Stand-up comedy is on the rise in Lawrence as local collective Harpoon Presents creates opportunities for comics to develop their shtick in hopes of pursuing this unconventional career avenue. Local stand-up comedian Shadoe Barton shares what it's like to try to be funny.
If you’re driving around the Plaza or the Volker neighborhoods of Kansas City and see several giant teepees, don’t worry — you’re not hallucinating. The temporary teepees are in place to promote Nelson-Atkins Museum’s newly opened exhibit, “Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky,” which runs through Jan. 11, 2015.
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra led by trumpet player Wynton Marsalis already had planned its fall touring route when it tacked on a Lawrence performance at the beginning. That was thanks to the Lied Center’s new executive director’s connections. By Sara Shepherd
Today in Lawrence: Poetry reading, Band Day parade, antique show, 'Horrors' on stage and more
Today in Lawrence: Research lecture at Watson; banned book trading cards at library; war aviation at Watkins Museum
When an entire production is centered around a flesh-eating plant, it’s going to take a talented group of creative minds to bring “Little Shop of Horrors” to life on the Theatre Lawrence stage.
It’s important to have a personal space to unwind that's away from the rest of the world. That place should be your bedroom, said Dana Niemack, a feng shui interior designer.
Lawrencians have loved the Woo Burger since West Coast started serving it in the late 1980s.
The Lied Center will serve as a one-stop shop of musical talent on Friday night as the Kansas University School of Music presents its 15th annual Collage Concert.
Removing textured “popcorn” ceilings is a time-consuming and messy task, but with a lot of elbow grease, smooth ceilings are within reach.
Gardeners, wannabe gardeners and anyone else interested in the relationship among plants, humans and the environment should consider attending one of three upcoming seminars sponsored by the local nonprofit Sustainability Action Network.
Despite the fact that Sweet Husband and I are two make-it-with-your-hands kind of people, we rarely have “art time” with the Kid. It’s not for lack of desire. (I happen to think that coloring with crayons is one of the most relaxing activities on the planet.) It’s just one of those things we forget to think of in the mish-mush of two jobs and a pre-schooler.
Since pets eat pre-prepared kibble, it would seem that making a decision about what food to feed your pet would be easy, right? Actually with all of the foods out there to choose from and the fact that even pet foods are subject to nutrition fads, choosing a food for your pet can still be a confusing.
The black midi skirt is one of our favorite styles because it’s versatile enough to pair it with many different pieces in your wardrobe.
Tell us a secret: My favorite thing to do is lying in bed watching Netflix and eating tacos.
Describe your style: I try to do timeless pieces that I can wear over and over again like lots of vintage Polos and stuff like that.
Today in Lawrence: Rain, close look at politics and journalism, kids rock out at the library
Today in Lawrence: Perfect weather for outdoor Restaurant Week dining; Humanities Lecture brings New Yorker writer
Today in Lawrence: Rain, clouds on a day with no school might mean you bring your young ones to Art Space day camp at Lawrence Arts Center. Round out the evening with a public lecture from a business leader at the Lied Center.
A look at some of the notable upcoming concerts in Lawrence.