Diane Silver is a writer, political activist, & spiritual seeker who speaks about hope & an atheist’s faith to a variety of audiences. She has served as communications director for a candidate for Congress, a press secretary in a gubernatorial campaign, championed equality for LGBTQ people in bright red Kansas, […]

Diane Silver: Writer & Political Activist



Julio is the author of two chapbooks, Don’t Give up the Ship & Ship Lost. He is an editor and founder of CWP Collective Press < www.cwp-press.com >, which also runs a Podcast called The Process http://www.thinktwiceradio.com/cringers/cringers.html He is a Blogger for Plurality Press http://www.pluralitypress.com/julio-valentin Julio is also an editor […]

Julio Montalvo Valentin, Poet-Publisher




Jillian is Co-Producer, with Emily Holloman, of the dance performance, Elementum Show on March 10-11, 2017 at Kansas University. Jillian is currently a student of Dance at KU, heading toward a career as a Choreographer. She has studied both dance & tumbling since the age of 5; and has many […]

Jillian Armstrong, Dancer-Choreographer-Student


Shop local Shop Checkers for savings inside the store, at the pump at Zarco USA and at locally owned and operated businesses throughout Douglas County Kansas. Click below for this week’s specials and don’t forget the bananas are only 19 cents a pound but ONLY on Thursdays.

Checkers Foods Weekly Specials 3/1/17 to 3/7/17



Taurean is a native of Lawrence, KS and a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied classical theatre. As an androgynous gay African-American male, Taurean has known discrimination throughout his life. Taurean and host Marcia Epstein engage in a lively conversation about Activism in Oscars Speeches […]

Taurean LaCharles, Actor, V.2017, No.2


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 www.facebook.com/events/1747736208888948/ 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 LawrenceHits.com in 2013 as a community based Oldies radio station that focuses on growing […]

Jay Wachs, Founder & Owner of LawrenceHits.com


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 LawrenceHits.com 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 lied.ku.edu. http://lied.ku.edu/?event=mr-ho-quintet&event_date=2017-02-26

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