Final Friday Map of Venues, January 30th

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Pulled pork arepas

Pulled pork arepas

Recently, a friend suggested I write about arepas, and I realized I'd completely forgotten about the easiest way to pull together a complete meal in ...

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Craft beer expo tickets go on sale Thursday

John Bourneuf, left, of Lawrence, and Maria Vopat, of Mission, have a taste of the Kansas Craft Brewers Exposition on Saturday at Abe and Jake’s Landing, 8 E. Sixth St., among hundreds of other beer enthusiasts. About 30 regional and national beer vendors were at the event, which sold out within 10 days of going on sale.

Mark your calendars, beer lovers: The Kansas Craft Brewers Exposition is returning to Lawrence on March 7, and will once again be held at Abe ...

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January 30th Final Friday Events

Final Fridays are made possible by support from the City of Lawrence LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER (940 New Hampshire) www.lawrenceartscenter.org Lawrence Arts Center Final Friday events ...

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KC Restaurant Week gems to eat up while you still can

As local foodies might already know, Kansas City Restaurant Week ends Sunday. This year's event features more than 150 KC-area restaurants, where customers can enjoy ...

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The controversy over ‘American Sniper,’ and the uniquely American ‘Whiplash’

It made me grin from ear to ear when I heard the news. J.K. Simmons, the longtime working character actor — who is most visible ...

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White chicken enchiladas

Spinach and Chicken Enchiladas

Enchiladas can take on any form, and there's rarely one that isn't absolutely delicious. If you're interested in moving away from canned sauces, there are ...

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Culinary collective Lawrence Local Table to host first dinner event

Cellar Supper menu

Lawrence Local Table, a collective of area culinary professionals, is slated to serve up its first dining event, "The Cellar Supper," next month at 715 ...

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‘Foxcatcher’ a twisted American dream, and a mini Free State Festival

There’s a nearly wordless scene early on in the disturbing tragedy “Foxcatcher,” now playing at Liberty Hall, that beautifully sets up the relationship between brothers ...

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Chefs to host tribute to Pachamamas on Thursday

Pachamama's chef Ken Baker.

"Soigne as Fudge," Pachamamas' sold-out dinner slated for Thursday evening, isn't farewell, promises Ken Baker. The event, billed as a "tribute to Pachamamas" comes on ...

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Mates of State to play concert at Lawrence Public Library

Mates of State

Popular indie pop duo Mates of State, made up of husband and wife team (and former KU students) Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel, are making ...

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‘Selma’ is as relevant as ‘Inherent Vice’ is difficult

There are films that are “important,” and there are films that are personal, and it's rare the two intersect. I put the word “important” in ...

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Italian roast beef hoagies

Italian roast beef hoagies

Surprisingly, cooking a roast can be very intimidating. One would think that as the standard Sunday dinner fare, it would be a simple "anyone can ...

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Why ‘The Interview’ is a legitimate and hilarious threat

Last week when I posted a news item on Facebook about the controversial film “The Interview” being reinstated into 331 theaters and VOD on Christmas ...

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Community pot paella

Party Paella for the Shellfish Intolerant

Paella is a Spanish dish that traditionally consists of rice, rabbit, chicken and vegetables. In recent, years, though, a more "Americanized" version has emerged, and ...

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Roasted cauliflower and a New Year’s pep talk

Fragrant, warm and delicious, this roasted cauliflower is perfect for freezing winter days.

In just hours, 2015 will be upon us. Time for a fresh start, no matter what that start might entail. If you are planning on ...

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‘Unbroken’ too slick to sink in; local music short film ‘Bitter Thing’ to premiere

“Unbroken,” the WWII drama directed by Angelina Jolie now playing at Southwind 12, is based on the best-selling nonfiction book by Laura Hillenbrand — which ...

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‘Marry Me’ Thai chicken soup

Thai chicken soup

My friends and I all agree that it's important to have a "Marry Me" meal in our cooking repertoires. For Kiley, it's a chicken-fried steak/mashed ...

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Healthy homemade holiday pancakes

Try these on Christmas morning. You won't even need a trip to the store.

Each year on Christmas morning, my family always, always, always has a big breakfast. Homemade scones. Omelet casserole. A enormous bowl of fruit salad. Mom-mixed ...

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Last Final Friday of 2014

FINAL FRIDAY, December 26th, 2014 5 until 9 pm unless otherwise noted www.finalfridayslawrence.wordpress.com Final Fridays are made possible by support from the Lawrence Arts Center, ...

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