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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Despite freezing temperatures, Lawrence community members gathered on Massachusetts Street to honor veterans in the annual parade, which made a return Saturday morning after a two-year hiatus.
People face heavy issues these days, but comic Hari Kondabolu doesn’t think we should shy away from them — even while taking in a comedy show. After all, the best stand-up routines bring about some kind of healing, he says.
Renowned statistician and author Howard Wainer will present next week at KU, discussing the power of effective written and visual communication.
In a new short film, “The Beauty Within,” graduates of Van Go testify to the support and healing they found as young artists in the program.
Clear skies and trees cleared of their leaves after recent rains make it easier to spot migratory geese and other birds either passing through or leaving. Strong southerly winds may back them up as they wait for north winds to carry them south with less energy expended.
The Kansas Jayhawks looked a little more like they did early in the season during their Salute to Service game Saturday afternoon, improving to 6-3 on the season and becoming bowl eligible for the first time since 2008.
A new documentary series highlighting a queer couple’s journey to expand their family while navigating a health care system laden with discrimination will soon be unveiled at KU.
On Halloween night, Lawrence families showed off their cute, creepy, and creative costumes during downtown trick-or-treating. The event was held from 5 p.m. until all the candy ran out.
“If this week’s bestseller list has a theme, it’s ’new books from fiction royalty,’” the Raven Book Store writes.
Hundreds of Lawrencians showed up in costumes to see Sammy Rae & The Friends play Monday night at the Granada.
The University of Kansas is planning several events to honor veterans in the coming days, starting with the Salute to Service football game this Saturday.
Hundreds of children and adults flocked to the Prairie Park Nature Center’s Enchanted Forest Trail-or-Treat Sunday afternoon.