First Lady? in 2019: An Interview with DeDe Deville

Drag performer DeDe Deville and I sat down in the Mid-century Modern front room of her cozy house on Strawberry Hill. Before I mic’ed her up and we settled in to talk, she showed me the projects [...]

“Arts, Community S(h)eroes, and Race” Nedra Bonds and Michael Toombs

  On Thursday, February 11th at the La Esquina Gallery, guests arrived at 7 pm to listen to a talk held by Nedra Bonds and Michael Tombs.  Nedra explained that her Rocket-talk topic was [...]

Your Ideal End: Maria Velasco’s enchanting spaces explore the process of battling real monsters with creativity

María Velasco’s Lawrence studio initially appears to be a wonderland. Her delicate drawings for Your Ideal End are of hot air balloons and children holding hands, mixed with archival photos and [...]

Civilian #1 Launch Party!

Civilian Launch Party First Friday August 1st! 6-9PM @ Front/Space, 217 W. 18th Street, KCMO 64108 Front/Space is proud to launch its very first publication, Civilian, a magazine dedicated to [...]

Hard 50 Farm Zine Mobile: Official Launch this weekend in Lawrence!

On Saturday June 14th the 2013 Rocket Grants project Hard 50 Farm Zine Mobile had a soft launch at the Johnson County Resource Library, and close to 100 people stopped by to check it out. Now, [...]

If Da Dirt Could Talk performances scheduled June 13, 14, 15

Please join 2013 Rocket Grants Award recipients Nedra Bonds and Dr. Nancy Dawson for the culmination of their project If Da Dirt Could Talk. There will be three performances of Dr. Dawson’s play [...]

Civilian Stories: You Can’t Hurry Love

Opening Friday, June 6th from 6-9PM at Front/Space (217 W. 18th), Civilian Stories and Lots of Love present You Can’t Hurry Love. Featuring the design, sculpture, and photography of Sean [...]

First Lady? Showing Now!

  We’re open! So excited to be open and running this fabulous show, we continue to get amazing reviews and wonderful compliments about De De Deville’s first work.   Please [...]

First Lady? Get Ready!

Here comes the First Lady! We open this Friday during First Fridays at the Fishtank Performance Studio. Click here for tickets or pick up at the door for one of our many performances: Friday May [...]

Civilian Stories: Waiting To Close–A Latent Sculpture Park (or: A Land Bank and its Discontents)

Front/Space, Civilian Stories, and the Marlborough Community Coalition present Waiting to Close, an installation by metal artist, photographer, and designer Charles Brown, along with photography [...]

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