is being shown right now at Aero Plains Brewing. She has her own company, Kira Morris Photography, teaches a photography course at Botanica and is the director of photography at Visual Fusion in the Delano neighborhood. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)

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'Newsies' star visits Maize High School

Trevor McChristian, a 2013 Maize High graduate, is playing the role of Jack Kelly in Music Theatre Wichita's "Newsies." On Thursday he visited his former choir teacher, Doris Prater, and talked to students about what it takes to be successful in theater.
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'Newsies' star visits Maize High School

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Behind the scenes at Music Theatre Wichita

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Tour reclusive Kansas artist's studio

Watch as an artist creates a dramatic new sign at The Pumphouse
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Watch as an artist creates a dramatic new sign at The Pumphouse

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