Rockets Video Tonight!!!

TONIGHT!!!!! Monday February 10, 2014, 6.30 PM at the InterUrban ArtHouse, 8001 Conser St, suite 290, Overland Park, KS 66204, map. Have you seen the video featuring artists from award winning Rocket Grants projects – Resistant History, Field Trip Publishing, You Live Here Too, NV in KC, Johnny America, Vox Narro, WE!, PLUG Projects and the … Continue reading

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Civilian Stories: Open Office

The editors of The Civilian would like to invite you to our open house at Front/Space (217 W. 18th). This Friday, February 7th from 6-9PM, we will welcome our incomparable contributors and the public to our office and exhibition room to immerse themselves in the network we are building to establish the voice of The Civilian … Continue reading


Upcoming Outreach Sessions

Outreach sessions to learn more about the Rocket Grants program in its fifth round of funding will begin in the first week of February. Please join us to hear past award recipients talk about the work that the program funded, the application process, their experiences during the project and opportunities that opened up as a … Continue reading


Round 5 of Rocket Grants Call for Applications Now Open!

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for the 5th round of Rocket Grants Project Awards opened at http://www.callforentry.org on January 13, 2014. The deadline for completed applications will be March 24, 2014, and funds will be available to selected projects in June 2014. Rocket Grants receive support from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and are … Continue reading

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No More Hyperlocal Literature: The Civilian

civilian (n.)  “relating to a citizen, relating to public life, befitting a citizen; popular, affable, courteous.”  -Online Etymological Dictionary From the Editors: Greetings! We are editors of the The Civilian, a forthcoming magazine for civics, art, and literature based in Kansas City, MO. Launching this spring and summer, The Civilian follows model for publishing that coordinates … Continue reading


DUST movie now available on Vimeo

2010 Rocket Grants Award winners Peggy Noland, Jaimie Warren and Cody Critcheloe worked with Adam Dugas and Casey Spooner to produce a feature length film called DUST. The film has now been released for download on Vimeo, so if you missed the preview screening at the Tivoli, or would like to add this to your … Continue reading

Thank you, Into the Night Sea supporters!

We truly appreciate all of our supporters for Into the Night Sea! Thank you! I believe we have contacted all of those who have made donations to the project. If you have made a donation and have not heard directly from Laura Isaac by now, please contact us immediately. We want to make sure that … Continue reading

Music for Memory Cloud installation and NV in KC film clip on tv tonight

Recently a percussionist from The Eastman School of Music was inspired to create Marimba composition to be performed under my interactive installation, Memory Cloud, at a museum, The Memorial Art Gallery, in Rochester, NY. I was so excited about this. And some other good news is that tonight, Thursday, 12/5 at 10 pm, CinemaKC will show … Continue reading

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Byproduct: Final Rinse

It’s astonishing to think about what can be done in the time frame of doing one’s laundry. One could sit on their phone and scroll the “news” feed on Facebook, one may read a book, or one could simply just sit there.  A 2012 Rocket Grant, which is made possible through the Charlotte Street Foundation, the Spencer Museum of Art, and the Andy Warhol … Continue reading


Byproduct: Civic Studio Discussion

“The City is at a pivotal juncture in its cultural development and this plan focuses on the public role – the municipality – in the future development of the cultural life of the City.” KCMO Art Convergence Plan Dirty Laundry Podcast:


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