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Jump Into January with Lawrence’s Live Music Calendar

Awwww, what’s the matter? You partied too hard on New Year’s Eve? Well, go ahead and take it easy this morning. Sit down, have a cup of coffee, and peruse this lovely list we’ve compiled for you. January’s got a nice groove to it, so you can ease into the new year with easily digestible shows (and a…

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Best Bets for Music Lovers this New Year’s Eve

So you’ve donned your gay apparel, you’ve filled up on pumpkin pie, and that WRETCHED elf (shudder) on the shelf is back in his box. The holidays are wrapping up, but that’s no reason you can’t get a couple more festive flings out of the last month of 2023. We’ve scoured the region for the best New…

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Kickstart the Holiday Season in Lawrence, Kansas

I love humans. As we enter the darkest time of the year, our natural inclination is to spread as much light and cheer as possible. A time which can easily dampen spirits becomes a celebration of family, friends, and adorning the ordinary. It's a time for good food and good company and for taking the…

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The Founding of Lawrence: The Arms Race

The town of Lawrence was founded on August 1, 1854, by settlers sent by the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Company. They were the first of 1,000 settlers sent to populate Kansas Territory with abolitionists. The Company was funded by a group of Boston abolitionists spurred to action by the new…

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A Seasonal Guide to Birding in Lawrence | Autumn

Before I took birding seriously, I wondered why guides devoted full-page layouts to “confusing fall warblers.” As it turns out, many things about fall birding are confusing. And, as with many confusing things in life, most of them come down to hormones—or the lack thereof. Just like singles primping…

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