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Today in Lawrence: Royal day for baseball and tai chi

Today in Lawrence: Royal day for baseball, and maybe a tai chi lesson.

Kansas City Connection: Where to revel in the Royals

With standing-room-only tickets to the World Series home games going for upward of $700, your best bet for soaking up the championship atmosphere in Kansas City this week is a bar, restaurant or watch party.

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Today in Lawrence: Beautiful weather, tiny quilts, science for all

Today in Lawrence: Beautiful weather flirts with fall; tiny quilts are the subject of monthly meeting; KU brings science to all at the Lawrence Public Library.

National Book Award winner James McBride to bring music, humor to Lawrence reading

James McBride, the reigning winner of the National Book Award for fiction, will bring his signature blend of words and music to Lawrence this week with a reading of his most recent work, “The Good Lord Bird.”

Chinese piano sensation to perform at Theatre Lawrence

Chinese-born piano phenom Zhao Yang Ming Tian will perform Friday evening at Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Drive, at 7:30 p.m.

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Today in Lawrence: A weekend of good weather, education and charity

Today in Lawrence: A weekend of good weather, learning opportunities and charity work

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Today in Lawrence: Blue skies, car care workshop, gun law update, writers reading

Today in Lawrence: Blue skies, car care workshop, gun law update, writers reading

With Lawrence ArtWalk on hiatus, artists rally to host this month's DIY ArtWalk

When Lawrence ArtWalk director John Wysocki moved to England earlier this year, veteran artists were left wondering if there would be a 2014 ArtWalk, a nearly two-decade tradition. Wysocki had managed operations and handled publicity from the very beginning, and with him overseas, long-time participant Diana Dunkley wasn’t sure what would happen.

KU Theatre to stage comedic tale of manners, disguise in 'Tovarich'

Kansas University Theatre will stage "Tovarich," a riches-to-rags story set in the turbulent period after the Russian Revolution, beginning Friday evening at Murphy Hall's Crafton-Preyer Theatre.

Let autumn's colors, nature guide your fall decor

Welcome the season —and guests— into your home with these festive decorating tips and tricks from some local interior design experts.

Off the Beaten Plate: Dessert Spring Rolls at Zen Zero

You’re not likely to find anything like Zen Zero’s dessert spring rolls in Nepal or Thailand — or any traditional Asian cuisine, for that matter — but that doesn’t mean the bastardized confection isn’t delicious.

Arts Center to screen controversial 'Death of Klinghoffer'

Lawrence Arts Center will host a screening of the 2003 film “The Death of Klinghoffer” Sunday afternoon followed by a panel and discussion. Based on a 1991 opera of the same name, “The Death of Klinghoffer” is a dramatization of the 1985 hijacking of the Italian liner MS Achille Lauro in which Palestinian terrorists shot and killed Jewish-American businessman Leon Klinghoffer.

On the Cheap: Cost-saving fall centerpieces

If you don’t have the time or energy to deck your entire home out in fall decor, a seasonal centerpiece can do the trick. And for less than $25, you can put together a look worthy of the cover of Real Simple or Martha Stewart Living.

Garden Variety: Hackberry pests move indoors with cool temperatures

As the trees begin to show their autumn hues and squirrels rush to stash away their bounty, a few creatures in the garden are looking for good winter homes.

Style Scout: Sarah McNutt

Fashion trends you hate: I guess they call it 3-D nail art, but it’s super-over-the-top, blinged-out fake nails. It’s totally not functional at all. I can’t even get nail polish to stay on because of my job.

Style Scout: Chris C. Cho

Fashion trends you love: I like following some European styles from Milano, Italy. Right now their slim fit, not skinny, suits are becoming more formal.

Fix-It Chick: Repair stucco cracks

Stucco should be repaired as soon as cracks appear. Small repairs on homes and structures built after the 19th century are easy to do with pre-mixed stucco repair products.

Family Adventures: No match for Schaake's Pumpkin Patch

It was October 2011 and I was a new mom celebrating her baby’s first Halloween. When I asked my veteran mom friends where the best local pumpkin patch was, the answer was always the same: Schaake’s. At about 40 years running, Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch, east of town at 1791 North 1500 Road, is a fall mainstay for Lawrence families. By Meryl Carver-Allmond

Fashion Column Twins: Sporty style

As we get further into fall, that means more weekends full of football, tailgating and cheering on your favorite team!

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Today in Lawrence: Sun, history, music and nerds!

Today in Lawrence: Enjoy the beautiful weather with a historic Quantrill's Raid walking tour, head to LIberty Hall for live music or dress up for a scary Nerd Nite.

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