Lawrence electronic band Middle Twin to release new single, launch tour

Lawrence electronic band Middle Twin to release new single, launch tour

Although Lawrence’s Middle Twin has undergone a myriad of changes over the past two years in both personnel and musical style, their upcoming new single and seventeen day tour shows that they are still wholly committed to their music. Last August the band formally known as Brain Food decided to change their name to Middle […]

Puzzle answers for Monday, June 23, 2014

Puzzle answers for Monday, June 23, 2014

These are the answers for the puzzles on page 7 of the June 23 Summer Kansan. Crossword Answers     Sudoku Answers   Cryptoquip Answer 1 NOVEL ABOUT A GUY TRYING TO RECALL PREVIOUS FENDER-BENDERS: “REMEMBRANCE OF DINGS PAST.” Cryptoquip Answer 2 WHILE ATTEMPTING TO STEAL FROM THE KETCHUP FACTORY, THE UNLUCKY THIEF WAS CAUGHT RED-HANDED.  

Storify and Video: Boulevardia break-down

Boulevardia, the food, music and beer festival in Kansas City, Mo., has come and gone as of 6 p.m. Sunday. The event was characterized by loud sonic reverberations, ample amounts of flowing beer, festivalgoers young and old, hot and humid weather and food trucks galore. “We’ve been really blessed tonight, it’s been unbelievable weather, the […]

Lee: Iggy Azalea inspires through lyrics despite life challenges

First thing’s first—she actually might be the realist. Australian-born rapper Iggy Azalea has been making her way through the American rap scene since the debut of her album, “The New Classic,” in April. The 24-year-old is proving that she can hold her own on the Billboard Hot 100 by occupying the first two spots with […]

Puzzle answers for Monday, June 16, 2014

Puzzle answers for Monday, June 16, 2014

These are the answers for the puzzles on page 9 of the June 16 Summer Kansan. Crossword Answers     Cryptoquip Answers TEAM OF ETHICAL FEDERAL LAWMEN WHO REFUSED THE BRIBES OF HOLLANDERS: THE UN-DUTCH-ABLES.    

Brewing company to host inaugural Boulevardia festival in Kansas City

Brewing company to host inaugural Boulevardia festival in Kansas City

Boulevardia, an inaugural music, food and beer festival sponsored by Boulevard Brewing Co., will be held in the historic and vibrant West Bottoms district of Kansas City, Mo., this weekend. The festival promises that there will be no shortage of beer and special surprise tappings all weekend long. That being said, for those under 21, there […]

Puzzle answers for Monday, June 9, 2014

Puzzle answers for Monday, June 9, 2014

This is the answer for the puzzle on page 7 of the June 9 Summer Kansan. Sudoku Answers      

Hoyt: 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo to be anti-climactic

Hoyt: 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo to be anti-climactic

Thousands of executives, developers, journalists and an inordinate amount of men wearing cargo shorts will cram into the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 10-12 to attend the gaming industry’s biggest event—the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3)—a trade show where console makers, publishers and developers will announce and display their products. It’s an annual quagmire of […]

Puzzle answers for Monday, June 2, 2014

Puzzle answers for Monday, June 2, 2014

This is the answer for the puzzle on page 8 of the June 2 Summer Kansan. Crossword Answers    

Four Netflix series to cure summertime boredom

Four Netflix series to cure summertime boredom

Summer is finally here after one of the harshest winters Kansas has seen in a long time. Now that the demand of the regular school year has lightened, take some time to reunite with your beloved Netflix account. Here are four shows to kick off your summer break:   1. Dexter Everyone’s favorite serial killer […]

Ireland native brings sense of community to Lawrence music scene with Silly Goose Records

Ireland native brings sense of community to Lawrence music scene with Silly Goose Records

Sitting across from me on the well- worn leather of my living room couches last Thursday, Nick Carswell began describing himself. “Well, I’m a music type,” he said. Carswell, a local Lawrence musician, performs with Carswell & Hope as well as Pink Royal, and he is also the founder of Silly Goose Records, a music […]

Excess Hollywood: Godzilla, X-Men: Days of Future Past

Excess Hollywood: Godzilla, X-Men: Days of Future Past

Excess Hollywood is back with Alex Lamb and Landon McDonald to kick off summer by discussing Godzilla and X-Men: Days of Future Past. They also review indie releases Only Lovers Left Alive, Locke and The Hornet’s Nest.

Puzzle answers for Finals Guide

Puzzle answers for Finals Guide

These are the answers for the puzzles on pages 13, 15, 16 and 19 of the Spring 2014 Finals Guide, which published Monday, May 12. Crossword Answers Cryptoquip Answers “OLIVER TWIST” CHARACTER WHO’S AN OLD, ECCENTRIC AND VERY CRAFTY GUY: THE ARTFUL CODGER. BECAUSE THAT OPEN-PLATFORM TRUCK HAULS SHIPMENTS OF PITA, I RECKON IT’S A […]

This summer in movies from ‘Godzilla’ to ‘The Giver’

  The summer movie season is almost here, ladies and gentlemen, and you know what that means. Our great nation’s big screens will soon be filled with mega-sized monsters, heavy weaponry, bikinis and shots of Tom Cruise sprinting wildly through the grimy streets of some faraway city. Let it begin. Despite the notorious cheesiness of […]

The best of music for the spring semester

This past semester has been quite eventful for music. There have been tons of great album releases and concerts in the Lawrence and Kansas City areas. Here are the best of the best: Best concert Childish Gambino visited Arvest Bank Theater in Kansas City, Mo., in promotion of his latest album, “Because the Internet.” The […]

Puzzle answers for Thursday, May 8, 2014

Puzzle answers for Thursday, May 8, 2014

These are the answers for the puzzles on page 5 of the May 8 Daily Kansan. Crossword Answers Cryptoquip Answers COMING FROM A CERTAIN AFRICAN COUNTRY, COULD YOU CALL THAT LONGD-HAIRED GOAT AN ANGOLA ANGORA?   Sudoku Answers