The Reconstruction Will Not Be Televised
Unraveling Lawrence’s most explosive underground newspaper, 40 years later
Forty years ago this month, a group of Lawrence radicals published the first issue of what has to be Lawrence’s most incendiary newspaper to date.
Here Comes Thickness
Aaron Marable returns to Lawrence with “Thick as Thieves”
After some far flung detours to Costa Rica and California, painter Aaron Marable is ready to make another go at the Lawrence art scene.
*...based on actual news
Wherein we peruse the news that was new last week...and make fun.
Meet the New Boss
Fix-it specialist David Leamon steps up to guide the Lawrence Arts Center through uncertain times.
New Lawrence Arts Center Director David Leamon is faced with the Obama-like challenge of resurrecting an ailing institution in tough economic times, and of regaining the respect of local artists, many of whom now criticize the LAC's exhibition policies as largely unrepresentative of Lawrence's varied and vibrant arts scene.
Townie Guide to... weathering an economic holocaust
Staying drunk for the decade is a great idea.
Save & Splurge: Natalie McAnulla
I drink more than I eat. That saves money on food.
Style Scout: Mick Cottin
My hip-hop name is Billy Gay Cyrus.
Style Scout: Marilyn Haines
I'm inspired by Elizabeth Berkley's character in "Showgirls."