The Tallest Man on Earth, is coming to the Orpheum on Tue. Sept. 8, touring in support of his fourth album, “Dark Bird is Home.” The songs and sounds were “captured in various countries, studios, and barns, and they carry a weather-worn quality, some dirt and some grit.” This is the first time Kristian Matsson is touring with a band. For show times and tickets check out


Strike fear into
the heart of a kid

by merely mentioning the words “back to school.” But Wichita educators are working hard to bring wonder and excitement into the new academic year. Including “Mrs. Smoke” — Dyane Smokorowski, the Andover teacher who was awarded the Chasing Rainbows Award. And a group of teachers using meditation as a tool for self-care. However you handle back-to-school, do it By The Book — the book of SPLURGE! style — for straight “As” in every subject.

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