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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...

Switch in Time at TPAC

Switch in Time

A new local concert series begins April 7 featuring Switch in Time at Topeka Performing Arts Center. ABOUT THE BAND Band members are accomplished classic rock musicians who perform some of the great hits of the band Chicago, Santana, Phil Collins and many more. Switch in Time promises a full concert experience with lights and sound. “These masters of music are bringing their full jam to rock your...

Poetry Events – April 2023

April 1 @ 6pm Authentic Expressions with S.J Hazim presents Matt Spezia at Omni Circe, 1301 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, Kansas 66612 Free Admission April 2 @ 2pm Open Mic at Sunrise Project 1501 Learnard Ave. Ste. E, Lawrence, KS 66044 Free Admission April 2 @7pm The Speakeasy Presents Nettie Zan Powers and “The Baron” Jason Ryberg at Swordfish Tom’s 210 W. 19th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108 Free...

Langston Hughes

Attention Shawnee County History Buffs: The Shawnee County Historical Society presents a virtual program on Poet and author Langston Hughes and you are invited. Hughes spent a few years of his childhood in Topeka in the 1900s and attended Harrison School. Washburn professor and past Poet Laureate of Kansas, Eric McHenry, will profile Hughes’ life and contribution to society. The...


Join us at the 2022 Arts Awards Thursday, October 13 in NOTO. YOUR OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE 2022 ARTY AWARDS What to expect when you’re attending…. High-fives & enthusiastic applause. (And hugs. THE HUGS!)Gathering with your friends in beautiful Redbud Park on a perfect fall evening in the NOTO Arts & Entertainment District.Hook & Que food truck, serving...

It takes a village: Concert for a Child

Concert for a Child 2022

Hear world-renown (and Topeka native) fingerstyle guitarist Andy McKee live in concert Friday, August 26 at Topeka Performing Arts Center. “Concert for a Child” is a benefit for Capper Foundation and this August marks the second year for the event. Building on last year, McKee will be joined with two other phenomenal musicians and funds will benefit Topeka Performing Arts Center, in...

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