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KU's Wakarusa Trio wins a top prize in Chamber Music Competition

The Wakarusa Trio, comprised of clarinetist Puyin Bai, violist Shokhrukh Sadikov and pianist Kai Yin Crystal Lam, recently won a $4,000 prize at the 68th annual Coleman Chamber Music Competition.

Behind the Lens: A picture can be worth more than words

Did you know that the difference between apologizing to your spouse and owning a photograph of Fats Domino is $189?

Kansas City Connection: Renee Kelly's Harvest the king of the brunch castle

Last week I wrote about several good choices for Sunday brunch, but it wasn’t until a week later that I discovered what has to be one of the most elegant and atmospheric dining halls in the area.

One wild ride for Your Friend, Taryn Miller

Since the February 20 announcement that Taryn Blake Miller had signed with London-based Domino Records (offices in Brooklyn), and the rerelease of her debut “Jekyll/Hyde,” her enthusiasm hasn’t wavered.

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Today in Lawrence: Easter brunch, Earth Day weekend

The perfect eggs Benedict, Lawrence's Earth Day parade, a chance to paws and reflect, and more Monty Python.

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Today in Lawrence: Turkish folk, freaky fossils

Fossil fascination at the KU Natural History Museum, Ayşenur Kolivar at the Lied Center, and "The Future of the University" at Spooner Hall.

Upgrade him: How men can look their part this spring

Meet Will Dale. Like a lot of men, Will could use some outside help when it comes to picking out his outfits.

Mrs. Mass.: Po' boys? Oh boy!

According to Terrebonne, a po’ boy is a long sandwich on French bread, typically containing a spicy mayonnaise and fried seafood, but can be made with about anything you can think of. If this description sounds mouth-wateringly delicious to you, then rest assured your taste buds know what’s up.

Family Adventures: May flowers for everyone

With all the tulips and daffodils in bloom right now, I think I may load up the Kid on Easter Sunday and teach him how to properly deliver May baskets.

The Fashion Column Twins: The best Easter dresses

Easter is right around the corner, but don’t worry, there’s still plenty of time for you to find that perfect dress.

Style Scout: Graham Ray

Tell us a secret: I was on a museum brochure when I was 4 years old with my dad, and he was wearing a mullet.

Style Scout: Ursula Rothrock

What would you like to see more or less of in Lawrence? More cheap but authentic and good-quality tacos. Less stabbings.

Fix-It Chick: How to eradicate wild onions from your yard

If your lawn is filled with tufts of bright-green, waxy, smelly foliage, it may be time to get out the shovel and start digging. Wild onions are invasive plants, spreading year to year both from seed and bulb. A multi-tiered plan of action is the best way to eradicate wild onions.

Garden Variety: It's time for asparagus

Asparagus is one of those vegetables where freshness is incredibly important. If you have never eaten asparagus fresh out of the garden, try it. It may convince you to grow some of your own.

Photographer Mark Klett to deliver two lectures this week

Renowned photographer Mark Klett will be speaking on his collection of work at two events at Kansas University this week. The first is a Hallmark Symposium Lecture at the Spencer Museum of Art today.

Get to know the Farmer's Ball semi-finalists

From 60 local band submissions, whittled down to 16 by KJHK/SUA committee members, and sliced in half by the community through online voting, eight bands will go head-to-head this Saturday, April 19 at The Bottleneck, at 8 p.m. This is the 20th year of this battle of the local/regional bands. It’s the second year the two organizations have been able to offer monetary prizes: the top reward being $2,000 and runner up receiving $1,000.

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Off the Beaten Plate: Nightmare on Massachusetts Street at Ingredient

It may not be an eating challenge, but this is one big burger. Finishing the whole thing could be nightmarish for some.

Easter eggs Benedict

Whip up a brunch classic, then top it with smoked trout

For something I used to think could only be created by a trained chef in a restaurant kitchen, eggs Benedict is actually quite easy to make at home.

Delicious/Nutritious: Bringing leeks out of hiding

My plan for this round of Delicious/Nutritious was to find some way to present our chosen ingredient for April — leeks — in a way where you could actually see them.

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Today in Lawrence: 'Finding Saddam,' 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail'

"Finding Saddam" at the Lied Center, Joshua Clover and Megan Kaminski at Spooner Hall, and "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" at Liberty Hall.

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