Art between friends: Lawrence artists collaborate despite 1,000-mile separation

Two Lawrence friends, Adam Smith and Adam Lott have collaborated on a Final Fridays show despite having more than a thousand miles between them. Continue reading

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Jurassic Garden at Powell Gardens

Powell Gardens

9:00am – 5:00am


Toddler Storytime

Lawrence Public Library

9:00am – 10:00am

Lawrence, KS Children

Toddler Storytime

Lawrence Public Library

10:00am – 11:00am

Lawrence, KS Children

Scrabble: Open Play

Lawrence Senior Center

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Lawrence, KS Activities

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

2712 Pebble Lane



The Shelter, Inc. Foster Parent Informational Mtg

The Shelter, Inc. 105 W 11th St (just off Mass. St.)

5:00pm – 6:00pm


Rural Grit Happy Hour

The Brick

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Kansas City, MO Music

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Country music star Brad Paisley to perform free outdoor concert at KU

Country music singer Brad Paisley will make a stop in Lawrence next month for a free outdoor concert on the University of Kansas campus.

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Country crooner Chuck Mead, hundreds of hot rods to descend upon South Park for annual car show

On most days, Steve Chronister keeps himself busy tending to patients’ dentures and crowns at his Topeka dentistry practice. After business hours, though, the “Smile Doctor,” as he’s advertised online, is more likely to tinker with an old car than an old tooth.

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Theatre Lawrence to open 40th season with 'A Chorus Line'

Judy Locy Wright is more than familiar with “A Chorus Line,” the Pulitzer- and Tony-winning musical slated to open Theatre Lawrence’s 40th season Friday evening.

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Organizer, vendors expecting good weather, attendance at Sunday's Fall Arts and Crafts Festival

Patrick and Kris Manning will be part of a Sunday “weekend warriors” invasion of South Park. The Lawrence couple will have on one of the more than 150 booths at the 37th annual Fall Arts and Crafts Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

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Lawrence jeweler and metalsmith gets national recognition

The chance of hearing a jeweler talk about the beauty of cement, coal or industrial latex within a conversation about engagement rings is just about as likely as hearing a construction foreman asking for more diamonds, gold or silver in the concrete mix. That being said, Lawrence jeweler and metalsmith Cate Richards, who was recently named to American Craft Week’s list of “30 Exceptional Craftspeople Under the Age of 30,” is garnering some attention for melding what many believe are seemingly incongruous materials into her own fine art.

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Behind the Lens: Exploring the subject

An abandoned piano is of little news value. But as a photographer, my eye was drawn to the neglected instrument.

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Peculiar reading

I first encountered Ransom Riggs’ "Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children" after I started working at Lawrence Public Library over three years ago. While shelving, ...

There’s no place like Lawrence

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