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Review: ‘The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial’

This review of "The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial," which was presented Wednesday night at the Lied Center, is by Megan Helm, a Lawrence musician and ...

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Airline fees - What’s next? $30 for a window seat?

Airline fees are fun, aren't they?A few weeks ago I flew to Phoenix, and paid $15 to check a bag each way. Fees for checked ...

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E Pluribus Unum

E Pluribus Unum: A View of WashingtonIt surprises many first time visitors to Washington, DC, how expansive and extensive are the landscape and buildings that ...

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Get your Valentine’s Day shopping done this weekend

Looking for a Valentine’s Day gift? Some hand-crafted options will be featured in a pair of art shows this weekend.Van-Go Mobile Arts, 715 N.J., will ...

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Top Chef Season 5, Episode 11 — Le Bernardin

first thought of this episode: "Oh crap, Fabio's talking to his wife ... he's going home." But then Leah just gave up in the middle ...

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cigarette box

i have recently acquired a brass-copper otar cigarette box. it is quite unique and I was wondering if there are many of these available. also ...

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Kids get their spell on this weekend

I'm pretty p-u-m-p-e-d for this Saturday. Yes, the KU men's basketball team is taking on Oklahoma State, but it's what's going down before the game ...

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The new world of college football recruiting …

What if I told you that ESPN interviewed me last week to become a permanent member of the TV show Around the Horn? Would you ...

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‘Patience’ production sets opera in Lawrence

An opera that is nearly 130 years old is getting a fresh coat of paint starting this weekend at Kansas University.KU Opera is staging Gilbert ...

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‘Common Good”??

When I was young (seems like a long-long time ago) the term “common good” was broadly understood and we did not need admonitions from our ...

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City in search of ‘rich uncle’

As city commissioners Tuesday considered a host of budget cuts to deal with a possible loss of $1.1 million of state funding this year, they ...

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Super Bowl Ads Don’t Measure Up

Clydesdales, snow globes, and which soft drink ad is the best. The buzz this week is as much about the advertisements as the Super Bowl ...

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Check back after 6:35 p.m. for live blog of commission’s discussion of budget cuts

City Hall reporter Chad Lawhorn will be at tonight's City Commission meeting — where possible budget cuts will be a major topic of conversation.Post questions ...

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Is This What The Groundhog Means?

I suppose it is the time of year that we are in, but these big swings in temperatures tend to wear people down. We go ...

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Greenhouse Theory Disproved a Century Ago

The claim that carbon dioxide (CO2) can increase air temperatures by "trapping" infrared radiation (IR) ignores the fact that in 1909 physicist R.W. Wood disproved ...

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Watch for lane closures in K.C. area

Looks like bridge inspections and related work are picking up in the Kansas City metro area, cutting into the free flow of traffic on some ...

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Top 10 Romantic Comedies

So here we are in February, and another Valentine's Day is upon us, which means it's time for some recommendations that won't leave you feeling ...

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Trees at root of spring exhibitions

Some of my favorite things to photograph — and, frankly, some of the things I love most about Lawrence — are the vibrant trees that ...

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Winter is Half Over!

Even though, it seems to me, that this winter has had lots of mild days mixed in with ugly cold, I hear lots of people ...

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Pop culture quiz reveals Beasley’s youthful spirit

Need a reason to believe that Miami Heat rookie and former Kansas State standout Michael Beasley actually is just 20 years old? Try looking at ...

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