Nino is a queer and nonbinary/transgender writer. A multidisciplinary artist, Nino has written fiction, essays, plays, screenplays, comics, radio features, and many rabble-rousing emails. They have also performed as a dancer, actor, and puppeteer. Their work has appeared or is forthcoming in Nightmare Magazine,,Cicada, Fireside Fiction, Liminal Stories, and […]

Nino Cipri, Writer

Wolfgang Carstens is a Poet, Host of Poets Underground, and Publisher at Epic Rites Press. He is: Crudely Mistaken For Life (2010), The Abyss Gazes Also (2013), Factory Reject (2014), Only The Dead (2015), Enjoy Oblivion (2015), Rented Mule (2015), Savage Love (2016), Trash and ash (2016), Bulletproof (2017), Raising […]

Wolfgang Carstens with Todd Cirillo, Poets & Publishers

Kimberly is an MFA graduate in Creative Writing from New England College, already holding an MA in English Language & Literature from Central Michigan University. A proud Michigan native, she has taught composition and creative writing courses for Central Michigan University and Alma College, and participated in local initiatives to […]

Kimberly Ann Priest, Poet

OLGA KERN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION WINNER Winner of the inaugural Olga Kern International Piano Competition, the Scriabin Prize, the Rome Prize, and numerous other internationally renowned competitions, Chen Guang combines his extraordinary technical capacity with a profound and mature musical sensibility and an exceptional onstage charisma. Concert associations of Europe, […]

Chen Guang, piano 10/22 @ Lied Center 2:00pm   Recently updated !

For ticketing information visit the Lied Center BANJO ROYALTY Sure, in the abstract, a banjo duo might seem like a musical concept beset by limitations. But when the banjo players cast in those roles are Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn—she with the earthy sophistication of a postmodern, old-time singer-songwriter, he […]

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn Oct 21 @ Lied Center ...   Recently updated !

THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE Dirty Dancing, the classic story on stage is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from […]

Dirty Dancing Oct 20 @ Lied Center 7:30pm

Scott was born in Detroit. He now lives in Pittsburgh, where he writes, makes music, and works for a used book store. His poems have appeared in numerous literary periodicals including: Third Coast, Lilliput Review, and Nerve Cowboy. He is the author of three books—Unattended Fire (Six Gallery Press, 2012), […]

Scott Silsbe

Deesha is a writer and editor based in Pittsburgh, PA. She is intrinsic to The Bridge Series started by Kristofer Collins and Jason Baldinger in January 2017. Deesha is the co-author of Co-Parenting 101: Helping Your Kids Thrive in Two Households After Divorce, written in collaboration with her ex-husband. […]

Deesha Philyaw

All The Way Live! USING HIP-HOP TO TUNE IN POSITIVE QUALITIES Anything can come to life with a beat, a rhythm and a rhyme. Watch as world-renowned artists Paige Hernandez and Baye Harrell use hip-hop elements to “remix” lessons on creativity, respect, understanding, cooperation, effort and self-care. All The Way […]

All The Way Live! The Lied Center, Oct 14th @ ...

Ticketing information Founded in 1946, the ever-evolving Juilliard String Quartet has become a living American legend. Widely known as the “quintessential American string quartet,” the Juilliard has been recognized for the boldness of its interpretation of the classics with an equal and parallel tradition of championing the new—a vibrant combination […]

Juilliard String Quartet; The Lied Center, October 5th @ 7:30pm

Media sponsor recognition for / Baldwin City Radio comes from the Lied Center, presenting The Underwater Bubble Show, a family event featuring the unexpected journey of Mr. B to the underwater world of Bubblelandia, October 8th, 3:00 p.m. Tickets are at Ticket information

The Underwater Bubble Show; The Lied Center October 8th, 3pm

Mugabi Augustine Ateenyi Olatokumbo Byenkya was born in Nigeria to Ugandan parents and has spent his life living across Africa, Asia and North America. Mugabi is a writer, poet and rapper who has honed his craft through writing workshops, poetry slams, cyphers and open mics across North America and East […]

Mugabi Byenkya, Poet, Writer & Rapper

Each month, Jennie joins Talk With ME host, Marcia Epstein, for real life conversation. Our 9/15 conversation included: Solitude, Community, Boundaries, Communication, & Kindness to Self & Others. Jennie is a Licensed Esthetician & hosts The Goddess Within (women’s circle in Lawrence, KS) Jennie also enjoys being onstage, including […]

The Transformational Jennie Washburn V.2017.09

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Rick is an artist, writer, poet, voice talent, storyteller, and spoken word performer. His work is whimsical at times, but often painfully real. His writing is best described as a li’l bit Steve Allen, Dr. Seuss, Benny Hill and Dory Previn. Topics may be silly (a wee bit “stand-up-y”) morality […]

Rick Stasi, Writer & Artist