Art lovers, book lovers and fair lovers will be in love with next weekend, when the Wichita Art Museum will have its long-standing Art & Book Fair in a freshly expanded venue, and the Wichita Center for the Arts will throw its second-annual Spring Art Fair of student art.
The 19-foot-tall statue known as Liberty returned to the Soldiers and Sailors Civil War Monument on the south lawn of the Sedgwick County Historic Courthouse on April 27, 2016. The statue was taken down in November 2013 for restoration, and conservationists repaired stress fractures among other things. (video by Jaime Green / The Wichita Eagle)
The Wichita Grand Opera produced less-popular operas last season, such as Offenbach’s “The Grand Duchess” and Verdi’s “Don Carlo.” This year, though, its president and CEO Parvan Bakardiev said the opera is returning to more traditional works.