Quiet Corral members return with new name, renewed optimism

Hembree will perform a free concert at the Plaza Art Fair in Kansas City at 7 p.m on Friday.

No words can describe Hembree’s comeback in the local music scene better than the title for its latest single, “New Oasis.” The five musicians — ...


Turn a BLT into an addicting AST

The sandwich I've eaten for weeks on end. Don't judge me.

Confession time: If you follow me on Twitter (@shhenning), you might already know that I’m pregnant. And probably going to have another kid just about ...


Popper chicken a paleo starting point

I'm not saying I'm going Paleo. I'm not even saying I know what Paleo is. But I am saying that I've known for a long ...


#EatLawrence: Savory social media

Starting #lawrencerestaurantweek off right at #ramenbowls

There's still plenty of time to get out and sample those Lawrence Restaurant Week specials. But first, some appetizers for your eyes, via the #EatLawrence ...


Lawrence, start your eating: A Restaurant Week roundup

My Lawrence Restaurant Week Instagram of the day: Cherry Almond Coffee Cake at The Roost. This week, it comes with an entire breakfast and a fresh juice or coffee drink. #EatLawrence

The first-ever Lawrence Restaurant Week kicked off Sunday and is underway now. If you missed the Restaurant Week story I wrote last week, click here ...


Ready, set, eat! Lawrence Restaurant Week begins

Lawrence Restaurant Week (Sept. 14-20) is finally here. And whether you plan on visiting all 19 participating restaurants or just a few favorites, we want ...


Hoffman’s last great lead performance, and local vampires in Paris!

Shades of sadness and defeat simmer just below the surface of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s subtle performance in “A Most Wanted Man,” opening today at Liberty ...


Looking Forward: Vigil and Thieves release debut EP; Washed Out brings his ‘daytime psychedelia’

Washed Out will perform psychedelic bedroom synth pop at the Granada Friday night. Tickets are $15.

Vigil and Thieves Vigil and Thieves is a local indie-alternative rock band made up of Sarah Storm, Steph Castor and Andrew Flaherty. The three-piece band ...


Tegan and Sara to play Liberty Hall next month; tickets on sale Saturday

Tegan and Sara are coming to Lawrence on Oct. 1 on their “Let’s Make Things Physical” tour. Tickets go on sale Saturday at noon.

Whether you’re a fan of Tegan and Sara's early emo acoustics or recent synthesized electro-pop hits, you'll have a chance to experience both sides of ...


The tale of the Thai dragon peppers

The infamous Thai dragon pepper plant.

I’m the garden planner in the family, but this year, the hubby made a special request after spotting the tag of a transplant at Vinland ...


August Final Friday


Final Friday Map of Venues, August 29th

FINAL FRIDAY, August 29th, 2014 5 until 9 pm unless otherwise noted www.finalfridayslawrence.wordpress.com Final Fridays are made possible by support from the Lawrence Arts Center, ...


Turkey Taco Burger

I am using ground turkey more and more in my cooking, but I'll be honest: I have to be fairly creative about it. Mr. Meat ...


Kawehi shares about life since viral cover, excitement to play in Lawrence

Kawehi will play her first show in Lawrence since her Nirvana cover went viral at The Bottleneck at 9 p.m. on Saturday.

For some Lawrencians, Kawehi came out of the woodwork. Vimeo selected her cover of Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box” as a staff pick and suddenly everyone (Esquire, ...


Lamb chops, who knew?

I've been in a cooking rut for oh, say, four years. Part of that is my fault and is directly linked to "I am too ...


Chocolate zucchini muffins for the lunchbox

These kid-friendly zucchini muffins are made with gluten-free oat flour.

I’ve started making the kiddo’s lunches for kindergarten, and, as any parent (or just anyone who has ever packed a sack lunch) knows, it’s sometimes ...


Food trucks multiplying, driving for more freedom in Lawrence

Lawrence’s food truck population has tripled this year (from one to three!), and interest in them is growing, too. In case you missed the smattering ...


Why the Blu-ray format is essential to film literacy, and a local ‘Triumph’

At no other time in the last hundred years have there been more movies available to the general public as there are right now. Thanks ...

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Looking Forward: Busking, art-punk and picking acts

Sleepy Kitty is an art-punk duo from St. Louis made up of Paige Brubeck and Evan Sult. They will play Replay Lounge, 946 Massachusetts St., on Saturday night.

Live music acts at Busker Fest The Lawrence Busker Festival has many live music offerings lined up this weekend no matter what your feel may ...


OILS to release rainbow record; party this weekend

Cover art by Jason Barr

For its first 7-inch record release, OILS has a unique piece of art in store for consumers. The sleeve itself, designed by local artist Jason ...