Take a 'Trip to Italy,' and a cult 'Raiders' remake comes to KU

In 2010, British comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon had an unexpected indie hit on their hands with “The Trip,” a road-trip comedy in which ...

Feeding time: Theatre Lawrence brings a monster to life in 'Little Shop of Horrors'

When an entire production is centered around a flesh-eating plant, it’s going to take a talented group of creative minds to bring “Little Shop of Horrors” to life on the Theatre Lawrence stage.

Turn your bedroom into a sanctuary

It’s important to have a personal space to unwind that's away from the rest of the world. That place should be your bedroom, said Dana Niemack, a feng shui interior designer.

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Off the Beaten Plate: Woo Burger at West Coast Saloon

Lawrencians have loved the Woo Burger since West Coast started serving it in the late 1980s.

KU School of Music to show off its many faces in Collage Concert

The Lied Center will serve as a one-stop shop of musical talent on Friday night as the Kansas University School of Music presents its 15th annual Collage Concert.

Fix-It Chick: Remove textured 'popcorn' ceilings

Removing textured “popcorn” ceilings is a time-consuming and messy task, but with a lot of elbow grease, smooth ceilings are within reach.

Garden Variety: Upcoming seminars on permaculture

Gardeners, wannabe gardeners and anyone else interested in the relationship among plants, humans and the environment should consider attending one of three upcoming seminars sponsored by the local nonprofit Sustainability Action Network.

Family Adventures: Drawn together

Despite the fact that Sweet Husband and I are two make-it-with-your-hands kind of people, we rarely have “art time” with the Kid. It’s not for lack of desire. (I happen to think that coloring with crayons is one of the most relaxing activities on the planet.) It’s just one of those things we forget to think of in the mish-mush of two jobs and a pre-schooler.

Critter Buzz: Nutrition for your pet should be easy… right?

Since pets eat pre-prepared kibble, it would seem that making a decision about what food to feed your pet would be easy, right? Actually with all of the foods out there to choose from and the fact that even pet foods are subject to nutrition fads, choosing a food for your pet can still be a confusing.

Fashion Column Twins: How to style a black midi skirt

The black midi skirt is one of our favorite styles because it’s versatile enough to pair it with many different pieces in your wardrobe.

Style Scout: Taylor Hinderer

Tell us a secret: My favorite thing to do is lying in bed watching Netflix and eating tacos.

Style Scout: Aaron Fitzgerald

Describe your style: I try to do timeless pieces that I can wear over and over again like lots of vintage Polos and stuff like that.

Quiet Corral members return with new name, renewed optimism

No words can describe Hembree’s comeback in the local music scene better than the title for its latest single, “New Oasis.” The five musicians — ...

Popper chicken a paleo starting point

I'm not saying I'm going Paleo. I'm not even saying I know what Paleo is. But I am saying that I've known for a long ...

Turn a BLT into an addicting AST

Confession time: If you follow me on Twitter (@shhenning), you might already know that I’m pregnant. And probably going to have another kid just about ...

#EatLawrence: Savory social media

There's still plenty of time to get out and sample those Lawrence Restaurant Week specials. But first, some appetizers for your eyes, via the #EatLawrence ...

Lawrence, start your eating: A Restaurant Week roundup

The first-ever Lawrence Restaurant Week kicked off Sunday and is underway now. If you missed the Restaurant Week story I wrote last week, click here ...

2014 Fall Arts Preview

As the cool weather makes its way into Lawrence, make your way inside to the nearest exhibits, readings, performances, music and lectures by artists coming though town and those who live here. Mark your calendar for some of these notable events.

Kansas City Connection: Lots to do in KC this fall

If you ask me, fall is the best time of year to explore Kansas City. In addition to the bright colors and pleasantly cool temperatures, an abundance of festivals, concerts and activities make an autumn visit to KC a must. Here are a few seasonal highlights and ideas for what to check out.

Fall Arts Preview: Upcoming events at the Lied Center

The Lied Center has a reputation for bringing world-class performers to the community, and this fall is no different. From critically acclaimed musicians to Broadway stars to comedians, here is a preview of this fall's Lied Series events:

Fix-It Chick: Cut threads with a tap or die

Taps and dies are great for cutting new threads or repairing old threads on metals, plastics and other hard materials. Taps cut threads on the inside of holes and dies cut threads on the outside of rods.

Events happening at your favorited places and shows from your favorited bands. (You'll see if any of your dot comrades are going, too.)