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KU music students to perform at Lied Center

Kansas University's Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble I and Symphony Orchestra will share the stage Saturday for a special concert at the Lied Center of Kansas, 1600 Stewart Drive.

Style Scout: Devin Shaffer

Fashion trends you hate: Neon colors are killing me.

Style Scout: Alicia Kelly

Describe your style: I would say it’s kind of like the “1970s meets the thrift store.”

Off the Beaten Plate: Quinoa and sweet corn fritters at La Parrilla

Quinoa has a bit of a reputation as a health food, a favorite among hippie types and fitness buffs for its high levels of protein and fiber. It's gluten-free, and not really associated with heavy fried dishes.

January Final Friday preview: Sweet treats, graffiti influences and free massages

Final Fridays returns post-holidays with an eclectic mix of events. From love-centric art to ceramics to free massages, this Final Friday has something for everyone.

Author Jamie Quatro to give reading at The Raven

Author and former Lawrence resident Jamie Quatro will give a reading from her acclaimed book of short stories Thursday at the Raven, 6 E. Seventh St.

Library to give away copies of 'The Handmaid's Tale' during Final Friday

Lawrence Public Library will be handing out free copies of Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” at various locations downtown during Final Friday.

Arts Center to host annual Souper Bowl Saturday this weekend

More than 500 handmade ceramic bowls produced by area artists, community members and Lawrence Arts Center students will be up for sale at this weekend's Souper Bowl Saturday.

Bite Sighs: Chocolate apricot cheesecake

Now that the first month of the new year is about over, lots of us have abandoned those pesky healthy-eating resolutions and returned to our favorite comfort foods.

Willow Domestic Violence Center wins $10,000 donation at Transformations Charity Gala

When Becca Burns, director of volunteer services at The Willow Domestic Violence Center, performed in Saturday's Transformations Charity Gala there wasn't a dry eye in the house, said Joan Schultz, The Willow's executive director.

Today in Lawrence: Monkey around at the Lied Center

Today in Lawrence: Another sunny day, wannabe rock star monkeys and drinking up science.

Critter Buzz: Resolve to get your pet a yearly checkup

It is time of the year to make resolutions for the new year. Pet owners’ resolutions should be to make sure that their pet gets a checkup with a local veterinarian each and every year.

Common threads: Exhibition charts textiles' social role in local history

Brittany Keegan is standing opposite a massive quilt that hangs from the wall of a sun-drenched room on the second floor of the Watkins Museum of History.

Kansas City Connection: Upgrades coming to downtown

With a new streetcar line currently being installed and dozens of new development projects in the works, the downtown development boom is already well underway.

Baker University Community Choir to launch new season

The Baker University Community Choir will begin rehearsals for its spring season Thursday.

Public invited to talk about issues at 'People's State of the Union'

Following President Obama’s State of the Union address last week, organizers with the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture will host events across the country through the end of the month that they’re collectively calling the “People’s State of the Union.”

Off the Beaten Plate: Halum cheese at Aladdin Cafe

We've never met a cheese we didn't like, and the Halum appetizer at Aladdin Cafe (our first experience with the variety) was no exception.

Today in Lawrence: Welcome to Lawrence, Mr. President

Today in Lawrence: President Obama will be in Lawrence today to give a speech on the KU campus.

Style Scout: Iain Cooper

Whom do people say you look like? I’m not sure. Hopefully, someone cool.

Style Scout: Kendra Davis

Fashion trends you love and hate: I really love boots as with leggings but I really hate leggings as pants! I don’t think they’re real pants.

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