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WSU Men's Basketball Banquet

WSU Men's Basketball Celebration

Wichita State will hold its 2014 Men's Basketball Celebration, Thurs., April 24, at Charles Koch Arena, Director of Athletics Eric Sexton announced today.

The celebration will be open to the public and free of charge.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the program starts at 7:30 p.m. with the yearly awards program and comments from head coach Gregg Marshall, assistant coaches and selected players.

The Spirit Squad, Dance Team and Band will also be recognized. 


The Charles Koch Arena Shocker Locker souvenir shop and concession stands will be open, while the event will also include video highlights from the NCAA Tournament on the video board.

Wichita Jazz Festival

Wichita Jazz Festival

April 23rd-26th  |  For forty years, the Wichita Jazz Festival has been dedicated to fostering great jazz in Wichita and raising the next generation of Kansas jazz musicians. Our monthly concerts and annual festival bring in some of the greatest living names in the jazz world, and our education programs put young players in contact with professional musicians to continue America's musical tradition in our home town.  -  http://www.wichitajazzfestival.com/

Lite is Local community affairs program hosted by Gayla Crouse

LITE is Local - Hosted by Gayla Crouse

Tune in at 8am this Sunday morning on Lite is Local: My Guests this week are from Jr. League of Wichita. | https://www.jlwichita.org/

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April IS Diamond Month!

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KSHS Critter Camp

KS Humane Society's Critter Camp

June 2nd - August 1st  |  Critter Camp is a fun way for kids to learn about animals and have lots of fun at the same time!  Activities include games, tours, fun crafts, pet training, the bond shared between people and companion animals, the importance of veterinary care and ways to address the pet homelessness and overpopulation in our community. - http://www.kshumane.org/crittercamp.htm

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MUSIC NEWS

Paul McCartney coming to Kansas City

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 8:18pm

Paul McCartney’s "Out There" tour will swing into Kansas City this summer.

The former Beatle will perform July 16 at the Sprint Center. He was last in town in July 2010, his first appearance in Kansas City in 17 years. Here's a review of the 2010 show at Sprint Center.

Tickets go on sale Monday, April 28 online at SprintCenter.com, in person at Sprint Center Box Office or charge-by-phone at 888.929.7849. Prices in other cities have ranged from $28 to $250. Members of PaulMcCartney.com will have access to a presale.

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Alan Jackson at Hartman Arena, concerts at the Cotillion, blues crawl

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4:50pm

Country star Alan Jackson, the first singer ever to perform at Hartman Arena when it opened in March 2009, will return to headline a concert there on Thursday. Jackson, best known for hits such as “Little Bitty” and “Gone Country,” also is bringing opening act Jamie Lynn Spears, little sister of Britney. Tickets are $45, $60, $75 and $89.50 and are available by calling 1-800-745-3000, at the Hartman Arena Box Office or at www.ticketmaster.com. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.hartmanarena.com.

Busy week for concerts at the Cotillion

The Cotillion at 11120 W. Kellogg will be a busy place for live music in the coming week. Singer-songwriter Citizen Cope will put on a solo acoustic performance at 8 p.m. Friday. Then, on Wednesday, Alabama-bred hip-hop artist YelaWolf will headline a show that features opening acts Big Boyz and C-Major. And on Thursday, country singer Phil Vassar will perform a concert that was rescheduled from early February when bad weather caused him to cancel. All three shows start at 8 p.m., and doors open at 7 p.m. For tickets and details, visit www.thecotillion.com or call 316-722-4201.

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Hospitalized Miley Cyrus cancels Sprint Center show

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:52pm

Miley Cyrus canceled her Tuesday night Bangerz Tour concert at the Sprint Center after a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics put her in the hospital.

The Sprint Center announcement, about 2 1/2 hours before the show was to start, said doctors had placed the performer on medical rest. It said refunds will be available where tickets were purchased, but those bought online or by phone will be refunded automatically.

Despite lightning communication through social media, some fans showed up hoping to see a show. Among them was a group from Neosho, Mo.

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Miley Cyrus leaves Kansas City for undisclosed location, still hospitalized

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:52pm

Miley Cyrus has left the city.

One of her reps tells E! News that Miley, who was hospitalized last week in Kansas City just hours before her Sprint Center show, is no longer here but is still hospitalized at another secret location.

Miley had been in the hospital somewhere in Kansas City since April 15 after suffering a serious reaction to the antibiotic Cephalexin she took for a sinus infection.

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Tickets for Jackson Browne’s July show go on sale Friday

Monday, April 21, 2014 10:06am

Tickets to Jackson Browne’s July 21 performance at the Orpheum Theatre will go on sale Friday, the venue announced.

Tickets are $70.50 to $100.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. They are available at Select-A-Seat outlets, at 316-755-SEAT or at www.selectaseat.com. They also can be purchased in person at the Intrust Bank Arena box office, participating Dillons stores and Plant Employee Clubs.

Browne, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will perform at 7:30 p.m. July 21 at the Orpheum, 200 N. Broadway. The concert is part of a solo acoustic tour, during which he will play guitar and piano and perform songs from his entire body of work.

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