photo by Tyler Strunk Photography


Celebrate Regional Pop Culture Creatives 


atrons of pop culture will congregate this weekend at The Great Overland Comic Con, an all ages event which celebrates regional pop culture creatives. Special guests include:  Greg Peters: a character designer with 30 years of experience in the industry. He has worked with Hanna-Barbera, SEGA, Warner Brothers, and Walt Disney Animation. He has designed characters for notable shows like...

New Black Owned Radio Station Brings the Culture to Top City

969 The Beat

New R&B, Hip-Hop, and Throwbacks Station Launches For Topeka, Lawrence Audiences  TOPEKA/LAWRENCE –  The new number one radio station for R&B, Hip-Hop, and Throwbacks in Topeka and Lawrence launched earlier this month by playing 1,969 Beats In A Row, broadcasting at 96.9 KQRB-FM and streaming worldwide at 969TheBeat.com. The new station is owned by Intrepid Companies LLC. Intrepid’s...

Duke Mason at The Historic Vinewood

The Vinewood Park Historic

The Historic Vinewood, snug in the wooded valley just north of Lake Shawnee’s WPA-built dam, is opening its doors for Duke Mason and Cowboy, INC on Friday, February 11. Cowboy, INC includes members of the Grand Ottawa Opry band with a rockabilly / classic country sound to spur on your toe-tapping and boot-scootin’. Duke Mason, from Joplin, Mo., is known as an Elvis Presley tribute...

Top City Ramblers – Live

Top City Ramblers

Join seveneightfive tonight at the Second Saturday Concert Series presented by Downtown Topeka Inc. / Greater Topeka Partnership and The Celtic Fox. The concert is outdoors at 8th + Jackson. Libations and food served by Celtic Fox. Saturday, July 10 concert features Top City Ramblers. We thought it appropriate to dig into our archives and find this video interview conducted by Noah Neff in 2016...


Laugh Lines

JUNE 25 + 26 | TOPEKA CIVIC THEATRE Laugh Lines was the last production on Topeka Civic Theatre’s Mainstage before shuddering their doors due to covid. It was the only production on stage during (and that was to a very small and virtual audience). Perhaps it is no surprise then that Laugh Lines is the first production on TCT’s Mainstage when they reopen this spring. And dammit, we...

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