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The Lasso: Winds wow at Carnegie, Pitch reviews Intorno, Crunchy Chicken Wrap hanging on by thread

Sara Shepherd

http://www.lawrence.com/photos/2012/nov/23/245312/ Art, food and other stuff spotted this week on the Web. But mostly art and food. **Winds in Big Apple** The KU Wind Ensemble, in a [much-anticipated performance][1], premiered a 9/11-inspired large-scale, narrative work called “In the Shadow of No Towers” Tuesday night at Carnegie Hall in New York ...

The Lasso: Happy hipsters, St. Pat's pics, new shop and KU facing strangest mascot ever

Sara Shepherd

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2013/mar/21/251681/ This week on the Web we spotted: **Happy hipsters** A blogger for [go-go-go.org][1] recently visited our town, encountered a number of friendly hipsters (not mutually exclusive traits, she marvels) and wishes the hipsters back home in Chicago would act more like [“The Happy Hipsters of Lawrence, Kansas.”][2] Hipster bread ...

The Lasso: St. Pat's food specials, cookies and cream milk, Coffee Ale and a guy named Prester John

Sara Shepherd

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2013/mar/15/251269/ This week's roundup is heavy on the food and drink. Between St. Patrick's Day and March Madness, there's a lot of that going around. **Eats o’ the Irish** A few of the Irish-inspired food specials I’ve spotted: There’s Celtic ale bread, Irish soda bread and shamrock cookies at [Wheatfields][1]. ...

The Lasso: Snow-creatures gone wild, Final/First Fridays, giraffes and help for JJ's

Sara Shepherd

Your weekly roundup of local art stuff, oddities and — this week only — snow-creatures from the web. http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2013/feb/28/250441/ **Snow-creatures gone wild** No way to quantify this, but I’m pretty certain Lawrence’s higher-than-average population of creative types has something to do with its more-awesome-than-average snow sculptures. With two two major ...

The Lasso: Baby goats, Morrissey’s apology letter and local beer on the road

Sara Shepherd

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2013/feb/22/249968/ Your weekly round-up of things I found on the web and thought were interesting enough to share. (Okay, I guess one of these things was just cute.) **Final Fridays under the weather** Today’s post was going to include a section devoted to all the fun Final Fridays events happening ...

The Lasso: Beards, a book talk in a bar, nerds and the new Indian restaurant

Sara Shepherd

Spotted this week on the web. A roundup of Lawrence culture/stuff to do. http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2013/feb/12/249329/ **Book talk in a bar** Because books and Bahama Mamas go together, no? The library has arranged for crime fiction writer [Tim Dorsey to discuss his new book, “The Riptide Ultra-Glide,”][1] Sunday at the [Sandbar][2]. **Feeling ...

The Lasso: Bad Religion, barbecue burritos and burlesque to sketch

Sara Shepherd

Spotted, sharing: http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2013/feb/07/249020/ **Sweet Bad Religion coasters** Bad Religion plays [Granada][1] April 8. If you’re on the fence about whether to go, consider this: [An Instagram post from the theater][2] promises people who get their tickets early at the box office can get a pair of these “sweet” coasters. **Carolina ...

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