Entertainment

Photographers collaborate on Traveling Dress Project gallery in Winfield

WINFIELD — Area photographers are showcasing portraits from a collaborative project at College Hill Coffee in Winfield. The public is invited to attend the gallery reveal from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 29. For the past six months, a single dress has traveled among 13 photographers in Cowley County. Each […]

Abdur-Razzaq, world-renowned flautist and lecturer, performs at Cowley

Renowned flautist Galen Abdur-Razzaq was the featured performer Sept. 20 inside Cowley College’s Robert Brown Theatre. He provided those in attendance with an understanding and appreciation of jazz, along with its historical significance. Abdur-Razzaq was accompanied by four other musicians who performed jazz sets between his lectures. A flutist from […]

Police department still seeking donations for National Night Out events

The Arkansas City Police Department is preparing for its upcoming National Night Out festivities. Many activities are planned for both the kickoff party on Oct. 2 and the neighborhood block parties on Oct. 3. However, funds are becoming an issue for ACPD, which has a small budget to make these […]

SEEDS program announces final exhibit and performances Sept. 23

The SEEDS artist mentoring program has announced that its visual and music artists will give their final performances and art exhibits Sept. 23, and the public is invited. At 12 p.m., music mentor Tim Durham and his mentee, Cody Griesel, will give a one-hour community performance, entitled “Acoustics Unplugged,” under the […]

Petpalooza to provide entertainment for dogs, owners Sept. 23 in Winfield

WINFIELD — Petpalooza, an annual event put on by the Cowley County Humane Society (CCHS), is set for Sept. 23. “Well-behaved and rabies-vaccinated dogs are welcome to bring their humans to Black Creek Park in Winfield … to celebrate the special bond between them,” said CCHS board member Alice Shaffer. […]

Star Trek: Discovery a surprise? Only if I can hold out for another week…

I have been avoiding “Star Trek: Discovery” updates like the plague. Mind you, my avoidance is not because they are creating a new “Star Trek” or that the potential for official canon to be corrupted is multiplied when a “prequel” is introduced. It has more to do with the fact […]

Music Monday: New Magic a breath of fresh rhythm, blues air to my ears

Sometimes you stumble across an album that speaks to you without really understanding why. It could be the lyrics, the melody or the musician’s voice. I’m not really a Top 40 kind of person. What new music I do listen to normally consists of the latest releases from my husband’s […]

Arkansas City native Chris Salcedo prepares for first MMA fight

An Arkansas City man is set to make his mixed martial arts (MMA) debut later this month. Rumble Between the Rivers, an MMA event in Arkansas City, will be Chris Salcedo’s entry into the sport. The 28-year-old has been preparing for the event since he signed up for the fight […]

Lineup, schedule of events announced for 42nd annual Last Run Car Show

The countdown to the 42nd annual Last Run Car Show is nearing its end. The car show is put each year on by the Ark City Tumbleweeds car club. “Ark City Tumbleweeds membership is made up of individuals from many different walks of life with a common interest in cars […]

Cowley’s Outdoor Market back for fourth time during Last Run Car Show

Arkansas City soon will be host to the fourth biannual Cowley’s Outdoor Market at Wilson Park, jointly hosted by 1025 The River and the Arkansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau. Kelly Dillner and Suvanah Perdue, event coordinators and client promotion representatives at 1025 The River, said they are excited about […]