Monday, October 31
The director of "Never Make It Home" the documentary about Kirk Rundstrom's final tour with Split Lip Rayfield before he died of throat cancer in 2007.
If black cats really are bad luck, then Katie Evans must have tons of good luck at her disposal just to keep her on solid ground.
Sunday, October 30
If you like to be in the middle of the action when it comes to taking photographs, the wide-angle lens is for you.
A little preventative maintenance can go a long way.
Saturday, October 29
Faith Forum: What should Christians make of all the devil, demon and ghost talk associated with Halloween?
The Rev. Barry Watts and the Rev. John McFarland answer.
Friday, October 28
We asked for students' scary stories and the results did not disappoint. We now fear for the future.
A spiritual successor to a cult classic provides the same challenge and all of the short-comings of its forerunner.
In advance of the band's Tuesday show at The Jackpot, The War On Drugs frontman talks about samples, traveling music and the band's newest album, "Slave Ambient."
Thursday, October 27
The skeletons will be out of the closet when Watkins Community Museum of History presents "Living Memories: Celebrating Day of the Dead this Friday," an exhibition that explores the way people commemorate the dead.
Make your way through an elaborate blanket fort and enjoy some cold weather drinks while looking at work from a variety of artists including fiber artist Kim Eichler-Messmer.
The Kansas City performance art spectacle employs a gyroscope, burlesque dancers, stilt walkers and a marching band for this year's pre-Halloween show at Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.
Two local bands reunite for a Halloween weekend party at The Bottleneck.
Wednesday, October 26
A team of voice actors and effects artists bring a live-action comic book to Lawrence.
Paintings, sculptures, posters, cartoons and more will be available at the Douglas County AIDS Project auction.
Tuesday, October 25
Pumpkins are for more than carving, kiddos.
The Douglas County Food Policy Council released a 75-page report today that provided a smorgasbord of information about the food system in Douglas, Jefferson and Leavenworth counties.
If you’re planning to throw a Hallow's Eve shindig, we’ve got all you need to do it right.
Monday, October 24
Hundreds of events are planned across the country to celebrate the return of Food Day on Oct. 24. Celebrity chefs will be serving dinner in Times Square, and more than 15,000 people are expected to attend a regional food festival in Savannah, Ga.
It might not score you a job at cosmetics mothership Sephora, but scaring up the right know-how to do up your kid’s face at Halloween really isn’t that hard to obtain.
Sunday, October 23
In the first part of a series dedicated to lenses, Mike looks at proper telephoto lens usage.
The spicy herb is winter-ready and now is the time to plant it.
Saturday, October 22
A prolific Lawrence writer prepares for an exciting and busy fall.
The Rev. Josh Longbottom and the Rev. Gary Teske answer.
Friday, October 21
More than 50 artists are opening their homes and studios or sharing gallery space to talk about their craft as part of this year’s ArtWalk.
Throughout his storied career, the venerable jazz musician has been quick to embrace and incorporate new technologies into his music. For his first-ever solo tour in the U.S., he's using computers to re-imagine his classics on-the-fly and on his own.
Thursday, October 20
Even if you’ve never read a story by H.P. Lovecraft, elements of his work can be found in everything from old drive-in popcorn shows to the newest remake of “The Thing.”
Wednesday, October 19
Before it became a BYOB strip club, The Outhouse was a bastion for punk and alternative music in Lawrence and the surrounding area. Documentarian Brad Norman's current project "The Outhouse: The Film 1985 - 1998" chronicles those early days.
Tuesday, October 18
Whether its battered bangers or the restaurant's namesake, Queen Lizzy's Fish and Chips is serving British pub food proper.
Lawrence author creates "Mercury the Mitzvah Dog" to teach the power of kindness to children.
Monday, October 17
If you're going to have degrees from both of the state's major schools, chances are you're rooting for K-State.
At least a couple of times a month, Sean Rudisell dusts off his old Nintendo to play video games with his daughters. Jori, 10, and Kaydi, 7, love the system. Their go-to game? “Super Mario Brothers 3.”
Sunday, October 16
Douglas County has plenty of scenic views to take advantage of this time of year, but Lecompton resident Jay Lohmann believes the Scenic River Road is the best.
Saturday, October 15
The Rev. Mary Newberg Gale and the Rev. David Rivers answer.
Friday, October 14
Fourteen artists will show their wares in person Oct. 22 at Pachamama's in a show organized by a Lawrence crafter.
It's the season for creepy crawlies. Here's how to shoot them before you squish them.
Wednesday, October 12
Lifelong dreams can be as funny and unique as the people who think them up and in a few weeks David Howe, a Lawrence resident, will realize one of his. But for now, there is testing to be done.
Tuesday, October 11
Someone please give this man a hug.
Chowder is one of those “I know it when I see it” sort of things that allows the term to cover soups based on everything from corn to clam to tomatoes with continuity and without confusion
Monday, October 10
When I went trick-or-treating as a kid, my mom would give me a tote bag or one of those pumpkin buckets.
It’s hard to know who has more fun — the audience members who attend a performance by the Vintage Players, or the performers themselves. “We have a lot of laughs at our meetings,” says troupe member Agnes Engelmann. “We read things at our meetings we could never perform, but we get a kick out of reading them. We do improv. We play charades. It’s just a lot of fun.”
The right amount of berries, yogurt, maple syrup or spice can make oatmeal a platinum superstar without sacrificing price or nutrition.
Sunday, October 9
To hear Topeka guitarist Andy McKee play does not adequately describe what the artist puts into his songs. As a fingerstyle player, McKee must juggle the melody, harmony and rhythm sections all on his own and all from a single instrument.
In recent years Mike has gone from a photographer to a visual journalist, shooting and editing his own video from the same SLR camera he uses for photos. Here, he offers some tips for shooting
Skunks are commonly feared because of their odor, but they can do far more damage to your lawn, if allowed.
Saturday, October 8
Faith Forum: How different do you think the America’s religious life would’ve been if Columbus hadn’t ‘sailed the ocean blue’ in 1492?
Robert Minor and the Rev. Matt Sturtevant answer.
Friday, October 7
Nearly 900 people came out to shuffle like the undead down Massachusetts Street.
Porubsky will read from "Fire Mobile (the pregnancy sonnets)," during a release party celebration at The Raven Book Store.
Rockabilly car show takes over South Park this Saturday.
Thursday, October 6
Seattle prog/modern rock five-piece Minus the Bear is preparing for a stop in Lawrence as part of their 10th Anniversary Tour. In advance of the show, Drummer Erin Tate was interviewed about being in a band for 10 years, the challenges of playing an album in its entirety every night and the age-old question of Phil Collins- or Peter Gabriel-fronted Genesis.
What are your current favorite fashion trends? Leather and suede shoes and accessories, and zip-up hoodies and cardigans for fall.
How would you describe your style? ‘California breezy’ — very laid back and casual.
Wednesday, October 5
University Theatre prepares the Ken Ludwig comedy "Shakespeare in Hollywood."
Tuesday, October 4
Food, education and music turn the issue of getting good food into schools into a Friday night party.
Monday, October 3
The undead are going to be big again this year on Oct. 31. But before you go scrabbling around to find those Edward Cullen canines for yet another go-round, hold on.
Sunday, October 2
Fall is a great time to add new plants to the garden, and it is an even better time to pick out plants to add seasons of color.
Saturday, October 1
Faith Forum: In honor of KU’s Homecoming week: What does the term ‘homecoming’ mean to you in a religious sense?
The Rev. Mitch Todd and the Rev. Gary O'Flannagan answer.
Pretending to be a member of the undead never looked so good — this year's Lawrence Zombie Walk benefits the Lawrence Humane Society.