Kent Thomas Williams aims to capture human consciousness on canvas in his latest exhibit. While that may seem immeasurable to many, the artist, architect and original cofounder of the Fisch Haus Studios has been focused on illustrating the varied dimensions of collective thought for years. For the first time in nearly a decade, he will unveil a body of new work on Friday that will be on display throughout the weekend at the Wichita Center for the Arts. It’s an exhibit that will bend the mind and challenge assumptions.
DON’T MISS: “MANHATTAN” – This gripping and provocative new drama series is set in Los Alamos, N.M., against the backdrop of the clandestine mission to build the world’s first atomic bomb. John Benjamin Hickey (“The Big C”) shines as a self-destructive physics professor who is recruited to help lead the Manhattan Project and finds himself living in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate all aspects of everyday life. 8 p.m. Sunday, WGN America. See review on Page 5.
The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes.
Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89.
The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated "Sex Tape" failed to turn on moviegoers over a weekend where "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" maintained its rule.
Wichita native and Goddard graduate Cody Griffis is living his acting dream in California, where he was recently cast in a new-concept TV sitcom, “Bound by Ad.”
Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died at age 86.
There hasn’t been a “buzzier” movie this summer than “Snowpiercer,” a post-apocalyptic tale about survivors aboard a train who are all that is left of mankind after a failed climate-change experiment brings a new Ice Age and wipes out the planet.
It’s just like a night out with the girls – maybe a thousand of them.
“The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940” by Brown, Frederick (Alfred A. Knopf, 345 pages, $28.95)
For Music Theatre Wichita’s Wayne Bryan, the Wichita premiere this week of “Catch Me If You Can – The Musical” represents a nostalgic trip to the 1960s that he grew up in.
Now's the time to get moonstruck.
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“Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis” by Tim Townsend (William Morrow, 312 pages, $28.99)
It has been four years since Chubby Carrier brought his accordion-laced dance party of a live show to Wichita, and he’s feeling it.
Paul Haggis is not a subtle filmmaker.
Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a Broadway legend, has died. She was 89.
When Neil Simon rewrote his 1965 classic “The Odd Couple” about mismatched roommates for a female cast (Sally Struthers and Rita Moreno), he no doubt thought that the result would be the same. But that slob/neatnik battle doesn’t translate quite that easily.