Longtime Friends University Jazz Director Lisa Hittle is retiring, but not before she puts on one more installment of the Jazz Festival she founded, featuring a headlining concert by The Four Freshmen.
Final Friday is always a popular cultural event in Wichita. Now a host of artists and gallery owners want to switch the art gallery crawl to First Fridays, similar to what is done in Kansas City and elsewhere.
Bill Goffrier’s “Authenti-City” series of oil paintings depicting Wichita buildings, houses and other scenes is up at CityArts through March. Goffrier, formerly of The Embarrassment and Big Dipper, is becoming well-known for his art.
Lyle Lovett was set to perform with Kansas City Symphony on Sunday night, but they moved the show to the afternoon because of the Chiefs-Patriots AFC Championship Game. Other events were not able to reschedule.
Wichita philanthropist Colby Sandlian has established the Colby Sandlian — WAM Art Access Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation, which will ensure free admission days at the Wichita Art Museum will continue.
Five different groups will be putting on “The Nutcracker” in Wichita this year, and all of them are different from what we’ve seen before. Here’s a guide to help you choose which one to attend this Christmas.