Hear music from R&B and funk group the Bar-Kays. The band celebrates 50 years in the music industry. The Bar-Kays performed at the White House last year in a “Memphis Soul” concert. The group is also part of the 2014 Master's of Funk World Tour.
Web Extra: The Bar-Kays perform "Shine" on the set of Soul Train.
The Harlem Quartet - 8:00 p.m. on July 15 through 17 at Chamber Music at The Barn at Prairie Pines
This month is Wichita State University’s 50th birthday!
On July 1, 1964, the University of Wichita officially joined the state university system. It was not an easy journey.
The University of Wichita had been municipal university since the 1920s. By the 1960s, however, many in Wichita believed that the time had come for WU to join the state university system, serving the state, not just one city.
A recent report listed Wichita as having the highest percentage of abandoned homes in foreclosure among the nation’s largest metro areas. KMUWs Abigail Wilson has more…
Of the 301 properties in foreclosure in Wichita right now, nearly half stand vacant and abandoned.
A June report by real estate information company RealtyTrac says the properties, known as zombie foreclosures, are homes where the foreclosure process has been started, but never finished by the homeowner or the bank.
The Kansas gubernatorial race is in full swing—incumbent Sam Brownback took his campaign to a movie theater in east Wichita Monday afternoon. Joining him was former presidential hopeful and Republican senator from Pennsylvania, Rick Santorum. Greeting them were teachers protesting an education bill signed into law in April.
Wednesday, July 16: We’ll hear from Jackson Browne’s 1973 album For Everyman, a record featuring appearances from Bonnie Raitt, Elton John, Joni Mitchell and David Crosby. It also marks the first collaboration between Browne and multi-instrumentalist David Lindley. The two have collaborated off and on since 1973, including on the live album Love Is Strange, which we’ll also hear from.