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Crown Uptown’s ‘I Love a Piano’ quite loveable

You probably can already hum the tunes. You may even know all the words. But you’re still going to love “I Love a Piano,” Crown Uptown Theatre’s fresh and energetic take on more than 60 of Irving Berlin’s classic and beloved songs.

Jackson Browne to play Orpheum Theatre on July 21

Singer Jackson Browne will perform 7:30 p.m. July 21 at the Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway, the venue announced Tuesday.

Wichitan Kaleigh Glanton is eliminated on ‘The Voice’

Wichitan Kaleigh Glanton did not make it to the Top 20 to move on Monday night on "The Voice."

Strait wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards

George Strait won his second entertainer of the year — 25 years after he won his first — and Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban teamed up to earn top honors Sunday night at a jam-packed Academy of Country Music Awards that had a little something for everyone.

‘Game of Thrones’ pits readers against viewers

With the highly anticipated fourth season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” beginning Sunday night, the power dynamics have once again started to shift. Make no mistake, my ladies and lords, war is coming to Westeros.

Chorus of voices helps Wichita Symphony Orchestra close out Classics series

Four guest soloists, the Wichita Symphony Orchestra Chorus and the Friends University Singing Quakers joined the Wichita Symphony Orchestra for “Ode to Joy,” the last program of this season’s Classics series.

‘Gridiron’ annual spoof to open Thursday at Orpheum

Late-breaking Gridiron news: There may or may not be a musical number about a city whose name must not be mentioned when journalists take the stage to poke fun at newsmakers next week.

Sunday Arts calendar (April 6)

“In the Power of the Spirit,” drama, presented by the Guild Hall Players, 8 p.m. Sun., St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. Tickets $12 adults, $7 students. Call 316-683-5686.

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Tallgrass Film Association fundraiser includes beer cocktail competition

Tallgrass Film Association, the organization that annually produces the Tallgrass Film Festival, is holding a fundraiser.

Verily, another installment of ‘Star Wars’ a la the Bard cometh

“The Empire Striketh Back” by Ian Doescher (Quirk, 170 pages, $14.95)

‘Every Day Is for the Thief’ portrays Nigeria as malevolent yet oddly captivating

“Every Day Is for the Thief” by Teju Cole (Random House, 162 pages, $23)

Poet’s latest collection is born of ‘the stepchild hour’

“Caribou: Poems” by Charles Wright (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 96 pages, $23)

‘Tosca’ full of scandal and intrigue

Scandal didn’t originate on ABC, at least not as a signature story element. Long before Kerry Washington’s popular television show transfixed audiences with political intrigue, Giacomo Puccini was tapping into audiences’ desires to be sensationalized.

Country music’s George Strait brings the hits to sold-out Wichita crowd

Wichita will show up for country music legend George Strait anytime he wants to come to town.

Together again: Actors reunite for ‘Man of La Mancha’

After more than three decades of friendship that began in student productions at Wichita State University and continued through successful careers on Broadway, in London and Los Angeles, Ray Wills and Karla Burns are back home and together again.

George Strait to perform sold-out show at Intrust Bank Arena

George Strait’s Friday night concert at Intrust Bank Arena will mark his third stop in Wichita since 2010 – and it could be his last. The 61-year-old singer, known for hits such as “Amarillo By Morning” and “All My Ex’s Live in Texas,” has said his “The Cowboy Rides Away” tour will mark the last time he tours extensively. Tickets to the show sold out in 12 minutes when they went on sale in October. Singers Merle Haggard and Lee Ann Womack also are on the bill. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.intrustbankarena.com.

Of Montreal stretches the boundaries

You never know what Kevin Barnes is going to do.

No holds barred: Comic Ron White speaks his mind

Ron White doesn’t mince words on stage or during interviews. He has no problem naming comics who fail to amuse him: Dane Cook, Lisa Lampanelli and Dennis Miller are some of the popular stand-ups White rejects.

Blue October a little less blue

Justin Furstenfeld remembers how scared he was when he arrived in Nashville to get together with songwriter Chris Lindsey to write what became “Not Broken Anymore,” one of the many revealing songs on “Sway,” the latest album by his band, Blue October.

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