Wichita will soon be home to the world’s largest mural painted by a single artist. The mural is on the east side of the Beachner grain elevator on 21st Street. It’s visible west of I-135 as well as westbound K-96. Upon completion next week, the giant mural will mark the end of the Horizontes project in north Wichita. The nearly two-year long project has aimed to unite Wichita’s historically black and Latino neighborhoods. “We don’t want to break the Guinness World Record because we want to...
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The new Democratic majority in the U.S. House of Representatives has as a priority to strengthen our democracy. This includes campaign finance reform, an expansion of voting rights-- including automatic registration for voting-- and reform of legislative redistricting.
My Fellow Kansans: The latest episode
Well, fellow Kansans, it’s over. Democratic state Sen. Laura Kelly, running as the “fix-it” candidate on the premise that Kansas had gone off the rails, beat “full-throttle conservative” Kris Kobach in the race for governor. Her win signaled Kansans’ desire to, if not reverse the state’s turn to the right, at least turn down the political rhetoric and focus on the basics.
In 2006, Dweezil Zappa began touring as Zappa Plays Zappa, focusing on the music of his late father, Frank, who passed away in 1993. Across a variety of tours, the younger Zappa was joined by many alumni of his father's touring and recording groups, including Terry Bozzio, Steve Vai and Adrian Belew. The endeavor was successful enough that ZPZ became a top draw on concert circuits in and outside of North America.