January 30th Final Friday Events

Final Fridays are made possible by support from the City of Lawrence LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER (940 New Hampshire) www.lawrenceartscenter.org Lawrence Arts Center Final Friday events ...

Style Scout: Alicia Kelly

Describe your style: I would say it’s kind of like the “1970s meets the thrift store.”

Style Scout: Devin Shaffer

Fashion trends you hate: Neon colors are killing me.

January Final Friday preview: Sweet treats, graffiti influences and free massages

Final Fridays returns post-holidays with an eclectic mix of events. From love-centric art to ceramics to free massages, this Final Friday has something for everyone.

Off the Beaten Plate: Quinoa and sweet corn fritters at La Parrilla

Quinoa has a bit of a reputation as a health food, a favorite among hippie types and fitness buffs for its high levels of protein and fiber. It's gluten-free, and not really associated with heavy fried dishes.

KU music ensembles, symphony to perform shared concert at Lied Center

Kansas University's Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble I and Symphony Orchestra will share the stage Saturday for a special concert at the Lied Center of Kansas, 1600 Stewart Drive.

Author Jamie Quatro to give reading at The Raven

Author and former Lawrence resident Jamie Quatro will give a reading from her acclaimed book of short stories Thursday at the Raven, 6 E. Seventh St.

Arts Center to host annual Souper Bowl Saturday this weekend

More than 500 handmade ceramic bowls produced by area artists, community members and Lawrence Arts Center students will be up for sale at this weekend's Souper Bowl Saturday.

Library to give away copies of 'The Handmaid's Tale' during Final Friday

Lawrence Public Library will be handing out free copies of Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” at various locations downtown during Final Friday.

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Willow Domestic Violence Center wins $10,000 donation at Transformations Charity Gala

When Becca Burns, director of volunteer services at The Willow Domestic Violence Center, performed in Saturday's Transformations Charity Gala there wasn't a dry eye in the house, said Joan Schultz, The Willow's executive director.

Craft beer expo tickets go on sale Thursday

Mark your calendars, beer lovers: The Kansas Craft Brewers Exposition is returning to Lawrence on March 7, and will once again be held at Abe ...

Common threads: Exhibition charts textiles' social role in local history

Brittany Keegan is standing opposite a massive quilt that hangs from the wall of a sun-drenched room on the second floor of the Watkins Museum of History.

Kansas City Connection: Upgrades coming to downtown

With a new streetcar line currently being installed and dozens of new development projects in the works, the downtown development boom is already well underway.

Baker University Community Choir to launch new season

The Baker University Community Choir will begin rehearsals for its spring season Thursday.

Public invited to talk about issues at 'People's State of the Union'

Following President Obama’s State of the Union address last week, organizers with the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture will host events across the country through the end of the month that they’re collectively calling the “People’s State of the Union.”

KC Restaurant Week gems to eat up while you still can

As local foodies might already know, Kansas City Restaurant Week ends Sunday. This year's event features more than 150 KC-area restaurants, where customers can enjoy ...

The controversy over 'American Sniper,' and the uniquely American 'Whiplash'

It made me grin from ear to ear when I heard the news. J.K. Simmons, the longtime working character actor — who is most visible ...

Off the Beaten Plate: Halum cheese at Aladdin Cafe

We've never met a cheese we didn't like, and the Halum appetizer at Aladdin Cafe (our first experience with the variety) was no exception.

Style Scout: Kendra Davis

Fashion trends you love and hate: I really love boots as with leggings but I really hate leggings as pants! I don’t think they’re real pants.

Style Scout: Alicia Kelly

Describe your style: I would say it’s kind of like the “1970s meets the thrift store.”

Style Scout: Kendra Davis

Fashion trends you love and hate: I really love boots as with leggings but I really hate leggings as pants! I don’t think they’re real pants.

TEDxLawrence seeking speakers for March event

Innovative. Collaborative. Dynamic. Those words describe the ideas organizers hope to showcase at an upcoming TEDxLawrence conference, the city’s first, slated for March 23 at Liberty Hall. By Joanna Hlavacek

The 10 best films of 2014

This year's list features films about vampires, aliens and teenage punk rockers, plus the most disappointing films of 2014..

Lawrence Creates Makerspace Maker Meet-Up

Lawrence Creates Makerspace, 512 E. Ninth St.

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