Recapping the best SXSW moments from Lawrence bands

Black Luck

SXSW tends to be a rite of passage for local bands, and this year's event was no different. There weren't a lot of official showcases ...


Weekend Picks: Final Friday, Paper Buffalo EP release show; YART Sale; Kansas City Bear Fighters; Comedy Freakout; more Marx Madness

With KU making a(nother) frustrating pre-Sweet Sixteen exit from the NCAA tournament, you should have some extra free time on your hands this weekend, so ...


‘It Follows’ a different kind of teenage horror flick

There’s a lot of dread associated with sex when you’re a teenager. Your body is changing, you’re experiencing urges for the first time, there’s and ...

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Watch: Lawrence rapper Approach rules Midcoast Takeover at SXSW

Approach is, without a doubt, the boss. There's a reason we've seen people race to a venue to catch his set. The Lawrence rapper is ...


Rustic beet panzanella

If you have never had Limestone Pizza's Warm Beet and White Bean Salad, you should rectify that immediately. It is a beautiful winter salad that ...


March 27th Final Friday Events

Final Friday March 27th, 2015 Event Contact: Molly Murphy, Submit an event by the 15th of each month: Artist Name or Exhibition Title ...


Watch: Tyler Gregory’s new music video captures West Coast road trip

A new music video chronicling Tyler Gregory's tour has just been released, and it is absolutely stunning. The video compiles clips from Tyler's 2014 West ...


Watch: Wild Eye plays Midcoast Takeover party at SXSW

Ross Williams seems to be a jack of all trades. We never quite know where he's going to pop up, even at the SXSW music ...


What lives in the shadows? Goofy vampires

The New Zealand-shot mockumentary comedy “What We Do in the Shadows,” now playing at Liberty Hall, is proof that vampires are alive and well (or ...


Weekend Picks V: Sugar Britches debut show; Sylvan Esso and Flock of Dimes; TEDxLawrence; ‘Angels in America’ (in Kansas City)

Readers, it seems at first glance like a slow weekend in Lawrence. Many students are out of town for spring break, and many scenesters are ...


Mustard, mashed potatoes and March Madness

Spicy Mustard Mashed Potatoes

March is a very special month in Lawrence, and I'm not just talking about basketball. The venerable Free State Brewing Co. also hosts its annual ...


God bless you, Gnarly Davidson

"Can I get a hot sh*t?!" Gnarly Davidson's exuberant bassist Sam Gunnerson starts nearly every set by screaming this into the mic. The audience always ...


Taco Zone returns to Replay Lounge patio; storefront opening soon

Assorted Mexican street tacos from Taco Zone

Looking for something to pair with that Shamrock Shake — or beer, if green dairy products aren’t your thing — during tomorrow’s St. Patrick’s Day ...


Community celebrates Pi Day with the Alferd Packer Memorial String Band

There's nothing better than a wacky Lawrence tradition, and what better way to celebrate all things weird than a made-up holiday. On Saturday, with the ...


Stream away the March movie blues with great suspense thrillers

The mid-March blues are officially in full swing, film fans. If this post-Oscar, pre-summer netherworld of humdrum movie releases has got you down, it might ...


Weekend Picks IV: Documentaries, comedians, A Very Special SXSW Message From The Noise FM, Lolla-Pi-Looza and Marx Madness

Readers, we are now on our fourth week here at and already the column is evolving. Since the column tends to "go live" on ...


Harmonizing sirens: The Ovaries-eez bring needed attention to Girls Rock Camp

The Ovaries-eez perform at the Replay Lounge on Friday

Women ruled the Replay stage on Friday night as part of a fundraiser to bring Girls Rock Camp to Lawrence. The night featured a stunningly ...


Ponyboy returns from a dark place

Ponyboy at the Replay Lounge on March 5.

"This next one's called I hate myself and I wanna die." Ponyboy went away for a little while. We don't know where they've been, but ...


Merchants chef serving up food-beer pairings at That Dam Beer Event

Menu courtesy of Merchants Pub & Plate

Listen up, beer lovers: We're going to let you in on a little secret. If you missed out on securing tickets to Friday's That DAM ...


One way to escape sequel onslaught? Marx Madness!

Playing this week at Liberty Hall is that oh-so-rare of beasts, the art-house sequel. “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith ...