In the photo at the top of this page, Lawrence author and musician Melvin Litton performs at Kaw Valley Public House. Check out our story about Litton at this link.
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Green elm seeds, blooming redbuds, wind and rain were all in play across much of our area last week, as we head into the last week of April.
A Lawrence rock band that got its start in the ‘70s has reunited for a new album, decades after their last.
Our news team is thrilled to announce that after just our first year publishing, The Lawrence Times has been selected for four Awards of Excellence from the Kansas Press Association.
Lawrence community members will have the opportunity to “celebrate spring like the Sevillanos do” during Feria de Kansas on May 1, according to a news release from the event’s sponsor, 45º (45 Grados).
Two special lunch guests and a small entourage visited Billy Mills Middle School on Tuesday. Billy Mills himself, and his wife, Patricia, greeted students and educators at the Lawrence school named after the Olympic gold medalist.
“The last few weeks have marked a return to live in-person events for the Raven, and the bestsellers list certainly shows it.”
Anyone who needs a lift can hop on the T fare-free on Friday in celebration of Earth Day, the city announced Monday morning.
Groundplum milkvetch is a native legume currently found blooming in area prairies. The beautiful pea-like blossoms grow into tasty edible fruit later in the spring, so now is a good time to locate them.
Hang12, a student-led curatorial board run out of the Lawrence Arts Center, plans and runs art shows and art-centered community events with the goal of elevating young artists from the Lawrence area.
The government’s traditional approach to hunger has funded merely the consumption — not the production — of food. Pantaleon Florez III, a local farmer and food justice activist, is planting the seeds for a new approach.
Filmmaker John Waters returned to Lawrence for “False Negative: An Evening with John Waters” as part of the Free State Festival Thursday night.
The 16th annual Resource Fair for Seniors will bring about 45 businesses and organizations, including home help workers, financial planners, care managers, dementia resources and more, to Rock Chalk Park on Tuesday.
Those who attend the sixth annual International Jayhawk Festival on April 19 will receive free snacks and T-shirts as they “learn what it means to be a global Jayhawk” with crafts, games and activities that represent cultures from around the world.
During the weeklong Amplify Lawrence camp every summer, girls and transgender or nonbinary youth are encouraged to be unapologetically themselves through music. Campers get to form their own bands, write original songs and perform in a final live concert in front of the community.
An upcoming event in Lawrence aims to provide both community and financial support for Ukrainians at home and abroad.