Arts and Entertainment

Horoscopes for Dec. 1

For Saturday, Dec. 1:This year you have the ability to expand your inner circle, and you’ll get to know your friends even better. This closeness could result in you meeting someone significant; however, be aware that your introduction might take place through a quarrel. If you are attached, ...

Tune In Tonight: Movies make Christmas countdown

ABC Family begins its “25 Days of Christmas” programming countdown of holiday movies and specials, a tradition on the channel since 1996. As it does every year, “25 Days” combines well-worn holiday favorites with a handful of original offerings. Things kick off with the 2003 comedy ...

Horoscopes for Nov. 30

For Friday, Nov. 30:This year success comes from relating on a one-on-one level, both professionally and personally. Others sense your compassion and become more responsive. If you are single, you might feel like you’re on a dating roller coaster. If you are attached, the two of you ...

Tune In Tonight: Christmas specials too early this year

According to my calendar, we’re still in November. But the Hallmark Channel and Lifetime have been churning out Christmas movies at a furious pace for weeks now! And the networks have already aired many of the holiday’s most anticipated specials. “Christmas In Rockefeller Center” (7 ...

Baker University to host 82nd annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers

The Baker University music and theatre department’s annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers isn’t just another concert; for the Baldwin City and Baker communities, it’s a time to come together and celebrate the holiday season.Other vespers concerts• Lawrence’s First United Methodist ...

Horoscopes for Nov. 29

For Thursday, Nov. 29:This year you often feel challenged by others. As a result, you are unusually verbal and frequently get into heated discussions. If you are single, you could meet your next sweetie, so be sure to check out people with care. If you are attached, the two of you will ...

Tune In Tonight: Wedding bells ring on ‘30 Rock’

Look for a hesitant, postfeminist and self-consciously ridiculous walk down the aisle by Liz Lemon tonight as “30 Rock” (7 p.m., NBC) hurtles through its deliriously silly final season. Then again, the same could be said of the first.• Bob Hope and Katharine Hepburn as you’ve (probably) ...

Lawrence Arts Center, Spencer Museum receive NEA grants

Two Lawrence entities have announced that they received significant National Endowment for the Arts Art Works grants to further their missions.The Spencer Museum of Art will receive $35,000 to support its commission of two internationally renowned artists — both Kansas University alumnae — ...

Horoscopes for Nov. 28

For Wednesday, Nov. 28:This year you often will switch from one outlook to the next. You even might feel like a human seesaw of sorts. If you are single, you could meet someone significant to your life history. If you are attached, resist the urge to fight with the one you love. The Stars Show ...

Tune In Tonight: Spend an hour with ‘The Hour’

Viewers who can’t wait for the sixth season of “Mad Men” to arrive can console themselves with the season premiere of “The Hour” (8 p.m., BBC America). Set in 1957 in the London studio of a struggling news program, “The Hour” is filled with period fashions, habits (smoking and ...

Horoscopes for Nov. 27

For Tuesday, Nov. 27:This year your increased intensity dominates nearly any scene. When you are frustrated, you could become controlling or sarcastic. If you are single, those traits will not be especially desirable. If you are attached, your sweetie expresses a lot of good will. The Stars ...

Tune In Tonight: ‘Rizzoli and Isles’ returns

The forensics buddy cop drama “Rizzoli and Isles” (8 p.m., TNT) enters its fourth season in domestic mode. The show opens with detective Jane Rizzoli (Angie Harmon) and her best friend, Dr. Maura Isles (Sasha Alexander), dressed in their pajamas in the kitchen, caring for an infant like ...

Horoscopes for Nov. 26

For Monday, Nov. 26:This year your life proves to be quite lively. At times, when you think you finally understand someone or a situation, you’ll discover that that’s not the case. If you are single, you could make quite a fuss until you meet the right person. If you are attached, the two ...

Tune In Tonight: No cheer in ‘Killer Kids’

The Bio Channel interrupts our inescapable and all-too-premature holiday binge of forced cheer to premiere a new season of “Killer Kids” (7 p.m., 8 p.m., season premiere at 9 p.m.).‘‘Kids” consists of traumatic true-life tales teased out to an hour through extensive interviews and ...

Horoscopes for Nov. 25

For Sunday, Nov. 25:This year you often feel stretched to the max. Your work and your day-to-day life habits become even more dominant. If you are single, you could meet someone through one of your daily activities. If you are attached, the two of you will benefit from taking up a new mutual ...

Tune In Tonight: Lindsay Lohan misses mark in ‘Liz & Dick’

I was halfway hoping the much anticipated “Liz & Dick” (8 p.m. Sunday, Lifetime) might pave a comeback for Lindsay Lohan. After all, she was good, even charming, as a teenager playing other teenagers. Why shouldn’t a tabloid train wreck excel at playing Elizabeth Taylor, a name ...

Play about genocide to be staged at KU

“If the Whole Body Dies: Raphael Lemkin and the Treaty Against Genocide,” by Robert Skloot, will be staged by the Kansas University Theatre with the playwright in the title role. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Dec. 3, 4 and 5 and at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Inge ...

Familiar sound

'The Sound of Music'“The Sound of Music” plays at Theatre Lawrence Nov. 30, and Dec. 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15 and 16. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, and at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday afternoons.Tickets are available by calling the box office at ...

Pinup calendar models man up for good cause

The pinup model appears distracted from baking, seated at a retro dinette table with crossed legs, garters, unbuttoned shirt and come-hither eyes. Strawberries are within reach.Wait a second.Those garters are holding up mid-calf, brown socks — and why does this model have muttonchops? Mr. ...

Horoscopes for Nov. 24

For Saturday, Nov. 24:This year you often have a driven quality about you. You will do whatever is necessary to meet a goal or to create a certain situation. If you are single, remember to look around and be aware of others. If you are attached, you might not be as open as you have been in the ...