Rupturing the Institutional Model: 50/50

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         The 50/50 project, headed up by director/curator Cambria Potter, has been greeted with much anticipation throughout the Kansas City community. This revolutionary project was started with funding from a Rocket Grant, and then extended by a successful kickstarter campaign. Potter says that the 50/50 team is eager to reveal what they have … Continue reading

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

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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 kid’s sketches of smiling suns. There is a fragility to the space that is soon polluted by disturbing adult shadows. There are children playing cowboys and Indians, … Continue reading

Impact through Insight

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Hello, my name is Meredith and I’m a new feature writer for the Rocketblog. This is the first is a series of posts that will be running through the spring that will be focusing on taking a more in depth look at Rocket Grant projects. I look forward to learning more about each project and … Continue reading

Beeping At The Boulevard

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BEEP GOES THE WEASEL is what happens when musicians, vegetables, and participants collide in song (and sometimes cacophony). the project was launched on father’s day at the boulevard drive-in. dave cedillo, matt hawkins, and angie wolford make it happen when they play songs, plug in vegetables, and invite people to play along. BGTW has played … Continue reading

First Lady? Showing Now!

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  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 read our review in The Examiner HERE And purchase your tickets HERE for our our final performances! Monday May 12, 2014 – 8pm Friday May 16, 2014 … Continue reading

First Lady? Get Ready!

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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 02, 2014 – 8pm Saturday May 03, 2014 – 8pm Sunday May 04, 2014 – 5pm Friday May 09, 2014 – 8pm … Continue reading

Vox Narro on KKFI 90.1 tonight 6PM

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Check it out! Vox Narro members Rhiannon Ross, Michelle Pond, Sharon Eiker, & Jose Faus in the studio tonight. Listen online www.kkif.org ARTSPEAK RADIO presents, Vox Narro Today at 6:00pm KKFI 90.1 FM 

A Cultural Celebration of KC’s Asian-Indian Community

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Saturday, April 12, 2014 2:00pm @ North-East Branch RSVP now! 2012 Rocket Grants project Vox Narro presents: Join University of Kansas instructor and choreographer Anjali Tata-Hudson and members of the Asian-Indian community for an afternoon of Indian poetry, live and recorded music, dance, visual art, and personal narratives. Following the presentations, sample a variety of Indian cuisine. The Vox … Continue reading

NV in KC to screen at the Nelson-Atkins, 3/27

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NV in KC: A Story About Artists and Envy in Kansas City Thursday 3/27/14 7-8:30 p.m. | Atkins Auditorium FREE | Tickets required Join artist and director Judith G. Levy for a screening of her film about the vibrant world of present-day Kansas City. Well-known local performers, such as Erin McGrane, Shannon Michalski, De De DeVille … Continue reading

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