On Commerce Street, you can find a number of art galleries, but there is one that I would even hesitate to call a “gallery.” It’s really a restoration workshop with a space for art up front.
The garage-slash-art space seems an unlikely pairing, but every time I walk into Go Away Garage, I’m impressed by either the quality of craftsmanship in the art or the quality of the presentation. Last Final Friday, I was impressed by both.
Wichita is a city with people from many cultures and backgrounds. A jigsaw puzzle made up of colorful and interlocking pieces. But how much do we really know about the people that live here?
Mohan Kambampati was born in a suburb of Chennai (formerly Madras), Tamil Nadu, India. Here, he talks about meeting his wife, Lakshmi, moving his family to the United States in 1985, and becoming director of the Wichita Indochinese Center:
Its always bothered me how listening to music can be a very passive and linear experience. Lately I’ve been checking out some interactive music videos; these might help solve the problem. Interactive Music Videos are software-driven, using input from the listener to determine the course of the images.
The Kansas House Appropriations Committee will start hearings Monday on a budget bill to comply with a state Supreme Court ruling over education funding.
However, the bill will cover more than just school spending.
The budget bill before the committee includes other policy items like rewriting teacher licensure rules. Chairman Marc Rhoades, a Newton Republican, told committee members last week about the broad scope of the discussion.