Weekend Guide: Point B Dance Carnival; Monarch Watch open house and fundraiser; Lawrence Potters' Guild Spring Sale; Kansas Food Truck Festival; Lawrence Community Orchestra's 'Russian Masters'

Spend some time with your mom this weekend. Our always-helpful Weekend Guide has a few ideas (all mothers enjoy gardening as a general rule, right?) to get the party started. Continue reading

Today's Events

Constitution Hall tours

Constitution Hall

9:00am – 5:00pm

Lecompton, KS Community

Lawrence Public Library Book Van

Clinton Place, 2125 Clinton Parkway

9:00am – 10:00am


Perspectives on the Monuments of Mount Oread: A Stop Day Walking Tour of Kansas University

Locations: See below.

9:00am – 5:00pm


Prairie Memories: The Art of Glenda Taylor

Mulvane Art Museum

10:00am – 4:00pm

Topeka, KS Art

Latino Nights Fridays with DJ Luiz

Cielito Lindo


Lawrence, KS Music

Fiesta Fridays

The 23rd Street Roadhouse

9:00pm – 2:00am

Lawrence, KS Music

Trivia Night

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar (Northside Strip)

9:00pm – 11:00pm

Lawrence, KS Activities

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KU Theatre explores hip-hop's racial, gender dynamics in 'Welcome to Arroyo's'

“Welcome to Arroyo’s,” which runs through Thursday at KU’s William Inge Memorial Theatre, is a thoroughly modern tale that deals in some pretty timeless themes — among them identity, loss and love. Penned by one-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Kristoffer Diaz, the urban coming-of-age tale follows a pair of siblings, Alejandro (Juan Gonzales) and Molly (Alejandra Villasante), in the aftermath of their mother’s death.

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Weekend Guide: April Final Friday; 'Welcome to Arroyo's'; Art in the Park; disc competition for dogs

Coming up this weekend: April's installment of Final Friday, a thoroughly modern coming-of-age tale from KU Theatre, Art in the Park and flying high with Fido at the Skyhoundz Disc Championship.

Datebook: Fried chicken dinner, pet comedy, other Lawrence event listings for April 29

Lawrence event listings for Friday, April 29, 2016.

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St. Patrick's Day Parade committee donates $40,000 to The Shelter Inc.

The Lawrence St. Patrick's Day Parade committee has donated $40,000 to The Shelter Inc., parade commissioners announced this week. The gift was presented during a ceremony Tuesday at The Shelter's Williams Facility in Lawrence.

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Lawrence resident, comedian to perform as 'Head Lady Dancer' in world's largest powwow

Tonia Hall still isn’t sure how she snagged the coveted role of Head Lady Dancer in this week’s 33rd annual Gathering of Nations, but she’s pretty sure positive thinking had something to do with it.

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Weekend Guide: Downtown Lawrence Olympic Shot Put; Cinema a Go Go; Earth Day Parade and Celebration; Day of Creativity; 'Doctor Who' tea party

Weekend Guide truly out-randoms itself in this week's installment. Among our eclectic mix of picks: KU's Day of Creativity, the annual Downtown Lawrence Olympic Shot Put, a creepy-crawly double feature at Liberty Hall, Earth Day festivities and a "Doctor Who" tea party.

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KPR's 'Retro Cocktail Hour' to celebrate 20th anniversary this weekend

Darrell Brogdon didn’t expect his hour-long, weekly celebration of “incredibly strange music” to remain on the airwaves when he started hosting Kansas Public Radio’s “Retro ...

Lawrence Public Library adds instant access to digital content

I tend to have very strong and vocal opinions about things I dislike. This can be frustrating for my loved ones AND extremely embarrassing for ...

Book's wild adventures grounded in the historical roots of Kansas

Lawrence author George Frazier celebrates the wilderness he finds in Kansas, lyrically linking the present with the past in his new book "The Last Wild ...

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