The Lasso

Get out, get inspired

Alma Bahman

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][1] at the Granada. • A new gallery, Nesting, opens Saturday at the ...

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

Alma Bahman

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][1] ([KSHB][2], too) posted a video about a little girl so incredibly sad that her ...

Kanrocksas music festival canceled

Alma Bahman

[Kanrocksas][1] is canceled. http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2013/may/28/256146/ 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 ...

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

Alma Bahman

http://www.lawrence.com/photos/galleries/2013/may/21/party-pix-insane-clown-posse-granada/98331/ Music happened this week: • At The Granada, Marina and the Diamonds performed her 100th show, as covered by [I Heart Local Music][1]. And, if you follow us on [Twitter][2], we linked to budding photojournalist Kylee Gregg's [gallery][3] of the concert. • IHLM also relives [Spring into Summer Fest][4] ...

(Anschutz) streaking through to summer

Alma Bahman

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][1]'s daily outfit reflected a vintage summer look and [Style on the Hill][2] made ...

Welcome, weather and right-brained activities

Alma Bahman

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

Sara Shepherd

http://www.lawrence.com/photos/2009/dec/08/182920/ 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][1]. **Farmer's Ball** [Farmer's Ball][2], KJHK’s annual battle of the bands, kicks ...

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

Sara Shepherd

http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2011/dec/29/227417/ **A New York wedding** Maybe their [KU basketball fandom][1] 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 ...

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

Sara Shepherd

Your weekly roundup of Lawrence food, art and other items of interest from the web. http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2013/apr/04/252569/ **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 ...

Lasso update: KU Wind Ensemble nets New York Times review

Sara Shepherd

http://www.lawrence.com/photos/2013/mar/10/249842/ I reported in [Friday's Lasso][1] 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 ...

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