Stories for August 2016


Sunday, August 21

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Behind the Lens: Exploring the subject

An abandoned piano is of little news value. But as a photographer, my eye was drawn to the neglected instrument.

Sunday, August 7

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LOOK: In the yoga world, some like it even hotter

On a day when the National Weather Service had issued an excessive heat warning for over half of the state, most in Lawrence didn’t dare set a foot outside to dip even as much as a big toe in a pool. However, on July 22, one place in town, specifically 1405 Massachusetts, had their heaters going with temperatures hovering between 100 and 110 degrees for over an hour and nobody seemed to mind.

Thursday, August 4

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ConfabuLarryum festival returns with bigger space, expanded activity lineup

ConfabuLarryum, Lawrence’s festival of making and creativity, encourages kids and adults alike to dream big.

Tuesday, August 2

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Library says goodbye to popular storyteller; replacement on the way

A chapter in the (recent) history of the Lawrence Public Library ended last Thursday when Michael Bradley, the singing, dancing, guitar-strumming youth services assistant who twice-weekly held court over Lawrence’s littlest bookworms, led his final Toddler Storytime at the library.