Review: Carrington group shines in debut

This review of Saturday night's performance by the Simon Carrington Chamber Singers comes from Megan Helm, a Kansas City music educator who lives in Lawrence. ...

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Gogol Bordello wins again!

On Friday night, the hubby and I went to see Gogol Bordello. For like, the millionth time. And, like very time before that, they never ...

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Wetland Litigation

Preview comment Check your comment below for any errors or mistakes and post it. If KDOT and FHWA did not consider the ruling in Ross ...

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The Lady Stakes a Claim.

This lady built the first home on a street in a new part of town, and set out trees immediately. She moved some of them ...

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Just Add Water

Just Add Water There are quite a few folks in Douglas County who remember seeing crops on the land where Baker Wetlands now exists. Others ...

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Help Us Identify This Picture

Help solve the mystery of the location of the photo in PhotoCollectorX's post. He doesn't know where it's from, neither do I and no one ...

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Hey Maggots!

Ah that got your attention. Look at native dogwoods, flowering right now and you sometimes see orange galls such as this one. And when you ...

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Weekend warm-up on the way

Our temperatures this week have been all over the place. We were dealing with mid 80 degree temperatures on Sunday only to grab the jackets ...

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THE BEST STUDIO IN TORONTO JUST GOT BETTER!!!

Steps away from the subway, and major highways, you can choose from their MID SIZE ROOMS, PREMIUM ROOMS and THE NEW D.C. MUSIC THEATRE. Grand ...

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The Mail Game (Reprise)

I wrote a recent blog about “junk mail” and surprisingly I was taken to task with arguments that such mail makes the delivery of first ...

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The Miseducation of Pat Roberts

Pat Roberts began his political career running the office of Senator Frank Carlson. Carlson, both while he was governor of Kansas, and later as senator, ...

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The Great Green Crushing Machine

There was a lovely article in the LJW this morning about a lightweight push mower. For those of us past a certain age it brings ...

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Taylor Swift loves Lawrence!

Excuse the exclamation points, but country cutie Taylor Swift has just professed her love for Lawrence and Kansas University (!!!!!!)! In a post on Oprah's ...

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Bossa Nova Discovery

“I just don't get it,” Karen said as she wondered about her musical tastes. “How can I be so hooked by Bossa Nova while still ...

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Sorry, ma

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my carbon footprint. But first a disclaimer. I’m not a big fan of the term “carbon footprint.” I ...

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Brandon Rush’s Jayhawk Flashback: Kentucky, 1/7/2006

Welcome to a special Jayhawk Flashback. The next two blogs won't feature my choice for a classic KU game, but instead a former Jayhawk's choice ...

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Pixar’s “Up” is another imaginative success

[three and a half stars] Roger Ebert thinks 3D is overrated: "Every single frame of a 3D movie gives you something to look at that ...

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On-camera interview with “Bloom Brothers” director Rian Johnson

Eric interviews writer/director Rian Johnson ("Brick") about his newest con-man comedy "The Brothers Bloom," starring Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, and Rachel Weisz. This is an ...

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The long con of “The Brothers Bloom”

[three and half stars] The genre of the con-man movie is a tricky one for sure. One must assume, given the nature of the swindling ...

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