Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - massachusetts street Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:40:54 GMT A Festival of Performers in Lawrence http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/7/A-Festival-of-Performers-in-Lawrence/2503/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Performer.jpeg'/><br/>Sword swallowers, Fire-walkers and Pogo-stick stuntmen are among the dozens of performers taking to the streets in Lawrence this month for the 5th annual Busker Festival. It’s a chance to enjoy performances ranging from the bizarre to the truly unique. Festival Co-Conspirator (Founder) Richard Renner explains what the party is all about:What is a Busker Festival?The Busker Festival is a three day long street performer festival that’s based on a lot of similar festivals in the United States and Europe. They do a lot of what I like to call, “Useless skills” like fire-eating and sword-swallowing, contortionists, Pogo acrobats. There are also plenty of musicians. This year there will also be food vendors.&nbsp;" Tue, 07 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/7/A-Festival-of-Performers-in-Lawrence/2503/ Top 10 Surprises Along Lawrence’s Massachusetts Street http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/10/Top-10-Surprises-Along-Lawrence-s-Massachusetts-Street/1293/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/6331470995_e66a9a60bd_b.jpg'/><br/>Slowly strolling down Massachusetts Street in Lawrence, I realized this area is way more than just a place to hang out with friends, dine at a fun restaurant or shop for trendy clothing and specialty foods. Taking the time to look, really look, at the uniqueness of Mass Street with fresh eyes, I discovered some amazing attributes related to art, culture and heritage that I never before noticed. Thu, 10 Nov 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/10/Top-10-Surprises-Along-Lawrence-s-Massachusetts-Street/1293/