A look at the best games of a truly outstanding year.
Local musicians, record store employees and music bloggers list their favorite music of 2011.
Before the band brings their Wake Up 2011 tour to the Granada on Dec. 15, they talked about being a young band, the American dream and their new record.
The second version of a game that was released nine months ago, offers an updated roster and little else.
KU graduate and veteran television writer and director Mike Robe talks about his new project "Innocent," working with great actors and the future of television and film.
This month's art party features 26 artists and music by Darrell Lea.
Reunited with her sister, the folk singer/songwriter talks about Phil Ochs, her new album of covers and playing with her sister CiNDY again.
The author of "Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk" gave a spirited series of readings at the Lied Center as part of a tour that takes him to 41 cities in 42 days.
MC and opening act for tonight's show at the Granada talks about working with Ski Beatz, getting into the business and how getting bored easily has been the best thing for his career.
Musician, theater student and "Mad Men" addict Merrill Garbus, AKA tUne-yArDs, talks about performing live, writing from the road and reaching her fear limit while opening for Beirut.
We asked for students' scary stories and the results did not disappoint. We now fear for the future.
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.
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.
Calling all aspiring novelists, would-be writers and prepubescent Poes, the Journal-World is encouraging youths to enter its annual Scary Story Contest.
Celebrate International Kitchen Garden Day by starting your own.
After a month of submissions, we're sharing the work of our photographers and the community this Final Friday.
The Powder Creek Cowboys dress the part and shoot the guns of the old west as part of the Single-Action Shooting Society.
Rock Camp teaches students the finer points of rock musicianship.
Ordal talks about the film's reception, his process as a director and his definition of success.
The people behind the 1109 Gallery's two new exhibits are marrying the earth-born fantastical with science.
As a street artist in Melbourne, Australia, Pat Bourchier has worked with the likes of Logan Hicks, HaHa and Above, becoming well known in his home and New Zealand. Now, as he travels across the country, he's settled in Lawrence before moving on to his next destination before eventually heading to Europe to do it all over again. He sat down with me to talk about his process, the advantages of public art and learning about team rivalries in the states the hard way.
In the wake of Sunday's tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., that killed a confirmed 122 people, in addition to leaving many more homeless, a handful of local relief efforts have sprung to aid the survivors.
It used to be a staple of the Art Tougeau parade and has been owned by three families and connects multiple generations. Now this custom Volkswagen Beetle returns to the parade, driven by its maker's grandson.
Air guitar legend gives some friendly advice to some of the Lawrence performers and mocks a few names in the process.
The Queen of Rockabilly spoke from her home in Oklahoma City about her tour, working with White and her fascination with he new rockabilly movement.
The season starts with flamenco and ends with butterflies, with Herbie Hancock, David Sedaris and a variety artists from China peppered throughout.
It’s not easy to summarize the Lawrence arts scene in a few brief paragraphs. What to know about the arts in Lawrence? You mean the places? The people? The galleries? Oh yeah. All of that.
Lawrence Arts Center's Linda Reimond inspires current, former students after 25 years as preschool director
Reimond is inaugural Larry Arts Award winner
It doesn’t take long when talking to Linda Reimond to become inspired, just five minutes will do. Reimond, the preschool director at the Lawrence Arts Center, founded the program 25 years ago and has been a guiding light in early childhood education in Lawrence since. Because of her dedication, investment and love of both her students and her work, she is our inaugural Larry Arts Award honoree.
Local artists prepare one-night show for 815 Mass. flash space.
More than 30 San Antonio artists bring their cultural perspective to Lawrence.
The sequel to the surprise hit is everything a sequel should be.
Celtic singer Ashley Davis talks about her influences, misconceptions about Irish music and the meaning of "diddley-aye."
When Tracy Resseguie commissioned Washburn University history lecturer and lyricist Charles Anthony Silvestri to write a song about his great-grandfather, he had no idea that would lead to an accidental homecoming and a once-in-a-lifetime performance.
Hero has been at the Lawrence Humane Society for close to a year.
You had the facts and you voted. Here are the Best of Lawrence 2011 Winners.
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.
Stark black and white paintings by Josh Adams.
Catherine is a two-year-old stray that loves playing and cuddling in equal measure.
Pick the Oscars for a chance to win movie passes good at any Hollywood Theater including the Southwind 12.
Herbert loves car rides, walks and has already been taught to sit, stay and lie down.
Couples who've been together for decades share how their love has grown — and what you can learn from them.
The Lawrence Humane Society has a German pointer eager for adoption.
A black lab needs a good home.
The exhibits and events for January's Final Friday.
Tell us a secret: I stole the TV.
Our first entry in our weekly shelter pet spotlight is a spirited terrier mix.
Skip the winter. Stay on the couch.