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Watch Stiff Middle Fingers take a walk in the audience

Here's why Stiff Middle Fingers is one of the best punk bands the area has to offer. On Friday night, the rockers gathered four bands ...

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Rap duo Lincoln Marshall drops new video for ‘Dirt’

This is a pretty great week for Lincoln Marshall. The duo consisting of local rappers Approach and MilkDrop will be part of the local contingent ...

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Weekend Picks: Fireworks, Ladybird pie, rock and roll, and a Shakespearean field trip

Readers, if you are anything like us, you are still recovering from last weekend's whirlwind of festivals and fiestas. Things slow down a bit in ...

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Recently opened Yeah Sushi offers whimsical take on Japanese staple

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Yuyuan Jiang worked as a sushi chef for eight years, serving up the Japanese delicacy in Houston, Palm Springs, New Orleans, Miami, New York City, ...

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New ‘Terminator’ a surprisingly crafty reboot

Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Terminator: Genisys"

“What do we want?” “Time travel!” “When do we want it?” “It’s irrelevant.” That joking exchange between leader of the human resistance John Connor (Jason ...

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Split Lip Rayfield delights fans with free outdoor concert

Friday night felt like one big celebration in downtown Lawrence — just about every block had some sort of party, concert, art event, or busking ...

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Sweeten your ice cream with fresh sweet corn

Sweet Corn Ice Cream

Every time I tell someone I'm making sweet corn ice cream, I'm met with suspicious stares or, on occasion, downright anger. "Why," they cry, "would ...

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Underdogs rule at the 2015 Lawrence Field Day Fest

Lawrence is a music town. It’s no secret. So naturally, we have an abundance of musicians here. A band could have a hard time standing ...

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Thursday sights and sounds from the Free State Festival

With so much going on at this week's Free State Festival, it's easy to miss out on an event here or there. Luckily, the festival's ...

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Is Netflix taking over TV and movies?

A prequel to one of the biggest cult comedy classics of the last 20 years is out on July 31, only it won’t be released ...

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Wednesday sights and sounds from the Free State Festival

With so much going on at this week's Free State Festival, it's easy to miss out on a fun event here or there. Luckily, the ...

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Weekend Picks: Festivals, fiestas, Final Friday and freakouts

Buckle up, folks. This weekend is almost certainly the busiest cultural weekend of the summer, if not the entire year. If you are out and ...

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Watch Matt Pryor and friends cover Elliott Smith at the Free State Festival

Free State Festival is in officially in full swing, scattering authors, lectures, films and live music across the downtown area all week, with the Lawrence ...

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Tuesday sights and sounds from the Free State Festival

With so much going on at this week's Free State Festival, it's easy to miss out on a fun event here or there. Luckily, the ...

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Have you found NuPenny yet? Unraveling the mystery of Lawrence’s newest art installation

A curious neighbor investigates the NuPenny toy store at a dead end in East Lawrence in this time-lapse image taken Tuesday evening.

Those cruising around the outskirts of East Lawrence (or social media) in the past few days may have noticed an eye-catching new addition to the ...

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Monday sights and sounds from the Free State Festival

With so much going on at this week's Free State Festival, it's easy to miss out on a fun event here or there. Luckily, the ...

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This video of the Brody Buster Band will make you want to dance

Who knew the blues could make you feel so good. Whatever the heat and humidity sucked right out of you this weekend can easily be ...

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WheatFields, Bread Bakers Guild of America to host open house Saturday

WheatFields Bakery Café: Best Bakery, Best of Lawrence 2015

The people's choice for Lawrence's best bakery is giving the public a glimpse of the bread-making process Saturday afternoon during a Bakery Open House at ...

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Enthralling garage rockers Mr. and the Mrs. to release music on Wiener Records

Mr. and the Mrs. are becoming one of the most intriguing rock bands in the area. In a formula as old as time, the two-piece ...

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‘Inside Out’ has That Pixar Feeling

"Inside Out"

You know that song “Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone)” by Cinderella? Man, it’s so true. Yeah, I know that phrase was already ...

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