Archive for Saturday, March 19, 2011

Not a KU fan? No problem, we’ve got you covered for what to do when the Jayhawks play

March 19, 2011, 9:03 a.m. Updated March 27, 2011, 10:09 a.m.


Not a Kansas basketball fan (or just rooting for another team) and not sure what to do with yourself during the Jayhawks' the NCAA Tournament?

You’re in luck. We’ve got a rundown of everything happening in town during the game, so that you can keep yourself busy while you avoid the crimson-and-blue crew.

Even better, we’ll update the list with each game the Jayhawks play. That way, you’re never without plans when invited to that millionth watch party.

March 18 - Kansas’ game time: 5:50 p.m.

5 p.m.

  • Lawrence Home Show, Jayhawk Tennis Facility

6:30 p.m.

  • Powerlifter, Native Daughters, Baiowolf, DJ Bangers No Mash, Jackpot Music Hall

7 p.m.

  • Bingo, Eagles Lodge
  • Open Mic and Jam, Cross Town Tavern
  • Spoonfed Tribe, The Bottleneck
  • Blueprint (formerly the Tommy Johnson Band), Ingredient

8 p.m.

  • Freeky Fridays at Duffy’s with DJ Biz, Duffy’s
  • Live Dueling Pianos, Barrel House

March 20 - Kansas’ game time: 7:40 p.m.

6 p.m.

  • Adam Lee and The Dead Horse Sound Co., Rum Drum Ramblers, Little Rachel, Replay Lounge

7 p.m.

  • Scary Larry Kansas Bike Polo, Edgewood Park (Maple Lane and Miller Drive)

7:30 p.m.

  • Smackdown!, Bottleneck

8 p.m.

  • Texas Hold’em Tournament Night!, Burger Stand at the Casbah
  • Video Daze: SK8/BMX Videos from the past, Jackpot Music Hall

9 p.m.

  • KenMode (Hydrahead), Wolvhammer, Canyons, Jackpot Music Hall

March 25 - Kansas’ game time: 6:27 p.m.

5 p.m.

  • Conversation Pieces, Henry’s on Eighth
  • Globally Green — a juried exhibition — featured artist: Nick Schmiedeler, 1109 Gallery
  • KU Ceramics Club/LHS student artwork, Go Driving School, 922 Mass., Suite 308
  • Phoenix Gallery - Demonstrating Artist: Jenny Brown, Phoenix Gallery
  • Trunk Show: Beth Cosner’s Jewelry, Diane’s Artisan Gallery
  • “Encaustic Paintings” by Malissa Martin-Wilke, Lawrence Public Library
  • “Pastel Landscapes and Pencil Portraits,” by Peggy Shopen, Lawrence Public Library
  • “Native Son, Local Threads: Quilts Inspired by Richard Wright,” a Central Junior High project with artist Marla Jackson, Lawrence Public Library
  • Mexican-American lyric tenor Genaro Mendez and American pianist Charles Badami, Eldridge Hotel
  • Lawrence Art Party, Hobbs Taylor Lofts
  • Build The Cardboard Thing, Lawrence Percolator
  • “I Love You Lawrence” works by John Clayton, Z’s Downtown Espresso
  • Reception for Paintings by Jane Booth, Pachamama’s

5:30 p.m.

  • Blues and Greys paintings by Dana Hangauer, Bourgeois Pig

6 p.m.

  • Dave Loewenstien: THEM, Invisible Hand Gallery
  • March Mustache Madness, Teller’s
  • Final Fridays free chair or food massage, Elevate Massage: Mind Body Peace

7 p.m.

  • Bingo, Eagles Lodge
  • Open Mic and Jam, Cross Town Tavern
  • Blueprint (formerly the Tommy Johnson Band), Ingredient
  • “Eyeteeth Summertrees” Wonder Fair makes your very first summertime tee, Wonder Fair
  • Art Show, Big Daddy Cadillac’s

7:30 p.m.

  • KU Choirs: Men’s Glee, Women’s Chorale, University Singers, Murphy Hall

8 p.m.

  • Freeky Fridays at Duffy’s with DJ Biz, Duffy’s
  • Live Dueling Pianos, Barrel House

March 27 - Kansas’ game time: 1:20 p.m.

1 p.m.

  • Cooking class: Learn to Make Cheese, The Bay Leaf
  • Build This Cardboard Thing, Lawrence Percolator
  • “Awakenings,” Spencer Museum of Art

1:30 p.m.

  • Shape Note Sing, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
  • English Country Dance, Camelot Ballroom

3 p.m.

  • Stitch n’ Bitch, check Facebook page for location


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