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Supernatural Convention and Dennis in a Santa suit

It's been busy around the newsroom, what with storms and general newsy busy-ness, but the Lasso is not yet dead. Here's your roundup:

• In case you hadn't caught on, I love cool photos of this town. Here's a few shots of East Lawrence from writer Bobby Myers' Tumblr (Hamm's garbage can, anyone?).

• In case you didn't know, the main characters from the CW show Supernatural (going into its ninth season!) are from Lawrence. So it makes sense that this petition exists.

Merchant's Pub & Plate opened Saturday. Did you go?

• And as far as Lawrence restaurants go, Mrs. Mass went to Yokohama.

• For your artsy side, Lawrence Percolator has a post on an upcoming exhibition opening during September's Final Friday called High Moon Tide.

• Fashion blog Kansas Couture has been keeping Kansas fashionable for five years.

• In music, I Heart Local Music has a gallery up about Best Coast and Bleached's and Andrew W.K.'s performances at The Granada.

• Twitter tells me that a new Lawrence arts and entertainment site is on the horizon, based on this tweet from @BARR:

Tweet from @BARRR

Tweet from @BARRR by Alma Bahman

• Twitter also tells me that Lawrence legend Dennis is celebrating the holidays a little early. He's also featured in the latest edition of Style on the Hill.

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Post-Labor Day blogosphere

Since it's a short week, let's have a shorter roundup. Here's what's going on this week on the Lawrence blogs:

• Happy birthday to Style on the Hill. Keep Lawrence classy.

• This is meta: a blog on Behind the Lens. Thanks for the love!

• Megan Do (the Grand Poobah of Eats) recounts her top five most-memorable food experiences from around the country for Loudspeaker. Where could number one possibly be?

• This is a cat we all know and love

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• And finally, all the GIFs about attending KU from Elite Daily.

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Air guitar, sunflowers and other cool things

The Lawrence blogosphere is bursting with local love this week:

• As you may have heard, Lawrence's very own Eric "Mean Melin" won the Air Guitar World Championships in Oulu, Finland. He's making the rounds with interviews on Larryville Chronicles and Huff Post Live. Congrats, Mean Melin!

• Around this time of year, we can really see why Kansas is the Sunflower State: the bloomin' things are everywhere. And truly gorgeous. Check out some photos on My Bit of Earth, here, here and... oh, just search #sunflower on any social media platform. You'll find them. Photo by Gallery32

• I also just learned about the Lawrence Cool Twitter feed, at @1thinglawrence. As the handle implies, each tweet is about a cool thing about Lawrence.

• Rewind: It was Busker Fest this past weekend so there were tons of photos all over the place, but I Heart Local Music featured Lawrence's "most beloved busker" Tyler Gregory.

• Last but not least, Style On The Hill has a few more fashionable students on its site if you're looking for inspiration.

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LawrenceLives, LFK Tumblrs, a NYT mention and some Quantrill

It's Tuesday and here's your Lasso roundup:

• Don't know how I didn't see this before, but this Tumblr exists.

• Speaking of Tumblrs, Jayhawk Parking is back in action.

• Here's a really nice photo from Shot, of Lawrence High School football:

Photo from Shot

• And from the weekend, cool shots from Kurt Vile and the Violators at The Granada from Vulpine Musings.

• Also, Larryville Chronicles wraps up all the Quantrill's raid-related events from the weekend.

• There's a new site in town, dedicated to "what makes Lawrence great." It launched just last week, but @LawrenceLives is already embedding itself in the local Twittersphere.

• Last but not least, I completely forgot to throw this article from the New York Times at you. It was from earlier in the month and the Frugal Traveler doesn't make it to Lawrence but it's still a good read about Kansas.

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Playing catch up, reviewing history and BuzzFeed

Remember me? It's been a while since the last Lasso, but let's get back into the swing of things and see what the Lawrence blogosphere is talking about now that it's August.

• A little bit of history repeating? Kind of. The City of Lawrence has a neat Facebook page where it shares historical photos and documents.

Alvin Howell painting Quantrill's Raid. From the City of Lawrence History Facebook page.

Alvin Howell painting Quantrill's Raid. From the City of Lawrence History Facebook page. by Alma Bahman

• Speaking of Quantrill's Raid, here's something going on next door. It seems the Mizzou bar The Black & Gold Tavern in KCMo is holding a, ahem, "celebration" of the bloody massacre. I think we can all agree that murder is bad, but I guess there's two sides to every story.

• I might be late on this, but here's some Jayhawk love from BuzzFeed.

• The fandom of The Roost continues here and here.

The Larryville Chronicles and Jeopardy of Contentment blogged about Sleepy Kitty, amongst other things (including lessons learned over the weekend).

• I'm a sucker for local food movements, so I was excited to stumble across this blog today: Lawrence Fruit Tree Project.

• I'll wrap it up with this interview with local artist and podcaster Jason Barr on Larryville Artists (follow him on Twitter - he's funny).

Until next time.

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Things besides the Sidewalk Sale

There was a lot happening on the local blogs this week besides the Sidewalk Sale, so I thought I'd round up those gems - though the sale did make its way in a tiny bit. Here's what's going on:

• As always, Larryville Artists helps keep Lawrencians up on the art scene, local and otherwise. Check out today's post about artists Molly Murphy and Clare Doveton's display at the Landmark Bank on 6th and Wakarusa streets. Also get a little recap on yesterday's Sidewalk Sale.

• Local Italian food gem the Basil Leaf Cafe has been making the Internet rounds, as The Pitch describes the restaurant's latest evolution from tiny, hole-in-the-gas-station-wall to a grown up location (also mentioned in this week's Off The Beaten Plate).

Photo by Sara Shepherd

• Speaking of Lawrence restaurants, amongst the hubbub of the Sidewalk Sale, The Roost opened for breakfast and food photos populated the Lawrence Twitterverse: here, here and here.

• Always wanted to make wax batik? Want to find out what wax batik is? Well, attend this wax batik workshop Saturday at the Percolator (it's a pretty cool form of art).

• The fashion blogs bring us trucker hats and aviators on Style on the Hill and Kansas Couture goes vintage with patriotic square heels.

• In photo blogs, Lawrence-based photographer, Travis Young, posted a beautiful photo of the sky on campus on his blog and Heck Yes Lawrence, Kansas has shots of Free State Brewery (among other locations). Also, Britt Ernst posted this wistful photo taken in Lawrence.

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We’re back: Lavender, fashion, taverns and a farewell

After a short fall-off in posting for The Lasso, let's get back in the saddle, shall we? Here's a round-up of what local blogs are up to post-Fourth of July, moving into the heart of summer.

• There's a groundbreaking for a new hotel today at 9th and New Hampshire streets, a place where Larryville Artists says they "used to fly kites." The blog posted a few images from a photo essay tribute to the space by Dave Loewenstein.

• New summer style post on Style on the Hill.

• Mrs. Mass takes a trip to Made (and makes off with a cute praline-scented candle. Support local!).

• My Bit of Earth tours a Lawrence lavender farm, Washington Creek Lavender (great plan for a summer staycation). If only the photos were scratch and sniff.

Photo: My Bit of Earth

• Last but not least, I Heart Local Music joins in on some tavern love with a post on Frank's North Star Tavern (also see: Johnny's Tavern's 60th anniversary).

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Short round up for the longest day of the year

Summer is officially here! The local blogosphere is bursting with things to do and lovely summer sights around town:

• Tomorrow morning, the Lawrence Public Library offers a chance for KU professors to get out of their academic box. Ukeleles are involved.

• Meryl at My Bit of Earth posts a beautiful gallery of her garden today, the first day of summer.

Photo from My Bit of Earth

Photo from My Bit of Earth by Alma Bahman

• More photos from Tall Tales of Kansas: Carol took pictures of June sunrises during her morning commute. I see why photographers call that time of morning, "the magic hour."

• Last but not least, The Larryville Chronicles gathers up a bunch of events and things to do today and this weekend to celebrate the summer solstice.

How are you celebrating the solstice and enjoying summer?

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Beer, rock n’ roll, alpacas and more

The lasso's rounding up a lot of local food and music today. Let's see what we've got:

• This is one is for the beer lovers. The Pitch writes about Boulevard and Sierra Nevada's second collaboration, which is available today: the earthy Tierra Incognita.

• Mrs. Mass continues her adventures up and down the Massachusetts Street area with a visit to Mirth Cafe.

• Super important treat news: Munchers Bakery has lemon berry cake balls for 85 cents (plus tax)

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• Carol of Tall Tales from Kansas takes a trip out to Henry's Plant Farm. Warning: cute alpaca pictures ahead.

• CMJ features local band Hospital Ships in it Scene Report.

• I Heart Local Music covers Richard's Rock Camp and these kids can really rock out. These girls do a pretty great job covering The Black Keys:

• Speaking of music, Jeopardy of Content tosses out some great concert recommendations for the week.

• Finally in fashion, Kansas Couture is in a "sunflower state of mind."

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Wonkette, books and kickball

Summer is in full swing, so let's take the temperature of the Lawrence blogosphere and see what the Internet has in store for us:

• Heard of Wonkette? The political satire blog is on a tour of sorts and will stop by Frank's North Star Tavern tonight at 6 p.m. If you go, tell me about it. I'd like to know what goes down at a Wonkette wonk-out.

• For all you bookworms, construction is coming along at the Lawrence Public Library. They posted some pictures on their Tumblr. I'm personally, very excited.

*Photo courtesy of Lawrence Public Library*

*Photo courtesy of Lawrence Public Library* by Alma Bahman

• Maybe I'm just craving burgers, but this photo of The Burger Stand was positively appetizing.

• For Father's Day, here's I Heart Local Music's coverage of Father John Misty at the Granada yesterday.

• If you're a fan of Craigslist's famous missed connections, @LarryvilleLife occasionally tweets some choice links to locals looking for others. Like this one.

• Last but not least, kickball's a pretty big summer thing in Lawrence, but I didn't know about this blog dedicated to the goings on of the season: sundaysinthepark.com

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Get out, get inspired

This week on the local blogs, the theme seems to be "get out and do something!"

• It's concert season and I Heart Local Music is in overdrive. Check out its latest photo gallery from the Foals concert at the Granada.

• A new gallery, Nesting, opens Saturday at the Lawrence Percolator. Its blog describes how artists take on the idea of a home or nest.

• Larryville Artists picked the brain of local painter David Titterington for a list of summer reads. With titles like "The Time Falling Bodies Take To Light: Mythology, Sexuality, and the Origins of Culture," how could one resist?

• I've been following the Tumblr blog Heck Yes Lawrence, Kansas! for a bit and particularly love its quiet, photographic homage to this city. To me, its latest contribution perfectly captures the spring Lawrence sort of skipped over:

South Park, Spring 2013, Lawrence, KS
Photo: Flickr/ladylay03

• Speaking of photographs of Lawrence, check out these gorgeous photos from local photographer Trina Baker. She got her hands on a Leica M3 camera and the results are just lovely.

• A couple of events over at the Lawrence Modern blog include defining history... sort of. On Monday evening, there will be a public meeting to discuss modern architecture and plans to preserve it. There's also the open house at Studio 804 on Saturday.

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Art Tougeau wrap ups, draw like an Egyptian and KU toddler mourning starting five

Local links from around the web, leaning toward the artistic side:

• While this video may not be a classic medium for a museum, it certainly evokes emotion like art does. Our friends over at KUsports.com (KSHB, too) posted a video about a little girl so incredibly sad that her favorite KU players have graduated, that she "can't even watch KU anymore." But she's just so cute, I had to post it here too:

• Tonight, gather at Fatso's Public House (1016 Massachusetts St.) and learn to draw like the Egyptians (pyramid carving tools not required).

• Lawrence Percolator is calling all artists to submit works expressing modern views of Quantrill's Raid for an exhibit in August.

Art Tougeau, a yearly celebration of "all things wheeled," rolled through town over the weekend. Larryville Artists has a few photos of parade participants. Plus, there was this Batmobile:


Photo by Richard Gwin

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Kanrocksas music festival canceled

Kanrocksas is canceled.

Kansas City's Beautiful Bodies were supposed to play Kanrocksas. Pictured, from left, are Luis Arana, Thomas Becker, Alicia Solombrino and Aaron Crawford.

Kansas City's Beautiful Bodies were supposed to play Kanrocksas. Pictured, from left, are Luis Arana, Thomas Becker, Alicia Solombrino and Aaron Crawford. by Alma Bahman

On its website, Midwest Music Festivals and Kansas Speedway cited "insufficient ticket sales" as the reason for not going forward with the event. Kanrocksas' ticketing agent, ground(ctrl), is refunding all tickets, and there is no plan to reschedule at this time. For questions about refunds, visit support.groundctrl.com.

The festival was set for June 28-29 at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., and was to feature more than 60 musical acts, including bands from Lawrence and headliners like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Passion Pit and Kendrick Lamar.

Kanrocksas was first held in 2011, but was postponed in 2012 because of construction at the Speedway. Aside from music, the event also featured art galleries, performance artists, trampolines, a water slide and other attractions.

Lawrence's The Floozies. Pictured are brothers Matt Hill, left, and Mark Hill.

Lawrence's The Floozies. Pictured are brothers Matt Hill, left, and Mark Hill. by Alma Bahman

Strangely enough, the Kanrocksas Twitter feed was still posting as if it was still going on. Here's the tweet sent out this morning, seven hours prior the once announcing the event was off:

Screenshot of @Kanrocksas Twitter feed

Screenshot of @Kanrocksas Twitter feed by Alma Bahman

We'll keep you posted if we learn more.

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This week in music: Marina & the Diamonds, ICP and Oobergeek

Music happened this week:

• At The Granada, Marina and the Diamonds performed her 100th show, as covered by I Heart Local Music. And, if you follow us on Twitter, we linked to budding photojournalist Kylee Gregg's gallery of the concert.

• IHLM also relives Spring into Summer Fest at the Replay.

• All the Juggalos and Juggalettes came out to support Insane Clown Posse (complete with tuxedo shirts). There are some adorable Jugga-families in that gallery.

• And for fans of Tech N9ne, Jeopardy of Contentment talks about his cousin, Oobergeek's new song. Check it out.

Can't wait to see the photos that will come from the Limp Bizkit concert.

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(Anschutz) streaking through to summer

The weather catapulted summer over spring this week and Lawrence fashions have rushed to keep up.

The local fashion blogs are riddled with linens, dresses, shorts and sandals inspired by the sudden plunge into summer. Kansas Couture's daily outfit reflected a vintage summer look and Style on the Hill made an appearance on Campus Sartorialist this week (also see last month's photo) with lace and cowboy boots.

Our own Style Scout (featuring Jennifer Doores) is blooming with bright color, as well.

Clothing details: Shoes, $30, Third Planet; skirt, $4, Arizona Trading Company; tunic, $7, Arizona Trading Company; bag, Peruvian store in San Francisco, $16; leggings, $10, don’t remember where it was purchased; vest, California thrift store, $5;bag, don’t remember where it was purchased, $4.

Clothing details: Shoes, $30, Third Planet; skirt, $4, Arizona Trading Company; tunic, $7, Arizona Trading Company; bag, Peruvian store in San Francisco, $16; leggings, $10, don’t remember where it was purchased; vest, California thrift store, $5;bag, don’t remember where it was purchased, $4. by Ed Demasio

Speaking of clothes, or lack thereof, it's graduation time in Lawrence. A student decided there's no better celebration outfit than his birthday suit:

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Twitter by Alma Bahman

In true #LFK fashion, The Larryville Chronicles has given the nude man a new identity, branding him a local folk hero named the "Anschutz Streaker," after the library he raced through.

I'm just as curious to find this guy, but when I do, I hope he's moved past the Emperor's new clothes fashion and onto something more visible.

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Welcome, weather and right-brained activities

For the past few weeks, we've experimented with a round-up called The Lasso where we bring you the best links about Lawrence every week.

Moving forward, you'll see more posts more often featuring the fun, fabulous, eyebrow-raising and generally interesting stuff about our town, with the aim of bringing you the best of the web, Lawrence-style. Welcome to the rodeo.

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We thought we saw the start of warmer weather this week but Mother Nature stopped us cold. WIBW put it perfectly: Seriously?????

WIBW Facebook image

WIBW Facebook image by Alma Bahman

Literature
Despite the speed bump on the way to spring and summer, The PBR Book Club met this week and chatted with author Sam Pink about his book "Rontel" (named after his cat) and Chicago things. The chat is a long read and probably NSFW but worth taking in for his literary advice.

Architecture and fashion
The KU School of Architecture turned 100 years old last week (definitely check out the vintage photo from 1915). Architecture blog, Lawrence Modern posted a few cool images from the celebration.

I've been a fan of campus fashion blog Style on the Hill for a while now and I'm excited to see it just launched its first magazine Wednesday. Did anyone go to the party or pick up a copy? Let me know how it is.

Music and musicians
On Tumblr this week is video of William Beckett's (of former The Academy Is... fame) March visit and live performance in KJHK's studios. Speaking of KJHK, the Farmer's Ball wrapped up April 27 and they've got great photos from the finals on Facebook.

Caroline Glaser is still representing Lawrence (and St. Louis) on The Voice. I haven't been following the show this season, but judging from her YouTube channel, it's clear the girl's got some talent. You can also follow her on Twitter.

Tell Adam Levine I say hello.

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The Lasso: Art auction fashion, Farmers Ball picks, beer brewing 101 and Sudeikis in KC

Farmer's Ball finalist Cloud Dog.

Farmer's Ball finalist Cloud Dog.

Your weekly roundup of fun stuff from the Lawrence interwebs.

Auction fashion

Lawrencians put on their best for Saturday night’s Benefit Art Auction at the Lawrence Arts Center, and Larryville Artists shares snapshots of some of the best-dressed.

Farmer's Ball

Farmer's Ball, KJHK’s annual battle of the bands, kicks off this weekend, and Larryville Chronicles predicts the winner here. Wondering what some of the past winners are up to? Lawrence.com’s Loud and Local blog recently shared the latest on Stik Figa, the Will Nots and Panda Circus. (Above is a file photo of Cloud Dog, a 2009 finalist.)

Celebrity wedding (non) update

Jason Sudeikis is going to be in KC this weekend to headline a charity comedy show. The Star interviewed him, and, of course, asked about his wedding to actress Olivia Wilde — but didn’t exactly get a straight answer.

Brewin' ain't easy

The Pitch's Jonathan Bender spends a day working at our Free State Brewing Co. bottling plant and reports, under no uncertain terms, brewing beer is harder than it looks. A snip: Spent grain is caked on my forearms, like I've just lost a fight with a cereal mascot. And more grain keeps belching my way, from a pipe above a bin resting on the arms of a forklift. A brown mound builds, and I attack it with a garden hoe in a futile attempt to free space for more grain.

La Parrilla

Looks like La Parrilla has moved into its new digs. The restaurant formerly at 814 Massachusetts St. is now at 724 Massachusetts, in the old Tapas building.

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The Lasso: Sudeikis/Wilde wedding update, ‘The Voice,’ gluten-free goodies and a ‘Downton Abbey’ tea

Actor and Kansas native Jason Sudeikis shoots a picture of the Kansas huddle next to his guest, actress Olivia Wilde, during the second half on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Actor and Kansas native Jason Sudeikis shoots a picture of the Kansas huddle next to his guest, actress Olivia Wilde, during the second half on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse. by Nick Krug

A New York wedding

Maybe their KU basketball fandom wasn’t enough to lure Kansas native Jason Sudeikis and his fiancee actress Olivia Wilde back here for their wedding, as a few early rumors indicated might be the case. In the latest update, the New York Post reported this week that the wedding will be in upstate New York next spring. The latest US Weekly (or was it a different tabloid I was reading at the gym...?) also ran a picture of the two at a recent Knicks game and quoted Wilde gushing about how great a New York wedding would be. (Side note: One might think Sudeikis would wear a Knicks hat to a Knicks game. Nope.)

The Voice?

According to show producers, KU student Caroline Glaser made it through blind auditions — the first elimination round — on the television show, “The Voice.” Our KU reporter, Matt Erickson, posted an update on his blog earlier this week. She’s not listed as a current student, but at least one source reported she withdrew to shoot for a music career. Her song? “Tiny Dancer.” Watch the video here.

A spot of tea

The local Daughters of the British Empire chapter is planning a “Downton Abbey”-themed tea May 4 at the Castle Tea Room. Attendees will dine on finger sandwiches, tea breads and scones with jam and clotted cream (yum!), and are encouraged to wear hats or dress in character.

Almond (flour) joy

Java Break is now selling bulk almond flour. Yes, that seems like a weird thing to pick up with a cup of coffee, but there’s actually a good explanation. Java Break has been making its own almond milk for a while. They’re now using those almonds to make flour, too, and using that to make their gluten-free raspberry and blackberry matrimonials and peanut butter cookies. For gluten-free home cooks, the extra flour is for sale at $5 for a quarter pound.

Last chance

Best of Lawrence voting ends today! If you haven't already taken the survey (and you can only take it once), here's the link.

Almond flour for sale at Java Break

Almond flour for sale at Java Break by Sara Shepherd

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The Lasso: Beer run, beet burgers, cake art and animal rights

Your weekly roundup of Lawrence food, art and other items of interest from the web.

Publicity photo of famous animal activist Gene Baur with a cow.

Publicity photo of famous animal activist Gene Baur with a cow. by Sara Shepherd

Animal guy

Famous animal activist and author of “Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food” Gene Baur is appearing in Lawrence Saturday at the Burge Union. He’s a keynote speaker at the Great Plains Conference on Animals and the Environment.

Brew to Brew

Thousands of runners will tag-team 44.4 miles from Kansas City’s Boulevard Brewery to Lawrence’s Free State Brewery Sunday for the annual Brew to Brew relay. Beer is an excellent recovery drink, asserts relay ambassador Ashley Austin, who shares her top 10 post-run brews on the relay Website. (I personally feel that running Brew to Brew without at least a little pre-race beer is missing the whole point. It may be 7:30 a.m. but a free pour of Boulevard at the starting line really helps you get in the right spirit.)

Beets are the new...

I picked Teller's Field Favour for this week's Lawrence Libation, thinking a cocktail made with beets was pretty far-out. The Burger Stand also is using the bright red root veggie in its latest special, a burger patty made of beets and rice.

Cake art

Up there with “La Pia de’ Tolomei,” Wayne Thiebaud’s "Around the Cake” is probably one of the best-loved paintings at the Spencer Museum of Art. But that’s not his only cake painting. At least one other Thiebaud is featured in a new cookbook from San Francisco Museum of Modern Art baker Caitlin Freeman, “Modern Art Desserts: Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Confections, and Frozen Treats Based on Iconic Works of Art.” Some of her recipes are only conceptually inspired by artworks. But her real-life version of Thiebaud’s “Chocolate Cake" is a dead-ringer for the original. (Hat tip to the Spencer’s Facebook page for sharing this link!)

"The Story of Luke"

The New York Times reviewed this movie, Lawrence native Alonso Mayo's first feature-length film. It's a story inspired by personal experience that's opening in 18 cities nationwide tonight, including a one-time screening at Liberty Hall.

Burger watch

About 200 people have now weighed in on our “Best Burger” Facebook post — including at least one person who says Burger King serves the best burgers in Lawrence. Cast a vote that actually counts by taking the official 2013 Best of Lawrence online survey.

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Lasso update: KU Wind Ensemble nets New York Times review

French horn players Stephen Meiller and Muriel Hague, along with members of the Kansas University Wind Ensemble, rehearse "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Murphy Hall. The ensemble will travel to New York to perform the world premiere of the piece, by New York composer Mohammed Fairouz, at Carnegie Hall.

French horn players Stephen Meiller and Muriel Hague, along with members of the Kansas University Wind Ensemble, rehearse "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Murphy Hall. The ensemble will travel to New York to perform the world premiere of the piece, by New York composer Mohammed Fairouz, at Carnegie Hall. by Richard Gwin

I reported in Friday's Lasso that we heard The New York Times might be reviewing the KU Wind Ensemble's March 26 performance at Carnegie Hall, but I couldn't find that they had.

Turns out The Times did publish a review of the show — and it was a good one. The critic writes that the ensemble, "one of America's most esteemed concert bands," performed composer Mohammed Fairouz’s new work "with polish, assurance and copious spirit, eliciting a rousing ovation for its members and for Mr. Fairouz."

Many thanks to the reader who emailed me the link this weekend! (I went looking for the writeup Thursday night, but that was too soon. It published on The Times' Website on Friday.) For more on the wind ensemble's performance of Fairouz's 9/11-inspired "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Carnegie Hall, plus ticket information for Tuesday's encore performance at the Lied Center, see my previous story, "Big impact, big stage: KU Wind Ensemble to perform world premiere of weighty work at Carnegie Hall."

Composer Mohammed Fairouz of New York works with the Kansas University Wind Ensemble during a rehearsal of Fairouz's work, "In the Shadow of No Towers," at Murphy Hall. The ensemble will travel to New York to perform the world premiere of the piece at Carnegie Hall.

Composer Mohammed Fairouz of New York works with the Kansas University Wind Ensemble during a rehearsal of Fairouz's work, "In the Shadow of No Towers," at Murphy Hall. The ensemble will travel to New York to perform the world premiere of the piece at Carnegie Hall. by Richard Gwin

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