'It Follows' a different kind of teenage horror flick

There’s a lot of dread associated with sex when you’re a teenager. Your body is changing, you’re experiencing urges for the first time, there’s and ...

Recapping the best SXSW moments from Lawrence bands

SXSW tends to be a rite of passage for local bands, and this year's event was no different. There weren't a lot of official showcases ...

Weekend Picks: Final Friday, Paper Buffalo EP release show; YART Sale; Kansas City Bear Fighters; Comedy Freakout; more Marx Madness

With KU making a(nother) frustrating pre-Sweet Sixteen exit from the NCAA tournament, you should have some extra free time on your hands this weekend, so ...

Off the Beaten Plate - Polenta Fries at The Burger Stand

Off the Beaten Plate visits The Burger Stand and tries out the polenta fries.

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Off the Beaten Plate: Polenta fries at The Burger Stand

If The Burger Stand is known for one thing — aside from its burgers — it’s probably the fries.

Watch: Lawrence rapper Approach rules Midcoast Takeover at SXSW

Approach is, without a doubt, the boss. There's a reason we've seen people race to a venue to catch his set. The Lawrence rapper is ...

Style Scout: Kim Nixon

Whom do people say you look like? One of The Coreys from the ’80s before my hair was blue. I can’t remember which one.

Style Scout: John Henderson

Tell us a secret: I miss having Mizzou in the Big 12 because all that hatred goes to waste. I try to hate Iowa State, but it’s just not the same.

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Final Friday Preview: Marla Jackson to celebrate mother in Percolator quilt show

Over the years, quilter and historian Marla Jackson’s mother has been a strong influence in her life — and in her work. She’s represented, at least figuratively, in all 10 quilts that make up Jackson’s new exhibition at the Lawrence Percolator that opens Friday.

KU visiting artist Lynne Yamamoto to lecture at Spencer Museum

Installation artist Lynne Yamamoto will give a lecture 6 p.m. Thursday at the Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

Watch: Tyler Gregory's new music video captures West Coast road trip

A new music video chronicling Tyler Gregory's tour has just been released, and it is absolutely stunning. The video compiles clips from Tyler's 2014 West ...

Kansas City Connection: City Market a hub for delicious ethnic food

When people ask me what neighborhoods they should check out in Kansas City, I try to find out what their goals are. If their objective is to eat a lot of different kinds of ethnic food at fairly inexpensive prices, I direct them to the City Market.

Watch: Wild Eye plays Midcoast Takeover party at SXSW

Ross Williams seems to be a jack of all trades. We never quite know where he's going to pop up, even at the SXSW music ...

Bernadette Peters bringing many talents, love of animals to Lied Center concert

It’s just past lunchtime at Bernadette Peters’ New York City home, and the legendary actress and singer has her hands full with a pair of rowdy dogs.

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When Louis Armstrong played KU

KPR to air unbroadcast recording of 1957 'Satchmo' gig

Wilt Chamberlain and the Kansas University men's basketball team may have lost the national championship in heartbreaking fashion on March 23, 1957, but the team and KU fans were still treated to a night they'll never forget thanks to a legendary jazz musician.

What lives in the shadows? Goofy vampires

The New Zealand-shot mockumentary comedy “What We Do in the Shadows,” now playing at Liberty Hall, is proof that vampires are alive and well (or ...

Weekend Picks V: Sugar Britches debut show; Sylvan Esso and Flock of Dimes; TEDxLawrence; 'Angels in America' (in Kansas City)

Readers, it seems at first glance like a slow weekend in Lawrence. Many students are out of town for spring break, and many scenesters are ...

Style Scout: Mary Rice

Whom do people say you look like? My husband says that I look like Kate Middleton. I’m sure he’s just flattering me!

Style Scout: Steven Duval

Whom do people say you look like? Unfortunately, no one but ever since I lost my hair I modeled myself after Isaac Hayes.

Style Scout: Kim Nixon

Whom do people say you look like? One of The Coreys from the ’80s before my hair was blue. I can’t remember which one.

Off the Beaten Plate: Chorizo Sloppy José at Global Cafe

For this week’s Off the Beaten Plate, we decided to try out another Latin American-inspired twist on a popular American dish: the chorizo sloppy José (get it?) at Global Café.

Lawrence Libations: Poached-pear mulled wine at John Brown's Underground

There’s nothing like a hot, literally steaming glass of wine on a chilly winter day.

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Racial divide: Theatre Lawrence, KU Theatre collaboration examines race, property

If talking about race makes you uncomfortable, it may be time to ask yourself why. That’s the idea behind Theatre Lawrence’s current production, “Clybourne Park,” which opened Friday and is being staged in conjunction with KU Theatre's “A Raisin in the Sun.”

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Behind the Lens: How to survive a court-storming

If my calculations are correct, Kansas University men’s basketball opponents are more or less good for about three to four court-stormings a season. I’ve learned a few things about how to protect myself and how to convey the gravity of the moment without getting trampled.

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February Final Friday preview: Artist Roger Shimomura to talk, sell work at Makerspace

For one night only during this month's Friday Friday, celebrated artist Roger Shimomura will offer approximately 35 other prints at a solo show at Lawrence Creates Makerspace, 512 E. Ninth St.

Author bases novel on Phelps family, church

In a lot of ways, the youngest members of the Phelps family aren’t much different from other kids.

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