Matt rambles around the Pacific Northwest, except when he’s ramblin’ around New Orleans. He is co-founder of Six Ft. Swells Press, which specializes in After Hours poetry. He has been published in numerous collections & his own books of poetry including The Coast Is Clear (Six Ft. Swells Press) & […]

Matt Amott, Poet-Musician-Painter-Photographer-Publisher-Wanderer

Business of the Day: Checkers Foods Check out this week’s specials! Plus remember these important facts (not fake news): 1. Bananas are only 19 cents a pound but only on Thursdays 2. Your Checkers Xtra card gets you FREE membership in the 6 Mile Society (what?!) 3. You can earn […]

Checkers Foods Weekly Specials Through 2/28/17

About Russian Gypsy Fortune Telling Cards, KS Weather Is…, Transformations 2017, One Hundred Good Women, Death Is…, & more. All with love & laughter! One Hundred Good Women Accessories Exchange – 2/26 Sunday the 26th 1-4pm at Eagles Lodge #309, 1803 W. 6th Find Jennie & friends-family out & […]

Transformational Jennie Washburn, V.2017.2

Jay is a 33 year broadcast radio & television veteran on-air personality, voice-over artist & station manager. Jay moved to Lawrence in 2011 to be the General Manager of KLWN & its related stations. He founded in 2013 as a community based Oldies radio station that focuses on growing […]

Jay Wachs, Founder & Owner of

Since 1970 John Yamrus has published 25 volumes of poetry and 2 novels. He exploded onto the national poetry scene after winning the prestigious Wakefield Poetry Prize. He has had more than 1,800 poems published in print magazines around the world. Selections of his poetry have been translated into several […]

John Yamrus, Poet of Pennsylvania

Media sponsor recognition for comes from the Lied Center, welcoming Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica Quintet performing global jazz and chamber music with world-music flavors, February 26th, 2 p.m. in the Lied Center Pavilion. Tickets are at

The Lied Center Welcomes Mr. Ho’s Orchestroctica Quintet Feb 26

Huascar has lived artfully in Topeka, Kansas since 2001. His hometown was San Antonio, TX but he does not miss things that do not fit in his ticket pocket. Huascar’s work encompasses deep imagery and metaphor. His time is well spent performing theater, singing and writing. He is a member […]

Huascar Medina, Poet-Playwright-Actor-Singer-Artist

In life and in writing, Raphael highlights the beauty in people and places; beauty that might otherwise be missed. He has received a Pushcart nomination and is a recipient of the Stanley Hanks Award. His poetry appears in Likestarlings, U City Review, Vending Machine Press, Split Lip, and other publications. […]

Raphael Maurice, poet, teacher, translator

Visit Theatre Lawrence ONLINE Pick up the Community Cookbook for only $15 I got mine today and the recipes and pictures are amazing

Theatre Lawrence Community Cookbook

Jessica says her life is an open book these days. She is a Writer of Words, a Live-er of Life, a Lover of Friends-Family. She adores Macey Webb, reading, music and nature. And is a self-described “dirty hippie.” Jess is also a person receiving treatment for cancer. She is an […]

Jessica Elise, Spoken Word Poet

Bree is a poet, memoirist, visual artist and upstart living in the farmland of Pleasureville, KY, by way of Cleveland, OH. Her Green Panda Press has put out hand-made anthologies, chapbooks and ephemera since 2001. In 2015 she began Least Bittern Books which turns out paperbacks by poets with strong, […]

Bree, Writer and Visual Artist

Shop local shop Checkers with discounts in the store, at the pump at Zarco USA and at locally owned businesses throughout Lawrence. Join HITS LIVE at Checkers as we broadcast in store this Saturday February 11th from 10am to 2pm.

Checkers Foods Weekly Specials Feb 8 to Feb 14

HITS is pleased to welcome Spencer Smith to our family. Spencer will be an account manager handling sales as well as doing an on-air shift and representing the station in public. Congratulate him:

HITS welcomes Spencer Smith

Jameson is a writer by trade, a writer by profession. From his Kansas City home base, he travels a lot in an effort to keep the Muse happy and entertained, finding the small hideaways most intriguing. He is a Roving Correspondent for Poetrybay and the Co-Curator for the April […]

Jameson Bayles, Poet, Correspondent, Poetry Advocate

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SUPER BOWL PARTY at Wayne and Larry’s

Ashley is the 2016 winner of the Paul G. Quinnett Lived Experience Writing Prize. She an essayist & mental health advocate specializing in suicide prevention & obsessive-compulsive disorder education. On Twitter @OCDwrangler On Instagram OCDwrangler Her personal blog documenting her experience as a self-proclaimed “OCD wrangler” is Dese’Rae is […]

Ashley Loftin & Dese’Rae L. Stage: Writers, Suicide Prevention Advocates ...

Rudy is a public speaker, writer, and vlogger who shares his story of living with bipolar. He travels the country to work with the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Project Semicolon, This is My Brave, and Active Minds. Interviewed for the Fall 2016 edition of BP Magazine. Creates video content […]

Rudy Caseres, Mental Health Advocate

Harriet is one of America’s most respected relationship experts, and the author of numerous scholarly articles and popular books, including the New York Times bestseller The Dance of Anger, which has sold several million copies. Newest book, WHY WON’T YOU APOLOGIZE?: Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts, shows us how […]

Harriet Lerner, clinical psychologist and author