Gearheads prepare for metal mayhem
Stained blue jeans and leather boots, 95-degree heat, a rusty '76 Chevy Impala. Jay Armbrister is in his shop and has work to do. Friday night, at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, the Impala might last 30 minutes. It might last 45. Try and kill the other cars, try and keep yours going. It'll be a blur, and then it will be over.
*based on actual news
Artist Molly Murphy goes grotesque for a good cause
If you're acquainted at all with the Lawrence art scene, you're more than likely familiar with the work of Molly Murphy. Her paintings of femme fatales in various states of distress-and various states of undress-are unmistakable...
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