It looked like the idea of expanding Medicaid in Kansas was dead for this legislative session. But now, expansion proponents say they see signs of hope for expanding the program, so it can provide health coverage to more low-income residents.
Joel T. Dugan will be conducting a portrait painting demonstration in connection with his exhibition at the Shafer Gallery "Harnessing Consciousness." The demo will be from 2pm to 4pm on March 6, and the artist's reception will be from 6pm to 8pm also at the Shafer Gallery.
Space is the place at our next Cinema a Go-Go, when the Retro Cocktail Hour presents a pair of swashbuckling sci-fi classics from the 1950s.
We'll be screening This Island Earth, an eye-popping space opera from 1955 with interplanetary warfare, flying saucers and bug-eyed monsters. Also on the bill, Forbidden Planet - inspired by Shakespeare's The Tempest and a major influence on many sci-fi films and TV shows to follow, including Star Trek.
Join us at Liberty Hall in downtown Lawrence, Friday, March 6. Doors open 6:30 p.m., first film at 7 p.m. Tickets at the door.