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Living the Dream: Art, Poetry and Prose

On the heels of Topeka’s deadliest year in recent history, the 15th Annual Living the Dream Inc Student Art, Poetry and Essay competition is a reminder of the footsteps our community should be taking. Students in grades 1-12 were invited to compete in the 15th Annual Living the Dream Inc Student Art, Poetry and Essay competition; the top three finalist in each category (grade and media)...

Light + Shadow

Light & Shadow

Discover how light and the human eye work together to see the world, explore the many dynamics of light through hands-on activities, and examine how artists’ interpret light to communicate their unique perception of the world.

Drum Roll, Please

press release from ArtsConnect, November 15, 2023 Shining a spotlight on the arts in Topeka: Join ArtsConnect on December 6th at the Beacon as we celebrate and recognize the importance of the arts and artists in Topeka! Read the full press release here. ArtsConnect is so excited to announce the 2023 Arty Award Honorees and we hope that you will join us at the Beacon on December 6th to celebrate...

We’ve Fallen for The Burger Stand Fall Specials and so Will You

The Burger Stand is a Topeka hot spot serving gourmet burgers + hot dogs, funky sides and a full bar in an industrial-chic setting located in Brookwood Shopping Center, and their November specials are something to be thankful for. Gobble, Gobble. Our yearly favorite is back! The Burger Stand’s version of Thanksgiving dinner. It starts with a waffle made from stuffing, a seasoned turkey...

Coalition for A Better Topeka

Please join me on July 17 and SUPPORT COMMUNITY CHANGE FOR EVERYONE! The Coalition for a Better Topeka is a group of local business owners and activists banned together to address the unsheltered, homeless crisis affecting NOTO, District 2 and the city of Topeka at large. The Coalition is demanding accountability, transparency, communication and improvement in services. YOU ARE INVITED TO SHOW UP...

Topeka Habitat for Humanity to host inaugural Pride Build

Topeka Habitat has partnered with Braided Haven Inc. to host our inaugural Pride Build. Pride Build is a fun way for members and supporters of the LGBTQ+ community to come together to celebrate diversity, learn new skills, and make an important statement about the fundamental human right of a safe, decent, affordable place to live for everyone, while supporting a local community organization...

The Sleeping Beauty

An unforgettable weekend of ballet for all ages, “The Sleeping Beauty” Be captivated as the malevolent fairy Carabosse bestows a curse upon Princess Aurora, only to have the curse altered by a selfless gift from the Lilac Fairy and the promise of true love’s kiss. SATURDAY, APRIL 15Once Upon a Ballet  “The Sleeping Beauty”1:30pOnce Upon a Ballet is the perfect...

Spring Cocktails

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Nothing screams spring like colorful flowers and fresh blooms. Praising the petals, The BurgerStand Brookwood has released their spring cocktail menu (including one mocktail) that’s a bouquet of flavors. Skip over there today and try them out; let us know what you think. Post your pictures and reviews here at seveneightfive.com or on BStand’s FB. BurgerStand Spring 2023 Cocktail Menu...

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