Buster Keaton:
Celebrating 100 Years of Laughter
The 24th Buster Keaton Celebration

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September 29 - 30, 2017, in Iola, KS

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Film and enlightenment from the era of Buster Keaton and film comedy.

Last updated 1/28/2017

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A major Buster Keaton event at the Niles Essanay Film Museum.
Featuring four of our favorite Iola Keaton Celebration presenters:
Harry Keaton, Melissa Talmadge Co, Barbara Talmadge, and Martha Jett


This Celebration may be our last.

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Film comedian and director Buster Keaton was born in Piqua (Pick-way), Kansas, in 1895 while his parents were performing in a traveling medicine show. Each year Iola, KS, -- seven miles east of Piqua --, hosts a celebration in Keaton's honor.

All activities are held at the  Thomas H. Bowlus Fine Arts Center in Iola, Kansas.

Link to Carol Yoho's Keaton WebSite
(A great site--Includes Accomodations Information and Photos from the Past Celebrations)

All activities are held at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center in Iola, Kansas.


Online registration at   https://bowluscenterorg.presencehost.net/keaton/registration/

Donations are always welcome.

[Keith Goering] (goeringk@cox.net)