Deadwood Edition Issue #229

January 13, 2009

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The Beast Amongst Us

Bestiary show brings out the animal in Lawrence artists

Anthropomorphic lions and tigers and bears—and dogs, and bats, and octopi—oh my!

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Actual news*

*...based on actual news

Wherein we peruse the news that was new last week...

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These Boots Are Made For Walking

Painter Molly Murphy and the Less Traveled Truth

When you begin a conversation about Art in Lawrence, it usually doesn't take long before you're talking about Molly Murphy. Whether as curator for art shows at the Bourgeois Pig and Lawrence Arts Center, or as a member and gallery partner of the Fresh Produce Art Collective, Murphy's full-bore involvement in the local art scene frequently earns positive comment — but it's her painting that provokes the most chatter.

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Stitch & Bitch

It’s not just for 5-year-olds (or 85-year-olds) anymore!

Knitting! Crochet! Crafts!!! For a few years now this has been the big trend, sweeping the nation, taking places by storm, et cetera.

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Save & Splurge: Adam Murphy

I'm into drink specials when they're for Shiner Bock.

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Atlas Chugged

Rooftop Vigilantes sober up, make record

Zach Campbell, Oscar Allen Guinn, Hannah Hyde and Seth Weise join us to toast the release of “Carrot Atlas” and use our bathrooms.

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Townie guide to... Working the net

Drinking while IM-ing your buddy who is also drinking still counts as drinking alone.

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Style Scout: Dan Komiya-Fakhrai

I'm definitely feeling the fanny pack.

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Style Scout: Arianne Cordray

Pizza Lunchables are my favorite food in the world.