Civilian Stories/SPUD: Visualizing Vacancy

Friday April 4th, 2014, 6:00PM : Civilian Stories, The Society for the Prevention of Unnecessary Demolition (SPUD), Urban Film and Design (UFD) and the Department of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design (AUPD) @ UMKC invite you to preview work in progress related to the condition of vacant land and housing in Kansas City, Missouri.  At Front/Space (217…

BEN WEBSTER: from Kansas City to Copenhagen

The Society for the Prevention of Un-necessary Demolition (s.p.u.d.) in partnership with the Mutual Musicians Foundation of Kansas City and the Ben Webster Foundation in Copenhagen Denmark presents….   BEN WEBSTER: from Kansas City to Copenhagen Friday, September 20, 2013 at the Mutual Musicians Foundation A National Historic Landmark 1823 Highland, Kansas City, MO  …

Requiem for Virgil Thomson

The Society for the Prevention of Un-necessary Demolition (s.p.u.d.) presented its first movement of the Public Service Announcement: KC Endangered project on Friday August 9, 2013 at the site of childhood home of Virgil Thomson.  A plein air performance of Stabat Mater was organized and arranged by James Mitchell for string quarter with solo cello….