Monday, February 28
Students are invited to make something healthy for a chance at prizes
Trainer Nathan Wellendorf gives us a quick workout for the whole body that can be done at home with little equipment.
It’s an excuse that’s probably been uttered a thousand times over in Lawrence alone: “I don’t have time to work out.”
The front of the store looks like any other gas station. Pumps outside, pop in the refrigerator section, chips and candy for purchase, every kind of cigarette under the sun.
Sometimes, a dollop makes the meal. That ketchup, mustard, mayo or fancy-pants aioli is exactly what is needed to make a good sandwich great.
It was one of the many days our kids had off from school this semester (they are all running together at this point, and I can’t be certain which one it was), and I was in the kitchen making lunch (of this I actually am certain).
Sunday, February 27
Like many gardeners, Lawrence resident Ed Burrichter is anxious to get his garden growing.
Saturday, February 26
The Rev. Gary Teske and Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel answer.
After losing two dogs and a cat, Sue Novak finds two pets worthy of her home.
Friday, February 25
Check out local art, stick around for an in-store show and sample a baked good from Blackbird Bakery while you're there.
Design works by Jeff Immer and Jeff McKee.
Andrew Jilka's exhibit examines the signifiers of the traditional American Dream with drawings that deal with desire, health, spirituality and sexuality.
This gallery at Wonder Fair: Art Gallery, Shoppe and Studio, 803 1/2 Mass., focus on ascension, utopianism and escapism.
Musicians from Lawrence and area communities will come together Sunday to celebrate Black History Month, as well as the many cultural and ethnic groups in Lawrence.
Stark black and white paintings by Josh Adams.
Thursday, February 24
Theatre Lawrence prepares "Opus," a backstage drama about world class musicians struggling with a lineup change.
How would you describe your style? Very Japanese-y, sometimes.
Tell us a secret: I'm a nerd for trivia.
Says the group's executive director: “We don’t want to be an exclusive organization only for people who can afford the arts. ... And what the governor is doing is making it so that it becomes exclusive again.”
Wednesday, February 23
A Restoration classic gets a musical update.
Catherine is a two-year-old stray that loves playing and cuddling in equal measure.
These are the performances you need to see before the ceremony.
Tuesday, February 22
The best picture nominees at Sunday’s Oscars are about as varied as the smorgasbord you’ll find at many a pre-show potluck.
Monday, February 21
Capcom has taken a varied and balanced cast of characters and created an experience that fighter fans can appreciate.
For all my fellow Gen X-ers who find themselves sitting around with friends, grumbling about how times have changed, lamenting the passing of their acid-washed, Karma Chameleon childhoods as kids these days bop along with their flat-billed hats and nanopods right before you yell at them to get off your lawn, I have found a time machine guaranteed to take you back and ma
Most people don’t end up turning sixth-grade science projects into successful business ventures. But Katie Mulich, now 20, is not most people.
Magician Kevin Spencer doesn’t want you to go watch a magic show. No, he doesn’t want anybody to sit through the same old rabbit-from-a-hat routine — the familiar, humdrum hocus-pocus.
Sunday, February 20
Although there are plenty of different reasons to grow plants inside your home, I think Baldwin City resident Mica Willis expresses it the best.
Saturday, February 19
Five days before his inauguration, President-elect Obama told The Washington Post that entitlement reform could no longer be kicked down the road.
Friday, February 18
Kansas isn’t particularly colorful in winter. Except at Dwayne’s Photo in Parsons. During the last two weeks of 2010, over 20,000 rolls of Kodachrome color slide film was shipped to this southeast Kansas lab.
Thursday, February 17
Pick the Oscars for a chance to win movie passes good at any Hollywood Theater including the Southwind 12.
The play will be the centerpiece of an entire day of activities celebrating William Inge and his work.
What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Hipsters.
Tell us a secret: I'm painfully gullible. Cars do not need blinker fluid, in case you were wondering.
Wednesday, February 16
For husband and wife Matt Gaus and Emily Lowrance-Floyd, co-producers of the upcoming show “Loaded For Bear,” the goal is always hilarity, and they take their work very seriously. Well, maybe not completely seriously.
Herbert loves car rides, walks and has already been taught to sit, stay and lie down.
Here’s hoping that Double Fine stays more focused on future titles as it did with Costume Quest, because Stacking tries to be two things at once and the result doesn’t make for a complete package.
Tuesday, February 15
What it's like to make your living running a conventional cattle operation.
Monday, February 14
Couples who've been together for decades share how their love has grown — and what you can learn from them.
Aaah, Valentine’s Day, a day for celebrating love. (And/or eating chocolate.) In honor of this special day I have a special story to share, inspired by a question my oldest daughter recently asked, “Mom, what was your worst date?”
A friend of mine recently asked if I could alter a pair of jeans for him. They were too long, and if I was going to be working on them, he wanted to see if they could be made into skinny-leg jeans rather than straight leg.
Anyone who goes to the movies with any amount of regularity has been witness to the two of the most annoying people in the theater: the talker and the texter.
Those M&Ms have been lying to you all these years.
Get a head start on this spring’s hair and beauty trends. By the time warm weather rolls around, you’ll be a seasoned pro.
Sunday, February 13
Photographers take it for granted that we can stop action with fast shutter-speeds.
Saturday, February 12
If you have kids or work with kids, you have a great opportunity to teach them the joys of nurturing plants and producing food for themselves and others.
Friday, February 11
A tight, immediate and evocative yarn.
Thursday, February 10
"I always wanted to be a cheerleader in High School, even though I never even attended a game. I really wanted one of their outfits."
The state faces an estimated $492 million revenue shortfall, and Brownback says he wants to "protect the core functions of government."
"I was spotted downtown, in between infecting things."
With the end near, hair cuts, car service and vegan eating categories are too close to call for Best of Lawrence
With about 4300 votes cast — and more than 5100 ballots started but not yet complete — Best of Lawrence 2011 is entering the home stretch.
Roger Shimomura exhibit comes to Lawrence Arts Center
Performance art troupe prepares high-energy show for Lawrence.
Billed as a college thriller, "The Roommate" remains a source of tension for administrators at Southwestern College upon its national theatrical release Friday.
Wednesday, February 9
No matter if you finish a book a month or one every couple of days, every reader needs a suggestion now and then. We asked local book sellers what books not to miss this year.
The Lawrence Humane Society has a German pointer eager for adoption.
Tuesday, February 8
Skip the hassle this year and turn your home into a romantic hideaway with these tips form Lawrence experts.
Monday, February 7
In February, gardeners depend on dirty thoughts to get them through. If the 300 in attendance at the first annual Kaw Valley Seed Fair is any indication, this year’s event will be a hot spot.
Stories behind some of Lawrence's most familiar downtown shops.
Uncle! Mercy! Whatever Mother Nature’s safe word is, I’m calling it right now.
Sunday, February 6
A news photographer has many tricks and techniques to help capture better images. These are not unique trade secrets special only to photojournalists.
Saturday, February 5
Miami group bring their signature stylings to the Lied Center this Tuesday.
The Rev. Matt Cox of EastLake Community Church and Charles Gruber of the Oread Friends Meeting answer this week's faith forum question.
Friday, February 4
Amos Lee stops by Liberty Hall Monday in support of "Mission Bell."
Thursday, February 3
The Lawrence Arts Center debuts its refurbished black box theater and its new professional theater company with "Dead Man's Cell Phone."
The awards reception's original date was snowed out Feb. 1.
"I like it when people dress appropriately for their environment, but that's probably not a trend. I suppose I like beards, boots, and booties."
"I am really looking forward to the day when I can wear "dad clothes" like the ones in the window display at Weavers. I believe I can only keep this fashion thing going for so long before it just looks like I am trying too hard."
Want to enjoy a movie? Pay attention to the person sitting next to you. That's the message from a Kansas State University psychology professor.
Tuesday, February 1
A black lab needs a good home.
The daughter of a former Kansas University chancellor co-produced "The Convincer," starring Greg Kinnear, Lea Thompson, Billy Crudup and Alan Arkin.
The deep space survival horror franchise returns in a big way.
There's still much time to let your voice be heard
Take a look at our “Super Bowl Challenge” foods and give a new recipe a whirl before watching the Packers and the Steelers battle it out in Super Bowl XLV at 5:30 p.m. on Fox.
Sunday’s editorial regarding our snow-shoveling ordinance begins “Snow is a pain in the behind.” Thus, my suggestion for solving this civic dilemma is that the city (and the J-W) BUTT OUT.