Paintings of Wichita artist Jan Klassen showcased at Winfield’s Gallery 1001

Gallery 1001, located at 10th Avenue and Main Street in Winfield, is displaying paintings by Jan Klassen, of Wichita, through October. The gallery also will be host to a reception in honor of the artistic visions of Klassen from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 7. Stop by to meet the […]

Senate candidate Shimkus plans campaign event Oct. 1 in Wilson Park

Kansas Senate candidate Don Shimkus, of Oxford, will be at the Wilson Park rotunda this weekend for a “Fall Festival” campaign event. From 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 1, there will be food and activities for all ages, as well as live music. The event is free to the public. […]

Wilson Park to be new site of National Night Out kickoff party

National Night Out is just around the corner and the Arkansas City Police Department will be host to the annual kickoff party. National Night Out is an event celebrated in communities throughout the United States and on military bases all across the world. It is an event where neighbors show […]

Arkansas City native composing symphony based on works of Bolivian writer

Arkansas City native Kyle Kindred has come a long way from piano lessons at 4 years old. Twenty years after graduating from Arkansas City High School, Kindred has only one movement left to compose in his four-part symphony. “I am currently working on the third movement of a four-movement symphony […]

‘Zootopia’ a gold mine of comedy, airing Sept. 23 under rotunda

“Zootopia” is a gold mine of comedy for the whole family. The movie follows the story of Judy Hops, a bunny who has aspirations of being a police officer in the big city of Zootopia. In Zootopia, all mammals live together in harmony — there is no need for the […]

Roundup of Last Run Car Show weekend events offered

Here is a handy roundup of all the Last Run Car Show events taking place this weekend: Friday, Sept. 23 Registration and Setup Registration for the Last Run Car Show is from 2 to 8 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Agri-Business Building, 712 W. Washington Ave. Cost is $25 per […]

Last Run Car Show weekend chock-full of exciting events for drivers, ladies

With the first day of fall on Thursday and cooler weather, it is time for the Last Run Car Show weekend. AC Tumbleweeds will sponsor the 41st annual Last Run Car Show on Sept. 23-25. Car Show events will begin Friday at the Agri-Business Building at 712 W. Washington Ave. […]

Postmodern Jukebox taking thrilling big band, jazz covers international

I don’t generally throw music reviews into the mix of what you’ll find on the Nerds Unite blog, but this band has me geeking out a bit. Scott Bradlee has been creating covers of popular songs for his band, Postmodern Jukebox, for quite some time now. The group primarily has […]

Michael Sturd realizes dream of playing Intrust Bank Arena on Sept. 22

Arkansas City native Michael Sturd is following his dreams — right to the stage at Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita. Sturd, who graduated from Arkansas City High School in 2007, will perform with RaeLynn — and opening for country star Blake Shelton — on Sept. 22. RaeLynn is not the […]

Plenty of time to catch up on “Sherlock” while awaiting Season 4 premiere

Did you miss me? Season 4 of “Sherlock,” the British television series that has had a total of nine episodes in the past three seasons, isn’t set to air until next year. The show gives a modern portrayal of the cases of Sherlock Holmes. Of course, British television is different […]