Downloadable Map of Venues for February Final Friday

https://www.dropbox.com/s/f9s105kvx5qwqvp/2015feb.pdf?dl=0

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‘Mr. Turner’ not the usual paint-by-numbers biopic

Early-19th-century artist J.M.W. Turner is now regarded as an innovator, elevating landscape and maritime paintings to high art. But by the time of his death ...

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Weekend Picks: Final Friday, Comedy Freakout, fundraisers, rock and roll, and two great plays

Readers, we're still trying to find our footing and figure out our target audience here at our new Lawrence.com gig. Exactly who IS the readership ...

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Girl Scout Cookie Pie

Girl Scout Cookie Pies and Parfait

We all love Girl Scout cookies, right? So this is a wonderful time of year when sweet shining faces appear at our doors with boxes ...

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A model ‘Citizen,’ and why I hope ‘Boyhood’ wins Best Picture

Sometimes when the camera is rolling, your true self comes out. So I'll just admit it freely: the scene in "Birdman" where the New York ...

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Weekend Picks: Gentlemen Geeks, Martin Sexton, Chuck Mead, True West auditions, Taproom poetry

Welcome to our debut column at Lawrence.com, in which we will showcase a few worthy ways to spend part of your weekend in LFK. Many ...

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Curried roasted chicken salad

Curried Chicken Salad Over Microgreens

A roasted chicken is a thing of beauty. It is so simple to prepare and can provide several meals for a small family with minimal ...

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Pachamamas: The last supper

Valentine's Day menu

I took an extra-long pause, may or may not have sighed out loud, and lifted my fork. A mouthful of smoked chocolate shortcake and a ...

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Julianne Moore shines in ‘Still Alice,’ and a showcase of Oscar shorts

Words are Alice Howland’s life, yet lately she hasn’t been able to string them together to form meaning the way she intends. She is a ...

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Pachamamas to help celebrate customer’s 100th birthday before it closes

Betty Jane Moore, shown here with former Pachamamas pastry chef Jay Tovar-Ballagh on her 97th birthday, is celebrating her 100th birthday at the restaurant a few weeks early this year.

For the last five years, Topeka resident Betty Jane Moore has celebrated her birthday with dinner at her favorite restaurant: Pachamamas in downtown Lawrence. This ...

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‘Jupiter Ascending’ a glorious mess of unbridled creativity

Andy and Lana Wachowski are risk-taking filmmakers with vision that cannot be contained, at least not within the confines of a big-studio picture. After the ...

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Penne a la Bacon

Bacon and shrimp penne with tomato cream sauce

Cooking weeknight dinners can be tricky when time is an issue. Often, meals get plugged in between sports practices, baths, homework and chores. In order ...

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La Guerre will write you a Valentine’s Day love song

Having trouble coming up with the words to tell a special someone how much you love them this Valentine's Day? Don't worry: La Guerre is ...

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Port Fonda officially coming to Lawrence

Enchiladas de Pollo at Port Fonda

After months of speculation, it's finally official: Port Fonda is coming to Lawrence. The popular Mexican eatery has generated quite the buzz since turning a ...

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Boulevard brings back Chocolate Ale

Boulevard Brewing Co.'s popular Chocolate Ale will return to restaurants, bars and retailers in early February.

Back by popular demand, Boulevard Brewing Co. is re-releasing its limited-edition Chocolate Ale this month. A collaboration between K.C. chocolatier Christopher Elbow and Boulevard brewmaster ...

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Burroughs on the big screen

Much has been written and filmed about author/artist William S. Burroughs, who moved in Lawrence in 1981 and lived here for the remainder of his ...

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Final Friday Map of Venues, January 30th

Downloadable pdf: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zhu6tryj5koee0c/2015jan.pdf?dl=0

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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.

Update: Well, that was fast. Tickets for the expo sold out after just a few hours Thursday night, according to a post on the event's ...

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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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