Kenny Napier took about 4 hours to hang the 46-foot mural in Brandon Steven's new restaurant, 6S on Wednesday morning. The mural designed by local artists Josh Tripoli and Rebekah Lewis is made up of photos from around Wichita shot by Lisa Sparks. Sparks says she shot nearly 1,300 photos for the project. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle) (https://www.bensound.com)
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.
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)
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)
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)