Through hell in 45 minutes: 5 questions with prof performing ‘The Inferno’ at Fringe Fest

Former Kansas University classics professor Stanley Lombardo will give a one-man performance in “The Inferno” as part of Fringe Festival KC on July 18, 22 and 25 at Westport Coffee House.

Kansas University classics professor emeritus Stanley Lombardo’s dramatic reading of his translation of “Inferno” at this weekend’s Fringe Festival KC may be abridged, but he ...


‘Ant-Man’ a small wonder; ‘Amy’ goes behind the music

Paul Rudd in "Ant-Man"

In “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the mega-superheroes are taken out of their usual hi-tech, urban surroundings and brought down to Earth when they hide out ...


The dog days of the Lawrence rock scene have arrived

Now that all the festivals and special events have died down, it's time to enjoy the finer points of the rock scene in Lawrence. These ...


Highs and lows of Summer League will help Kelly Oubre Jr.’s development

Washington Wizards' Kelly Oubre Jr. shots over Utah Jazz’s JaJuan Johnson during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

For an NBA rookie such as Kelly Oubre Jr., the Las Vegas Summer League can serve as a platform to show you belong one night, ...


Sheriff’s deputies help remove snake from Douglas County Jacuzzi; dog attacks woman mowing lawn; no boundaries for registered sex offenders and schools

Snake found in Douglas County home. Photo courtesy of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Wednesday morning, a Douglas County resident had an experience nightmares are made of. No, not the bogeyman hiding under the bed. And no, not Freddy ...

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Builders on pace to obliterate Lawrence’s construction record; city pondering whether to allow digital signs along roadsides

It is frequent that I break something when I get out my hammer and saw for a building project, and it appears that is the ...

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Nothing compares to a neighborhood cell tower fight

Having gotten a decent night's sleep after Tuesday's lengthy City Commission meeting, I now have to admit it's been kind of a treat the last ...


Hard-working rapper Approach can’t stop, won’t stop

Here's a fella that puts your busy days at work to shame. On Saturday, Sean Hunt (you know him as Approach) earned his title as ...


Two arrested after allegedly sleeping in cars at Das Autohaus; 24-hour call roundup; alleged drug deal detailed


Well, someone woke up on the wrong side of the van Tuesday morning. Das Autohaus owner Dave Bach told me this morning that he’s recently ...

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Art gallery plans to expand on Mass. Street; news of a ‘secret order’; multimillion dollar retirement project eyes West Lawrence site

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I know when I’m out buying serious art my wallet is so heavy with cash that it is difficult for me to walk up a ...

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The Day After: World University Games champions

Team USA players bite on their gold medals after a win against Germany Monday, July 13, at the World University Games in South Korea.

At times, the United States/Kansas University men's basketball team played sloppy in the World University Games. It wasn't always pretty to watch. That's what a ...


Weekend Picks: Sidewalk Sale; Bummer release party; ragtime at Gaslight; Class of Astra; theatrical mysteries; and wacky science theater for kids

Readers, the heat wave is on and seems to be lingering for the weekend. Will you brave the temps for sweet bargains at the Sidewalk ...


Fast frittata makes great breakfast for dinner

Sausage, Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Frittata

A frittata is basically a crustless quiche. I make them often because it's a quick way to make a nice breakfast for several people, or ...


Cole Aldrich leaves woeful Knicks for contending Clippers

New York Knicks center Cole Aldrich (45) pulls down a rebound as Milwaukee Bucks center Zaza Pachulia (27) defends with New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy (4) getting in on the action in the first half of an NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Just a few weeks ago, before NBA free agency began, former Kansas standout Cole Aldrich really had no idea which team he might play for ...


Roundup of weekend antics; Man allegedly stole an eclectic mix from downtown stores; Medical emergencies in your neighborhood

Downtown stores allegedly burglarized

I thought it was a relatively quiet weekend in the public safety world, based on the fact that I never had to leave the pool ...


A look at pending pay raises for city police, fire and med employees

I’m sure city employees always fix a big batch of popcorn, grab their notebooks and sit down in front of the TV on Tuesday nights ...

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Soaking up psych rock with Spirit is the Spirit

Right now, psych rock is king in Lawrence, which makes Spirit is the Spirit royalty. The longtime Lawrence melody makers are really best served on ...


Golden day for Kansas basketball on social media

Team USA celebrates with their gold medals after beating Germany in double-overtime Monday, July 13, at the World University Games in South Korea.

Gold became a trending topic in the realm of college basketball social media Monday morning, as news spread of Kansas leading Team USA to a ...


Which Jayhawks the World University Games helped the most

Kansas guard Wayne Selden Jr. (1) drives to the basket in a Team USA gold-medal game against Germany Monday, July 13, at the World University Games in South Korea.

Throughout each KU men's basketball season, our sports editor, Tom Keegan, does a thing after every game where he rates the players of the game ...


A look at a new vision for Lawrence and Douglas County and the questions it may create

I once had a vision, and then I got married and soon discovered that talking my lovely bride into living on my 1960s cabin cruiser ...

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