Ronda enjoys wandering the high plateau of northwest Kansas where the Arikaree Breaks whisper late into the sunset and scream into blizzards and thunderstorms. She is District President and State Vice President for Kansas Authors Club. As a life coach, she specializes in working with those who have lost someone […]

Ronda Miller, Poet of Life

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Benet Magnuson is the Executive Director of Kansas Appleseed. This advocacy group based at Green Hall on the KU Campus and also in the law building at Washburn in Topeka are making tremendous strides in the Kansas Social Justice movement. Watch the video, feel inspired and help out. They are […]


Did you miss the 2017 Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade because your boss was too mean to close the office at lunch today? Fear not! Watch the whole parade right here courtesy of Pita Pit Lawrence and

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Each month, the Transformational Jennie Washburn joins Talk With ME host, Marcia Epstein, for real life conversation. SelfCare, Fun, Expressing Expectations, Getting Involved in Community, & Goodness. Jennie is a Licensed Esthetician & a member of Spiritual Entrepreneurs, Pryor Transformation, Shift 2 Degrees, Lawrence Women’s Network, & One Hundred Good […]

Jennie Washburn, V.2017.3

Photos, journals, and poetry ARE memories, for people who have experienced brain trauma or other memory disorders.. Writer Julie Unruh is one of those people. Julie and partner Oliver A. Hall co-founded Global Green Publications, producing books and films. March 2017 they released the book “Silence,” with poetry & photography […]

Julie Unruh, Writer & Activist

A few weeks ago Sue Dickens Hack and the Leadership Lawrence team put on an LL Alumni event at Baker Wetlands Discovery Center which featured Education Director Roger Boyd. Today, I got a chance to chat with his son Jonathan Boyd who is the Director of Baker Wetlands.

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Matt lives in upstate New York with his wife and daughter. A collection of his poems, The Ship Is Sinking, is available from Epic Rites Press. His fiction and poetry have appeared in a variety of places, both print and online. Yep, that about covers it. Well, to clarify… “upstate […]

Matt Galletta, Writer of Poetry & More

Misti is the author of Bullshit Rodeo, on Epic Rites Press, and several other novels & poetry collections. Misti’s most recent chapbook is No Guns No Knives No Disco Biscuits, creative nonfiction flash published in 2016 by DevilHouse Press. Misti resides in rural Texas with her ex-husband and their son. […]

Misti Rainwater-Lites, Writer & Visual Artist

Media sponsor recognition for comes from the Lied Center, hosting MOMIX dance theatre performing Opus Cactus, April 7th, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are at WATCH THIS VIDEO PREVIEW CLICK HERE FOR INFO AND TICKETS

The Lied Center Presents MOMIX April 7th

Media sponsor recognition for comes from the Lied Center, presenting KU Jazz Ensemble 1 with the band Kneebody—Tuesday, March 28th, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are at lied (leed) KU Jazz Ensemble

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Jay chats with Tommy Finch and Lev Comolli from KU Against Rising Tuition Up Close and personal with Jay Wachs Email them at Call them at (785) 218 – 9701 Visit them at Their Vision: KUART is a student organization representing the student body in combating rising costs […]

Up Close and Personal: KU Against Rising Tuition

Dennis Etzel, Jr. lives with Carrie and the boys in Topeka, Kansas where he teaches English at Washburn University. He has an MFA from The University of Kansas, &an MA & Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies from KS State U. He has two chapbooks, The Sum of Two […]

Kevin Rabas & Dennis Etzel, Jr., Writers & Friends

Lawrence Opera Theater August Catch Me If You Can Sept 15 to Oct 1 The Rocky Horror Show Oct 13 and 14 Disney’s Beauty and The Beast Dec 1 to 17 Miracle on South Division Jan 19 to 28 Ring of Fire Mar 2 to 11 The Glass Menagerie Apr […]

Theatre Lawrence Announces 2017-2018 Season

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